Is how often you drain your phone battery a good indicator of your credit worthiness? Lack of algorithmic transparency in financial services means we may not know.
Counterspeech is an effective method for dealing with online abuse, helping to change beliefs and build resilience. Could AI deploy it at scale?
Imagine being on a Zoom call and the person the other end is getting real-time indications that you’re bored, annoyed, or even lying – that’s the promise of ’emotion AI’.
Should we be worried that we can tell a computer-generated image of a human face from the real thing less than half the time?
Bossware, proliferating since the pandemic, uses artificial intelligence (AI) to manage or monitor a company’s employees. It’s not infallible.
Robots have been found to be even better at crafting enticing phishing emails than human scammers are. That should worry all of us.
The Reith Lectures, delivered by Professor Stuart Russell before Christmas, painted a sobering picture of the challenges of living with AI.
If you’ve applied for a job recently you’ve almost certainly been hired or rejected by an algorithm – not a human being. Does it matter?
My tech predictions for 2022 cover AI, deep fake bank heists, metaverse land grabs, and the continuing techlash against Big Tech.