If hackers can hide tumors in scans, what else can they hide?

Researchers demonstrate a novel attack on medical devices by using deep learning.

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One Month, 500,000 Face Scans: How China Is Using A.I. to Profile a Minority

In a major ethical leap for the tech world, Chinese start-ups have built algorithms that the government uses to track members of a largely Muslim minority group.

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Facing the Future of Surveillance

Facial recognition is a highly invasive and dangerous surveillance technology. It’s already being used broadly by the government, but no rules limit its use. It’s time to change that.

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The world’s first genderless AI voice is here. Listen now

I guess if we acknowledge creating a new taste and preference but why does it matter? I prefer female voice, some may prefer male voice. Why do we have to search for neither this nor that as a matter of some principle where preference is preference. Lets market some water beyond H2o norm!

Siri, Cortana, Alexa, and Google all default as women. But what if AI assistants thought beyond gender norms?

Source: The world’s first genderless AI voice is here. Listen now

Failure to act: getting ahead of technological threats to democracy

“Sunlight is the best antidote to covert operations, and exposing users to the methods and tactics of information operations will help inoculate them against future efforts.”

One ray, Ray or Wray?

Adversaries of democracy are deliberately targeting free speech, and democratic nations must get ahead of the technology curve in order to be proactive about these emerging threats.

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