Facebook and Google have engineered artificial intelligence systems capable of understanding dozens of languages through the efforts of scientists like Alexis Conneau...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | July 12, 2021
Alexis Conneau's work has helped Facebook and Google build artificial intelligence systems that can understand dozens of languages with startling accuracy.
The Washington Post From ACM News | July 1, 2021
Human Rights Watch says Buenos Aires is using a facial recognition system connected to a database that includes child suspects and is publishing warrants for their...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | October 19, 2020
The U.S. Defense Innovation Board has published a set of ethical principles for how military agencies should design weapons enabled by artificial intelligence and...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | November 11, 2019
Google has launched an artificial intelligence-powered tool that automatically detects grammar mistakes while messages are being composed in Gmail, and auto-corrects...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | September 3, 2019
A computer in the press box communicated to the umpire whether each pitch was in or out of the strike zone, and the umpire relayed the calls to the field as usual...The Washington Post From ACM News | July 11, 2019
U.S. federal investigators using facial-recognition technology to search millions of Americans' state driver's license photos, without their knowledge or permission...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | July 10, 2019
Police in Washington County, OR, have used a facial-recognition algorithm from Amazon to publicly test new surveillance techniques for more than a year.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | May 3, 2019
Paris firefighters used a 1,100-pound, tank-like robot to mitigate damage to Notre Dame cathedral and prevent the conflagration from spreading further by entering...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | April 19, 2019
U.K. startup Wayve said it has created an autonomous vehicle that can learn to drive the way a human does, through trial and error, using cameras and satellite...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | April 12, 2019