Timnit Gebru’s Exit From Google Exposes a Crisis in AI [Hanna & Whittaker]

Timnit Gebru’s Exit From Google Exposes a Crisis in AI — from wired.com by Alex Hanna and Meredith Whittaker The situation has made clear that […]

2 items re: AI in 2021

Artificial intelligence will go mainstream in 2021 — from manilatimes.net by Noemi Lardizabal-Dado; with thanks to Matthew Lamons for this resource Excerpt: In his December […]

AI: One positive article and one negative article

From DSC: An interesting, more positive use of AI here: Deepdub uses AI to dub movies in the voice of famous actors — from protocol.com […]

The Hack That Shook Washington [Krazit]

The Hack That Shook Washington — from protocol.com by Tom Krazit Excerpt: A cybersecurity nightmare is unfolding in the nation’s capital as the fallout from […]

Two items re: AI: The good & the not so good

From DSC: The good… London A.I. lab claims breakthrough that could accelerate drug discovery — from nytimes.com by Researchers at DeepMind say they have solved […]

Who needs to be discussing/debating “The Social Dilemma” movie? [Christian]

From DSC: Who needs to be discussing/debating “The Social Dilemma” movie? Whether one agrees with the perspectives put forth therein or not, the discussion boards […]

Facial Recognition Start-Up Mounts a First Amendment Defense [Hill]

Facial Recognition Start-Up Mounts a First Amendment Defense — from nytimes.com by Kashmir Hill Clearview AI has hired Floyd Abrams, a top lawyer, to help […]

A look at what’s next for AI [WSJ]

Also see: Would you trust a lawyer bot with your legal needs? — from the wsj.com Artificial intelligence can help write small-claims court filings, leases […]

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 […]

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