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October 24, 2015
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Robotics and the law: When software can harm you

Recent headlines declaring “Robot Kills Man in Germany” are examples of growing news coverage about the impact of robots on society. This is the subject of a new law review article by a University of Washington faculty member.

May 2, 2013
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IBM Research Makes World’s Smallest Movie Using Atoms

Future storage systems based on atomic-scale memory would be capable of storing massive amounts of Big Data GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® certifies movie as World’s Smallest Stop-Motion Film SAN JOSE, Calif. – 01 May 2013: Scientists from IBM today unveiled the … Continue reading

February 18, 2013
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A ‘Golden Era’ of Insight: Big Data’s Bright Future

For over 20 years, Microsoft Research’s labs around the world have focused on research across a broad spectrum of topics in computer science. From the start, the organization has invested heavily in pioneering breakthroughs in machine intelligence, including efforts in … Continue reading

December 28, 2012
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Putin signs ‘anti-Magnitsky’ law

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday, December 28th, signed the law, which had been passed in response to the USA’s “Magnitsky Act”. The law has been dubbed in Russia as the “Law of Dima Yakovlev” (named after the boy, who … Continue reading

February 2, 2012
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Canadian Police Agencies Suppressing Data on Race, Says Criminology Study

*Data essential for creating fair policies* While only 20 per cent of Canada’s police forces have an explicit policy against reporting the race of victims and accused persons, criminologists from the University of Toronto and Nipissing show that the majority … Continue reading