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Responsible AI

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Aioi R&D Lab - Oxford in 2024

One year into its mission to solve global-scale societal issues through the creation of products and services powered by AI technologies, the Aioi R&D Lab - Oxford is breaking barriers in global collaboration, driven by a commitment to the...

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AI Regulations around the World

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AI Regulations around the World

This article will continue to evolve and change as new details and milestones around AI Regulations emerge. A history of these edits can be found at the end of the piece. In the last decade, we have witnessed the most significant progress in the...

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Mind Foundry blog index

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All of Mind Foundry's Blogs

Here are the blogs that Mind Foundry has written recently. We've separated them into their respective topics or sectors to help you find what you're interested in.

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Explainability in pricing

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Why Is Explainability Important in Insurance Pricing?

As an industry driven by data and complex algorithms, the insurance sector stands at a crossroads where transparency and explainability in pricing models are becoming more than just best practices—they're becoming imperatives. As the tools and...

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AI in Defence: Designing for Deployment

With its unparalleled ability to extract insight from burdensome volumes of raw data, AI is more than an opportunity to innovate. Nevertheless, this doesn’t make it the answer to every problem involving data. Even when applied to the right problems,...

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Why AI Isn’t the Answer to Every Data Problem

We have previously spoken about how AI is more than just an innovation opportunity, despite contrary prevailing wisdom. It can already solve real and complex problems in various challenging environments, with sonar signal processing in the maritime...

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How Do Machines Learn? Meta-learning as an Approach

In the previous two blogs in the series, we addressed what makes machine learning models trustworthy and how machine learning models fail. This blog is focused on how machines learn and one particular approach called meta-learning, which enables...

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5 Ways to Manage AI Responsibly in Insurance

The integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning has already brought transformative opportunities across the rapidly evolving landscape of the insurance industry. As data generation has surged and competition intensified,...

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Humans vs AI: The Trust Paradox

Why do we expect more from machines than we do from each other? We lean on machines for so much, yet when it comes to judging their performance, we seem to have a double standard. A human can fail, time and time again, and still be forgiven. But...

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How Machine Learning Models Fail

In our first blog in this four-part series, we discussed how Machine Learning (ML) models might be considered ‘trustworthy’, and we emphasised challenges in bias and fairness, the need for explainability & interpretability, and types of data drift....

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Insurance and Generative AI: Seeing Past the Headlines

Generative AI (GAI) has been firmly at the centre of discussion ever since it was popularised by the launch of ChatGPT in November 2022. Although the insurance sector, with its focus on cost, has generally reacted with interest and excitement to the...

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What makes a Machine Learning model ‘trustworthy’?

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What Makes a Machine Learning Model 'Trustworthy’?

Last year, Mind Foundry worked closely with Professor Brent Mittelstadt (of the Oxford Internet Institute) to get a deeper understanding of the law, policy, and standards in development surrounding machine learning. The output of this work was an...

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