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Dave Gershgorn

Emerging Tech

The U.S. Might Need Self-Driving Trucks to Avoid a Labor Shortage Crisis

The trucking industry had a shortage of 51,000 truck drivers at the end of last year.

Emerging Tech

Five Things the World Finally Realizes About Facebook

The questions Mark Zuckerberg is being pressed to answer are bigger than the platform.

Emerging Tech

AI Experts Want Government Algorithms to Be Studied Like Environmental Hazards

They also believe automated decision-making systems should be continuously monitored.

Data

Madison Square Garden Has Been Secretly Scanning Fans With Facial Recognition

The arena matches faces to a database to identify individuals and determine if they are “considered a problem.”

Emerging Tech

The World of Self-Driving Cars Is Set to Change in April

Get used to seeing cars driving with nobody behind the wheel.

Emerging Tech

AI Experts List the Real Dangers of Artificial Intelligence

Every AI advance by the good guys is an advance for the bad guys, too.

Emerging Tech

The Case Against Understanding Why AI Makes Decisions

Not everyone wants to open the "black box" of artificial intelligence.

Data

Google Is Using 46 Billion Data Points to Predict the Medical Outcomes of Hospital Patients

Google hopes to predict your medical outcome as soon as you’re admitted to the hospital.