On face recognition, Americans trust police over private firms

[ad_1] A majority of Americans trust law enforcement to use facial recognition technology responsibly but are less comfortable with private sector usage, according to a new survey A majority of Americans trust law enforcement to use facial recognition technology responsibly but fewer are comfortable about its deployment by the private sector, a poll showed Thursday. […]

Twitter's Trust and Safety advisors say the company isn't listening

[ad_1] In the letter, obtained by Wired and published Friday, members of the council express to the company that “There have been no advance heads-up of Twitter’s policy or product changes to the council, leaving many of us to have no prior warning or let alone knowledge when answering press and media inquiries.” The members […]

Algorithms are everywhere, but what will it take for us to trust them?

[ad_1] An algorithm is just following rules designed either directly or indirectly by a human. Credit: Shutterstock/Billion Photos The role of algorithms in our lives is growing rapidly, from simply suggesting online search results or content in our social media feed, to more critical matters like helping doctors determine our cancer risk. But how do […]