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Published: 25 Feb, 2020

AI research gets lot of media coverage

NEWS The latest week, there has been a lot of coverage in press and media related to the Department of Computing Science and AI. Here are some of the examples if you want to update yourself.

Text: Ingrid Söderbergh

Professor Johanna Björklund, interviewed in a long read on Medium.

https://medium.com/authority-magazine/inspirational-women-in-stem-and-tech-one-of-the-top-myths-in-the-business-world-is-that-women-are-600249e6d5b5

 

Swedish Television: “Major investment on AI in Umeå”, professor Helena Lindgren and our vice-chancellor Hans Adolfsson interviewed about the launch of Digital Impact North

https://www.svt.se/nyheter/lokalt/vasterbotten/storsatsning-pa-ai-i-umea

 

The local newspaper Västerbottens-Kuriren was also covering the launch of Digital Impact.

https://www.vk.se/2020-02-21/en-kickstart-for-samarbetet-kring-ai-i-umea

 

In Swedish Radio,in the main news show on Sunday, Godmorgon Världen, professor Virginia Dignum was interviewed on EU and the AI growth. Partly in Swedish, partly in English. 

https://sverigesradio.se/artikel/7413741

 

Earlier last week, an interview with Erik Elmroth on WASP at Umeå University and the growth of the department.

https://www.vk.se/2020-02-17/manga-nya-forskare-till-umea-i-storsatsning-pa-ai-och-autonoma-system