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Here’s what facial recognition regulation should look like, according to Microsoft

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

Smith also debuted Microsoft's six principles for use of the technology.

Facial recognition algorithms are getting a lot better, NIST study finds

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

The technology has undergone an "industrial revolution" in the past five years.

Help IARPA develop better activity detection algorithms for long video

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

Video surveillance creates a lot of data. But then what?

NIST challenge targets better de-identification techniques for public data

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 10 months ago

The agency is worried about "linkage attacks," where hackers collate a bunch of datasets to glean personally identifiable information from otherwise anonymized data.

The Trump administration is bullish on tech transfer

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 10 months ago

"Tomorrow's great new technologies come from today's basic research," Deputy U.S. CTO Michael Kratsios said at an event on Thursday.

NIST wants telecom drones that can fly longer and carry more gear. Can you help?

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 year ago

A new challenge asks participants to build a drone tailored to first responders' needs.

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