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

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...

The Rules Governing AI Are Being Shaped by Tech Firms –...

IN EARLY APRIL, the European Commission published guidelines intended to keep any artificial intelligence technology used on the EU’s 500 million citizens trustworthy. The bloc’s commissioner for...

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...

Preparing Students for the Rise of Artificial Intelligence In the Workforce

By Dr. Greg Naterer, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland The future impacts of artificial intelligence (AI) on society and...

Melinda Gates: ‘We Need More Pathways for Women into Technology’

While Silicon Valley has made some strides in creating opportunities and more inclusive workplaces for women, Melinda Gates believes there's still work to be...

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...

How Machine Learning Is Reshaping Location-Based Services

When we interact with digital devices and services, they almost always generate data about our location. Smartphone users rely on location services to look...

DeepFake News-“AI-Synthesized Content”- Latest Challenge for News Content Pipeline and Providers

By Melissa Pandika, Science Writer A viral video of what appears to be Barack Obama provided a chilling glimpse into the growing power of fake...

Central Element of World AI Leadership is Over Norms and Values

Much of the discussion of nation-state competition in artificial intelligence (AI) focuses on relatively easily quantifiable phenomena including funding, technological advances, access to data...

EU Unveils Ethics Guidelines for Artificial Intelligence

The European Union has presented ethics guidelines as it seeks to promote its own artificial intelligence sector, which has fallen behind developments in China...