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Throughout the pandemic, great emphasis has been placed on the sharing (or lack of it) of critical information across countries — in particular from China — about the spread of the disease.
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Cyberwar expert P.W. Singer says the pandemic has raised the stakes on AI, automation and content moderation.
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The kit for organizations creating AI models includes the idea of paying developers for finding bias in AI, akin to the bug bounties offered in security software.
Applied use cases
There are already more than a dozen government applications that use a combination of features, such as GPS surveillance, facial recognition and thermal imaging, to identify potential carriers of the virus and enforce quarantines and lockdowns.
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Irrelevant contact data will needlessly consume precious human contact tracer time.
To succeed, contact tracing programs require that people trust the entity to whom they are reporting.
MIT has terminated a research collaboration with iFlytek, a Chinese artificial intelligence company accused of supplying technology for surveilling Muslims in the northwestern province of Xinjiang.
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