Reflections on “We Built an ‘Unbelievable’ (but Legal) Facial Recognition Machine” [Sahil Chinoy at nytimes.com]

We Built an ‘Unbelievable’ (but Legal) Facial Recognition Machine — from nytimes.com by Sahil Chinoy “The future of human flourishing depends upon facial recognition technology […]

What kind of future do we want? [Christian]

DC: What kind of future do we want? #LawSchools #legislatures #society #EmergingTechnologies #citizens #governments #lawyers #legal #laws https://t.co/ICLkJY0yKP — Daniel Christian (@dchristian5) April 19, 2019 […]

Six global banks sign up to issue stablecoins on IBM’s now-live Blockchain Network [Huillet]

Six global banks sign up to issue stablecoins on IBM’s now-live Blockchain Network — from cointelegraph.com by Marie Huillet     From DSC: For the […]

DC: I don’t want this here in the United States. Now what do I do?! How about you?

A Chinese subway is experimenting with facial recognition to pay for fares — from theverge.com by Shannon Liao Excerpt: Scanning your face on a screen […]

This video/article forces me to reflect on what’s likely happening in the militaries throughout the globe [Christian]

How MIT’s Mini Cheetah Can Help Accelerate Robotics Research — from spectrum.ieee.org by Evan Ackerman Sangbae Kim talks to us about the new Mini Cheetah […]

The Future Today Institute’s 12th Annual Emerging Tech Trends Report

The Future Today Institute’s 12th Annual Emerging Tech Trends Report — from futuretodayinstitute.com Excerpts: At the Future Today Institute, we identify emerging tech trends and […]

Why AI is a threat to democracy — and what we can do to stop it [Webb & Hao]

Why AI is a threat to democracy — and what we can do to stop it — from technologyreview.com by Karen Hao and Amy Webb […]

Global Legal Hackathon [HiiL & Baker McKenzie] + “Is this South Africa’s best legal online platform using blockchain?”

Is this South Africa’s best legal online platform using blockchain? — from techfinancials.co.za The winners of the event, Kagiso, will progress to the second round […]

Perfect examples of how an emerging technology can be used for good, or for ill; question is, how can we, as citizens, weigh in?

Police across the US are training crime-predicting AIs on falsified data — from technologyreview.com by Karen Hao A new report shows how supposedly objective systems […]

Acts 10:34-35 (NIV)

Acts 10:34-35 New International Version (NIV) — from biblegateway.com 34 Then Peter began to speak: “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism 35 but accepts […]

Reflections on two articles involving the downsides of/warnings re: AI

Google and Microsoft warn that AI may do dumb things — from wired.com by Tom Simonite Excerpt: Alphabet likes to position itself as a leader […]

Towards a Reskilling Revolution: Industry-Led Action for the Future of Work [WEF]

Towards a Reskilling Revolution: Industry-Led Action for the Future of Work — from weforum.org As the Fourth Industrial Revolution impacts skills, tasks and jobs, there is growing […]

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