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U.S. Agencies Hacked in Massive Cybersecurity Breach
This past month has seen the announcement of two extensive data breaches by a highly skilled and organized team of hackers leading to US agencies hacked. FyreEye, a cybersecurity firm that helps organizations find weaknesses in their data systems, was the first to reveal that they... Read more
Microsoft, IBM, and Amazon Ban Police from Using Facial Technology
Facial recognition technology has long sparked debate in the data science community and beyond. For years, companies and individuals have struggled to find ethical uses of the technology and to minimize bias. Research has shown that the currently available software misidentifies black and female faces at... Read more
Neural Magic Launches High-Performance Inference Engine and Tool Suite for CPUs
Run computer vision models at lower cost with a suite of new tools that simplify model performance. Today, Neural Magic is announcing the release of its Inference Engine software, the NM Model Repo, and our ML Tooling. Now, data science teams can run computer vision models... Read more
Data Science News Week in Review: November 25th
Every week we’re bringing data science news to you… some highlights include reviewing Facebook’s DeepFovea AI, IBM’s Consortium for Sequencing the Food Supply Chain, and more. Read on: Facebook’s DeepFovea AI promises power-efficient VR foveated rendering In a paper released on November 18th, Facebook introduced a... Read more
AI Gender Bias in Credit: Apple Pay Card and Goldman Sachs
Over the past couple of years, we’ve become much more aware of the ways in which bias can negatively influence our AI algorithms, such as with AI gender bias. Despite companies’ best efforts to prevent bias in their models, however, bias is always present in our... Read more