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The reaction versus face recognition has begun– but who will win?

June 18, 2019 No Comments

Technology | Analysis 23 May 2019 Who you looking at?Steffi Loos/Getty Images By Chris Stokel-WalkerA growing backlash against face recognition suggests the technology has a reached a crucial tipping point, as battles over its use are erupting on numerous fronts. Face-tracking cameras have been trialled in public by at least three UK police forces in…

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San Francisco’s ban is just the start of a national fight over facial acknowledgment

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Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEMay 20, 2019, 8:48 AM UTC / Updated May 22, 2019, 7:09 PM UTCPolice say facial recognition is “essential” and “imperative” — a groundbreaking tool that allows them to track down criminals who would otherwise escape justice.Opponents say the technology…

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Why Cleaning Up The Air Isn’t An Election Problem In India

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“New Delhi, India – November 12, 2012. Daily street life in the early morning during extreme smog conditions. New Delhi air quality has plummeted over the last few years and is now considered some of the worst in the entire planet.” iStock Written with Kalikesh Deo, a member of India’s parliament from the State of Odisha…

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Your 5G phone won’t hurt you, however Russia desires you to think otherwise

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The Russian network RT America, known for sowing disinformation, has been exaggerating the health hazards posed by 5G networks (Image source: Bloomberg)By William J Broad The cellphones known as 5G, or fifth generation, represent the vanguard of a wireless era rich in interconnected cars, factories and cities. Whichever nation dominates the new technology will gain…

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[Insights Secure– 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 May 2019

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[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 May 2019 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2019: YEARLONG TIMETABLE Tomorrow’s Static Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. General…

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Teaching A Self-governing Automobile To Perceive Like A Human

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Cameras are seen on the roofs of Argo AI modified Ford Motor Co. Fusion autonomous vehicles parked in a garage at the company’s headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S., on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. The investment in Argo AI, a self-driving startup, is Ford’s way of trying to catch up to Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo and General…

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Huawei, Huawei. Huawei, Huawei. Feeling hot, hot, hot: United States threatens to cut UK from intel sharing over Chinese tech giant

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War over Middle Kingdom’s 5G gear heats up Analysis Fallout over a leaked decision by the UK government to allow equipment from Chinese manufacturer Huawei into Britain’s “non-core” 5G networks has continued into a second week. On Monday, deputy assistant secretary at the US State Department Robert Strayer told the press that as far as…

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Lessons From Baltimore’s Debilitating Ransomware Attack

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Baltimore is the latest U.S. city to fall prey to a virulent strain of ransomware attacks targeting the public sector. Getty The city that reads, Baltimore, is only the latest U.S. city to fall prey to a crippling ransomware attack. This time, the attackers appear to have leveraged a new ransomware variant called RobbinHood, which…

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Looking for and seeing parallels does not weaken science

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more-in A recent article on black holes in this newspaper has evoked an age-old debate The Magazine supplement of this newspaper recently carried a speculative piece on black holes by Vikram Zutshi. Mr. Zutshi, fascinated by the first-ever image of a black hole that was unveiled by astronomers in April, wrote that there are many…

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Thousands of cancer detects connected to a bad diet, study discovers – KSL.com

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New York City (CNN)– Your diet may have more influence on your cancer risk than you might believe, a new research study has discovered. An estimated 80,110 new cancer cases amongst grownups 20 and older in the United States in 2015 were attributable just to consuming a bad diet, according to the research study, released […]

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