Category: "artificial-intelligence"

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Apple Delays Plans to Scan iPhones for CSAM

Following the highly controversial reveal of their plans to begin scanning phones for CSAM, or Child Sexual Abuse Material, due to the problematic and potentially vulnerable methods of encryption and decryption, Apple has backpedaled on its plans to roll out the detection technology. Critics of the Tech have overwhelmingly expressed their worries over the technology […]

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AI to Be Used to Monitor Social Care Patients

The software startup Lilli Technologies plans to employ an monitoring AI to monitor and analyze behaviors of 100 social-care patients in a test run of the technology. The system consists of sensors installed within patients’ homes that track behavior and electricity usage, and can detect small changes in behavior that may be telling of more […]

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What Is Tesla Bot, The New Tesla Humanoid AI?

The CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk, recently revealed the Tesla Bot, a humanoid robot running on Tesla’s AI program, at Tesla’s AI Day presentation. The bot is reportedly 5-foot-8-inches tall, and weighs 125 pounds. It is designed with the intent of navigation without human assistance in mind, and comes equipped with autopilot cameras to sense […]

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What is Clearview AI?

Clearview AI is an American software company focused on the development and commercialization of facial recognition technology. Known for its connections to thousands of governments and law enforcement agencies worldwide, Clearview AI has been a controversial figure in the current facial recognition landscape. However, what makes Clearview’s business practices so problematic? Clearview AI works by […]

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Facial Recognition Tech and You

A recent study conducted by Piplsay reported that among a sample size of 31,184 Americans, 40% of those polled are completely unaware that major retailers, such as Walmart and Target, utilize facial recognition technology within their stores. This statistic, while problematic on its own, combined with the impressive capabilities of modern facial recognition systems and […]

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Deepfake Detecting AI Developed By Facebook

In exciting news, researchers at Facebook have revealed new technology that allows them to track deepfakes to the source. They reportedly developed an AI software that could be trained to detect deepfakes from still images or video frames, and even identify which software was used to create the fake, “no matter how novel the technique.” […]

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The New Marvel.AI Program Allows For Voice Cloning

The US firm Veritone is releasing a new platform for cloning voices using deepfakes, to be licensed as the creators wish. Veritone president Ryan Steelberg described it as a way for Digital influencers and celebrities to take brand deals and produce content, without having to go into studios and manually perform. Additionally, Ryan touched on […]

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IBM THINK 2021 Begins With Big AI News

The annual THINK conference led by IBM began Tuesday, with multiple important and innovative pieces of news having been revealed. Firstly, IBM has revealed AutoSQL and Cloud Pak for Data, which are brand new programs for cloud-based database management. Additionally, Watson Orchestrate has been revealed, which is a no-code AI system designed to augment workflows, […]

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Can you recognize an AI’s startup ideas from real ones?

The news site Sifted received access to the GPT-3 AI and tasked it with generating startup ideas based on example pitches. The results were interesting, as the AI had managed to create numerous uncannily realistic pitches compared to real startups operating today. Here are some of the best startups the AI generated. NeoWize’s AI platform […]

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World’s First Artificially Intelligent Ship Sails

The world’s first AI ship known as the Mayflower 400 is being prepared for its first transatlantic voyage. The vessel is covered with solar panels and includes many detection tools to study marine pollution and track aquatic mammals.  An astounding 80 percent of the underwater world remains unexplored. The introduction of uncrewed scanning ships can […]

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