Worcester Regional Research Bureau considers using AI in future

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WORCESTER – Data is the lifeblood of Artificial Intelligence, Professor Renée Cummings told the crowd gathered for the Worcester Regional Research Bureau’s annual meeting Monday.

Cummings, an AI expert and Data Activist-in-Residence at the University of Virginia, was the keynote speaker at the meeting at the DCU Center for the nonprofit that seeks to “serve the community by providing… data-driven objective analysis and research on a tremendous range of issues,” according to its annual report.

Paul Matthews, the CEO and executive director of the WRRB, told the Worcester Guardian that while the bureau does not currently use AI, he said one of the reasons they chose to host Cummings was to learn about it.

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