Accessibility at a Crossroads: Balancing Legal Requirements, Frivolous Lawsuits, and Legitimate Needs [LaGrow]

Accessibility at a Crossroads: Balancing Legal Requirements, Frivolous Lawsuits, and Legitimate Needs — from er.educause.edu by Martin LaGrow Excerpt: Changes in legal requirements for IT […]

“In the Age of AI” [PBS] + “Why AI is a threat to democracy – & what we can do to stop it” [Cole]

Why AI is a threat to democracy – and what we can do to stop it — from asumetech.com by Lawrence Cole Excerpts: In the […]

FTI 2020 Trend Report for Entertainment, Media, & Technology [FTI]

  FTI 2020 Trend Report for Entertainment, Media, & Technology — from futuretodayinstitute.com Our 3rd annual industry report on emerging entertainment, media and technology trends […]

Deepfakes: When a picture is worth nothing at all [law.com]

Deepfakes: When a picture is worth nothing at all — from law.com by Katherine Forrest Excerpt: “Deepfakes” is the name for highly realistic, falsified imagery […]

Reflections on “What happens when employers can read your facial expressions?” [Selinger & Hartzog]

What happens when employers can read your facial expressions? — from nytimes.com by Evan Selinger and Woodrow Hartzog The benefits do not come close to […]

Are smart cities the pathway to blockchain and cryptocurrency adoption? [McFarlane]

Are smart cities the pathway to blockchain and cryptocurrency adoption? — from forbes.com by Chrissa McFarlane Excerpts: At the recent Blockchain LIVE 2019 hosted annually in London, […]

How can we stop these armies of drones from amassing?

Drones from CVS and Walgreens are finally here—and they’re bringing Band-Aids — from fastcompany.com by Ruth Reader With UPS and Google sister company Wing as […]

YouTube’s algorithm hacked a human vulnerability, setting a dangerous precedent [Birmingham]

YouTube’s algorithm hacked a human vulnerability, setting a dangerous precedent — from which-50.com by Andrew Birmingham Excerpt (emphasis DSC): Even as YouTube’s recommendation algorithm was […]

Three threats posed by deepfakes that technology won’t solve [Chen]

Three threats posed by deepfakes that technology won’t solve — from technologyreview.com by Angela Chen As deepfakes get better, companies are rushing to develop technology […]

Will we be able to take a quiet walk in the future? Not if this becomes a full-fledged trend.

UPS just beat out Amazon and Google to become America’s first nationwide drone airline — from businessinsider.com by Rachel Premack Key points: The US Department […]

The blinding of justice: Technology, journalism and the law [Hammond & Rodriguez]

The blinding of justice: Technology, journalism and the law — from thehill.com by Kristian Hammond and Daniel Rodriguez Excerpts: The legal profession is in the […]

Microsoft President: Democracy Is At Stake. Regulate Big Tech [Shahani]

Microsoft President: Democracy Is At Stake. Regulate Big Tech — from npr.org by Aarti Shahani Excerpts: Regulate us. That’s the unexpected message from one of […]

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