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Transparency for AI as a Service: Amazon introduces service cards to enhance responsible AI.

Amazon published a series of web pages designed to help people use AI responsibly. Amazon Web Services introduced so-called AI service cards that describe the uses and limitations of some models it serves.
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Billboards Are Watching: Billboards Target Ads using Face Recognition and AI

AI-driven signs are deciding what to display based on data harvested from passersby. Companies that sell advertising in public spaces use face analysis and personal data to match ads with potential viewers in real time.
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Panopticon Down Under: Australian Prisons Adopt Face Recognition

A state in Australia plans to outfit prisons with face recognition. Corrective Services NSW, the government agency that operates nearly every prison in New South Wales, contracted the U.S.-based IT firm Unisys to replace a previous system.
Capture of Honorlock, an AI-powered software designed to catch students who cheat on academic examinations
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Court Blocks AI-Assisted Proctoring: AI Cheating Software Loses in Court

A U.S. court ruled against an implementation of AI-powered software designed to catch students who cheat on academic examinations.
Animated map shows U.S. states that enacted AI laws in 2021 and 2022.
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AI Regulations Proceed Locally: U.S. States Enact Laws Targeting AI

EPIC published a summary of AI-related laws that states and cities considered between January 2021 and August 2022.
An animation shows an AI-powered system called From Numbers to Names, which identifies Holocaust victims in photographs.
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Identifying Faces of History: From Numbers to Names Uses AI to Identify Holocaust Victims

From Numbers to Names matches individuals to faces in publicly available images related to the genocide of European Jews between 1941 and 1945.
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Ethical AI 2.0: Microsoft Revises its Responsible AI Standards

Microsoft tightened the reins on both AI developers and customers.What’s new: The tech titan revised its Responsible AI Standard and restricted access to some AI capabilities accordingly.
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Seeing Through the Fog of War: How Clearview AI is Being Used in the 2022 Ukraine War

Face recognition is identifying people who have been killed, displaced, or recorded perpetrating alleged war crimes in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Clearview AI made its face recognition system freely available to the Ukrainian government.
Wolfram Burgard
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Wolfram Burgard: Train robots in the real world.

Robots are tremendously useful machines, and I would like to see them applied to every task where they can do some good. Yet we don’t have enough programmers for all this hardware and all these tasks.
An animation shows how to opt out of Facebook's face recognition services.
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Facebook Doesn't See Your Face: Facebook Disables Face Recognition Services

Facebook disabled face recognition for uploaded photos and videos as well as its retrospective Memories service and promised to delete over 1 billion individual face recognition templates.
First image showing the Google Tensor chip. Second image showing the Google Pixel 6 phone
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Competition Heats Up in Mobile AI: Google Designed Its Own Tensor AI Chip for Smartphones

Google designed its own AI chip for its new smartphone — a snub to Qualcomm, the dominant chip vendor in Android phones. What’s new: Google debuted the Tensor chip last week
Video captures showing how makeup fools a face recognition system
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Too Fabulous for Face Recognition: Makeup May Fool Some Face Recognition Systems

Drop off your adversarial hats, eyeglasses, and tee shirts to the second-hand store. The latest fashion statement is adversarial makeup. What’s new: Researchers at Ben-Gurion University and NEC developed a system
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UN Calls Out AI: UN Report Highlights AI-Related Risks for Privacy, Bias

Human rights officials called for limits on some uses of AI.What’s new: Michelle Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, appealed to the organization’s member states to suspend certain
Series of images related to face recognition protocols for federal agencies
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U.S. Lax on Face Recognition

A U.S. government watchdog agency called for stronger face recognition protocols for federal agencies. An audit found that, while many employ face recognition, they may not know where it came from, how it’s being used, or the hazards involved.
AI face recognition system for borderline patrol
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Borderline AI

U.S. immigration officials expect over 2 million migrants to reach the country’s southern border by the end of the year. They’re counting on face recognition to streamline processing of those who seek asylum.

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