Good news! “IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft abandon law enforcement face recognition market” [Birmingham]

IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft abandon law enforcement face recognition market — from which-50.com by Andrew Birmingham Excerpt: Three global tech giants — IBM, Amazon, and […]

Besides the use of drones (especially by governments), this is yet another slippery slope [Christian]

This startup is using AI to give workers a “productivity score” — from technologyreview.com by Will Douglas Enaible is one of a number of new […]

As the technologies get more powerful, so do the ramifications/consequences. [Christian]

DC: As the technologies get more powerful, so do the ramifications/consequences. #AI #emergingtechnologies #society #politics #elections https://t.co/QnDfIjOdOf — Daniel Christian (@dchristian5) June 8, 2020 From […]

The slippery slope of using drones — especially when it’s governments doing it

From DSC: I can’t help but reflect on how slippery the slope is when we start talking about using drones — especially as sponsored and […]

As if we needed more reason to do so… [Christian]

From DSC: As if we needed more reason to do so…we need to be very careful what we do w/ emerging technologies from this time […]

DC: We need to be very careful w/ emerging techs during this time

From DSC: As the ripples move outward from this time of the Coronavirus, we need to be very careful with #EmergingTechnologies. For example, where might […]

Beware of “ZoomBombing”

Important settings to turn on when using @zoom_us: ?Disable “Join Before Host” ? Enable “Co-Host” ? Disable “File Transfer” ? Disable “Allow Removed Participants to […]

My thanks to a friend for causing me to further reflect on this article: “Can computers ever replace the classroom?” [Beard]

From DSC: I’d like to thank Mr. Eric Osterberg — a fraternity brother and friend of mine — for sending me the following article. I […]

2020 Tech Trends Report [Future Today Institute]

Key takeaways of this report: Welcome to the Synthetic Decade. You’ll soon have augmented hearing and sight. A.I.-as-a-Service and Data-as-a-Service will reshape business. China has […]

Facial recognition startup Clearview AI says its full client list was stolen [Bonifacic]

Facial recognition startup Clearview AI says its full client list was stolen — from engadget.com by Igor Bonifacic Excerpt: You might expect a high-profile (and […]

More companies are using automated job screening systems to vet candidates, forcing jobseekers to learn new and absurd tricks to have their résumés seen by a human.

Cost cutting algorithms are making your job search a living hell — from vice.com by Nick Keppler More companies are using automated job screening systems […]

How to block Facebook and Google from identifying your face [Haselton]

How to block Facebook and Google from identifying your face — from cnbc.com by Todd Haselton Excerpt: A New York Times report over the weekend […]

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