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Robots are racist and sexist. Just like the people who created them

an machines think – and, if so, can they think critically about race and gender? Recent reports have shown that machine-learning systems are picking up racist and sexist ideas embedded in the language patterns they are fed by human engineers. The idea that machines can be as bigoted as people is an uncomfortable one for… Continuar lendo Robots are racist and sexist. Just like the people who created them

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Una Inteligencia Artificial se vuelve racista y machista al aprender a leer

Un estudio publicado este jueves en la revista Science muestra que cuando una inteligencia artificial (IA) aprende un idioma, ésta termina por asumir los sesgos humanos que están incluidos implícitamente en el lenguaje. En otras palabras, las máquinas basadas en aprendizaje automático se vuelven racistas y machistas al aprender un lenguaje, porque el lenguaje ya contiene ese… Continuar lendo Una Inteligencia Artificial se vuelve racista y machista al aprender a leer

Robôs também têm crises existenciais

Max Aguilera-Hellweg, um fotógrafo e cineasta que trabalhava nos bastidores da revista “Rolling Stones” e a deixou para viajar pelo mundo fotografando fatos científicos e cientistas para revistas como “National Geographic”, “Esquire”, “Time” e muitas outras publicações, revela-se um homem de interesses intensos e variados. Ele estudou durante seis anos técnica de interpretação pelo Sistema… Continuar lendo Robôs também têm crises existenciais

Virtual Reality: Growth Engine for Fashion? Though some are sceptical, many believe virtual reality and augmented reality have the potential to profoundly enhance both the back and front ends of the fashion business.

LONDON, United Kingdom — When Apple’s iPhone first appeared nearly 10 years ago, few could fathom the extent to which it would transform our daily lives. Today, much like mobile before it, a rising technology platform has the potential to create what Canadian media theorist Marshall McLuhan called “new patterns of human association,” unleashing a tsunami… Continuar lendo Virtual Reality: Growth Engine for Fashion? Though some are sceptical, many believe virtual reality and augmented reality have the potential to profoundly enhance both the back and front ends of the fashion business.

‘Orange goo’ is used in armor for soldiers and football players

(CNN)Poderia esta viscosidade lustrosa, brilhantemente colorida do laranja ser uma versão real-vida do "Flubber" do filme 1997 starring Robin Williams? Não muito ... Mas, embora possa parecer que é feito para crianças, na realidade, está revolucionando a forma como os soldados estão protegidos, e poderia reduzir radicalmente o número de traumatismos cranianos no futebol. É… Continuar lendo ‘Orange goo’ is used in armor for soldiers and football players

Puma Files Patent, Copyright, Trade Dress Suit Against Forever 21 Over Rihanna Shoes

On the heels of reports that Forever 21 is offering lookalike versions of footwear from Rihanna’s Fenty line for Puma, the German sportswear giant has slapped the copycat retailer with a design patent, trade dress, and copyright infringement lawsuit. According to Puma’s suit, which was filed late last week in the U.S. District Court for… Continuar lendo Puma Files Patent, Copyright, Trade Dress Suit Against Forever 21 Over Rihanna Shoes