Tag: AI

News and information from the Advent IM team.

Clearview AI has scraped 10 billion photos from the web

Clearview appears to have ignored demands from social media companies to stop taking images from their platforms. Clearview AI has scraped over 10 billion photographs from people’s social media profiles on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other platforms for its controversial facial-recognition tool. Clearview CEO Hoan Ton-That told Wired that a larger database of photos means […]

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Is the Use of AI in the Workplace Ethical?

A report by the Trades Union Congress says new protections are “urgently needed” to regulate the use of AI in workplaces. AI can be utilised by employers in remote recruitment, monitoring and work allocation. By using things such as natural language processing (NLP), artificial intelligence can handle repetitive and lengthy administrative tasks, freeing up the workforce […]

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AI, defence and the biggest bullies in the playground – Mike Gillespie posts

“Research has shown that 30 countries want the introduction of an international treaty over such weapons systems, which would be able to select and engage targets without any meaningful human intervention.” From an article by Ian Sale for SkyNews. The ever-increasing desire to march towards automation, utilise Artificial Intelligence and achieve the removal of human […]

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