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Those facial recognition trials in the UK? They need to be banned, cautions Parliamentary committee

September 23, 2019 No Comments

Latest call to halt creepy tech likely to fall on deaf ears Updated The UK government should slap a “moratorium on the current use of facial recognition technology, with “no further trials” until there is legal framework in place, a Parliamentary committee has warned today. In an excoriating report (PDF), the Science and Technology Committee…

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Forget monoliths vs. microservices. Cognitive load is what matters

September 23, 2019 No Comments

The “monoliths versus microservices” debate often focuses on technological aspects, ignoring strategy and team dynamics. But instead of starting with technology, smart-thinking organizations are beginning with the team’s cognitive load as the guiding principle for the effective delivery and operation of modern software systems. Excessive cognitive load works against effective team ownership and supportability of software. Here’s why, and how to…

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CNN Dispute Lotto Reflects New Structure of 2020 Democratic Race

September 23, 2019 No Comments

The second round of debates probably won’t feature Beto O’Rourke at center stage. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images We’re getting some details concerning CNN’s live reveal show for its lottery determining how Democratic candidates will be divided up during the second round of debates on July 30 and 31 in Detroit. The network and its DNC…

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WPP: Struggling In A Sector Being Changed By Technology

September 23, 2019 No Comments

Business overview WPP plc (WPP) is a UK-based marketing and advertising company that owns some of the most storied names in the industry such as Ogilvy and Grey. Its clients include 369 of the Fortune Global 500, all 30 of the Dow Jones 30 and 71 of the NASDAQ 100. It has a truly global…

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After census debacle, White Home to knock out senior Commerce official

September 23, 2019 No Comments

Commerce policy director Earl Comstock clashed with Trump administration officials on a number of policy issues. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo White House Senior Trump aides have sparred with the policy director for Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross over the census, 5G and other issues. The White House is pushing a top aide to Commerce Secretary Wilbur…

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Financial guideline for tech business like Facebook just got more immediate

September 23, 2019 No Comments

Financial regulators have spent centuries working on ways to contain banks, making sure their services are fair and they won’t crash the economy. As big technologies companies like Facebook and Tencent tread deeper into finance, these watchdogs are going to have to expand the way they oversee the financial system.Silicon Valley’s biggest companies have been…

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Amazon’s Facial Analysis Program Is Structure A Dystopic Future For Trans And Nonbinary People

September 23, 2019 No Comments

In 2017, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, just outside Portland, Oregon, wanted to find a man covered in dollar bills. The unidentified man, whose profile photo showed him lying on a bed covered in paper money, had been making concerning posts on Facebook, the sheriff’s office said. So the department ran the image through a…

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4) Go over the key functions of Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY) and assess its contributions in promoting natural farming in India.( 250 words)

September 23, 2019 No Comments

Topic:  Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing. 4) Discuss the key features of Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY) and evaluate its contributions in promoting organic farming in India.(250 words) Vikaspedia…

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Vox Sentences: Election security– a laughing matter

September 23, 2019 No Comments

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. The Supreme Court will finally rule on DACA; Trump and Putin joke about Russia meddling in US elections. The…

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US’ AI Ethics Dispute: Conquering Barriers In Federal Government And Tech Sector– Analysis – Eurasia Review

September 23, 2019 No Comments

The debate over ethics and norms building in artificial intelligence (AI) is gaining momentum in the US government and tech industry. Yet, while these institutions understand the need for ethics in AI, a myriad of barriers impede their ability to construct and execute on their ethical frameworks.By Megan Lamberth*In a period of rapid advancement in…

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