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EU parliament votes to amass the largest biometric database on earth

The EU parliament voted last week to develop what is being described as the largest biometric database on earth. Once created, the database will...
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The Austrian government releases a plan to eliminate internet anonymity by 2020

Last week, the Austrian government released plans to eliminate internet anonymity. Austrian users will now have to provide operators with their true identities or...
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Microsoft employees raise their voice against the company’s misogynist, sexist and racist acts

In this era where technologies are advancing and innovation is booming, issues like racism, ageism sexism, patriarchy and misogyny still prevail. Tech industries have...
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AI Now Institute publishes a report on the diversity crisis in AI and offers...

Earlier this month, the AI Now Institute published a report, authored by Sarah Myers West, Meredith Whittaker, and Kate Crawford, highlighting the link between...
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The hands-on guide to Machine Learning with R by Brett Lantz

If science fiction stories are to be believed, the invention of Artificial Intelligence inevitably leads to apocalyptic wars between machines and their makers. Thankfully,...
California will move from cash bail to algorithms in 2019

FTC to personally interrogate Zuckerberg after continued reports of mishandling data and user privacy...

Facebook is constantly making news around the spread of misinformation and data privacy concerns and has been in the bad books of the lawmakers...
IBM tops facial recognition patents in 2018. 4 IBM facial recognition patents we found intriguing

IBM halt sales of Watson AI tool for drug discovery amid tepid growth: STAT...

STAT reported yesterday that IBM is halting the sales of their “Watson for Drug Discovery” machine learning/AI tool, according to sources within the company....

Recurse Center nearly achieves the goal of making RC 50% women, trans and non-binary

Nicholas Bergson-Shilcock, the co-founder of Recurse Center, announced yesterday, that the company has nearly achieved its 2012 goal of making RC 50% women. Recurse...
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Facebook confessed another data breach; says it “unintentionally uploaded” 1.5 million email contacts without...

Facebook has been in the radar since quite some time now, with each month showing some major blunder by the company with respect to...
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“Is it actually possible to have a free and fair election ever again?,” Pulitzer...

On Monday, Carole Cadwalladr, a British journalist and Pulitzer award finalist, in her TED talk revealed how Facebook impacted the Brexit voting by enabling...

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