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Dave Gershgorn

Dave Gershgorn covers artificial intelligence for Quartz.
Emerging Tech

These Companies Are Pitching AI to the U.S. Military

The Pentagon’s AI shopping list is similar to a Silicon Valley company’s: fast data organization, predictive maintenance, and mitigation for threats.


The DEA And ICE Are Hiding Surveillance Cameras In Streetlights

It’s unclear where the streetlight cameras have been installed, or where the next deployments will take place.

Emerging Tech

Twitter’s Existential Crisis Has It Reconsidering The 'Like' Button

Recent reports have floated the idea that the platform will drastically change.

Emerging Tech

Google Is About to Have Even More Control Over the Images You Find on the Internet

The new functionality represents a shift in the way Google surfaces and displays images for its users.


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.


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

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