Researchers have long bemoaned the insecurity of certain “security” cameras. Ostensibly installed to deter and thwart intruders, many actually can be transformed into an arsenal that hackers use for Web warfare. The latest cause for concern: A vulnerability that enables hackers to summon a firehose of network traffic from hundreds of thousands of such devices … Read more
According to a recent survey, 39% of us aren’t against machines capable of destroying humanity. Surely there are some things we can all agree on Laura Nolan is a modern hero. A former Google software engineer, Nolan resigned from her job last year after being asked to dramatically enhance the artificial intelligence used in US … Read more
Indian auto manufacturing giant Tata Motors has launched its AutoMobility Collaboration Network 2.0, a platform that will help develop a center of AutoMobility innovation via partnerships for new technologies and/or business models. The company is looking for blockchain solutions for automotive, parking marketplace, NLP native chatbot, demand prediction algorithm, real-time monitoring of fuel quality (BSVI) … Read more
Cybersecurity expertise might be the key to a generous salary, according to a new ranking of company salaries. Palo Alto Networks tops a list of the 25 highest paying companies in America from career site Glassdoor, coming in with a median salary of $170,929. That puts it ahead of Nvidia, where the average employee takes … Read more
During a strange week for Asian Americans, the app – which is part of an art project – achieved its aim by underscoring exactly what’s wrong with artificial intelligence How are you supposed to react when a robot calls you a “gook”? At first glance, ImageNet Roulette seems like just another viral selfie app – … Read more
The evolution of technology continues to play a pivotal role in the creation of a digital world that is continuously being transformed – be it in the consumer space with self-driving cars or in the corporate space with distributed ledgers, artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Money will go towards testing tools including voice analysis on child abuse image database Artificial intelligence could be used to help catch paedophiles operating on the dark web, the Home Office has announced. The government has pledged to spend more money on the child abuse image database, which since 2014 has allowed police and other … Read more
Since the agricultural revolution millennia ago, farmers have worked with their hands. Now, the next agricultural revolution might work with artificial intelligence. That’s the vision of Sara Menker, a former Wall Street trader who left her lucrative job at 29 years old to start Gro Intelligence, a software platform for agricultural data and analytics. The … Read more
Just like humans, artificial intelligence is guilty of making snap judgments that are biased or inaccurate. A new online tool called ImageNet Roulette was created to highlight the problem by letting anyone share a selfie and then see how A.I. labels them. Some of the results have been spot-on, for instance labeling a platinum blonde … Read more
Heating up the Artificial Intelligence (AI) chipset space, Huawei Consumer Business Group on Tuesday announced its flagship Kirin 990 System on Chip (SoC) will be available in India soon.