• Mary Meeker: Social media usage is flat globally, mobile ad spend continues to climb

    2 monthes ago - By Marketing Land

    Daily social media usage increased by just 1% year-over-year, according to the annual report.
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  • San Francisco says it will use AI to reduce bias when charging people with crimes

    San Francisco says it will use AI to reduce bias when charging people with crimes

    2 monthes ago - By The Verge

    San Francisco is announcing a “bias mitigation tool” that uses basic AI techniques to automatically redact information from police reports that could identify a suspect's race. It's designed to be a way to keep prosecutors from being influenced by racial bias when deciding whether someone gets charged with a crime. The tool will be ready in early July.
    The tool will not only strip out descriptions of race, but also descriptions like eye color and hair color, according to the SF District Attorney's office. The names of people, locations, and neighborhoods that might all consciously or...
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  • Daily Deals (6-12-2019)

    2 monthes ago - By Liliputing

    Lenovo's 2nd-gen ThinkPad P1 will begin shipping later this month. So it's not surprising that last year's model is on sale. The laptop is a 3.8 pound mobile workstation with a 15.6 inch display, an Intel Coffee Lake processor, and NVIDIA Quadro graphics. When it first launched, the ThinkPad P1 had a list price of...
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  • Individuals will spend an average of 800 hours using mobile internet globally in 2019: report

    Individuals will spend an average of 800 hours using mobile internet globally in 2019: report

    2 monthes ago - By MobileSyrup

    Individuals around the world will spend an average of 800 hours using the mobile internet this year, according to a recent forecast from Zenith Media , a media agency company. The report outlined that 800 hours equals 33 days without sleeping or pausing. This number will increase to 930 hours , or 39 full days, by 2021, claims Zenith Media. Zenith Media published its first edition of this report in 2015, when the average amount of time spent by people using the mobile internet was 80 minutes a day. Now, that number has increased to 130 minutes, which is an increase of 13 percent a year...
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