2020-02-17 - Junko Yoshida

China Can’t Mask Impact of Coronavirus

The Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak in China has exposed the best and the worst aspects of the world’s biggest totalitarian nation.

2020-02-05 - Lou Covey

Blog: Facial Recognition Is Not yet a Threat

The availability of facial-recognition technology to governments and law enforcement has been with us for many years and the new…

2020-02-04 - Junko Yoshida

Blog: Is It Really Business as Usual?

It’s not just in Wuhan. Also in Shenzhen, all shops and restaurants are closed except some supermarkets and pharmacies.

2020-01-23 - Lou Covey

Blog: Modern Satellites and Fire From the Sky

Satellite systems are among the most crucial technologies for people on earth. They are also vulnerable to terrorist manipulation.

2020-01-22 - Bill Schweber

The Different Guises of Power “Protection”

Often, it’s those obvious problems that offer the opportunity for basic solutions, but the factors which are hard to foresee…

2020-01-14 - Brian Santo

Blog: VR & Marketing

Using such sophisticated AR/VR techniques to manipulate children to buy products is questionable. Being gleeful about it is unseemly.

2020-01-06 - David Benjamin

AI: Made in Our Image

Because AI is so passively absorptive of the data fed into it, it cannot help but reflect the biases —…

2019-12-26 - Nitin Dahad

Blog: The Strength of Europe’s Homegrown Innovation

Europeans in technology tend to venerate Silicon Valley as the epicenter of innovation, believing that it’s where they need to…

2019-12-17 - Junko Yoshida

Images in a Post-Truth Era

We can instantly edit, enhance and distort photos. Shouldn’t we think first before enabling that same ability for augmented reality?

2019-12-11 - Sally Ward-Foxton

AI: There’s More to Chip Performance Than TOPS

What is the best measure of inference performance?