RE:WIRED 2021: Timnit Gebru Says Artificial Intelligence Needs to Slow Down
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RE:WIRED 2021: Timnit Gebru Says Artificial Intelligence Needs to Slow Down

Researchers in artificial intelligence are confronted with a problem: How can you ensure that decisions are accountable when the decision maker isn't
Google is taking sign-ups for Relate, a voice assistant that recognizes impaired speech
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Google is taking sign-ups for Relate, a voice assistant that recognizes impaired speech

Google today launched a beta app that speech impaired people can use to assist with their voice. It also contributes to a multiyear research project
Google Maps on iOS now has a dark mode, here’s how to enable it
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Google Maps on iOS now has a dark mode, here’s how to enable it

Google's iOS Maps app was set to get a dark mode in August. Although the feature was fully implemented in September, many Verge staff didn't notice
Google's 'Pet Portraits' Feature Found my Cat's Historical Twin
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Google's 'Pet Portraits' Feature Found my Cat's Historical Twin

Google finally has a feature that allows me to fulfill a lifelong dream: Leia, my baby, can be on the blog. I have no intention of achieving my goal,
Google’s Pet Portraits lets you find art look-alikes for your furry friend
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Google’s Pet Portraits lets you find art look-alikes for your furry friend

Google's Arts and Culture app now has a new feature: you can search through thousands upon thousands of paintings to find an exact match for your
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Google can now find your pet's doppelgänger in works of art

In 2018, Google Arts & Culture introduced a feature that allows you to see your doppelganger when viewing works of art. The app has already found
How to Watch RE:WIRED 2021
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How to Watch RE:WIRED 2021

Today might be more optimistic than last year. However, this is not a good indicator of how optimistic you are about the future. The past 18 months
Google Sends Assistant’s 'Your News Update' to the Graveyard
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Google Sends Assistant’s 'Your News Update' to the Graveyard

If You were a fan of Your News Update (the feature in Google Assistant that generated a personalized audio news stream based upon your data), it is
Google explains why the Pixel 6’s fingerprint scanner may be sluggish
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Google explains why the Pixel 6’s fingerprint scanner may be sluggish

While there are many things to love about the Google Pixel 6 Pro and 6 Pro, fingerprint scanners are not one of them. Users have complained about the
Honor May Not Be as Free From Huawei as It Claims
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Honor May Not Be as Free From Huawei as It Claims

The Huawei Nova 9 (and Honor 50) are clearly visible when I turn the phones on side-by side. It is obvious that Honors and Huawei separated last