Category: Science

Rentable Facial Recognition Robots Coming to a Conference Near You

iSpeech.org Mass Private I | Source URL Conference goers now have to be wary that robots will identify them everywhere they go. Corporations can now rent Chinese-made CloudMinds robots that can identify everyone on the conference floor. (To learn more about CloudMinds and China click here & here.) CloudMinds mission is […]

Walmart welcomes the robot takeover by using machines to fulfill grocery orders and adding shelf-scanning devices to more than 650 stores in a bid to take on Amazon

Text to Speech Demo The Daily Mail | Source URL The Arkansas-based firm is using robots to fulfill grocery orders in one of its Supercenters and is set to add shelf-scanning machines to 650 additional stores by the end of the summer. The shift is aimed at reducing costs, improving […]

Scientists are developing a ‘smart TOILET’ that samples urine to detect illnesses before you have symptoms – but it comes with privacy risks

Scientists are developing a ‘smart TOILET’ that samples urine to detect illnesses before you have symptoms – but it comes with privacy risks

high definition text to speech Stacy Liberatore | The Daily Mail | Source URL Smart toilets may help doctors better understand your health, but the technology can also let anyone pry into your personal life. Because the urine analysis is sent to a physician’s office, an employee or online hacker […]

Google will school users on their pronunciation with a new tool that uses AI to analyze speech

Google will school users on their pronunciation with a new tool that uses AI to analyze speech

iSpeech James Pero | The Daily Mail | Source URL Google is rolling out a new feature that lets users check their pronunciation using artificial intelligence. The tool, which launched today, is accessible to users upon searching Google for correct word pronunciations and leverages the microphone on one’s device. Users […]

Google’s ‘Project Nightingale’ Gathers Personal Health Data on Millions of Americans

Google’s ‘Project Nightingale’ Gathers Personal Health Data on Millions of Americans

iSpeech.org Search giant is amassing health records from Ascension facilities in 21 states; patients not yet informed Rob Copeland | The Wall Street Journal | Source URL Google is engaged with one of the U.S.’s largest health-care systems on a project to collect and crunch the detailed personal-health information of […]

Putin calls for worldwide ‘moral rules’ to control AI-powered killer robots

Putin calls for worldwide ‘moral rules’ to control AI-powered killer robots

Convert Text to Speech Russian President says we shouldn’t be developing technology “for the sake of technology” UK Daily Star | Source URL Inventor Elon Musk , scientist Stephen Hawking , and even 60s rocker Roger Daltrey have sounded warnings about the dangers of artificial intelligence. Now Russian President Vladimir […]

National REAL ID Cards Create ‘Internal Passports’ That Will Enable Orwellian Surveillance State

National REAL ID Cards Create ‘Internal Passports’ That Will Enable Orwellian Surveillance State

Text to Speech Shane Trejo | Liberty Conservative News | Source URL Quietly, the federal government has moved forward with its plan to implement REAL ID, a national identification card that every American will be forced to have in order to enter a federal building or board an airplane by […]

Cops Now Using Warrants To Gain Access To DNA Services’ Entire Databases

Cops Now Using Warrants To Gain Access To DNA Services’ Entire Databases

iSpeech.org Tim Cushing | TechDirt | Source URL Cops have discovered a new source of useful third-party records: DNA databases. Millions of people have voluntarily handed over personal information to a number of services in exchange for info on medical markers or distant family members. Investigators are submitting DNA samples […]

‘Deep fake’ videos could upend an election — but Silicon Valley may have a way to combat them

‘Deep fake’ videos could upend an election — but Silicon Valley may have a way to combat them

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech The Washington Post | Source URL Election officials and social media firms already flummoxed by hackers, trolls and bots are bracing for a potentially more potent weapon of disinformation as the 2020 election approaches — doctored videos, known as “deep fakes,” that can be nearly impossible to detect as […]