facial recognition

We need a new field of AI to combat racial bias

July 4, 2020 0

Gary M. Shiffman Contributor Since widespread protests over racial inequality began, IBM announced it would cancel its facial recognition programs to advance racial equity in law

Amazon’s facial recognition moratorium has major loopholes

June 11, 2020 0

In a surprise blog post, Amazon said it will put the brakes on providing its facial recognition technology to police for one year, but refuses

IBM ends all facial recognition business as CEO calls out bias and inequality

June 9, 2020 0

IBM CEO Arvind Krishna announced today that the company would no longer sell facial recognition services, calling for a “national dialogue” on whether it should

Decrypted: Space hacking, iPhone vulnerability, Zoom’s security boom

April 26, 2020 0

Security startups to the rescue. As we continue to ride out the pandemic, security experts are closely monitoring the surge of coronavirus-related cyber threats. Just

Security lapse exposed Clearview AI source code

April 16, 2020 0

Since it exploded onto the scene in January after a newspaper exposé, Clearview AI quickly became one of the most elusive, secretive and reviled companies

COVID-19 could have its own PATRIOT Act, but we need privacy guarantees

April 16, 2020 0

Heather Federman Contributor Heather Federman is a privacy lawyer and VP of Privacy and Policy at BigID, a New York-based company that uses AI to

R&D Roundup: Smart chips, dream logic and crowdsourcing space

March 10, 2020 0

I see far more research articles than I could possibly write up. This column collects the most interesting of those papers and advances, along with

Connie Chan of Andreessen Horowitz discusses consumer tech’s winners and losers

March 3, 2020 0

Last week, I sat down with Connie Chan, a general partner with Andreessen Horowitz who focuses on investing in consumer tech. She joined the firm

Connie Chan of Andreessen Horowitz discusses consumer tech’s winners and losers

March 3, 2020 0

Last week, I sat down with Connie Chan, a general partner with Andreessen Horowitz who focuses on investing in consumer tech. She joined the firm

UCLA backtracks on plan for campus facial recognition tech

February 20, 2020 0

After expressing interest in processing campus security camera footage with facial recognition software, UCLA is backing down. In a letter to Evan Greer of Fight

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