Are artificial intelligence (AI) and superintelligent machines the best or worst thing that could ever happen to humankind?
Starting Tuesday, travelers boarding certain international flights at Philadelphia International Airport will have their face scanned along with their boarding pass.
Predicting an aircraft subsystem’s risk of failure is essential to the U.S. military’s fleet readiness.
Cybersecurity spending has rarely been linked to increasing revenues or reducing costs, but that’s about to change in 2020.
We cannot stop harmful applications of deep learning and instead must focus our efforts on countering its influence.
'Zooming in' contact lens uses the electrical potential of the eyeball, but soft robotics and human-machine interfaces create some serious cyber concerns.
At the moment in the US, surveillance cameras are in many public places like stores, college campuses and even on street corners. However, most are used without face recognition behind them.
As ever, policy change at Facebook comes when pressure is applied – that pressure is certainly now being applied. And so, from now on, Facebook explained, “someone who shares a link to a statement from a terrorist group with no context will now be immediately blocked from using Live for a set period of time.”
In specific narrow domains like terrorism, companies have adopted blacklists of previously identified material, but in terms of proactively preventing new illegal and harmful content from being posted in the first place, the companies have largely struggled.
From Facebook’s standpoint, moving its content moderation to users’ own devices will allow it to continue enforcing its acceptable speech regulations even as user content is increasingly encrypted and takes the form of user-to-user private communications rather than public posts.