Facebook pushing for facials and fighting deepfakes while US Army learning AI ethics

Roundup Hello, here’s a list of all this week’s AI and machine learning related news beyond what we’ve already covered. Facebook has turned off automatic facial recognition for its users and the US Department of Defense wants to hire an ethicist to, you know, develop AI for good, of course. Let’s detect deepfakes with a…challenge!…

Faced with Data Deluge, Astronomers Turn to Automation

On August 18, 2017, a new age in astronomy dawned, appropriately, with a tweet: “New LIGO. Source with optical counterpart. Blow your sox off!” One astronomer had jumped the gun, tweeting ahead of an official announcement by LIGO (the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory). The observatory had detected an outburst of gravitational waves, or ripples in…

We spoke with the CEO of Color about what its new genetic counseling project with NIH means to the company

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. The US’ National Institutes of Health (NIH) and genetic health company Color announced a multiyear grant partnership that will see the California-based startup take on critical…

Amazon is bringing cloud services and AI to a consortium of Pittsburgh researchers (AMZN)

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. Amazon is bringing its AWS cloud computing platform to a consortium of Pittsburgh researchers. The tech giant is teaming up with the Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance…