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This drawing is like an AI invisibility cloak

Published on 04/24/2019 @ 8 AM EST
Looking like an abstract drawing, this square makes it near impossible for AI to detect humans, according to engineers from the University of KU Leuven in Belgium. A discovery like this shows what’s coming up for a world with more AI.

Facial recognition being used for taxi ads

Published on 04/24/2019 @ 8 AM EST
The cameras in the back of Japanese taxies can now determine a rider’s age and gender and then change the ads accordingly. The video isn’t shared with the company, but only the data about the rider.

Tesla working on robotaxi service

Published on 04/23/2019 @ 8 AM EST
Looking to launch in 2020, their ride-sharing app will include an Uber-like service with drivers and supplement the business with a robotaxi network. The details are scarce, but the app is already available.

Facebook to enter the voice assistant ring

Published on 04/18/2019 @ 8 AM EST
Battling Apple, Amazon, and Google, Facebook is the latest brand looking to develop a smart voice assistant. Rumors say it’s been in production since 2018, but the brand has a lot of catching up to do as Alexa devices make up 70% of the market.

Amazon to vote on sale of facial recognition tech

Published on 04/15/2019 @ 9 AM EST
Shareholders hold the fate of Amazon’s sale of facial recognition technology to governments with a vote this May. This comes after AI industry experts pleaded with Amazon to stop selling Rekognition, their software, to law enforcement.

IBM’s AI can learn from memories

Published on 04/13/2019 @ 1 AM EST
Understanding changes in its environment, AI systems from IBM now have flexible reasoning. This means they can update and adapts their knowledge to handle new tasks.