Posted on November 20, 2018
As technology develops around self-driving vehicles I find myself hearing more often people questioning whether they are a good idea. Comments range from “surely they cannot perform as well as a human driver” or “I would rather be driven by a person than a software, I just cant trust it”.
Posted on October 11, 2018
With Amazon and Microsoft opting for the female characters of Alexa and Cortana to respectively represent their bots, alongside the feminine voices of Apple’s Siri and Google’s Assistant, we see a theme occurring in the industry when assigning a gender to virtual assistant bots. Why is it that when designing this AI, we are seeing so many bots introduced to the market under female names?
Posted on October 02, 2018
Have you heard of an algorithm called PredPol? COMPASS? VALCRI? They are all used in the criminal justice system. COMPASS predicts the likelihood of a criminal reoffending and is used by judges in US courts to help decide on a sentence.