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Custom DHS Facial Recognition AI to be Deployed at US/Mexico Border

The Department of Homeland Security will forge ahead with plans to implement its problematic Vehicle Face System (VFS), an AI-powered facial recognition system, at...

UK Report Urges Action to Combat AI Bias, Ensure Diversity in...

The need for diverse development teams and truly representational data-sets to avoid biases being baked into AI algorithms is one of the core recommendations...

5 Truths About Artificial Intelligence Everyone Should Know

By Rana el Kaliouby, Co-founder and CEO, Affectiva  Last week, I was in LA for the premiere of a new AI documentary, "Do you trust this computer?"...

Is Ethical Technology a Myth or a Possibility?

New technologies continue to shape society, albeit at an accelerating rate. Decades ago, societal change lagged behind tech innovation by many years, a decade...

The Bias AI Is Showing Against Women Can be Fixed

Artificial intelligence isn't necessarily good for women, but we can make it better. Because we build and train AI, it reflects our biases and assumptions —...

AI Courses Now Available from Microsoft

Microsoft has launched an online AI course for developers who want to expand their knowledge of machine learning, and an online entry-level software development...

Bias in AI Increasingly Recognized; Progress Being Made

Bias in AI decision-making and in the algorithms of machine learning has been outed as a real issue in the march of AI progress....

Deep Learning: It’s Time for AI to Get Philosophical

By Catherine Stinson, postdoctoral scholar at the Rotman Institute of Philosophy, University of Western Ontario, and former machine-learning researcher I wrote my first lines of...

AI Can Help Win the War Against Fake News

It may have been the first bit of fake news in the history of the Internet: in 1984, someone posted on Usenet that the...

MIT Study: False News Spreads Faster than Truth Online

The rapidity with which falsity travels has been proverbial for centuries: “Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it,” wrote Swift in 1710. Yet...