<h1 class="entry-title">Category: AI</h1>
16 Sep

Facial Recognition in Europe – a Battle Between Privacy and Surveillance

Police, security forces, and private landlords are increasingly using facial recognition across Western Europe for surveillance purposes. Facial recognition systems have been deployed by police in Berlin, Copenhagen, and several UK cities. Concern about the use of this technology by the public and private sector is growing dramatically, and legislators are now waking up to […]

12 Aug

European Commission to Create GDPR Equivalent for AI

Jack VernonSenior Research Analyst, European AI SystemsRead full bio New European Commission (EC) President Ursula von der Leyen looks like she could be instrumental in pushing a significantly changed regulatory environment for the development of artificial intelligence in Europe — marking a stark departure from the EC’s approach under predecessor Jean-Claude Juncker, who chose not […]

31 Jul

Microsoft Partners with OpenAI, Sets Sights on Google

Jack VernonSenior Research Analyst, European AI SystemsRead full bio Microsoft has announced it will invest $1 billion in San Francisco–based research group OpenAI. OpenAI said the investment and collaboration with Microsoft would help the two organizations pursue Artificial General Intelligence (AGI), development of an Azure AI computing platform, and an agreement to port OpenAI’s services […]