Nvidia researchers generate synthetic brain MRI images for AI research | ZDNet

The research could provide a way to generate larger data sets for training AI systems that analyze brain tumors.

Source: Nvidia researchers generate synthetic brain MRI images for AI research | ZDNet

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Lawmakers Demand Intelligence Community Release a Report on Deepfakes – Motherboard

Three representatives asked the Director of National Intelligence to create a report about how deepfakes could be used against the U.S. by hostile nations.

Source: Lawmakers Demand Intelligence Community Release a Report on Deepfakes – Motherboard

IBM Used NYPD Surveillance Footage to Develop Technology That Lets Police Search by Skin Color

New York City served as IBM’s “primary testing area” for developing software that enables police to search surveillance video footage for skin color.

Source: IBM Used NYPD Surveillance Footage to Develop Technology That Lets Police Search by Skin Color

Beyond Killer Robots: How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Resilience in Cyber Space   – War on the Rocks

Recently, one of us spent a week in China discussing the future of war with a group of American and Chinese academics. Everyone speculated about the role

Source: Beyond Killer Robots: How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Resilience in Cyber Space   – War on the Rocks

How should we regulate facial recognition? – The Verge

Facial recognition is everywhere — airports, police stations, and built into the largest cloud platforms in the world — with few federal rules to govern how it’s used. That’s been true for years, but a string of embarrassing stories in recent months has driven home exactly how dangerous the technology can be in the wrong hands, and it’s led to new calls for regulation. Even Microsoft, one of the largest providers, has called on Congress to place some kind of restriction on how and where the technology can be used.

Source: How should we regulate facial recognition? – The Verge

Inside the United Nations’ effort to regulate autonomous “killer robots” – The Verge

Mandeep Gill has a difficult job, though he won’t admit it himself. As chair of the United Nations’ Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW) meetings on lethal autonomous weapons, he has the task of shepherding 125 member states through discussions on the thorny technical and ethical issue of “killer robots” — military robots that could theoretically engage targets independently.

Source: Inside the United Nations’ effort to regulate autonomous “killer robots” – The Verge