Tag: Microsoft

Microsoft calls for regulation of facial-recognition technology

Microsoft calls for regulation of facial-recognition technology

Steven Musil | cNet | Source URL The tech giant warns the technology could be used to create a 1984-like dystopia. Microsoft is urging governments to enact legislation next year that requires facial-recognition technology to be independently tested to ensure accuracy, prevent unfair bias and protect individuals’ rights. “The facial […]

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 […]

IBM Used NYPD Surveillance Footage to Develop Technology That Let’s Police Search by Skin Color

The Intercept | Source URL IN THE DECADE after the 9/11 attacks, the New York City Police Department moved to put millions of New Yorkers under constant watch. Warning of terrorism threats, the department created a plan to carpetManhattan’s downtown streets with thousands of cameras and had, by 2008, centralized its video surveillance operations […]