Instagram wants to control the age of users using artificial intelligence

The minimum age to create an Instagram account is 13, but many minors lie about their date of birth. The photo and video sharing platform Instagram announced Thursday that it is testing new ways to verify the date of birth of its users, in particular thanks to an artificial intelligence tool estimating age via facial … Read more

AI is disrupting work, let’s take back control

Tribune written in team with Jérémie Giniaux-Kats, Erik Campanini, Mathias Dufour, Florian Forestier, Pauline Maury and Sylvie Teynier, members of the think tank and action lab #Leplusimportant. Algorithms, which have long been used to optimize the operation of machines, are also increasingly used to organize work and manage human resources. “Algorithmic management”, in the process … Read more

Shanghai spends billions on population control

After two months of confinement due to a new wave of Covid-19, the approximately 26 million inhabitants of Shanghai have regained their former life. The images show them running to shops and in parks. The city had never experienced such a period of confinement, and the authorities had to manage several attempts at riots and … Read more

Control: a breathtaking thriller on AI and the hypersurveillance society

To Washington DC, chaos emerges in the straight avenues lined with hundred-year-old trees. Victims of unbridled robotization which has replaced women and men in factories, unemployed people crowd into the American federal capital. They meet white-collar workers there who have also been deprived of their jobs by the emergence of big data. Sharpened by radical … Read more

Shanghai spends billions on facial recognition to control population

After two months of confinement due to a new wave of Covid-19, the approximately 26 million inhabitants of Shanghai have regained their former life. The images show them running to shops and in parks. The city had never experienced such a period of confinement, and the authorities had to manage several attempts at riots and … Read more

“Web3 is simply fighting against the monopoly of the big platforms that have control over Web2”: Mansaa Network, winner of the NFT Film Festival competition in Cannes – BeinCrypto

Web3 is simply fighting against the monopoly of the big

On May 20, the NFT Film Festival took place during the Cannes Film Festival. It was the first festival around film and blockchain. On this occasion, a competition was set up by the organizers of WAGAS Group, in order to reward the most innovative projects in the blockchain sector. 6 startups were in the running … Read more

Dust Control Systems Market to Rise at a Steady Rate in terms of Revenue in 2028 – Gabonflash

The research report on Global Dust Control Systems Market 2022 is an invaluable source of relevant information for business strategists. This Dust Control Systems Market analysis contains detailed information which will help you to better understand, scope and application of this report. The report will cover the current quality of the industry and examine perspective … Read more

Video control in the slaughterhouse: a positive assessment of the experiment

In a report published on May 17, 2022the CGAAER (general council for food, agriculture and rural areas) takes stock of the experimentation of the video control system in slaughterhouses. This experiment was included in the Egalim 1 law of 2018, in the same way as that of the mobile slaughterhouse. The objective of the video … Read more

EU spent over 340 million AI on border control

As Statewatch writes since 2007 the EU has spent more than 340 million for research on Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies for border control, asylum seekers, immigration, while a law proposal in this area currently under discussion does not provide safeguards against harmful uses of these technologies. The report, A clear and present danger: Missing safeguards … Read more

AI models and interpretability: prioritizing simplicity to maintain control

AI, including machine learning, is not just a mathematical model working with algorithms. Rather, it should be seen as a global system, in which our behaviors are measured and take the form of data, which are processed by algorithmic models to make predictions or make decisions. These results are then presented on an interface … Read more