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Can Gender Be Computed?

The use of algorithms to guess a person’s gender based on images, video or audio raise significant social and ethical concerns yet to be fully explored

May 15, 2018 — Foad Hamidi, Morgan Scheuerman, Stacy Branham and The Conversation US

Radar Scans Detail North Korean Nukes

Scientists have added radar info to seismic data, isotope measurements and optical imagery to study covert nuclear tests. Christopher Intagliata reports.

May 14, 2018 — Christopher Intagliata

Cryptojacking Spreads across the Web

Right now, your computer might be using its memory and processor power—and your electricity—to generate money for someone else, without you ever knowing

May 9, 2018 — Pranshu Bajpai, Richard Enbody and The Conversation US

The Internet Needs a Tune-Up

Princeton University's Jennifer Rexford talks about optimizing the internet for the uses it got drafted into performing.  

April 13, 2018 — Mariette Dichristina and Steve Mirsky

Can AI Really Solve Facebook's Problems?

Despite CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s efforts to reassure Congress that artificial intelligence can help find fake news and protect privacy, lawmakers worry the tech may be “biased”

April 13, 2018 — Larry Greenemeier

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