The Good and the Bad of AI

The Good and the Bad of AI The internet likes lists, so here are five reasons to use Artificial Intelligence, five why you might want to avoid using it and five cautionary tales. For these examples it is assumed that AI is being used to create predictive models. First the Good: Neural Networks (NN) are powerful. They tend to be more powerful than many of the classical methods such as Logistic Regression, especially where the selection of available variables is large.   NN can be ...

Legacy and In-memory Fundraising

Legacy and In-memory Fundraising The 4th edition of Legacy and In-memory Fundraising from the publishers Directory of Social Change, will be published at the end of this month. Nigel Magson covers how to apply data analysis to legacy fundraising and the benefits this brings to legacy fundraising programmes. Getting supporters to leave gifts in their will is one of the most sensitive but also the most effective ways to fundraise. Legacy and In-memory Fundraising "Gifts in wills have the poten ...