Travel

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Autonomous research ship in the ocean
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AI AI, Captain!

An autonomous research ship crossed the Atlantic Ocean — with a few pit stops to address challenges along the way. Built by IBM and marine research nonprofit ProMare, the Mayflower Autonomous Ship 400 (MAS400) last week completed a voyage from Plymouth, England, to Plymouth, Massachusetts.
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Customs and immigration kiosks for entering South Korea.
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When Officials Share Personal Data: South Korea Supplied Foreigner Data to Face Recognition Developers

The government of South Korea is supplying personal data to developers of face recognition algorithms.
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Series of images explaining how the system Eva works
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Who Needs a Covid Test? AI Decides: Greek Border Patrol Used AI to Screen for Covid

Greece’s border agents last year had enough Covid tests to swab only 17 percent of people who sought to enter the country. They managed the shortage by using an AI system to flag high-risk visitors.
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Animation of thousands of flights over the globe
Travel

Flight Paths Optimized

An AI system is helping aircraft avoid bad weather, restricted airspace, and clogged runways. Alaska Airlines will route all its flights using a system from Airspace Intelligence called Flyways.
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