Software developers and city governments are rethinking how and when to use algorithms that promise to curb crime.
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.
Canadian authorities declared that the company needed citizens’ consent to use their biometric information, and told the firm to delete facial images from its database.
Massachusetts is one of the first states to put legislative guardrails around the use of facial recognition technology in criminal investigations.
Workers with college degrees and specialized training once felt relatively safe from automation. They aren’t.
A United Nations report suggested that a drone, used against militia fighters in Libya’s civil war, may have selected a target autonomously.
Contract drivers say algorithms terminate them by email—even when they have done nothing wrong.
A new law allows autonomous vehicles in everyday use and provides legal consistency lacking in the United States.
In a once unimagined accomplishment, electrodes implanted in the man’s brain transmit signals to a computer that displays his words.