Reflections on “AI is in danger of becoming too male — new research” [Mateos-Garcia & John]

AI is in danger of becoming too male — new research — from singularityhub.com by Juan Mateos-Garcia and Joysy John Excerpts (emphasis DSC): But current […]

Take a tour of Google Earth with speakers of 50 different indigenous languages [Locker]

Take a tour of Google Earth with speakers of 50 different indigenous languages — from fastcompany.com by Melissa Locker Excerpt: After the United Nations declared […]

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 […]

American students have changed their majors [Fox]

American students have changed their majors — from bloomberg.com by Justin Fox Health professions are in, education and the humanities are out. Here are some […]

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 […]

AI’s white guy problem isn’t going away [Hao]

AI’s white guy problem isn’t going away — from technologyreview.com by Karen Hao A new report says current initiatives to fix the field’s diversity crisis […]

Through the legal looking glass [LOD & Jordan Furlong]

Through the legal looking glass — from lodlaw.com by Lawyers On Demand (LOD) &  Jordan Furlong Excerpts (emphasis DSC): But here’s the thing: Even though […]

Reflections on “Five Principles for Thinking Like a Futurist” [Gorbis]

Five Principles for Thinking Like a Futurist — from er.educause.edu by Marina Gorbis Excerpt: In 2018 we celebrated the fifty-year anniversary of the founding of […]

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 […]

Huge study finds professors’ attitudes affect students’ grades — and it’s doubly true for minority students. [Johnson]

Huge study finds professors’ attitudes affect students’ grades — and it’s doubly true for minority students. — from arstechnica.com by Scott Johnson Excerpt: Instead, the […]

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 […]

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