Tag: AI

FBI Says More People Using ‘Deepfake’ Technology to Apply for Jobs

The FBI has published a new statement warning about the increasingly prevalent use of “deepfake” technology in job interviews, allowing users to assume the identity of someone else over digital video interviews in order to gain access to sensitive data. On June 28, the FBI released a public service announcement about the growing problem, in…


Is Google’s LaMDA Woke? Its Software Engineers Sure Are

Commentary An article in the Washington Post revealed that a Google engineer who had worked with Google’s Responsible AI organization believes that Google’s LaMDA (Language Model for Dialogue Applications), an artificially intelligent chatbot generator, is “sentient.” In a Medium blog post, Blake Lemoine claims that LaMDA is a person who exhibits feelings and shows the unmistakable signs of consciousness: “Over the…


TikTok Accesses American Data: Casey Fleming Breaks Down the Threat

TikTok secretly accesses American data, despite denying it to the public, according to audio obtained by Buzzfeed. Now, questions arise over data safety and China’s subversion of U.S. society, as well as the national security threat of TikTok and other intrusive apps from China. Where do we go from here? I have Casey Fleming, CEO…


Google Engineer Warns About ‘Sentient’ Behavior of Company’s AI, Gets Suspended

A Google engineer has been suspended after raising concerns about an artificial intelligence (AI) program he and a collaborator is testing, which he believes behaves like a human “child.” Google put one of its senior software engineers in its Responsible AI ethics group, Blake Lemoine, on paid administrative leave on June 6 for breaching “confidentiality…


Engineer Warns About Google AI‘s ‘Sentient’ Behavior, Gets Suspended

A Google engineer has been suspended after raising concerns about an artificial intelligence (AI) program he and a collaborator is testing, which he believes behaves like a human “child.” Google put one of its senior software engineers in its Responsible AI ethics group, Blake Lemoine, on paid administrative leave on June 6 for breaching “confidentiality…


How China’s Push for AI Weapons Threatens the World

Killer robots: the stuff of science fiction. But it’s becoming all too real. There’s a race for artificial intelligence and unmanned weapons that could change the face of warfare. In this special report, we look at how the Chinese regime is harnessing its vast reaches of data and turning it into a weapon, where that…


Are We the Last Generation of Humans?

Commentary Are you still human? In the near future, such a question may become very relevant. According to Yuval Noah Harari, an Israeli historian and best-selling author of “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind,” “Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow,” and other books, your being merely human will one day become a big problem….


‘The Most Important Ethical Issue Right Now Is Keeping China’s Hands Off of Our Data’: Arthur Herman

In this special episode, we sat down with Arthur Herman, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute and director of the Quantum Alliance Initiative, as well as Rick Fisher, senior fellow at the International Assessment and Strategy Center. They talk about China’s push to use artificial intelligence to develop unmanned weapons, how this could change warfare,…


Defence and Tech Experts Call for Australia to Build In-House AI Capability

Australia must establish its sovereign artificial intelligence (AI) research and innovation capability to avoid being left behind other countries, a report released on Monday has found. “Artificial Intelligence: Your Questions Answered,” a collaboration between the University of Adelaide’s Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML) and the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), is a collection of…


To Defeat China, the US Must Focus on These 5 Key Sectors

Commentary In an effort to combat the threat from the Chinese regime, the U.S. National Intelligence and Security Center (NCSC) has prioritized the following five key sectors: artificial intelligence, quantum computing, biotechnology, semiconductors, and autonomous systems. According to the most recent NCSC report, these five sectors “produce technologies that may determine whether America remains the…