Homeland Security details social media collection from immigrants

[ad_1] The AP said in June that Homeland Security was planning to expand its social media collection, but there haven’t been details until now. There have been numerous objections to Homeland Security’s practices, particularly since the visa requirements took effect in May. It’s not clear just how investigators conduct searches, or what they’re specifically looking […]

Artificial intelligence uncovers new details about Old Master paintings

[ad_1] The Ghent Altarpiece closed. Credit: Copyright holder, Saint-Bavo’s Cathedral, lukasweb.be – Art in Flanders; photo Dominique Provost. Artificial intelligence has been used to analyse high-resolution digital X-ray images of the world famous Ghent Altarpiece, as part of an investigative project led by UCL. The finding is expected to improve our understanding of art masterpieces […]

Hot Chips event details AI-strength processors

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Tech watchers this week got an earful of impressive AI accelerator work at Intel, namely revelations at the Hot Chips 2019 event, where Intel presented details of its Nervana neural network processors, (1) NNP-T for training and (2) NNP-I for inference. Let’s first revisit the inference (Spring Hill) work, and […]

Foxconn leaders, Wisconsin officials meet; details unclear

[ad_1] Foxconn Technology Group executives met Wednesday with Wisconsin’s governor, legislative leaders and others but no one is saying much about what they discussed. Foxconn, the world’s leading electronics manufacturer, has been under the spotlight in Wisconsin ever since striking a deal in 2017 to build a flat-screen display panel plant heralded by President Donald […]