Wired

Behind the Rise of China’s Facial-Recognition Giants

By Wired | September 3, 2019

Megvii, one of four highly valued Chinese facial-recognition startups, has filed for an IPO. Most of its revenue comes from surveillance and security systems. Unfamiliar faces aren’t welcome at Beijing public housing projects. To prevent illegal subletting, many have facial

Wired

Elon Musk: Humanity Is a Kind of ‘Biological Boot Loader’ for AI

By Wired | September 2, 2019

On Wednesday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Alibaba cofounder Jack Ma took the stage at the World AI Conference in Shanghai to debate artificial intelligence and its implications for humanity. As expected, Ma took a far more optimistic stance than Musk.

John Pientka

Artificial Intelligence’s Soylent Green Problem

By John Pientka | August 30, 2019

Remember the movie Soylent Green? It’s a dystopian classic set in 2022. The government provides the masses rations of Soylent Green to eat. Today’s artificial Intelligence has the same dirty secret that the film’s hero, Robert Thorn, a detective with

Apple apologises for allowing workers to listen to Siri recordings

By CloudBuzz | August 29, 2019

Contractors graded accidental activations including recordings of users having sex Apple has apologised for allowing contractors to listen to voice recordings of Siri users in order to grade them. The company made the announcement after it completed a review of

Nvidia News

How AI Is Helping Care for an Aging Population

By NVIDIA | August 28, 2019

Forty percent of nursing home residents fall at least once a year, with one in five of these spills resulting in fractures or hospital stays. Falling isn’t the only risk for eldercare residents. Those who are non- or partially mobile

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The Advantages of Cloud Robotics Are Gaining Attention with Global Revenue Expected to Reach $170.4 Billion by 2025

By CloudBuzz | August 28, 2019

BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–While the global cloud robotics market is at a nascent stage of development, companies are becoming aware of its growing importance and are in the early stages of understanding what cloud robotics is, how it works, and what

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