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Artificial Intelligence: Why using AI to screen job applicants is almost always a bunch of crap

Artificial Intelligence: Why using AI to screen job applicants is almost always a bunch of crap

Millions of potential employees are subjected to artificial intelligence screenings during the hiring process every month. While some systems make it easier to weed out candidates who lack necessary educational or work qualifications, many AI hiring solutions are nothing more than snake oil. Thousands of companies around the world rely on outside businesses to provide…

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Artificial Intelligence: A beginner’s guide to the AI apocalypse: Wall-E syndrome

Artificial Intelligence: A beginner’s guide to the AI apocalypse: Wall-E syndrome

This is the second article in TNW’s “A beginner’s guide to the AI apocalypse” series highlighting the potential existential threats AI poses to humankind. Read the first article, “Misaligned objectives,” here.  Artificial intelligence promises to revolutionize every facet of technology from healthcare to space exploration. Simply put: all technology in the year 2020 and beyond…

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Artificial Intelligence: Report: Whichever country claims AI supremacy this decade will rule the Earth

Artificial Intelligence: Report: Whichever country claims AI supremacy this decade will rule the Earth

The Brookings Institution last week published a report from global economy expert Indermit Gill prophesying that the AI leader in 2030 will go on to rule the planet until at least 2100. The territories in the running include the US, China, and the European Union. Economists appear to have reached a general consensus that artificial intelligence…

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Security: JDI’s ultrathin biometric sensor is built for ‘high security’ authentication

Security: JDI’s ultrathin biometric sensor is built for ‘high security’ authentication

According to the company, this makes it particularly well-suited to security applications, as well as data-sensitive wearables. Where other sensors operate with either biometric signals (pulse waves) or biometric information (fingerprints and veins), Japan Display's takes both into account. No word yet on its plans for commercialization, but the company expects the sensor will be…

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Security: How Ring is rethinking privacy and security

Security: How Ring is rethinking privacy and security

Ring is now a major player when it comes to consumer video doorbells, security cameras — and privacy protection. Amazon acquired the company and promotes its devices heavily on its e-commerce websites. Ring has even become a cultural phenomenon with viral videos being shared on social networks and the RingTV section on the company’s website.…

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Security: Donald Trump’s ‘National Security’ Impeachment Defense Is a Red Herring

Security: Donald Trump’s ‘National Security’ Impeachment Defense Is a Red Herring

The president’s cry-wolf strategy is straight from Richard Nixon’s playbook.Photograph: Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post/Getty ImagesAs the US Senate launches the first impeachment trial of a US president in the 21st century—and only the third in the history of the country—Donald Trump’s defense team has offered new hints about how they plan to block the Democrats’…

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