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Debian maintainer points out difficulties in Deep Learning Framework Packaging

A Debian maintainer, named, Mo Zhou, wrote a mail to Development of Debian or Debian Devel team (responsible for discussion over tech development topics)...
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Researchers propose a reinforcement learning method that can hack Google reCAPTCHA v3

A team of researchers, namely, Ismail Akrout, Amal Feriani, and Mohamed Akrout, published a paper, titled ‘Hacking Google reCAPTCHA v3 using Reinforcement Learning’, last...
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Jack Ma defends the extreme “996 work culture” in Chinese tech firms

It was just last month when Chinese developers protested over the “996 work schedule” on GitHub. The “996” work culture refers to an unofficial...
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19 nations including The UK and Germany give thumbs-up to EU’s Copyright Directive

Last month, the European Parliament passed the Copyright Directive that includes Article 11 and Article 13. The directive got 348 votes in favor whereas...
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Facebook shareholders back a proposal to oust Mark Zuckerberg as the board’s chairperson

Last week, Facebook, in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, announced its annual stockholders' meeting, which will be held on May 30. Going by...
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OpenAI Five beats pro Dota 2 players; wins 2-1 against the gamers

Last week, Open AI’s new algorithm that is trained to play the complex strategy game, Dota 2, beat the world champion e-sports team OG...
AWS makes Amazon Rekognition, its image recognition AI, available for Asia-Pacific developers

Amazon finally agrees to let shareholders vote on selling facial recognition software

Back in January, a group of Amazon shareholders put forward a proposition to ban the sale of the company’s facial recognition software, Rekognition, to...
OpenCV 4 to be released in summer 2018

China is using facial recognition tech to profile 11 million Uighurs Muslim minority: NYT...

A global debate regarding the sale of facial recognition tech to the government has been ongoing for quite some time now. It is largely...

Facebook, Whatsapp, and Instagram down for more than two hours, second time in a...

Facebook and it's family of apps Whatsapp, Messenger, and Instagram were hit by another major outage yesterday. This is their second outage within a...

Google’s Chief Diversity Officer, Danielle Brown resigns to join HR tech firm Gusto

It was just a little over a week ago when Google released its diversity annual report for the year 2019. And last thursday, its...

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