Friday, March 22, 2019

San Francisco Lawmaker Proposes to Ban Government Face Recognition

A San Francisco lawmaker is proposing what would be a nationwide first: a complete moratorium on local government use of facial-recognition technology. Introduced by...

Trusting Own Abilities Over Computer Might Hold Back Use of AI in Military

If you were convinced you knew the way home, would you still turn on your GPS? Army scientists recently attempted to answer a similar question...

AI in the US Navy Includes Underwater Entity Detection

Militaries around the world are starting to increase investments in artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities. The top military defense contractors in the US, Europe, and Israel are all working on...

Former Google Chief to Chair Government AI Advisory Group

Federal leaders on Jan. 18 announced the 15 tech experts who will serve on the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence. The commission, created by...

Executive Interview: Mike Dukakis, Pursuing a Framework for the Ethical Development of AI...

The AI World Society Initiative under the auspices of the Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation is a group of academics, scientists, researchers...

How a Feel-Good AI Story Went Wrong in Flint: A Promising Machine-Learning Model Abandoned

More than a thousand days after the water problems in Flint, Michigan, became national news, thousands of homes in the city still have lead...

Do We Need an Artificial Intelligence Czar?

By James Heskett, Harvard Business School The global community faces staggering challenges this century. We spent much of the 21st century learning how to get...

AI Now: AI Desperately Needs Regulation and Public Accountability

Artificial intelligence systems and creators are in dire need of direct intervention by governments and human rights watchdogs, according to a new report from...

Washington Needs to Adopt AI Soon; Millions of Dollars at Stake

By U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas Since I recently held a series of congressional hearings on artificial intelligence (AI), I’ve been asking constituents, friends, and...

Amazon, Microsoft Sound Off on Google’s Decision Not to Compete for Pentagon’s JEDI Cloud...

Google’s decision not to bid for the Pentagon’s $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud contract drew criticism from the chief executives of two...






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