Joint Statement: Policymakers Must Stimulate Advanced Connectivity and Digitalization to Secure Europe’s Competitiveness

• Ericsson, IBM, Intel, Nokia, and Vodafone call for policymakers to stimulate advanced connectivity and digitalization to secure Europe’s competitiveness • Policymakers should strive to achieve a true Digital Single Market, address the digital connectivity investment gap, and avoid introducing unnecessary regulatory burdens on businesses • Joint statement comes ahead of a meeting between D9+ […]

Researchers perform critical literature review on fairness and AI in the labor market

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Carlotta Rigotti and Eduard Fosch-Villaronga have published a new article that offers an insightful and critical literature review on fairness and AI in the labor market as part of the BIAS project. The ever-increasing adoption of AI technologies in the hiring landscape to enhance human resources efficiency raises questions about algorithmic […]

Deepfake detection improves when using algorithms that are more aware of demographic diversity

Credit: Markus Winkler from Pexels Deepfakes—essentially putting words in someone else’s mouth in a very believable way—are becoming more sophisticated by the day and increasingly hard to spot. Recent examples of deepfakes include Taylor Swift nude images, an audio recording of President Joe Biden telling New Hampshire residents not to vote, and a video of […]

AI model could optimize e-commerce sites for users who are color blind

A screenshot shows all nine versions of Aarabi’s test website, each filtered to simulate a variation of colour-blindness. The bottom-right version is weak protanomaly, or a reduced ability to perceive red light. Credit: Parham Aarabi University of Toronto researcher Parham Aarabi has created an artificial intelligence model that mimics how people use e-commerce websites—and it […]