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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

CyLab study mentioned as facial detection finds its challengers

Last year, ECE/CyLab’s Lujo Bauer, Sruti Bhagavatula, and Mahmood Sharif were part of a research study that developed facial-recognition-fooling eyeglasses.
Monday, December 18, 2017

Datta’s 2015 algorithm bias study referenced by HuffPost UK

Embrace an android. That’s the rallying cry of the UK’s deputy Labour leader, Tom Watson. His party’s Future of Work Commission recently released a study finding, in part, that the “increasing use of hi-tech machines could create as many jobs as it destroys,” but only if the government invests in training low-skilled workers to fill those jobs. With the rise of automation in the workplace, the Commission also recommended the establishment of ethics and algorithm training to prohibit discrimination by algorithm.
Monday, December 18, 2017

Students mentor teens in hackathons

Students and faculty from Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley are working to support the next generation of technologists by mentoring high school students competing in community hackathons.
Friday, December 15, 2017

Datta’s research referenced in story addressing AI liability

In 2015, Anupam Datta co-authored a study that revealed digital ads for high-paying jobs were shown to significantly more men than women.
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