Call for independent watchdog to monitor New Zealand government use of artificial intelligence May 26, 2019 7.44pm EDT New Zealand is a leader in government use of artificial intelligence (AI). It is part of a global network of countries that use predictive algorithms in government decision making, for anything from […]
Warning: Widespread Facial Surveillance Is An “Imminent Reality.” Detroit, Chicago, New York City, Orlando, Washington D.C.
Warning: Widespread Facial Surveillance Is An “Imminent Reality” May 27, 2019 by IWB The dystopian future George Orwell warned us all about in his iconic novel, 1984 has quickly become our reality. Widespread facial surveillance in the “land of the free” is an “imminent reality.” A tech privacy report, that has been swept under the rug […]
Should robots have rights? Female robots in Saudi Arabia have more ‘rights’ than real women. Female robots are not bound by ‘male guardianship’ laws.
Should robots have rights? by Molly Callahan, Northeastern University DECEMBER 8, 2017 As robots gain citizenship and potential personhood in parts of the world, it’s appropriate to consider whether they should also have rights. So argues Northeastern professor Woodrow Hartzog, whose research focuses in part on robotics and automated […]
Better together: Human and robot co-workers more efficient, less accident-prone. by University of Göttingen MAY 27, 2019 More and more processes are being automated and digitized. Self-driving delivery vehicles, such as forklifts, are finding their way into many areas—and companies are reporting potential time and cost savings. However, an […]
Artificial intelligence could have damaging effects on our mental health BILL WILKERSON CONTRIBUTED TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL PUBLISHED May 27, 2019. Bill Wilkerson is the Executive Chairman of Mental Health International, Industry Professor of International Mental Health at McMaster University and author of a new report, Mental […]
Samsung’s new A.I. software makes generating fake videos even easier. Video. A.I. is getting better and better at producing fake videos, for everything from amusingly adding Nicholas Cage into movies to maliciously spreading fake news. Now Samsung has developed software which makes creating fake videos even easier. The new A.I. software was […]
Two big reasons why the 2020 iPhone might be worth the wait. Your face and your finger at blistering 5G speed.
Two big reasons why the 2020 iPhone might be worth the wait Apple’s most recent patent filing reveals plans to beef up Touch ID and bring it back to the iPhone in 2020 along with 5G connectivity. BY VANESSA HAND ORELLANA MAY 27, 2019 2:45 AM PDT. C|NET In […]
Apple to bring back Biometric Touch ID on 2020 iPhones with a full-screen version MAY 25, 2019. Pocketnow.com The 2019 iPhones aren’t even official yet, and the rumor mill is yet to point out all of their features, but we are already hearing about 2020 iPhones, and what […]
This is how we finally replace passwords. Facial recognition and cloud security might kill the password forever.
This is how we finally replace passwords. Facial recognition and cloud security might kill the password forever. More than 85% of cyberattacks stem from people getting tricked out of their passwords. But facial recognition and cloud security might kill the password forever. DAN PATTERSON MAY 27, 2019 C|NET […]
Mastercard Expands Digital Identity Commitment with Samsung Electronics Purchase, NY – 21, May 2019 – Mastercard (NYSE: MA) today announced that it will collaborate with Samsung to explore and deliver a better way for people to conveniently and securely verify their digital identity on the mobile devices they use […]