Category: Artificial Intelligence

The creepy AI that can predict the future: Machine that anticipates your movements several minutes in advance could pave the way for next-level Big Brother surveillance

The Daily Mail | Source URL An intelligent machine capable of anticipating your next move minutes in advance sounds like the stuff of nightmares – but is now a reality. Researchers have taught an AI to recognise patterns in people’s actions, allowing it to accurately predict the next move in a […]

This Startup’s Racial-Profiling Algorithm Shows AI Can Be Dangerous Way Before Any Robot Apocalypse

Nextgov | Source URL The new algorithm which promises to accurately look at images of people and determine their ethnic background. The biggest danger AI poses today isn’t the potential of killer robots or Roko’s Basilisk—it’s the potential to scale bias and racism to the size of the internet. The latest […]

A.I. Takes Over Hospital Jobs In London, Implantable Smart Devices In Soldiers, And Growing Organs

Aaron Kesel | Activist Post | Source URL University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and the Alan Turing Institute aim to bring ‘game-changing’ benefits of artificial intelligence to NHS patients and replace some workers, The Guardian reported. The tasks traditionally performed by doctors and nurses, from diagnosing cancer on CT scans to deciding which […]

Google’s disturbing vision of TOTAL data collection: Leaked video reveals a Black Mirror-style future in which technology could be used to control the behaviour of entire populations

Joe Pinkstone | The Daily Mail | Source URL Google already knows far more about you than you may realise. Now, an internal Google video has leaked that provides an unnerving glimpse into how the firm could use that wealth on information to control your behaviour. The video sets the scene […]

Google’s Selfish Ledger Is An Unsettling Vision Of Silicon Valley Social Engineering

Vlad Savov | The Verge | Source URL Google has built a multibillion-dollar business out of knowing everything about its users. Now, a video produced within Google and obtained by The Verge offers a stunningly ambitious and unsettling look at how some at the company envision using that information in the future. […]

Experts Say Keep Amazon’s Alexa Away From Your Kids

Sam Biddle | The Intercept | Source URL WHAT’S THE BEST way to keep adults from questioning the use of a deeply problematic product? Get them started when they’re too young to question anything. Amazon has a new addition to its line of voice-commanded artificial intelligence Alexa assistants, marketed for use by children as young […]

What’s on Your Mind? Bosses Are Using Artificial Intelligence to Find Out

Imani Moise | The Wall Street Journal | Source URL Human-resource departments are becoming a bit less human as companies turn to artificial intelligence for help with hiring and firing—and to learn how employees really feel about their bosses. Every year at SPS Companies Inc., most of the steel processor’s […]

Russia could use robots to poison food for ‘untraceable’ AI assassinations in ‘chilling new Cold War’

Nicola Stow | UK Sun | Source URL | Technology that hacks into a meal ordering system before tampering with the food could become a weapon of a Cold War future, says top computer science professor RUSSIA could use robots to poison food for “untraceable” assassinations of state exiles, an […]

The robot that can read your mind: Creepy Black Mirror-style machine scans your brain to recreate the face you’re thinking about

Tim Collins | The Daily Mail | Source URL Psychologists have create a creepy machine that can peer into your mind’s eye with incredible accuracy. Their AI studies electrical signals in the brain to recreate faces being looked at by volunteers. It could provide a means of communication for people […]

This A.I. literally reads your mind to re-create images of the faces you see

Luke Dormehl | Digital Trends | Source URL Google’s artificial intelligence technology may sometimes seem like it’s reading our mind, but neuroscientists at Canada’s University of Toronto Scarborough are literally using A.I. for that very purpose — by reconstructing images based on brain perception using data gathered by electroencephalography (EEG). […]