UK police increasing AI use without public consultation

British police are increasingly adopting artificial intelligence (AI), facial recognition and predictive policing technologies, often without promised public consultation, according to a new report from the London-based Royal Society of Arts (RSA). (RSA), a 266-year-old London-based organization dedicated to solving social problems — past members include Benjamin Franklin, Adam Smith, Charles Read more…

Amazon VP resigns from ‘chickenshit’ company over protester firings

By Brett Wilkins A senior engineer and vice president at Amazon announced on Monday that he is resigning “in dismay” over the company’s termination of employees who speak out against dangerous and potentially deadly working conditions during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. A ‘Chickenshit’ Company Motherboard first reported the departure of Read more…

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