Category: Artificial Intelligence

Robotic Security Forces On Patrol In NYC Prompt Privacy Concerns For Some

CBS New York | Source URL NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The security force of the future is already patrolling several neighborhoods in the Tri-State Area. The robotic protectors can see what you’re doing and even talk back to you, but the machines created by a New Yorker have prompted serious privacy […]

Google’s ‘horrifying’ Duplex AI bot set to come to Pixel 3 phones next month

Mark Prigg | The Daily Mail | Source URL When Google first introduced its phone-calling digital concierge Duplex in May, some thought it sounded too human, while others worried that it would secretly record calls with people. The AI’s first demonstration at a Google Developer conference prompted a massive backlash against the […]

The Top Cloud-Based AI Services

Datamation | Source URL | Originally Published: Sept 11, 2018 The major cloud providers have each rolled out a cloud-based AI service. We take a deep dive on the big players, whose AI services are markedly different from one another. Businesses that want to use AI run into a major roadblock: it’s […]

STUNNED Android users discover that Google allows mobile phone apps to read all your Gmail

Lance Johnson | Natural News | Source URL After promising they would no longer spy on your emails for advertisement purposes, Google Inc. recently admitted to lawmakers that they continue to allow third party companies to scan and share data from private Gmail accounts. According to the Wall Street Journal, a top Google official wrote […]

The fighter jet controlled with the blink of an eye: Radical AI cockpit replaces instruments with a ‘mindreading’ augmented reality helmet

Mark Prigg | The Daily Mail | Source URL The Top Gun pilots of the future may use radical virtual instruments instead of the traditional dials and levers. The radical system will monitor a pilot’s every move, tracking their gaze and brainwaves to work out exactly what they are looking […]

Amazon Aims to Open 3,000 Cashierless Stores By 2021, Threatening Convenience Stores

Aaron Kesel | Activist Post | Source URL Amazon is considering opening 3,000 cashierless Amazon Go stores by 2021, Bloomberg reported. A move into retail by the online giant would threaten convenience stores and fast-food chains across the U.S. by selling items to customers cheaper and faster. Current existing Amazon […]

Senators Join Activists, Shareholders, and Tech Workers in Demanding Answers About Face Surveillance

Privacy SOS | Source URL In recent months the ACLU, Amazon shareholders, Microsoft, activists, scholars, and legislators have raised concerns about the use of facial recognition technologies in the United States. Today, despite a total lack of regulation, law enforcement uses face surveillance to identify and track people, private companies use the technology to authenticate customers, and employers […]

Motorola patents a robocop autonomous car that brethalyzes, mirandizes you, calls your lawyer and collects your bail

Cory Doctorow | BOING BOING | Source URL In Patent 10049419, “Mobile law enforcement communication system and method,” Motorola engineers describe “A communication system, comprising: a self-driving vehicle within which to detain a detainee by a law enforcement officer” that locks you up, administers a breathalyzer, reads you your rights, figures […]

Forget passwords, ‘brainprints’ could be used to identify exactly who you are

Mark Prigg | The Daily Mail | Source URL Humans have a unique ‘brainprint’ that doesn’t change throughout our life, researchers have found. Known as a ‘functional fingerprint’, it could help identify people, and can even tell if people are related – and distinguish between twins. It could also unlock […]

Big Tech Colluded With Power Elite at 2013 Bilderberg Meeting; Re-cast as “Google-Berg”

Old Thinker News | Source URL Big Tech has been in bed with the power structure for years. It should come as no surprise that the major tech companies would act in the globalists favor. Preceding the crackdown on alternative media like Alex Jones Infowars, Bilderberg discussed big tech’s narrative of […]

SmartDrive claims in-cab truck surveillance cameras are “saving the planet”

Mass Private I Last week I thought I saw it all when, I learned that Waldo Photos is trying to convince parents that “facial recognition at summer camps is fun.” I thought, things could not get any crazier. That was until I heard of a company called SmartDrive Systems (SDS). According to SDS’s own […]

Did DARPA Just Develop Autonomous Drones To Hunt Humans?

Tyler Durden | ZeroHedge | Source URL The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) latest creation of the Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program, a new class of algorithms for quick drone navigation in cluttered environments, reminds us of the 2013 American post-apocalyptic science fiction film, Oblivion. Here is a short clip of Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) in the movie, […]

Walmart tests ‘Alphabot’ grocery-picking robot that can pick and pack customers’ online shopping orders

Annie Palmer | The Daily Mail | Source URL A robot will soon be able to handle your groceries for you. Walmart announced Friday that it will soon incorporate automated robotic carts, called Alphabots, in one of its superstores in Salem, New Hampshire.  Alphabots can pick and pack shoppers’ online orders […]

Hear No Evil, See No Evil: Amazon Pledges to Continue Selling Face Surveillance Tech To Cops

Privacy SOS | Source URL Last week, the ACLU of Northern California revealed that Amazon’s Rekognition face surveillance software identified 28 members of Congress as people who have been previously arrested for a crime. The only problem? They were false matches. Unsurprisingly, the 28 members of Congress falsely matched to the mugshot […]

China Explores Using Artificial Intelligence To Help Shape Its Foreign Policy

Aaron Kesel | Activist Post | Source URL China is using artificial intelligence as a tool to help it decide its foreign policy, detaching from the emotions of useless humans that get in the way of the thought process. What could possibly go wrong allowing A.I. to help decide foreign […]

AI is now capable of human-like problem solving and abstract thought, says Google’s DeepMind project after training machines with IQ tests

Tim Collins | The Daily Mail | Source URL AI has moved a step closer to achieving human-like thought, after a new project developed machines capable of abstract thought to pass parts of an IQ test.  Experts from DeepMind, which is owned by Google parent company Alphabet, put machine learning systems through their […]

Google Assistant now collects information from your calendar, reminders, flights and other apps to create a ‘visual snapshot’ of your day

Annie Palmer | The Daily Mail | Source URL Google Assistant wants to help you get your day started.  The search giant said Tuesday it’s launching a new ‘visual snapshot’ feature in the Google Assistant app that will give users a rundown of all their important meetings, restaurant or movie suggestions, […]

The Pentagon Wants to Bring Mind-Controlled Tech To Troops

Jack Corrigan | NextGov | Source URL The Defense Department’s research arm is working on a project that connects human operators’ brains to the systems they’re controlling—and vice versa. The idea of humans controlling machines with their minds has spun off sci-fi blockbusters like “Pacific Rim” and entire subgenres of […]