Day: January 16, 2019

Pressure Mounts on Amazon, Microsoft, and Google Against Selling Facial Recognition to Government

Pressure Mounts on Amazon, Microsoft, and Google Against Selling Facial Recognition to Government

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speechACLU Blog | Source URL Nationwide Coalition of over 85 Groups Urges Companies Commit Not to Provide Face Surveillance to the Government NEW YORK — A coalition of over 85 racial justice, faith, and civil, human, and immigrants’ rights groups today sent letters to Microsoft, Amazon, and Google demanding the […]

Chinese schools scanning children’s brains to see if they are concentrating

Chinese schools scanning children’s brains to see if they are concentrating

Text to Speech Chris Baynes | The Independent | Source URL Headbands that monitor concentration by reading brain signals have been trialled on thousands of Chinese schoolchildren. The devices could soon be used on millions of students across China, according to the US tech company which designed them. Massachusetts-based start-up […]

Meet Marty, the Googly-eyed robot set to take to the aisles in 500 US grocery stores to look for spills and hazards

Meet Marty, the Googly-eyed robot set to take to the aisles in 500 US grocery stores to look for spills and hazards

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Mark Prigg | The Daily Mail | Source URL A wheeled robot named Marty is rolling into nearly 500 grocery stores to alert employees if it encounters spilled granola, squashed tomatoes or a broken jar of mayonnaise. But there could be a human watching from behind its cartoonish googly […]