This Deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg Tests Facebook's Fake Video Policies
By Samantha Cole | June 11, 2019
A fake video of Mark Zuckerberg giving a sinister speech about the power of Facebook has been posted to Instagram. The company previously said it would not remove this type of video.
Facial recognition smart glasses could make public surveillance discreet and ubiquitous
By James Vincent | June 10, 2019
A new product from UAE firm NNTC shows where this tech is headed next
AI Listened to People's Voices. Then It Generated Their Faces.
By Mindy Weisberger | June 11, 2019
The algorithm approximated faces based on gender, ethnicity and age, rather than individual characteristics.
How A.I. Could Be Weaponized to Spread Disinformation
By Cade Metz and Scott Blumenthal | June 7, 2019
In 2017, an online disinformation campaign spread against the "White Helmets," claiming that the group of aid volunteers was serving as an arm of Western governments to sow unrest in Syria.
Adobe’s prototype AI tool automatically spots Photoshopped faces
By James Vincent | June 14, 2019
The world is becoming increasingly anxious about the spread of fake videos and pictures, and Adobe — a name synonymous with edited imagery — says it shares those concerns.
Training a single AI model can emit as much carbon as five cars in their lifetimes (h/t David Stewart)
By Karen Hao | June 6, 2019
Deep learning has a terrible carbon footprint.
When AI Becomes an Everyday Technology
By Andrew Moore | June 7, 2019
The evolution of AI has been a rich tale of exploration since its origins in the 1950’s, with the last decade providing an especially dramatic chapter of breakthrough innovations.
Data Challenges Are Halting AI Projects, IBM Executive Says
By Jared Council | May 28, 2019
The cost and hassle of collecting and preparing data comes as a shock for some companies, according to Arvind Krishna
Medical AI has a big data problem
By Kaveh Waddell | May 30, 2019
Facing increasingly overworked doctors and labyrinthine insurance systems, hospitals are searching for a lifeline in AI systems that promises to ease hard diagnoses and treatment decisions.
AI will reduce the demand for computer science degrees
By Lauren Feiner | May 30, 2019
Today’s highest-paid college major will someday hold little value for some employers, according to billionaire investor Mark Cuban.