A new law allows autonomous vehicles in everyday use and provides legal consistency lacking in the United States.
How Germany Hopes to Get the Edge in Driverless Technology
Tapping Into the Brain to Help a Paralyzed Man Speak
In a once unimagined accomplishment, electrodes implanted in the man’s brain transmit signals to a computer that displays his words.
Bourdain Documentary’s Use of A.I. to Mimic Voice Draws Questions
The documentary “Roadrunner” by Morgan Neville uses 45 seconds of a voice that sounds like Bourdain, generated with artificial intelligence. Is it ethical?
After Backlash, Predictive Policing Adapts to a Changed World
Software developers and city governments are rethinking how and when to use algorithms that promise to curb crime.
Faces are the Next Target for Fraudsters
Hackers are pioneering new ways of tricking facial-recognition systems, from cutting the eyes out of photos to making a portrait ‘nod’ with artificial intelligence.
Fired by Bot at Amazon: ‘It’s You Against the Machine’
Contract drivers say algorithms terminate them by email—even when they have done nothing wrong.
A.I. Drone May Have Acted on Its Own in Attacking Fighters, U.N. Says
A United Nations report suggested that a drone, used against militia fighters in Libya’s civil war, may have selected a target autonomously.
Vulnerabilities in billions of Wi-Fi devices let hackers bypass firewalls
FragAttacks let hackers inject malicious code or commands into encrypted Wi-Fi traffic.
Amazon will block police indefinitely from using its facial-recognition software
Nearly a year ago, Amazon said it would stop providing its facial-recognition software, Rekognition, to police for a year. Now it appears that ban won't be ending any time soon — if ever.
Facebook Algorithm Shows Gender Bias in Job Ads, Study Finds
Researchers found the platform’s algorithms promoted roles to certain users; company pledges to continue work in removing bias from recommendations