Siri improved small business name recognition by using local language models

  1. Siri improved small business name recognition by using local language models  AppleInsider
  2. Apple Details Improvements to Siri’s Ability to Recognize Names of Local Businesses and Destinations  Mac Rumors
  3. Apple explains how it uses US Census data and ML to make Siri a local  9to5Mac
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Savoring the Little Moments: The U.S. Presidential Scholars Recognition Program from a Scholar’s Perspective

As one of three 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars from Hawaiʻi, it is safe to assume that my plane ticket from Honolulu to Dulles was one of the more expensive tickets reimbursed by the program. From the day the list of Presidential Scholars was released to the moment I boarded my nine-hour flight, thoughts of the National Recognition Program (NRP), held each year in the nation’s capital, felt surreal—scenes of historic national landmarks and famed politicians from both CNN and “Cory in the House” filled my mind.
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Amazon's facial recognition tool misidentified 28 members of Congress in ACLU test

  1. Amazon’s facial recognition tool misidentified 28 members of Congress in ACLU test  USA TODAY
  2. Tech Howl for July 26  Yahoo Lifestyle
  3. Facial Recognition Software Wrongly Identifies 28 Lawmakers As Crime Suspects  NPR
  4. UploadedFiles/Final_CBC_Amazon_Facial_Recognition_Letter – Congressional Black Caucus – House.gov  Congressional Black Caucus – House.gov
  5. Amazon’s Facial Recognition Wrongly Identifies 28 Lawmakers, ACLU Says  New York Times
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MIT researcher warned Amazon of bias in facial recognition software

  1. MIT researcher warned Amazon of bias in facial recognition software  The Hill
  2. Tech Howl for July 26  Yahoo Lifestyle
  3. Amazon’s facial-recognition tool misidentified 28 lawmakers as people arrested for a crime, study finds  Washington Post
  4. Lawmakers Can’t Ignore Facial Recognition’s Bias Anymore  WIRED
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Dems lash out at Amazon over facial recognition software following ACLU report

  1. Dems lash out at Amazon over facial recognition software following ACLU report  The Hill
  2. Tech Howl for July 26  Yahoo Lifestyle
  3. Amazon’s facial-recognition tool misidentified 28 lawmakers as people arrested for a crime, study finds  Washington Post
  4. Lawmakers Can’t Ignore Facial Recognition’s Bias Anymore  WIRED
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Amazon's Facial Recognition Wrongly Identifies 28 Lawmakers, ACLU Says

  1. Amazon’s Facial Recognition Wrongly Identifies 28 Lawmakers, ACLU Says  New York Times
  2. Amazon’s facial recognition matched 28 members of Congress to criminal mugshots  The Verge
  3. ACLU: Amazon’s facial recognition software misidentifies lawmakers, least accurate on minority members  The Hill
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Amazon's facial recognition matched 28 members of Congress to criminal mugshots

  1. Amazon’s facial recognition matched 28 members of Congress to criminal mugshots  The Verge
  2. Amazon’s Facial Recognition Wrongly Identifies 28 Lawmakers, ACLU Says  New York Times
  3. Amazon facial recognition misidentifies members of Congress, least accurate on minority members  The Hill
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