Did you know that you can opt out of facial recognition scanners at the airports? I didn’t.

I opted out of facial recognition at the airport — it wasn’t easy — from wired.com by Allie Funk Excerpt (emphasis DSC): As a privacy-conscious […]

Reflections on “Machine Learning: Living in the Age of AI | A WIRED Film”

  From DSC: As many times happens with humans use of technologies, some good and some bad here. Exciting. Troubling. Incredible. Alarming. Companies, please make […]

The new kind of warfare being waged amongst humankind. How far have we really come through the centuries? [Christian]

Russian hackers behind ‘world’s most murderous malware’ probing U.S. power grid — from digitaltrends.com Georgina Torbet   U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid — […]

#GuildChat for 6/14/19: Ethics in Organizational Learning

Our next #GuildChat takes place Friday, June 14th at 11am PT / 2pm ET. Our topic for this week’s chat is on Ethics in Organizational […]

A troubling post from the Verge re: the future of facial recognition in society

Facial recognition smart glasses could make public surveillance discreet and ubiquitous — from theverge.com by James Vincent; with thanks to Mr. Paul Czarapata, Ed.D. out […]

State Attempts to Nix Public School’s Facial Recognition Plans [Houser]

State Attempts to Nix Public School’s Facial Recognition Plans — from futurism.com by Kristin Houser But it might not have the authority to actually stop […]

‘Robots’ Are Not ‘Coming for Your Job’– Management Is [Merchant]

‘Robots’ Are Not ‘Coming for Your Job’—Management Is — from gizmodo.com by Brian Merchant; with a special thanks going out to Keesa Johnson for her […]

San Francisco becomes first city to bar police from using facial recognition [Hautala]

San Francisco becomes first city to bar police from using facial recognition— from cnet.com by Laura Hautala It won’t be the last city to consider […]

Check out this deepfake — incredible, and yet alarming.

  Watch Salvador Dalí Return to Life Through AI — from interestingengineering.com by The Dalí Museum has created a deepfake of surrealist artist Salvador Dalí that […]

People, Power and Technology: The Tech Workers’ View [doteveryone.org.uk]

People, Power and Technology: The Tech Workers’ View — from doteveryone.org.uk Excerpt: People, Power and Technology: The Tech Workers’ View is the first in-depth research into […]

I hope this tech doesn’t make it…

DARPA is reportedly eyeing a high-tech contact lens straight out of ‘Mission: Impossible’ — from taskandpurpose.com by Jared Keller   Excerpt: The Defense Advanced Research […]

5 Myths of AI [Schaffhauser]

5 Myths of AI — from thejournal.com by Dian Schaffhauser Excerpt: No, artificial intelligence can’t replace the human brain, and no, we’ll never really be […]

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