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Transparency of machine-learning algorithms is a double-edged sword

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The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will come into force on May 25, 2018, redefines how organizations are required to handle the collection and use of EU citizens' personal data. Debates around the GDPR focus mostly on the global reach of this legislation, the drac...



How businesses can avoid dangerous AI

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the technologies that will dominate the business, consumer and public sector landscape over the next few years. Technologists predict that, in the not-too-distant future, we will be surrounded by internet-connected objects capable of tending to our every need. ...


Risky AI business: Navigating regulatory and legal dangers to come

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is cropping up everywhere in business, as organizations deploy the technology to gain insights into customers, markets and competitors, and to automate processes in almost every facet of operations. But AI presents a wide range of hidden dangers for companies, especiall...


Whitepaper - AI Assisted Chatbots In The Finance Industry

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There are a few examples of start-ups within the finance industry who have pioneered chatbots, such as Chip16, a chatbot designed to help you save money as you spend, and Kasisto17, which is a whitelabel conversational AI available for banks to pick up and use off the shelf18. However, most of the c...


How machine learning is shaping the next generation of cloud security

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Most cybersecurity products on the market today operate statically, meaning that instead of adapting in real time to evolving user behavior, they look for a fixed set of pre-defined threats. Oftentimes these solutions are limited in their ability to control access and make a simple "allow or block" ...


Is Deep Learning Going to be Illegal in Europe?

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In a matter of months, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become a law throughout Europe, deeming a complete overhaul in the way artificial intelligence techniques are used in business settings. By May 25, the GDPR will become fully enforceable throughout the European Union, states the E...


Why the Combination of Fake News and Artificial Intelligence is Dangerous

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We live in unprecedented times, where, unfortunately, increasingly things are not what they seem to be or what they should be. We have only been in this situation for less than 18 months, but it is rapidly affecting our lives on a daily basis. I am talking about fake news and how it has become one o...


House dives into artificial intelligence -- GCN

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Legislators are working to get a grip on the thorny issue of artificial intelligence by conducting a series of congressional hearings to guide government understanding and adoption of the technology. Senators explore government's role as both an end user and enabler of artificial intelligence. Read...


The Autonomous Selfie Drone Is Here. Is Society Ready for It?

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It's 2035, the Second American Civil War has been won by the other side, and you find yourself in a heap of trouble with Attorney General Logan Paul. (The future is very troubling.) He has dispatched an all-seeing eye-in-the-sky to tail you, an agile flying machine equipped with 13 cameras and a top...