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Data Digest: Unintended Consequences of New Technology

New technologies and techniques can bring great advances, or they can create malicious fake videos, traffic problems, and racial profiling.

 

Watch Out for Fake Videos Made with AI

This article explains the dangers of so-called deepfakes that are hard to distinguish from real video.

Read more at PC Mag


Ridesharing Companies Contribute to Traffic Woes

Counter to the companies' own claims, a new study alleges that tech-enabled ridesharing companies are causing a rise in traffic and congestion.

Read more at Freight Waves


Facial Recognition Banned in San Francisco

San Francisco is now the first city in the U.S. to prohibit the use of facial recognition technology by police and city agencies, citing concerns about civil liberties and racial bias.

Read more at NPR


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