UK report urges action to combat AI bias – TechCrunch

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The need for diverse development teams and truly representational data-sets to avoid biases being baked into AI algorithms is one of the core recommendations in a lengthy Lords committee report looking into the economic, ethical and social implications of artificial intelligence, and published today by the upper House of the UK parliament. “The main ways
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UK data watchdog still waiting for warrant to raid Cambridge Analytica – TechCrunch

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The UK’s data watchdog, the Information Commission’s Office (ICO), has still not obtained a warrant to enter and search the servers of the London-based political consultancy, Cambridge Analytica — the company at the center of the data misuse scandal engulfing Facebook — three days on from beginning the process. The earliest a warrant could now
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Updated March 02, 2018 09:02:48 Photo: David Hill at the port of Tilbury in Essex, where he left England as a 12-year-old boy for Australia. (ABC News: Steve Cannane) Thousands of child migrants who were forcibly sent to Australia from Britain after World War II are likely to be compensated for the abuse and neglect
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World Britain would consider joining U.S. military strikes against the Syrian government if there is evidence chemical weapons are being used against civilians, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Tuesday. Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrives in Downing Street, London, January 29, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville 27 Feb 2018 04:55PM Share this content Bookmark LONDON: Britain
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The UK government’s pressure on tech giants to do more about online extremism just got weaponized. The Home Secretary has today announced a machine learning tool, developed with public money by a local AI firm, which the government says can automatically detect propaganda produced by the Islamic State terror group with “an extremely high degree
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