Amazon’s sexist hiring algorithm also can peaceable be better than a human

Mikhail Zavid

Amazon decided to shut down its experimental artificial intelligence (AI) recruiting tool after discovering it discriminated against women. The company created the tool to trawl the web and spot potential candidates, rating them from one to five stars. But the algorithm learned to systematically downgrade women’s CV’s for technical jobs such as software developer. Although…

Huawei Displays the Actual Switch War With China

Mikhail Zavid

Huawei Reveals the Real Trade War With China(Bloomberg Opinion) — If you only scan the headlines, you could be forgiven for thinking that the U.S.-China trade war is mainly about tariffs. After all, the president and trade-warrior-in-chief has called himself “Tariff Man.” And the tentative trade deal between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi…

Can Unique Technology Address The Rape Equipment Backlog?

Mikhail Zavid

This past January, a woman was walking along a road in Tumwater, Washington when a man pulled her into the woods and raped her. This rape might not have happened had police quickly processed evidence from the sexual assault exam — or “rape kit”— from another Tumwater rape the previous summer. But because it took…

Tesla, Uber, Waymo, and Cruise are going by draw of a foremost actuality evaluation as concerns mount for their self-riding car tech (TSLA, GM, GOOGL)

Mikhail Zavid

Timelines presented by auto and tech companies have positioned 2018 and 2019 as milestones in the development of autonomous-driving technology. But delays, reported development issues, and a fatal crash have raised questions about the near-term potential of self-driving vehicles. Experts told Business Insider that the media and autonomous-driving industry have created unrealistic expectations about the…

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