QCAI releases Blueprint of “National AI Strategy for Qatar”

Qatar Center for Artificial Intelligence (QCAI) has released a blueprint for a “National Artificial Intelligence Strategy for Qatar”. The objective of this document is to inform and advise Qatar’s leadership on AI’s potential and a path ahead for Qatar. Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a phenomenon is getting much attention for its potential to impact every Read more about QCAI releases Blueprint of “National AI Strategy for Qatar”[…]

“Fake News” at QCRI: Follow the Source

By Dr. Preslav Nakov, Senior Scientist, Arabic Language Technologies, QCRI The “Fake News” Phenomenon Recent years have seen the rise of social media, which have enabled people to share information with a large number of online users, without quality control. On the bright side, this has given the opportunity for everybody to be a content creator and Read more about “Fake News” at QCRI: Follow the Source[…]

Impetus for QCAI

By Dr. Ahmed Elmagarmid, Executive Director, Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) “I propose to consider the question, ‘Can machines think?’ ” and thus begins Alan Turing’s seminal 1950 paper, “Computing Machinery and Intelligence.” The phrase “Artificial Intelligence” was coined six years later by John McCarthy, then a young assistant professor in mathematics at Dartmouth College. It would be Read more about Impetus for QCAI[…]