artificial intelligence

Automated facial recognition breaches GDPR, says EU digital chief

Automated facial recognition breaches GDPR, says EU digital chief

The EU’s digital and competition chief has said that automated facial recognition breaches GDPR, as the technology fails to meet the regulation’s requirement for consent. Margrethe Vestager, the
Silicon Valley Heads to Europe, Nervous About New Rules

Silicon Valley Heads to Europe, Nervous About New Rules

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Sundar Pichai have journeyed to Brussels as the European Union drafts regulation for A.I. and the digital economy.
Silicon Valley Heads to Europe, Nervous About New Rules

Silicon Valley Heads to Europe, Nervous About New Rules

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Sundar Pichai have journeyed to Brussels as the European Union drafts regulation for A.I. and the digital economy.
Silicon Valley Heads to Europe, Nervous About New Rules

Silicon Valley Heads to Europe, Nervous About New Rules

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Sundar Pichai have journeyed to Brussels as the European Union drafts regulation for A.I. and the digital economy.
Silicon Valley Heads to Europe, Nervous About New Rules

Silicon Valley Heads to Europe, Nervous About New Rules

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Sundar Pichai have journeyed to Brussels as the European Union drafts regulation for A.I. and the digital economy.

Is tech socialism really on the rise?

Ultimately, it's a question of human dignity. To what degree are people given the opportunity to realize their potential, to create themselves?
6.1 Million Individuals Off Food Stamps Under Donald Trump

6.1 Million Individuals Off Food Stamps Under Donald Trump

Approximately 6.1 million individuals dropped off the food stamp rolls since President Donald Trump's first full month in office in February 2017, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department
‘Capitalism generates a lot of wealth depending on the situation’

‘Capitalism generates a lot of wealth depending on the situation’

When you think about how a technology is designed, whether in Facebook or, let's say, with industrial automation robots, engineers are not talking to the workers for obvious reasons.
The White House wants more AI research for less money

The White House wants more AI research for less money

Science agencies like DARPA and NSF face huge spending cuts under a White House proposal.
AI Weekly: Machine learning could lead cybersecurity into uncharted territory

AI Weekly: Machine learning could lead cybersecurity into uncharted territory

Security firms are coming to rely on more AI, but we don't know how things will escalate once the perpetrators of cyberattacks start using machine learning.
Roboflow: Popular autonomous vehicle data set contains critical flaws

Roboflow: Popular autonomous vehicle data set contains critical flaws

A report alleges that a data set popularly used to train self-driving vehicle AI models contains errors and critical flaws.
AI interviewer asks Billie Eilish the weirdest questions

AI interviewer asks Billie Eilish the weirdest questions

Billie Eilish has fielded countless interview questions during her meteoric rise to fame, but this week was the first time that they’ve been asked by a bot. Fresh from sweeping the boards at the 2020
PlaySight trained AI on thousands of hours of videos to understand sports

PlaySight trained AI on thousands of hours of videos to understand sports

PlaySight uses AI and machine learning to track sports action. We spoke with CEO Chen Shachar to find out how this tech is being applied.
Galaxy Buds+ with Spotify is good, but it could be great

Galaxy Buds+ with Spotify is good, but it could be great

Spotify with Galaxy Buds+ is noteworthy because it makes a music recommendation algorithm accessible with just a touch.

How AI Can Predict Heart Attacks and Strokes

Researchers found that an AI model could reliably tell which patients were more likely to have a heart attack or stroke based on the blood flow to their heart

How AI Can Predict Heart Attacks and Strokes

Researchers found that an AI model could reliably tell which patients were more likely to have a heart attack or stroke based on the blood flow to their heart
Microsoft’s AI improves text summarization performance by paying closer attention to the beginning

Microsoft’s AI improves text summarization performance by paying closer attention to the beginning

In a new preprint paper, Microsoft and University of Pittsburgh researchers detail an AI that summarizes text documents by attending to their intros.
Scientist trains AI to write messages of love on candy hearts

Scientist trains AI to write messages of love on candy hearts

A scientist has marked Valentine’s Day by teaching a neural network to compose romantic messages for candy hearts. Janelle Shane, who in her day job creates computer-controlled holograms for studying

Nvidia’s Q4 financials look to brighter skies with strong quarterly revenue growth

Major artificial intelligence and graphics chipmaker Nvidia reported its 2020 Q4 financials today (the company’s fiscal quarter ends on January 26th, 2020). The company announced revenues of $3.11