Amazon is selling facial recognition technology to U.S. law enforcement

AI Weekly: The rising significance of clear AI ethics insurance policies

A bit over per week after the fervor surrounding Google’s involvement within the Department of Defense’s Project Maven, an autonomous drone program, confirmed indicators of abating, one other machine studying controversy returned to the headlines: native legislation enforcement deploying Amazon’s Rekognition, a pc imaginative and prescient service with facial recognition capabilities. In a letter addressed […]

Microsoft workers criticize ICE contract amid latest reviews

In a follow-up submit, Microsoft stressed that it was “dismayed” by ICE’s “forcible separation” of kids, and stated it did not consider expertise that might immediately help on this course of (akin to face recognition and pure language processing) was in use on the company. Whatever the extent of Microsoft’s involvement, the connection is inflicting […]

The tangled relationship between AI and human rights

The tangled relationship between AI and human rights

It was a pleasing 21 levels in New York when computer systems defeated humanity — or so many individuals thought. That Sunday in May 1997, Garry Kasparov, a prodigal chess grandmaster and world champion, was crushed by Deep Blue, a somewhat unassuming black rectangular pc developed by IBM. In the favored creativeness, it appeared like […]

Google Assistant fired a gun: We want to speak

As Reben informed Engadget, “the discourse around such a(n) apparatus is more important than its physical presence.” For this mission he selected to make use of Google Assistant, however mentioned it may have been an Amazon Echo “or some other input device as well.” At the identical time, the machine triggered “could have been a […]

Microsoft is developing a tool to help engineers catch bias in algorithms

Microsoft is growing a software to assist engineers catch bias in algorithms

Microsoft is growing a software that may detect bias in synthetic intelligence algorithms with the objective of serving to companies use AI with out working the danger of discriminating in opposition to sure folks. Rich Caruana, a senior researcher on the bias-detection software at Microsoft, described it as a “dashboard” that engineers can apply to skilled […]

The dangers of AI challenge even the experts

The risks of AI problem even the consultants

At the Re-Work Deep Learning Summit in Boston at this time, a panel of ethicists and engineers mentioned among the greatest challenges dealing with synthetic intelligence: algorithmic biases, ethics in AI, and whether or not the instruments to create AI must be made broadly obtainable. The panel included Simon Mueller, cofounder and vp of suppose tank […]

A dozen googlers quit over Google's military drone contract

A dozen googlers stop over Google's navy drone contract

Google’s “Project Maven” is supplying machine-learning instruments to the Pentagon to help drone strikes; the undertaking has been vastly divisive inside Google, with workers mentioning that the corporate is wildly worthwhile and would not must compromise on its ethics to maintain its doorways open; that the drone program is a system of extrajudicial killing […]