Security

Facial recognition in schools: Here are the risks to children

In conversation with my teenage daughter last week, I pointed out a news report which flagged concerns over the use of facial recognition technologies in several school canteens in North Ayrshire, Scotland. Nine schools in ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

New memcapacitor devices for neuromorphic computing applications

To train and implement artificial neural networks, engineers require advanced devices capable of performing data-intensive computations. In recent years, research teams worldwide have been trying to create such devices, using ...

Hi Tech & Innovation

Moscow metro launches face recognition payments

Moscow on Friday rolled out a facial recognition payment system in the city's metro system, part of a rapid expansion of the controversial technology in Russia.

Machine learning & AI

Developing an AI that 'thinks' like humans

Creating human-like AI is about more than mimicking human behavior—technology must also be able to process information, or "think" like humans if it is to be fully relied upon.

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