Topic 1: Limit AI Research before it happens?

Wired reports that an AI algorithm that “predicts” criminality based on a facial recognition is drawing ire. Meanwhile, some AI experts are calling to stop this line of research altogether.

https://www.wired.com/story/algorithm-predicts-criminality-based-face-sparks-furor/

https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/24/21301465/ai-machine-learning-racist-crime-prediction-coalition-critical-technology-springer-study

Topic 2: Apple buys an RMM

. . . Will this affect us? (and Dave notes his predictions along these lines).

Note also Amazon’s new use of the term “managed service ” with regard to their Honeycode project. Described online as a “managed service” you can buy.

See . . .

https://www.channele2e.com/investors/mergers-acquisitions/apple-buys-fleetsmith/

https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200624005803/en/AWS-Announces-Amazon-Honeycode

Topic 3: Life after the Pandemic . . .

Will we actually get to attend anything in October?

We discuss probabilities . . . and have some differences of opinion.

 

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