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Ian Forrester

The Partnership on AI - 0 views

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    In support of our mission to benefit people and society, the Partnership on AI intends to conduct research, organize discussions, share insights, provide thought leadership, consult with relevant third parties, respond to questions from the public and media, and create educational material that advances the understanding of AI technologies including machine perception, learning, and automated reasoning.
Ian Forrester

Tomorrow's BBC will be fitted to your personality | openDemocracy - 0 views

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    "The BBC is doing cutting-edge research into Visual Perceptive Media, virtual reality and facial coding technologies. But do we want our shows to be tailored to our age, gender, and tastes? And what happens to all that data?"
Ian Forrester

How Facebook's tentacles reach further than you think - BBC News - 0 views

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    "Facebook's collection of data makes it one of the most influential organisations in the world. Share Lab wanted to look "under the bonnet" at the tech giant's algorithms and connections to better understand the social structure and power relations within the company. "
Ian Forrester

Cheating Frenchman sues Uber for tipping off wife about affair - BBC News - 0 views

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    A businessman in southern France is suing ride-hailing company Uber over his wife's discovery of rides he took to see his lover, his lawyer said.
Ian Forrester

Facebook blocks Admiral's car insurance discount plan - BBC News - 0 views

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    Facebook has blocked plans by an insurer to view young drivers' profiles to help set car insurance premiums.
Ian Forrester

BBC - Autos - How connected car tech is eroding personal privacy - 0 views

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    Your car is watching you - tracking your driving style, your whereabouts and even your favourite songs. Can it be trusted?
Ian Forrester

Will you tell Starbucks your name? - BBC News - 0 views

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    Coffee chain Starbucks has begun asking its UK customers their names in a bid to appear more friendly. But do people really want to be on first name terms with their barista?
Ian Forrester

Brain's activity map makes stable 'fingerprint' - 0 views

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    "Neuroscientists have found that they can identify individuals based on a coarse map of which brain regions "pair up" in scans of brain activity. The map is stable enough that the researchers could pick one person's pattern from a set of 126, by matching it to a scan taken on another day. "
Ian Forrester

When Big Data becomes Big Brother - BBC News - 0 views

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    "We live in the social mobile era, where we all collect and share vast amounts of data about ourselves and others. "
Ian Forrester

BBC - iWonder - When did the state start to spy on us? - 0 views

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    "The extraordinary growth of state surveillance of the UK population has been fuelled by political and technological developments in recent decades. But in the name of national security, the state has been eavesdropping on us for far longer than that."
Ian Forrester

BBC News - What price for free wi-fi? - 0 views

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    "Smartphone users are always looking for free wi-fi but at what price does it come? Businesses are looking at ways to make the free wi-fi they offer work for them too. It can track our movements through our phones and reveal a great deal about us to those who have something to sell. "
Ian Forrester

BBC News - Is your toaster a silent recruit in a 'thingbot' army? - 0 views

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    Our electronic devices are getting smarter - many can now "talk" to each other and connect to the web. What happens when silently recruited into a bot net?
Ian Forrester

BBC News - Dating apps found 'leaking' location data - 0 views

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    "Many mobile dating apps can be hacked to expose the exact location of users, warn security experts. "
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