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Where Do Vaccine Doses Go, and Who Gets Them?

The New York Times – “The Algorithms Decide Health agencies and hospitals are using different formulas to allocate the coronavirus shots, exacerbating disparities in vaccine access. Faced with the daunting task of parceling out a limited supply of coronavirus vaccines, Trump administration officials came up with a seemingly simple formula last year to streamline distribution… Continue Reading

This is how we lost control of our faces

MIT Technology Review – “The largest ever study of facial-recognition data shows how much the rise of deep learning has fueled a loss of privacy. In 1964, mathematician and computer scientist Woodrow Bledsoe first attempted the task of matching suspects’ faces to mugshots. He measured out the distances between different facial features in printed photographs… Continue Reading

AI reading list: 8 interesting books about artificial intelligence to check out

TechRepublic: “These eight books about artificial intelligence cover a range of topics, including ethical issues, how AI is affecting the job market, and how organizations can use AI to gain a competitive advantage. Artificial intelligence (AI) is an ever-evolving technology. With several different uses, it’s easy to understand why it’s being implemented more and more… Continue Reading

Misinformation and Technology: Rights and Regulation Across Borders

Post, Robert and Maduro, Miguel, Misinformation and Technology: Rights and Regulation Across Borders (November 17, 2020). Global Constitutionalism: 2020 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3732537 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3732537 “The “virtual” public sphere has taken on unprecedented importance, exposing a variety of legal questions regarding the governance of the internet and its relationship to democracy and freedom of… Continue Reading

Keynote: AI Transformation – Competing in the Age of AI #KMWorld

Via LLRX – Keynote: AI Transformation – Competing in the Age of AI #KMWorld – Knowledge sharing, social media and knowledge management expert V. Mary Abraham shares her readout and impressions of this timely and impactful keynote presented by Marco Iansiti, Harvard Business School Professor of Business Administration, and Coauthor of Competing in the Age… Continue Reading

As U.S. Capitol investigators use facial recognition, it begs the question: Who owns our faces?

Via LLRX – As U.S. Capitol investigators use facial recognition, it begs the question: Who owns our faces? – In the age of Big Tech, we need to grapple with what expectations we can and should have about who has access to our faces. The recent riot at the U.S. Capitol has put the question… Continue Reading

Online Research Browsers and Data Visualization Tools 2021

Via LLRX – Online Research Browsers and Data Visualization Tools 2021 – This guide by Marcus P. Zillman focuses on free and feed based research browsers and data visualization tools for research and analysis. These resources can be used to support legal research, legal marketing, business and competitive intelligence research, knowledge management and knowledge discovery, and… Continue Reading

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, January 31, 2021

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, January 31, 2021 – Privacy and security issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly… Continue Reading

Here’s a Way to Learn if Facial Recognition Systems Used Your Photos

The New York Times – “An online tool targets only a small slice of what’s out there, but may open some eyes to how widely artificial intelligence research fed on personal images. When tech companies created the facial recognition systems that are rapidly remaking government surveillance and chipping away at personal privacy, they may have… Continue Reading

A 2011 dictionary is reshaping the language of corporate reporting

Quartz – “A new corporate principle is: Never say you’re restating anything. The machines will hold it against you. Over the past decade, “restatement” is the word companies have most strenuously tried to avoid in the text of their filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, according to an upcoming paper by academics at Georgia… Continue Reading

This Site Published Every Face From Parler’s Capitol Riot Videos

Wired – “Faces of the Riot used open source software to detect, extract, and deduplicate every face from the 827 videos taken from the insurrection on January 6. When hackers exploited a bug in Parler to download all of the right-wing social media platform’s contents last week, they were surprised to find that many of… Continue Reading

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, January 16, 2020

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, January 16, 2020 – Privacy and security issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly… Continue Reading