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Facebook creates shopping data sets to make more humanlike chatbots

Posted in Online, Software on 5th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

The hope is that this assistant emulates human chat partners by responding to images, messages, and messages about images as naturally as a person might.

Arable launches a new generation of IoT tools for data-driven farming

Posted in Software on 11th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

Arable is moving agriculture tech forward today with a new generation of internet of things (IoT) tools that enable farmers to take advantage of advanced sensors, wireless networks, and machine learning recommendations to improve crop growth.

U.K.’s top cop calls for government to legislate police use of AI

Posted in Software on 25th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

Britain's most senior police officer on Monday called on the government to create a legal framework for police use of new technologies such as artificial intelligence.

U.S. Homeland Security has used facial recognition on over 43.7 million people

Posted in Software on 7th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

At undisclosed land borders, it helped to identify 252 people attempting to use a combined 75 U.S. travel documents (like passports and visas) belonging to someone else, about 7% (18) of which were under the age of 18 and 20% (46) of which had criminal records.

From Washington State to Washington, D.C., lawmakers rush to regulate facial recognition

Posted in Software on 20th Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

In Washington, D.C. this week, the House Oversight and Reform Committee pledged to introduce legislation in the “very near future” that could regulate facial recognition use by law enforcement agencies in the U.S.