Category Archives: AI

Artificial Intelligence

IBM, Apple, and Facebook represent new tilt toward business for venerable AI conference

The Neural Information Processing Systems conference, one of the most prestigious events for machine learning and artificial intelligence, kicked off its 32nd year on Sunday in Montreal with an expo, the first time the show has ever invited large tech companies such as IBM and Microsoft to take show booths and give demonstrations of their research.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/ibm-apple-facebook-are-a-new-tilt-toward-business-at-venerable-ai-conference/

 

The issues of bias in the technology we create: How to “Make” a Woman

Have you ever wondered why Siri and Alexa were designed feminine? Are you worried about the impact that sex robots might have on society? As we are called to be critical of gender stereotypes and root out the gender bias that works its way into our technology, it’s worth questioning where that bias comes from and how it is coded in the first place.

https://medium.com/s/the-future-of-flesh/how-to-make-a-woman-1a378ed7b827