Category: Machine Learning, AI

Google Takes Action Against Spanish Spyware Framework

Across the European Union, spyware has been used to target opposition leaders, activists, journalists, and lawyers in multiple countries, calling for reforms. Recently, Google’s Threat Analysis Group announced an action to block one of these tools targeted at desktop computers,…

Researchers Are Teaching AI to Play Minecraft

Artificial Intelligence nonprofit OpenAI, recently designed the world’s most advanced Minecraft-playing bot by the analysis of over 70,000 hours of human gameplay through a novel training method. Although restricted to building pixelated buildings and tools, the researchers allege that the…

Disney Creates Novel Neural Network to Re-Age Actors

Gizmodo reported that Disney researchers recently designed a novel neural network which is capable of altering the visual age of actors in film or TV. This technology will allow movie producers make actors appear younger or older making use of…

Interpol is Setting Up a Police Team in the Metaverse

Interpol, the global security organization has just announced ‘the first-ever metaverse specifically designed for law enforcement worldwide.’ They report that this would help police officers worldwide to ‘interact with other officers via their avatars,’ and take ‘immersive training courses in…

Study Reveals That AI Tools Do Not Reduce Recruitment Bias

Researchers from Cambridge University recently said in a study that Artificial Intelligence (AI) hiring tools do not improve diversity, neither do they reduce bias. ‘There is growing interest in new ways of solving problems such as interview bias,’ the researchers…

AI Model Assesses Middle School Science Essays

A team of computer scientists at the Penn State University recently studied the efficiency of Natural Language Processing—a form of AI— for evaluating and giving feedback on the science essays of students. Their results were detailed in the International Society…