PopID kiosks scan customers’ faces at participating restaurants using a technology called NeoFace, which is used primarily by law enforcement agencies to analyze faces.
Google Senior Fellow and Head of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Jeff Dean discussed the future of AI Monday in Hewlett Teaching Center, describing Google’s efforts to push the boundaries of what computers can do.
On Tuesday, Alex Stamos, former Chief Security Officer (CSO) of Yahoo and Facebook, spoke at the Hoover Institution about cybersecurity’s effect on society and the accountability of technology platforms for protecting their users.
Currently, pathologists use slides that they review themselves to assess lung cancer, making the process subjective. The new information provided by the software could help clinicians make more informed decisions about treatment plans.
ClassDojo and Stanford University’s Project for Education Research That Scales (PERTS) have created a teaching toolkit to incorporate the “growth mindset” into elementary and middle school classrooms.
Researchers at Stanford have developed software that could increase the efficiency of cloud computing by eliciting more work from the available infrastructure at large-scale data centers.
Last August, Mayer and Narayanan, who is a post-doctoral researcher, set out to create software that would allow users to indicate they don’t want to be tracked as they surf the Web.