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    1. Why Robots (Not Human Moderators) Should Be Filtering Out Child Pornography

      Why Robots (Not Human Moderators) Should Be Filtering Out Child Pornography

      Why Robots (Not Human Moderators) Should Be Filtering Out Child Pornography 31/07/2017 16:10 | Updated 6 hours ago Richard Pursey CEO and co-founder, SafeToNet ktsimage via Getty Images Depression, anxiety, hallucinations, and panic attacks - these are just a few of the PTSD-like symptoms that many content moderators experience from work.

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    2. Will Artificial Intelligence Squash Democracy Or Make Elections Fairer?

      Will Artificial Intelligence Squash Democracy Or Make Elections Fairer?

      Will Artificial Intelligence Squash Democracy Or Make Elections Fairer? 07/06/2017 17:22 Catherine Elliston Policy and Research Co-ordinator at think tank Future Advocacy, focused on tackling humanity's biggest challenges in the 21st century The UK election this Thursday will be shaped by artificial intelligence. Voters will be swayed by this technology without even knowing it.

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    3. The World Humanitarian Summit One Year Later: Participation Revolution? People Need Agency And Information

      The World Humanitarian Summit One Year Later: Participation Revolution? People Need Agency And Information

      The World Humanitarian Summit One Year Later: Participation Revolution? People Need Agency And Information 31/05/2017 16:31 Aimee Ansari Executive Director, Translators without Borders ALBERT GONZALEZ FARRAN via Getty Images The Grand Bargain, seeking to address the problems of humanitarian response in the past twenty years, aims for a participation revolution. To achieve this lofty goal, should we aim to fix past problems or look to the future?

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      Mentions: Russian Yemen Hausa
    4. A.I And Cognitive Computing: Key Opportunities And Challenges

      A.I And Cognitive Computing: Key Opportunities And Challenges

      A.I And Cognitive Computing: Key Opportunities And Challenges 20/03/2017 16:20 Jeremy Waite Evangelist for IBM The next big thing By all accounts, 2017 is set to be the year of A.I and cognitive computing. Forrester predicts that A.I will 'drive the insights revolution in 2017' and Gartner claims that A.I and machine learning have reached 'a critical tipping point'. Indeed, Gartner goes so far as to predict that by 2020, 30% of web browsing will happen without a screen.

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    5. How Will Technology Defeat Post-Truth Politics?

      How Will Technology Defeat Post-Truth Politics?

      How Will Technology Defeat Post-Truth Politics? 07/03/2017 17:20 Jay Patani Tech Evangelist for ITRS Group, real time analytics software for Financial Services. Democracy, fragile as it is, is held together not only through the body of laws that define democratic governance but also through the activities of a free press, which can hold power to account.

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    6. Amazon Echo's UK Release Date Has Been Confirmed As 28 September

      Amazon Echo's UK Release Date Has Been Confirmed As 28 September

      Amazon Echo's UK Release Date Has Been Confirmed As 28 September 14/09/2016 11:39 Thomas Tamblyn Technology editor, Huffington Post UK Amazon has confirmed that Echo , a voice-controlled speaker that uses cloud computing to control your home, will be launching in the UK. The personal assistant/speaker has a UK release date of 28 September and will be available in either Black or White.

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    7. Google Home Is A Remote Control For Your House

      Google Home Is A Remote Control For Your House

      Google Home Is A Remote Control For Your House (And Your Life) If you thought HAL was impressive, you ain't seen nothin' yet. 18/05/2016 20:17 Thomas Tamblyn Technology editor, Huffington Post UK This is Google Home. Google announced it this evening at its Google I/O 2016 Developer Conference. It's that thing on the right, if you hadn't already guessed, which is also fair because it looks so unassuming.

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    8. Artificial Intelligence Warning Says Research Must Avoid Apocalyptic 'Pitfalls'

      Artificial Intelligence Warning Says Research Must Avoid Apocalyptic 'Pitfalls'

      Dozens of scientists and innovators including Stephen Hawking and executives from Google, Amazon and Space X have made a pre-emptive call for artificial intelligence research to specifically avoid causing the end of the world. The letter states that studies into advanced AI must focus on positive aims, and put restrictions on areas that might lead down a dark path. "Our AI systems must do what ...

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    9. Skype's Translator App Turns Star Trek Communicator Into A Reality

      Skype's Translator App Turns Star Trek Communicator Into A Reality

      Microsoft has demoed a Skype Translator app that can translate different languages in near real-time over video calls. The demo was shown at Microsoft's Code Conference where Gurdeep Pall, Microsoft's Corporate Vice President of Skype had an almost real-time conversation translating English to German and vice versa. Speaking into the microphone, the app then translates it into both text that ...

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