AI Research Is in Desperate Need of an Ethical Watchdog – WIRED

WIRED AI Research Is in Desperate Need of an Ethical WatchdogWIREDAbout a week ago, Stanford University researchers (posted online)[https://osf.io/zn79k/] a study on the latest dystopian AI: They’d made a machine learning algorithm that essentially works as gaydar. After training the … Read More

Goop’s health marketing is under attack again—this time from an advertising watchdog – Fast Company

Fast Company Goop’s health marketing is under attack again—this time from an advertising watchdogFast CompanyThis includes crystals to “treat infertility,” that walking barefoot “cures insomnia,” and that Goop’s signature perfume “improves memory” and can “work as antibiotics.” Of course, Goop’s … Read More

Google’s DeepMind and UK hospitals made illegal deal for health data, says watchdog – The Verge

The Verge Google’s DeepMind and UK hospitals made illegal deal for health data, says watchdogThe VergeA deal between UK hospitals and Google’s AI subsidiary DeepMind “failed to comply with data protection law,” according to the UK’s data watchdog. The Information … Read More

UK watchdog “close” to verdict in DeepMind Health data consent probe – TechCrunch

TechCrunch UK watchdog “close” to verdict in DeepMind Health data consent probeTechCrunchThe UK’s data protection watchdog has said it’s “close” to concluding a 10-month+ investigation into consent complaints pertaining to a patient data-sharing agreement inked between Google-owned DeepMind and the … Read More