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  • Despite privacy concerns, facial recognition cameras to be rolled out in London
    January 24, 2020

    The Metropolitan Police announced live facial recognition (LFR) technology will be deployed to various "specific" locations in London to "help tackle serious crime." Read more…More about Tech, London, Mashable Video, European Union, and Facial Recognition

  • Facial recognition cameras to be rolled out in London amid privacy concerns
    January 24, 2020

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  • Jeff Bezos' DMs hint Saudi crown prince knew private info from hack, report says
    January 22, 2020

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  • Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai explains why AI needs to be regulated
    January 20, 2020

    Artificial intelligence should be regulated.  This is the stance of Alphabet (parent company of Google) CEO Sundar Pichai, expressed in the form of an op-ed article in the Financial Times Monday.  Pichai calls AI "one of the most promising new technologies," but also highlights possible risks stemming from careless use of AI, naming a few historical examples in which breakthrough new tech brought with it new issues.  "History is full of examples of how technology’s virtues aren’t …

  • Deepfakes are getting easier to make and the internet's just not ready
    January 17, 2020

    One of the coolest videos I’ve seen in the past year is a YouTube clip from The Late Show with David Letterman featuring actor and comedian Bill Hader.  Or… was that actually Tom Cruise? It's hard to tell sometimes because they keep seamlessly switching back and forth. So, what exactly are you watching here? Well, someone took an unedited clip of Letterman interviewing Hader and then swapped in Cruise's face using artificial intelligence. The video is what is known as a deepfake, or …