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Time to brush up on practicing those micro-expressions!! No doubt if this results in better "productivity" for companies we will see it further adopted. ...Read More
"It is early July, almost 30C outside, but Mihkel Jäätma is thinking about Christmas. In a co-working space in Soho, the 39-year-old founder and CEO of Realeyes, an “emotion AI” startup which uses eye-tracking and facial expression to analyse mood, scrolls through a list of 20 festive ads from 2018. ...Read More
About the dangers of our increasing reliance on artificial intelligence. Zittrain considers the vulnerabilities and risks inherent in automated thinking technology — and how these might be exploited for nefarious purposes.
Megapixels covered in NYT - but also check out this incredibly blasé business model: "Clarifai used the images from OkCupid to build a service that could identify the age, sex and race of detected faces, Mr. Zeiler said. He said Clarifai had access to OkCupid’s photos because some of the dating site’s founders invested in his company. ...Read More
what's worse: this technology becoming a standard means of corporate governance or people saying it's not a big deal and get that money ?
It’s not that hard to design manipulation resistant algorithms. Relevant’s reputation system is a case in point. We’ve designed it with a specific goal of making it resilient while being transparent. Zeynep Tufeki on Algorithms: ...Read More
Recently the US Defense Intelligence Agency was forced to release a list of 38 research titles pursued in response to a Freedom of Information Act. Some of these covert advanced aerospace threat identification programs have been reported by mainstream media in the past. Now more information on various (now historical) ...Read More
Explains controversy over Google taking defense industry contracts, initiating "weaponized AI". Fears include Google algorithms processing video/image data to target drone strikes.
Add consent to the mix of questions. If google is recording the conversation, sending it to their servers for analysis and preservation, wouldn’t they need to ask for consent?
‘The simple, syllogistic brunt of the WOTF gospel is that the development of serious, reality-bending artificial intelligence—“strong AI” in the argot of cybernetics adepts—is an already settled historical inevitability. And since the moment of Skynet-like sentience is already all but embedded in the coding protocols of the digital world, savvy “Humans are in charge of the planet because we are smarter than other animals and are able to build tools and apply rules. In the future, if something is much, much smarter, there’s going to be a transition as to who is actually in charge. What we want is the ...Read More
‘The documents state that WOTF’s activities will focus on “the realization, acceptance, and worship of a Godhead based on Artificial Intelligence (AI) developed through computer hardware and software.” That includes funding research to help create the divine AI itself. The religion will seek to build working relationships with AI industry ...Read More
Great article about the unknown and unexpected side of artificial intelligence. ⬛️ "[...] The car didn't follow a single instruction provided by an engineer or programmer. Instead, it relied entirely on an algorithm that had taught itself to drive by watching a human do it. [...]"