Black Holes and AI

Some thoughts on black holes from an AI perspective:

Facebook has promised to use artificial intelligence to stop suggesting users invite their dead friends to parties…“Once an account is memorialised, we use AI to help keep the profile from showing up in places that might cause distress, like recommending that person be invited to events or sending a birthday reminder to their friends.”

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/apr/09/facebook-to-use-artificial-intelligence-to-stop-telling-users-to-say-hi-to-dead-friends

Now companies in the UK can sign up to use AI to analyze employees behaviors. Such fun.

Dozens of UK business owners are using artificial intelligence to scrutinise staff behaviour minute-to-minute by harvesting data on who emails whom and when, who accesses and edits files and who meets whom and when…The TUC’s general secretary, Frances O’Grady, said: “Workers want to be trusted to do their jobs. But this kind of high-tech snooping creates fear and distrust. And by undermining morale, it could do businesses more harm than good.

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/apr/09/facebook-to-use-artificial-intelligence-to-stop-telling-users-to-say-hi-to-dead-friends

There’s more to read, some links of the day, over here. Enjoy!

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