Amazon Web Services and Microsoft’s Azure both provide services that can identify faces as faces, and match them in a database with faces published online, either in ads or social media. For instance, a law enforcement tool called Thorn uses Amazon’s Rekognition to scan the internet for images of children who have been sold into sex trafficking. But these tech giants don’t offer products that essentially capture a face in public and run a search through the internet for the same face, as Clearview AI does. … [Read more...] about Privacy groups want a federal facial-recognition ban, but it’s a long shot
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"Market performance during last one year was in the backdrop of a slowing economy whereas 2020 would see a recovering economy and in that context, in the year going forward, we will surely see more multibaggers than what we saw in 2019," Vineeta Sharma, Head of Research at Narnolia Financial Advisors told Moneycontrol. … [Read more...] about Only 13 multibaggers in last year; experts feel 2020 will be more rewarding
But the prevalence of automation will mean that more and more jobs will require an ability to work with new sorts of technology. “As an individual, you’re going to have to constantly ask yourself, how will the future of work technology affect my industry?” says Latham. A job in sales or marketing, for example, will require competence in navigating customer management software such as Salesforce. Nurses and doctors will have to work alongside robots. That means that along with having soft skills, workers of the future will need to be prepared to perform jobs with a strong technological component. … [Read more...] about Will you still need a college education in 2040?
The Corona virus is understood to have been initially transmitted from animals (possibly snakes and bats) -- just as SARS that spread from civet cats, and MERS from camels. It is contagious and what makes the transmission difficult to contain at the initial stage is the fact that its incubation period i.e. time from exposure to developing symptoms is about 3-10 days. Researchers at Northeastern University and Imperial College London estimate that the number of actual infections may be 10 times more than the reported confirmed cases due to this incubation period. … [Read more...] about The Corona virus scare: What’s in it for investors?