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And you thought the cops were bad… Civil rights group warns of facial recog ‘epidemic’ across UK private sites

Shopping centres, museums and conference centres among all found to be using tech Facial recognition is being extensively deployed on privately owned sites across the UK, according to an investigation by civil liberties group Big Brother Watch.… Read more...Powered by WPeMatico const overlayTranslations = {"en":{"title":"Attention!","description":"Click “Allow” to subscribe opens £250k competition to tackle first-world problem of crap conference Wi-Fi

Forget Vegas or Barcelona. Be 'gigabit-capable' in Blighty Fiddling around with crap conference Wi-Fi is an occupational hazard for attendees. But today the UK government has dug deep to produce the princely sum of £250k to tackle this national problem.… Read more...Powered by WPeMatico const overlayTranslations = {"en":{"title":"Attention!","description":"Click

Presentation: Hands-on Feature Engineering for Natural Language Processing

Susan Li shares various NLP feature engineering techniques from Bag-Of-Words to TF-IDF to word embedding that includes feature engineering for both ML models and emerging DL approach. She covers the details including contextual & linguistic feature extraction, vectorization, n-grams, topic modeling, named entity resolution which are based on concepts from has £12m to help kick-start quantum techs that could be ‘adopted at scale’ – which is pretty niche, if we’re honest

Brave investors would have to match awards four times over The UK government yesterday waved around some pocket change aimed at making forever-nearly-here quantum technologies a reality.… Read more...Powered by WPeMatico const overlayTranslations = {"en":{"title":"Attention!","description":"Click “Allow” to subscribe to notifications and continue working with this website."}};

Criminal mastermind signed name as ‘Thief’ on receipts after buying stuff with stolen card

Hello, can I speak to Rob please? Second name Ber Criminologists have long known petty crooks to be dumber than law-abiding citizens. Throw in some Dunning-Kruger and you have the perfect storm of a moron who thinks they're a criminal mastermind.… Read more...Powered by WPeMatico const overlayTranslations =

Police costs for Gatwick drone fiasco double to nearly £900k – and still no one’s been charged

Omnishambles just keeps on rolling and you're paying for it Sussex Police's probe of the infamous London Gatwick airport drone fiasco of Christmas 2018 has doubled in cost to nearly £900,000 – and the bungling force still hasn't arrested the person or persons responsible.… Read more...Powered by WPeMatico

Just dying to get into neural networks? Need a start in deep learning? We can workshop it out

Join us at MCubed and dive deep into practical, hands-on knowledge Event  It’s great to see hear about the possibilities of machine learning, and AI, but to really understand their potential, nothing beats getting your hands dirty under the watchful eye of a bona fide expert.… Read more...Powered by WPeMatico

‘Deeply concerned’ UK privacy watchdog thrusts probe into King’s Cross face-recognizing snoop cam brouhaha

ICO wants to know if AI surveillance systems in central London are legal The UK's privacy watchdog last night launched a probe into the use of facial-recognition technology in the busy King's Cross corner of central London.… Read more...Powered by WPeMatico const overlayTranslations = {"en":{"title":"Attention!","description":"Click “Allow” to subscribe

Truckers, prepare to lose your jobs as UPS buys into self-driving tech

A human driver is still needed, for the moment at least Package delivery giant UPS has invested in TuSimple, a self-driving startup based in San Diego, California, to develop autonomous trucks, the mega-corp announced on Thursday.… Read more...Powered by WPeMatico const overlayTranslations = {"en":{"title":"Attention!","description":"Click “Allow” to subscribe to

‘Hey Google, remind Greg the locks have been changed, and he should find a new place to live. Maybe ask his mistress?’

Google Assistant can now send reminders to friends and family – this won't end well Having failed to grasp the lesson of Microsoft's annoying animated Office assistant, Clippy – humans hate being hectored by software – Google has empowered its Assistant software to remind people to do things at the

Ohio state’s top legal eagle just made it harder for the FBI, ICE, cops to snoop around its DMV DB for people’s faces

Feds, officers match thousands of license plates to driver IDs The Attorney General of Ohio has banned cops and the Feds from accessing the US state's database of drivers' license plates and faces until the officers and g-men receive adequate privacy compliance training.… Read more...Powered by WPeMatico const

Presentation: From Monolith to Observable Microservices using DDD

María Gómez shows how to move from a monolith to microservices applying Domain-Driven Design principles. Additionally, she explains how to better maintain microservices in production by making them observable. By Maria Gomez Read more...Powered by WPeMatico const overlayTranslations = {"en":{"title":"Attention!","description":"Click “Allow” to subscribe to notifications and continue working

If bigger seats and nicer nosh in British Airways’ First Class still aren’t enough, would sir like to wear some VR goggles?

Now you need only briefly see the cabin interior Good news for well-heeled British Airways customers! Now you can transport yourself away from the carrier's aircraft interior through the wizardry of Virtual Reality.… Read more...Powered by WPeMatico const overlayTranslations = {"en":{"title":"Attention!","description":"Click “Allow” to subscribe to notifications and