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Google's AutoML Reminds Us That Machines Are Increasingly Helping To Build Our AI Advances

We've reached a point in the progression of the deep learning space where the future of deep learning will increasingly…

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FiveThirtyEight: Which Democratic Presidential Candidate Was Mentioned Most In The News Last Week?

FiveThirtyEight's latest weekly roundup of the 2020 Democratic race. Read The Full Article.

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Silicon Valley Versus Washington: Why Tradecraft Must Be Equal To Technology

While most of the attention over the past decade has been on forcing Silicon Valley's innovation mindset onto the bureaucracy…

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Why Silicon Valley's Programmers Must Learn To Play Devil's Advocate With Privacy

If they wish to deter governmental misuse of their platforms, Silicon Valley's programmers must learn to think beyond cybersecurity and…

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Store Loyalty Cards Offer Insights Into The Value Of Our Data

Loyalty card data is a very imperfect view into the monetary value associated with our data but offers at least…

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Computer Science Curriculums Must Emphasize Privacy Over Capability

Rather than enshrining mottos like "data is the new oil" into the vocabulary of tomorrow's future technology leaders, perhaps we…

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It Was The Government Not Silicon Valley That Pioneered The Digital Surveillance State

One of the great ironies of the digital era is that we ascribe credit for today's digital surveillance state to…

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CNN's Coverage vs. 2020 Issues Viewers Deem Important

CNN's Coverage vs. 2020 Issues Viewers Deem Important ANALYSIS By Kalev LeetaruAugust 03, 2019 CNN's Coverage vs. 2020 Issues Viewers…

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Today's AI 'Revolution' Is More Of An Evolution

We speak of an "AI revolution" upending society overnight. Yet if we look a bit closer it seems this "revolution"…

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New York Times: Which Democrats Are Leading the 2020 Presidential Race?

The New York Times' look at the 2020 Democratic field uses the TV Explorer to examine media coverage of the…

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Do Facial Recognition Laws Matter In A Globalized World?

In a world in which the underlying technology is globally available and the training datasets are no longer constrained by…

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Doorbell Camera Networks Reinforce The Dangers Of Crowdsourced Policing

As new technologies like doorbell camera networks embrace the idea of ordinary citizens watching surveillance cameras and identifying "suspicious" individuals…

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Doorbell Cameras Remind Us Of The Dangers Of Data Without Understanding

The digital world is deluging us with ever more data arriving ever faster, but it isn't equipping us with the…

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How Federated Learning Combined With Gamification Could Restore Privacy To AI Training

Federated learning, combined with gamification, could provide a powerful new privacy-protecting model for training tomorrow's future deep learning models. Read…

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Is The Quest For The Perfect Selfie Destroying Nature?

In our share-first world, if influencers could no longer share images that were created in a way that harmed nature,…

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The Future Of Content Moderation Emphasizes Words Not Ideas

When it comes to the future of content moderation, a shift from censoring ideas to moderating words might lead to…

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If Social Media Prioritized Reading Over Responding Could That Stop 'Fake News'?

Would forcing users to actually read and deeply comprehend articles before sharing or commenting on them on social media curtail…

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Even Apple Adjusts Its Privacy Promises To Advance Its AI Offerings

It turns out that in its quest to improve its AI offerings, Apple has adopted the same controversial practice as…

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Apple Reminds Us That Behind The AI Revolution Lies An Army Of Humans Seeing Our Data

Apple's concession last week that it relies on an army of human contractors to review a small portion of the…

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Development Of A Global Infectious Disease Activity Database Using Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, And Human Expertise

This new analysis researchers Joshua Feldman, Andrea Thomas-Bachli, Jack Forsyth, Zaki Hasnain Patel and Kamran Khan at Harvard University's School…

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The Top Daily Terms By Station On American Television 2009-2019 Using BigQuery And TV Ngrams

Converting piles of unstructured text into structured tables like ngrams opens the door to all kinds of powerful new analyses…

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Apollo 11 Reminds Us There Is No 'Natural' Way Of Doing Things In Tech

Perhaps the greatest lesson from the Apollo 11 moon landing was that there is no "natural" way of doing things…

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What If The Web Had Been Subscription-Based Instead Of Today's Ad-Supported Surveillance State?

The vast surveillance state that stalks us across the digital world, harvesting our every interest, hoovering up our every post,…

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Should We Limit Social Media Posting To Experts?

What would happen if social media enforced such gatekeeping rules and could more control over who speaks on social media…