• EU Data Protection Law May End The Unknowable Algorithm

    EU Data Protection Law May End The Unknowable Algorithm

    They are empowered Slated to take effect as law across the EU in 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation could require companies to explain their algorithms to avoid unlawful discrimination.But as other researchers have suggested, algorithmic discrimination can be an unintended consequence of reliance on inaccurate or biased data.
  • EU Data Protection Law May End The Unknowable Algorithm

    EU Data Protection Law May End The Unknowable Algorithm

    They are empowered Slated to take effect as law across the EU in 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation could require companies to explain their algorithms to avoid unlawful discrimination.But as other researchers have suggested, algorithmic discrimination can be an unintended consequence of reliance on inaccurate or biased data.
  • Happy Halloween! Here's an AI-Powered 'Nightmare Machine'

    Happy Halloween! Here's an AI-Powered 'Nightmare Machine'

    The Nightmare Machine, from Data61 and MIT Media lab teams, uses artificial intelligence to generate scary imagery, "designed to spook the living daylights out of us mere civilians," CSIRO said in a blog post.Two deep-learning algorithms work to transform what most humans perceive as "idyllic" scenes—an Ikea catalogue, the Taj Mahal—into a slaughterhouse or inferno.