Friday, November 22, 2019

Consumers Skeptical of AI Advice on Healthcare; New Book on Subject is Optimistic

By AI Trends Staff Consumers are skeptical about trusting advice on healthcare coming from AI systems, according to a survey of 2,000 adults by Harris...

Facial Recognition Software Facing Challenges And Seeing Some Success

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor Facial recognition systems are seeing pushback. The city of San Francisco has banned the user of face recognition...

OpenAI: Choosing Between Global Development of AI, and Fear of Losing Control Over Dangerous...

By Konrad Budek and Arkadiusz Nowaczynski of deepsense.ai Earlier this year, deepsense.ai highlighted AI morality and transparency as one of 2019’s dominant AI trends. Incidents...

How Deep Learning is Incrementally Changing Your Life

By AI Trends Staff Over the past four years, readers have doubtlessly noticed quantum leaps in the quality of a wide range of everyday technologies.  The...

IDC: Legislation to Ban Use of Facial Recognition Could Restrict Public Sector Innovation

By Jeff Orr, AI World Conference Content Director The City of San Francisco recently passed legislation banning the use of facial recognition by city agencies...

Startup Using Machine Learning And Aerial Images To Reduce Risks From Wildfires

California’s hillsides are still green, thanks to a surplus of rain in the past few months, but the state is already exhorting homeowners to build 100...

S.F. Passes Facial-Recognition Ban; Capitalizing on AI’s Opportunities

San Francisco passes facial-recognition surveillance ban. San Francisco on May 14 became the first U.S. city to pass a ban on the use of facial...

AI System Tries to Match Accuracy of 101 Radiologists on Mammograms

A commercial artificial intelligence (AI) system matched the accuracy of over 28,000 interpretations of breast cancer screening mammograms by 101 radiologists. Although the most...

Chinese AI Start-up Megvii Raises $750 Million Ahead of Planned HK IPO

Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) provider Megvii Technology Ltd, commonly known as Face++, said on Wednesday it raised $750 million in its latest funding round. The...

Government Bans on Facial Recognition Technology May be Premature

By Daniel Castro, Center for Data Innovation Over the past year, a number of organizations have campaigned for policymakers to ban government use of facial recognition...






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