Artificial Intelligence (AI) Stats News: AI Is Actively Watching You In 75 Countries

  • At least 75 out of 176 countries globally are actively using AI technologies for surveillance purposes
  • less than 1% of organizations had language stating which types of third parties could access user data; only 2% of organizations had explicit language about data retention; only 32% of organizations had “readable” statements based on OTA standards
  • companies investing in AI report achieving on average 15% productivity improvements for the projects they are undertaking
  • U.S. AI and machine learning startups raised $6.62 billion so far in 2019, and international startups raised $6.79 in the same period. The global total for all of 2018 was $19.5 billion

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