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 […]

“How the Internet of Things (IoT) will change your life” + several other items re: 5G, fog computing, and the IoT

How the internet of things will change your life — from uk.rs-online.com   ‘Internet of Things’ is transforming health care, Geneia president says — from unionleader.com by […]

Esp. meant for Ss: Job search in the age of artificial intelligence – 5 practical tips [Marr]

From DSC: The following item is especially meant for students as well as those who haven’t tried to find a job in recent years. Job […]

Lawmakers want to stop a future filled with smart devices and bad security [Ng]

Lawmakers want to stop a future filled with smart devices and bad security — from cnet.com by Alfred Ng “Unsecured IoT devices will be like […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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