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One Month, 500,000 Face Scans: How China Is Using A.I. to Profile a Minority

In a major ethical leap for the tech world, Chinese start-ups have built algorithms that the government uses to track members of a largely Muslim minority group. Paul Mozur | The New York Times | Source URL The Chinese government has drawn wide international condemnation for its harsh crackdown on […]

“I Am An Assassination Risk”: Julian Assange And Ecuador’s Attorney General Face Off In Leaked Transcript

“I Am An Assassination Risk”: Julian Assange And Ecuador’s Attorney General Face Off In Leaked Transcript

Tyler Durden | ZeroHedge | Source URL Julian Assange accused a “weak” Ecuador of starting to “lean on the United States and the UK for various kinds of support” last October – which he linked to the deteriorating conditions at the country’s London embassy where he has been living for nearly seven […]

We’re All Being Judged By A Secret ‘Trustworthiness’ Score

We’re All Being Judged By A Secret ‘Trustworthiness’ Score

Tyler Durden | ZeroHedge | Source URL Nearly everything we buy, how we buy, and where we’re buying from is secretly fed into AI-powered verification services that help companies guard against credit-card and other forms of fraud, according to the Wall Street Journal. More than 16,000 signals are analyzed by a service […]

‘Alexa, find me a doctor’: Amazon’s digital assistant can now schedule doctor’s appointments, give prescription refill updates and even handle your private healthcare data

‘Alexa, find me a doctor’: Amazon’s digital assistant can now schedule doctor’s appointments, give prescription refill updates and even handle your private healthcare data

Annie Palmer | The Daily Mail | SourceURL Amazon’s digital assistant could soon do more than just turn on your lights or tell you the weather. The e-commerce giant has signaled a major leap into healthcare for Alexa, by rolling out an invite-only program for developers to create their own skills around […]