This Week Top Automation Articles shares how a powerful Artificial Intelligence Algorithm GPT-3, could be used to mislead and misinform. Global payments giant VISA announced that its Visa Fintech Partner Connect program, which connects financial institutions with a “vetted and curated” group of technology providers, has been expanded.
Apple recently unveiled new software tools for people with Disabilities. The new SignTime service, which connects Apple Store and Apple Support customers with on-demand sign language interpreters just started. Moreover, In a federal courtroom in Oakland, Calif, CEO Tim Cook Company defended his company against allegations that it misused its control over the iPhone App Store.
There is much more to explore. Let’s dive into the Automation World!
10) AI Can Write Disinformation Now—and Dupe Human Readers
Georgetown researchers used text generator GPT-3 to write misleading tweets about climate change and foreign affairs. People found the posts persuasive.
Read More: Wired
Author: Will Knight
9) Visa takes a swipe in fintech, builds a new online marketplace
The relationships between banks and fintech are multi-faceted.
In some cases, they partner. In many cases, they compete. In other cases, one acquires or invests in the other.
Read More: Techcrunch
Author: Mary Ann Azevedo
8) Apple Exhibit Accessibility Software Updates For people With Disabilities
Standing with a stance of accessibility is a human right, Apple recently unveiled new software tools for people with mobility, vision, hearing, and cognitive impairments.
Read More: Automeme
7) Apple’s Fortnite Trial Ends With Pointed Questions and a Toast to Popeyes
A decision over the antitrust suit filed by Epic Games, and the future of the $100 billion markets for iPhone apps, is now in the hands of a federal judge.
Read More: NewYork Times
Author: Jack Nicas
6) Collective data rights can stop big tech from obliterating privacy
Every person engaged with the networked world constantly creates rivers of data. We do this in ways we are aware of, and ways that we aren’t. Corporations are eager to take advantage.
Read More: MIT Technology Review
Author: Martin Tisné
5) Amazon will continue to ban police from using its facial recognition AI
Amazon will extend a ban it enacted last year on the use of its facial recognition for law enforcement purposes. The web giant’s Rekognition service is one of the most powerful facial recognition tools available.
Read More: AI News
Author: Ryan Daws
4) Intel sees a bright future for silicon photonics, moving information at light speed in datacenters and beyond
It’s getting harder to improve the performance of electrical connections between compute, storage, and networking resources, so server interconnects are quickly transitioning to optical I/O to handle skyrocketing bandwidth needs in the data center.
Read More: VentureBeat
Author: Chris Angelini
3) PayPal Wants To Be A Super App
BloombergQuint reported recently that PayPal Wants to Be a Lot More Than an Online Checkout Button. Apparently, it wants to be a super app like WeChat and AliPay. According to the article: “The idea came to [PayPal CEO Dan] Schulman during a dinner three years ago with Martin Lau, the president of WeChat parent company Tencent Holdings.
2) Why Businesses Should Take Note Of The Artificial Intelligence Of Things
Currently the CEO of AI chip company XMOS, Mark Lippett is an experienced business leader with over 25 years of experience in technology. If you look at the biggest technological breakthroughs of the past 100 years, what do you think of straight away?
Read More: Forbes
Author: Mark Lippett
1) Machine learning platform identifies activated neurons in real-time
Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed an automatic process that uses streamlined artificial intelligence (AI) to identify active neurons in videos faster and more accurately than current techniques.
Author: Michaela Kane