Audio trends of 2018: AirPods, Alexa, Google Home, AI powered speakers and more- Technology News, Firstpost

Image credit: source Nikhil Rastogi Dec 17, 2018 12:43 PM IST The year 2018 has been an interesting year in terms of audio. Most of the innovations have been happening over the years, but in 2018, these audio innovations have really begun to pique public interest. Here is a list of a few trends that […]

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Problems with facial recognition easy to see, hard to manage

Image credit: source An unusual consensus emerged recently between artificial intelligence researchers, activists, lawmakers and many of the largest technology companies: Facial recognition software breeds bias, risks fueling mass surveillance and should be regulated. An unusual consensus emerged recently between artificial intelligence researchers, activists, lawmakers and many of the largest technology companies: Facial recognition software […]

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North Korea

Image credit: source Image copyright Getty Images Image caption North Korea has touted its latest technological advancements with much fanfare North Korea often flaunts its military hardware but of late, it appears to be making progress in developing civilian technologies – or at least is claiming to be. As with most things in the country, […]

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A.I. ‘bias’ could create disastrous results, experts are working out how to fight it

Image credit: source Biased AI can have serious life-altering consequences for individuals. It was reported in 2016 that the COMPAS program — or Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions — used by U.S. judges in some states to help decide parole and other sentencing conditions, had racial biases. “COMPAS uses machine learning and historical […]

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Ericsson sets up new Artificial Intelligence lab in Bengaluru; to hire 150 engineers in 2019 – ET Telecom

Image credit: source NEW DELHI: Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson has set up a Global Artificial Intelligence Accelerator (GAIA) in Bengaluru, India to focus on research and development in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Automation. The new innovation hub will help create 150 new jobs for data scientists, engineers, ML/AI architects, and software developers in 2019. […]

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Does The Rise Of Robot Journalism Mean The End Of Newsrooms?

Image credit: source In a time where global newsrooms are becoming smaller due to enhanced technological advancement, robotics journalism has emerged as a threat to the fourth estate. Artificial Intelligence has introduced a new paradigm in present-day journalism and newsrooms across the globe are facing fears of staff cuts. Automated journalism has already made its […]

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Google CEO faces House grilling on breach, China censorship

Image credit: source Google’s CEO faces a grilling from U.S. lawmakers on how the web search giant handled an alarming data breach and whether it may bend to Chinese government censorship demands. CEO Sundar Pichai’s appearance Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee comes after he angered members of a Senate panel in September by declining […]

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Google partners with Polis for new ‘Journalism AI’ project – Express Computer

Image credit: source To help news industry use Artificial Intelligence (AI) in more innovative ways, Google has announced a partnership with Polis, the international journalism think-tank at London School of Economics and Political Science, to create ‘Journalism AI’. Part of the Google News Initiative (GNI), the ‘Journalism AI’ project will focus on research and training […]

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‘Artificial Intelligence can never overpower humans’

Image credit: source Ludhiana, December 8 Tanmay Bakshi — the youngest IBM programmer and Artificial Intelligence expert was in the city on Friday. Entrepreneurs Organisation, Punjab, organised a talk with the computer geek, which was attended by EO members and youngsters, who got a chance to meet and interact with Tanmay. Tanmay shared his journey […]

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Fear of robotics, AI threatens our progress

Image credit: source By Luis Sentis, For the Express-News Published 6:15 pm CST, Friday, December 7, 2018 Film such as the “Terminator” movies spark unwarranted fear of robotics and artificial intelligence. Film such as the “Terminator” movies spark unwarranted fear of robotics and artificial intelligence. Photo: MGM Film such as the “Terminator” movies spark unwarranted fear […]

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