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Crawford, Kate, Roel Dobbe, Theodora Dryer, Genevieve Fried, Ben Green, Elizabeth Kaziunas, Amba Kak, Varoon Mathur, Erin McElroy, Andrea Nill Sánchez, Deborah Raji, Joy Lisi Rankin, Rashida Richardson, Jason Schultz, Sarah Myers West, and Meredith Whittaker. AI Now 2019 Report . New York: AI Now Institute, 2019, https://ainowinstitute.org/AI_Now_2019_Report.html . Extract: 2.4 AI and the Climate...
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A federal court has ruled that the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence is an agency subject to the Freedom of Information Act. EPIC has sought to make the activities of the AI Commission open to the public, and EPIC sued the Commission when it ignored EPIC’s FOIA request. In subsequent briefing, EPIC made clear that the Commission is...
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Nov 22, 2019 | Original story from Stanford University Credit: Photo by Lukas on Unsplash https://unsplash.com/@hauntedeyes Artificial intelligence has moved into the commercial mainstream thanks to the growing prowess of machine learning algorithms that enable computers to train themselves to do things like drive cars, control robots or automate decision-making. But as AI starts handling sensitive...
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Excerpts only, for the full article please see: https://mybroadband.co.za/news/cloud-hosting/328531-the-future-of-data-centres-in-africa.html?source=newsletter Sanjay Kumar Sainani, SVP & CTO of Huawei’s Global Data Center Business: Modern data centre design Sainani explained that modern data centres are designed and built quite differently from just a few years ago. “If you were to ask an IT manager what systems he needs...
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11.18.2019 Trying to solve poverty, crime, and disease with (often biased) technology doesn’t address their root causes. Designed to mitigate poaching, Intel’s TrailGuard AI still won’t detect poaching’s likely causes: corruption, disregarding the rule of law, poverty, smuggling, and the recalcitrant demand for ivory. PHOTOGRAPH: CAROLYN VAN HOUTEN/THE WASHINGTON POST/GETTY IMAGES Excerpt: “While AI for good...
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Justin Haner is a doctoral candidate at Northeastern who studies autonomous weapons systems. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University Article by Molly Callahan November 15, 2019 Snippet: In 2018, a Russian state-run news agency announced that Russian forces had deployed a remote-controlled robotic tank to Syria. Despite all this, Haner and Garcia found that there is little oversight or regulation...
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Hudson Institute Streamed live on Nov 14, 2019 The onset of 5G wireless technology will transform how we use the Internet and interact with other technologies, from the smart grid and AI to driverless cars. The United States and China are engaged in a global struggle for 5G supremacy. The Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei...
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21 Oct 2019 Experts representing a diversity of views on autonomous weapons systems collaborate on a realistic policy roadmap By Ronald Arkin, Leslie Kaelbling, Stuart Russell, Dorsa Sadigh, Paul Scharre, Bart Selman and Toby Walsh Editor’s Note: The debate on autonomous weapons systems has been escalating over the past several years as the underlying technologies evolve to...
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The interpretations, positions and recommendations contained in this report cannot be attributed to either the members of the working group or the reviewers. The content of this report is the sole responsibility of The Shift Project. Report: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CFFQh0fmtOvGoIl1bw6URoW9rSLyZiB9/view Cover photo credit: Carlos Irineu Da Costa ‘Digital sobriety’ can halt tech-fuelled global warming, says report Less of...
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