AI systems are being used to detect whether people are standing less than 6 feet apart during the COVID-19 pandemic, but concerns are being raised around whether temperature tracking is. or could become a serious privacy concern.
Companies’ Use of Thermal Cameras to Monitor the Health of Workers and Customers Worries Civil Libertarians
Researchers find that red-flagging misinformation could slow the spread of fake news on social media
A team led by researchers at NYU Tandon discover that credibility indicators flagging spurious headlines can reduce intention to share non-true news, though demographics and political affiliation influence their effectiveness.
While digital surveillance is being used to curb coronavirus, it also has the potential to be used long after the pandemic to monitor individuals' movement.
Technology from Amazon, Apple, Google, IBM and Microsoft misidentified 35 percent of words from people who were black. White people fared much better.
Should lethal autonomous weapon systems be programmed to strike and kill without direct human oversight? If so, when and how? Should the algorithms used to make automated battlefield decisions be subject to review and inspection? If so, by whom? And how can countries prevent such weapons from falling into the hands of rogue nations and terrorists?
The second annual report examine where jobs are being created as a result of AI and where in the US they are being created.
Researchers at Stanford University and UC Berkeley found that risk assessment tools, driven by algorithms, can provide accurate support for the decision process.
Across the United States and Europe, software is making probation decisions and predicting whether teens will commit crime. Opponents want more human oversight.
Facebook has announced a new policy banning AI-manipulated “deepfake” videos that are likely to mislead viewers, but the policy explicitly covers only misinformation produced using AI, meaning “shallow fakes” – videos made using conventional editing tools – though frequently just as misleading, are still allowed on the platform.
Technology has allowed personal intimacy and connection to flourish too much, and anywhere. Now every space is a superspace, a place that might be fused together with any other.