AI skin cancer diagnoses risk being less accurate for dark skin – study
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AI skin cancer diagnoses risk being less accurate for dark skin – study

Research suggests that AI systems for diagnosing skin cancer could be less accurate in people with darker skin. AI's potential has led to advances in
Twitter study says its algorithm boosts right-wing parties and news outlets
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Twitter study says its algorithm boosts right-wing parties and news outlets

Twitter is not reality. The company's algorithm favors right-leaning news outlets, right-leaning political parties, according to a Twitter study and
Facebook Whistleblower Testified That Company’s Algorithms Are Dangerous: Here’s Why
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Facebook Whistleblower Testified That Company’s Algorithms Are Dangerous: Here’s Why

The Conversation is an online publication that covers the most recent research and permission to reproduce the essay below. Frances Haugen, former
The Facebook whistleblower says its algorithms are dangerous. Here’s why.
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The Facebook whistleblower says its algorithms are dangerous. Here’s why.

Many former and current employees of Facebook have stated that this is why Facebook cannot keep track of what they are showing users in their news
California bill takes aim at Amazon’s productivity-tracking algorithms
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California bill takes aim at Amazon’s productivity-tracking algorithms

California is set to pass a bill that would rescind the productivity measurement algorithms that are allegedly being used in Amazon fulfillment
What Makes an Artist in the Age of Algorithms?
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What Makes an Artist in the Age of Algorithms?

Technology's role in art creation will be debated and explored in 2021. Technologists and creatives are constantly experimenting with new ways art
China Roundup: Beijing takes aim at algorithm, Xiaomi automates electric cars – TechCrunch
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China Roundup: Beijing takes aim at algorithm, Xiaomi automates electric cars – TechCrunch

Welcome back to TechCrunchs China Roundup! This digest contains the most recent developments in China's tech landscape, and what these mean for
Computer Scientists Find a Key Research Algorithm's Limits
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Computer Scientists Find a Key Research Algorithm's Limits

A crucial algorithm known as gradient descent is used in many aspects of applied research. This procedure is used to find the largest and smallest
China proposes strict control of algorithms – TechCrunch
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China proposes strict control of algorithms – TechCrunch

China isn't done curbing the power local internet services have in the largest market. The nation released draft guidelines Friday on how to regulate
Now that machines can learn, can they unlearn?
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Now that machines can learn, can they unlearn?

Machine learning is used by companies of all sizes to understand people's likes and dislikes. Researchers are asking a different question. How can