AI

U.S. government limits exports of AI software

Posted in Business, Software on 5th Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

The measure covers software that could be used by sensors, drones, and satellites to automate the process of identifying targets, a boon for industry, which feared a much broader crackdown on exports of AI hardware and software.

Researchers train AI to map a person’s facial movements to any target headshot

Posted in Software on 1st Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

What if you could manipulate the facial features of a historical figure, a politician, or a CEO realistically and convincingly using nothing but a webcam and an illustrated or photographic still image?

Tech investment surges across Europe as AI ecosystem expands

Posted in Business, Hardware, Software on 21st Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

Within Europe, the U.K. continues to lead the deep tech push, attracting $2.9 billion of this year’s investments and bringing its total in this category to $10 billion since 2015.

Deep Learning Networks Can’t Generalize; But They’re Learning From the Brain

Posted in Software on 11th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

Without a slew of correct assumptions to guide the deep neural nets in their learning, “generalization is impossible.”

California officially bans police use of facial recognition in body cameras

Posted in Business, Software on 11th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

Continuing the growing pushback against facial recognition technology, California has now passed a new law banning the tech in connection with data gathered by police body cameras. The law comes into effect at the beginning of 2020 and will expire after three years.