A Black man in Detroit was wrongfully arrested and detained by police who mis-identified him with a false facial recognition hit. The case of Robert Williams, an innocent person who was held in police custody for a day, is the first publicly reported case of artificial intelligence resulting in a false arrest in the United States.
The Great Facebook Boycott: Will it make any difference?
Big brands are part of an advt boycott against Facebook over racist content and hate speech. Plus, bookshelf backdrops.
Apple dictating countries’ contact-tracing app policies won’t help its EU anti-trust probe
There’s a growing problem with Apple’s role in the contact-tracing apps that countries are developing to help fight the
The Worst Hacks and Breaches of 2020 So Far
Iran, China, Russia—the gang was all here in the first half of this year. Oh, and also an unprecedented pandemic that’s
The so-called BlueLeaks collection includes internal memos, financial records, and more from over 200 state, local, and federal agencies.