15 Apr '17, 4pm

Intresting to know how risky #AI #algorithms can be:

1. AI Learns Gender and Racial Biases from Language Image: iStockphoto Are we infecting machine learning algorithms with our human biases? A new study says yes. Apparently, an AI learning from existing English language texts will reflect the biases in those texts back at us. The researchers found that the AI was more likely to associate European-American names rather than African-American names with “pleasant” stimuli. It also tended to associate “woman” and “girl” with the arts rather than with mathematics. 2. We know What You're Watching (Even If It's Encrypted) Netflix has been protecting video streams with HTTPS encryption since the summer of 2016. But new research indicates that this strategy is not sufficient to keep third party service providers and motivated attackers from getting a peek at what I’m watching. 3. Graphene Photodetector Could Make Sharper Images With...

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