Tag: Ethics

Google creates AI ethics panel

BBC Online: Google has created an advisory panel to offer guidance on ethical issues relating to artificial intelligence, automation and related technologies Visit Website

Amazon provides police with facial recognition technology

BBC Online:  Amazon has defended providing US police forces with facial recognition technology, amid growing concern from civil rights groups. Visit Website

Burger-flipping robot is too slow

BBC Online: A robot designed to replace a human role in a burger restaurant has been forced to take a break whilst improvements are made. Visit Website

Amazon to create 1200 jobs with new warehouse

The Guardian Online: Amazon is to create a further 1,200 new jobs with a warehouse in Bolton.  The warehouse, which will be the third to open in the north-west, will be one of a new generation…

Monkey selfie legal fight settled

BBC Online:  A photographer has won a two-year legal fight against an animal rights group over a “monkey selfie” photograph. Visit Website

Flybe fined for sending unwanted emails

BBC Online:  The airline Flybe has been fined £70,000 for sending more than 3.3 million marketing emails to people who had opted out of receiving them. Visit Website

Gov calls for access to encrypted messaging services

BBC Online:  The UK Government are calling for access to encrypted messages in order to fight terrorists. Visit Website

Set-top box seller ordered to pay £250,000

BBC Online:  A businessman who sold “fully loaded” set-top boxes, enabling users to watch subscription TV for free, must pay £250,000. Malcolm Mayes admitted breaching the Copyright, Designs & Patents Act by advertising and selling adapted…