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🤖 Quarantine with a chatbot / AI for social distancing / AI to prove war crimes

This week: Quarantine with a chatbot, Amazon's AI for social distancing, and AI to help prove war cri
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Artificial Intelligence Weekly
Artificial Intelligence Weekly
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This week: Quarantine with a chatbot, Amazon’s AI for social distancing, and AI to help prove war crimes in court.
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Riding Out Quarantine With a Chatbot Friend: ‘I Feel Very Connected’ | The New York Times

Japan's Fujitsu brings hand washing AI to COVID-19 fight | Reuters

Amazon Touts AI for Social Distancing Amid Worker Complaints | WIRED

What a machine learning tool that turns Obama white can (and can’t) tell us about AI bias | The Verge

Human rights activists want to use AI to help prove war crimes in court | MIT Technology Review

Facebook just released a database of 100,000 deepfakes to teach AI how to spot them | MIT Technology Review

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