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Dave Gershgorn

Dave Gershgorn covers artificial intelligence for Quartz.
Data

The New Apple Watch Is Going to Have More of Your Health Data Than Your Doctor

Owners of the watch can get hospital-grade heart monitoring in 30 seconds.

CIO Briefing

A Good Keyboard Is the Ultimate Workplace Luxury

It's the item you interact with more than anything else in your workplace.

Data

The ACLU Used Amazon’s Facial Recognition And It Labelled Congress Members As Criminals

The ACLU is using this demonstration to call for a moratorium on police use of facial-recognition technology.

Emerging Tech

Waymo Just Laid Out Its Vision For a Driverless Future

The company wants to incorporate ride-sharing into its business model.

Emerging Tech

DARPA’s New Cars Are Mechanical Mountain Goats

These vehicles can handle rough or extremely uneven terrain.

Emerging Tech

Google Is Using AI to See Inside the Brain Like Never Before

New data might help neuroscientists better understand the structure of the brain.

Emerging Tech

Microsoft Wants Congress to Regulate Facial Recognition

One of these metrics for regulation could be ensuring the technology works similarly for all

Emerging Tech

AI Is Getting Closer to Replacing Animal Testing

The algorithm can predict results from nine different tests.

Data

Google’s Duplex AI Could Kill the Call Center

And little is known about how this AI system actually works.

Emerging Tech

Scientists Built a Transforming Flying Robot Dragon

The aircraft actually solves a bunch of problems facing modern drones.

Data

Facial Recognition Is Here to Stay. And We Should All Probably Accept It

The public can still push for transparency and pressure for ethical guidelines to be set in place.

Data

New Data Could Help Siri And Alexa Know When They’re Being Unhelpful

Knowing when there isn’t enough information to provide an accurate answer is a tricky skill to learn.