Tag: facebook

True or False.

by on July 19, 2018 2:40 pm
Last week, our guest speaker Craig Martell spoke of how AI is exaggerated in movies and is highly unlikely to come in the form of the Terminator or Skynet taking over control of your vehicle and driving it off the road. In reality, AI is just advanced statistics, using algorithms like logistic regression and xgboost… Read more True or False.

Learning Facebook's Lesson the Easy Way

by on July 13, 2018 11:03 am
In the spring of 2018 Facebook found itself consumed with a press nightmare. Large international fines, inquiry hearings, and widespread boycotts all spun into a hellish cocktail of public dissent. All of this turmoil spurred from the data impropriety allegations against Cambridge Analytica, as brought forth by co-founder Christopher Wylie. Once the investigations following Wylie’s… Read more Learning Facebook's Lesson the Easy Way

The AI Apocalypse

by on August 4, 2017 11:43 am
Last week, the same headline was all over the news: “Facebook AI creates its own language”! This resulted in a lot of discussion and debate, bringing an old question to minds: is AI going to take over the world? With recent movies and prior cultural fear the power of AI is being questioned more and… Read more The AI Apocalypse

Emotion recognition for good or evil?

by on July 28, 2017 8:46 am
In the 1970s Paul Ekman pioneered the study of facial expressions by creating a catalog of more than 5,000 muscle movements to show how expressions reveal hidden emotions (1). Today AI and machine learning teach machines to understand and react to our emotions. Vaish and Kumari defines emotion as “a psycho-physiological process triggered by conscious… Read more Emotion recognition for good or evil?

Cybersecurity spring cleaning!

by on July 26, 2017 9:56 am
Cybersecurity is like exercise, we all know we should be doing more of it but most of us do the bare minimum. Guilty! Almost every single one of our speakers to date touched upon a different angle of information cybersecurity. Each underlined the importance of it – from the Government and public service obligation perspective,… Read more Cybersecurity spring cleaning!

Data: An expensive necessity for AI and Machine Learning

by on July 14, 2017 9:53 am
AI and Machine Learning are two big buzzwords within Information Technology and StartUps.  Since 2002 more then $3.8B have been raised by AI companies [10]. Nonetheless the biggest players are established companies such as Google, Facebook etc.. This might just be temporarily as they have the “benefit” of size and economics, but some argue that… Read more Data: An expensive necessity for AI and Machine Learning

Can California collect our personal data from Tech Giants?

by on July 6, 2017 11:02 pm
I often hear friends complain about the unknown usage of the data that they sprinkle everywhere – while casting a like, pin, swipe, heart (…) – on the most addictive messaging, social or dating apps. A majority of my surroundings thinks that this information should only be theirs, while they spread it frivolously to the… Read more Can California collect our personal data from Tech Giants?