Category: Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence can detect Alzheimer’s in brain scans six years before a diagnosis

Artificial intelligence can detect Alzheimer’s in brain scans six years before a diagnosis

Melissa Locker | Fast Company | Source URL Artificial intelligence could one day change the lives of people facing an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, according to a new study by researchers at UC, San Francisco. “One of the difficulties with Alzheimer’s disease is that by the time all the clinical symptoms manifest […]

Fake-porn videos are being weaponised to harass and humiliate women

Fake-porn videos are being weaponised to harass and humiliate women

Stuff.co.nz | Source URL The video showed the woman in a pink off-the-shoulder top, sitting on a bed, smiling a convincing smile. It was her face. But it had been seamlessly grafted, without her knowledge or consent, onto someone else’s body: a young pornography actress, just beginning to disrobe for […]

Google’s Duplex AI chat bot that ‘rings restaurants to make bookings for you’ is rolling out to Pixel owners in the US

The Daily Mail | Source URL Google has released its artificial intelligence chat agent, Duplex into the wider world despite initial criticism over the technology. Google has expanded the remit of the chat agent, which can arrange appointments over the phone from a ‘small set of trusted users’, to a […]

National biometric database could be on the way (and in private hands)

Greg Nichols | cNet | Source URL AI-based facial recognition and fingerprinting are allowing new levels of authentication, but privacy advocates should be concerned. When a national fingerprinting company joins forces with a startup that authenticates identity using AI-based facial recognition and behavioral prediction in natural settings, the future of […]

Google algorithm can monitor searches for ‘diarrhea’ and other symptoms of food poisoning in real time to warn you of unsafe restaurants

Annie Palmer | The Daily Mail | Source URL Google may soon tell you which restaurants could give you food poisoning. The tech giant is working with Harvard University to develop an algorithm that analyzes Google searches to spot which restaurants might have food safety issues. Researchers say it’s capable […]