ACM, one of the largest computer science orgs in the world, today called for the halt of facial recognition use by governments and businesses in the U.S.
Up to three million people die from malaria and sickle cell disease every year, with the vast majority of cases occurring in developing countries with very poor access to healthcare. Fortunately, a new AI-powered diagnostic device could be the key to catching these diseases before it’s too late.
Tech giants joined universities and nonprofits and backed a national AI research cloud, something supporters say will help the U.S. innovate and compete.
The amount of data being transmitted, received, stored, & analyzed at the edge, or on devices, is exploding; a new strategy for data management is needed.
In a recent paper, analysts at the Montreal AI Ethics Institute examine key challenges faced by the AI community -- and propose solutions.
In a newly published paper, Facebook proposes a system -- MARGE -- that can summarize and translate documents without fine-tuning on data sets.
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During a briefing with reporters, Waymo executives revealed new details about Waymo Via, Waymo's autonomous trucking service.
Researchers from Georgia Tech and Microsoft combined reinforcement learning and language models to outperform state-of-the-art AI in text adventures games.
Google launched Connected Sheets for G Suite users in general availability, and it previewed new AI-powered features: Smart Fill and Smart Cleanup.
A new MIT robot that uses UV light to kill the coronavirus could be used to disinfect warehouses, schools, and offices.
A proposal to give scientists access to huge data sets and powerful computers.
Detroit Police chief James Craig has acknowledged that AI-powered face recognition doesn’t work the vast majority of times.
Juejun Hu pushes the frontiers of optoelectronics for biological imaging, communications, and consumer electronics.
Are deepfakes ready to be used on the big screen? Not quite yet, but new deepfake research from Disney shows they’re getting pretty damn close. The company’s researchers have debuted what they say is the first model capable of producing megapixel-resolution deepfakes.
The experts say that such research could encourage a feedback loop of racially-biased data developing racially-biased algorithms
RFID implants for workers are not an issue now, but the state wants to get ahead on what could become a huge privacy problem in the future.
Why researchers think teaching a drone to fly on the edge of recklessness is a good idea.