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Babylon Disrupted the UKs Health System. Then It Left
Link: https://www.wired.com/story/babylon-dis ... then-left/
Tue, 23 Aug 2022 11:00:00 +0000
The AI-powered online doctor app is ditching its controversial NHS contracts as it focuses on the US market.
The Low Threshold for Face Recognition in New Delhi
Link: https://www.wired.com/story/delhi-polic ... cognition/
Sun, 21 Aug 2022 11:00:00 +0000
Police in India's capital say they only require an 80 percent accuracy rate for matches, raising new alarm bells for civil liberty advocates.
Algorithms Can Now Mimic Any Artist. Some Artists Hate It
Link: https://www.wired.com/story/artists-rag ... heir-work/
Fri, 19 Aug 2022 11:00:00 +0000
A new generation of AI image tools can reproduce an artists signature style. Some creatives fear for their livelihoods.
How to Stop Robots From Becoming Racist
Link: https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-stop ... ng-racist/
Thu, 18 Aug 2022 14:00:00 +0000
Algorithms can amplify patterns of discrimination. Robotics researchers are calling for new ways to prevent mechanical bodies acting out those biases.
Googles New Robot Learned to Take Orders by Scraping the Web
Link: https://www.wired.com/story/google-robo ... g-the-web/
Tue, 16 Aug 2022 14:00:00 +0000
The machine learning technique that taught notorious text generator GPT-3 to write can also help robots make sense of spoken commands.
To Fix Tech, Democracy Needs to Grow Up
Link: https://www.wired.com/story/collective- ... democracy/
Sun, 14 Aug 2022 11:00:00 +0000
Calls to democratize technology ring hollow when both systems seem to be failing. The key is realizing that democracy is not yet in its final form.
Smiling Dogs? Horses Made of Clouds? Captcha Has Gone Too Far
Link: https://www.wired.com/story/smiling-dog ... e-too-far/
Thu, 11 Aug 2022 11:00:00 +0000
Users face increasingly impossible challenges to prove they are not bots.
In Humanity's Collective Unconscious, the Body Is a Bad Dream
Wed, 10 Aug 2022 12:00:00 +0000
When DALL-E Mini presented a powerful new canvas, people's imaginations drifted in a clinical direction. Why?
Machine Learning Is Causing a Reproducibility Crisis in Science
Link: https://www.wired.com/story/machine-lea ... ty-crisis/
Wed, 10 Aug 2022 11:00:00 +0000
AI hype has researchers in fields from medicine to political science rushing to use techniques that they dont always understandcausing a wave of spurious results.
Amazon's iRobot Deal Would Give It Maps Inside Millions of Homes
Link: https://www.wired.com/story/amazon-irob ... a-privacy/
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 22:01:35 +0000
Why is the Roomba company worth $1.7 billion to Amazon? Its not the dust, its the data.
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