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James Vincent / The Verge:
Cyberattack on Singapore's largest healthcare institution SingHealth steals details of 1.5M patients, including the Prime Minister   —  Local media say the hack is believed to be state-sponsored  —  Singapore has been hit by what local media is calling the country's worst ever cyber attack.
Jul 20, 2018, 8:00 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Google has open sourced the semantic image segmentation model that enables the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL's portrait mode   —  Google's Pixel phone has one hell of a camera, and one of the reasons for this is AI.  Google has used its machine learning talent to squeeze better shots and shooting modes out of a tiny smartphone lens.
Mar 14, 2018, 5:35 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
OpenAI co-founder Elon Musk leaves its board to avoid conflict of interest with Tesla's AI efforts, will stay on as a donor and advisor   —  Musk will remain a donor to the nonprofit organization, which focuses on AI safety and ethics  —  Tech billionaire Elon Musk is leaving the board of OpenAI …
Feb 21, 2018, 6:35 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Research from Alphabet's Verily shows that blood pressure, age, whether someone smokes, and more can be deduced by analyzing scans of patients' retinas with AI   —  Experts say it could provide a simpler way to predict cardiovascular risk  —  Scientists from Google and its health-tech subsidiary Verily …
Feb 19, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
YouTube temporarily suspends ads on Logan Paul's channels citing “recent pattern of behavior”, after multiple controversial posts since the suicide victim video   —  It's only a temporary suspension though  —  Has controversial YouTuber Logan Paul changed?  It seems YouTube doesn't think so.
Feb 9, 2018, 6:15 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
AI advances are now making automated analysis of live surveillance video possible, presaging useful applications while raising serious questions about privacy   —  What happens when digital eyes get the brains to match?  —  We usually think of surveillance cameras as digital eyes …
Jan 27, 2018, 7:00 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Twitter says it's now using machine learning to identify the most salient part of an image and crop picture previews accordingly   —  The machine knows what you want to look at  —  The lure of machine learning isn't always about big new features; often, what it does best are small tweaks that subtly improve user experience.
Jan 25, 2018, 11:50 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Skype partners with Open Whisper Systems, which makes Signal, to begin testing of end-to-end encrypted “Private Conversations”   —  Secured using the same encryption standard behind the Signal app  —  Microsoft is testing a new feature for Skype: end-to-end encrypted chat conversations …
Jan 11, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Ex-Facebook VP of user growth and Social Capital CEO says social media is “destroying how society works” and leads to “no civil discourse, no cooperation”   —  ‘No civil discourse, no cooperation; misinformation, mistruth.’  —  Another former Facebook executive …
Dec 11, 2017, 7:00 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Researchers build real-world objects to fool neural nets into classifying them as different objects, trick Google classifier into thinking a toy turtle is a gun   —  New research shows how machine vision systems of all kinds can be tricked into misidentifying 3D objects
Nov 4, 2017, 3:05 PMIn context

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