This display of corporate #ethics from #Microsoft comes amid an intense debate about the use of #facialrecognition and #artificialintelligence .
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The British government for example has launched an inquiry into the use of #AI and potential bias in legal matters.
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#Google meanwhile has tied itself in knots over the issue.
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In March this year Google created the ‘Advanced Technology External Advisory Council (ATEAC)’, to offer guidance on the #ethical use of AI.
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But only a week later it disbanded the council over concern of a couple of its female members.
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And Google also caused deep anger among its employees (some of whom resigned) over its involvement in a  #Pentagon project codenamed Project Maven. The Pentagon #drone project had utilised Google’s AI #technology .
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Following that, #Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai last year created new principles for AI use at Google, and pledged not to use AI for technology that causes injury to people.
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Read the full article:
https://www.silicon.co.uk/data-storage/business-intelligence/microsoft-deletes-facial-recognition-database-261309
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  • @technologydrip 14 June, 2019

    nice