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Feds Warn Employers Against Discriminatory Hiring Algorithms

22 hours ago   |   Wired

As AI invades the interview process, the DOJ and EOCC have provided guidance to protect people with disabilities from bias.
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The co-founders of DeepMind and LinkedIn have raised $225 million for their A.I. lab

1 day ago   |   CNBC

Inflection AI, the new start-up from DeepMind co-founder Mustafa Suleyman and LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman, has secured $225 million in funding.
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The NSA Swears It Has ‘No Backdoors' in Next-Gen Encryption

3 days ago   |   Wired

Plus: New details of ICE's dragnet surveillance in the US, Clearview AI agrees to limit sales of its faceprint database, and more.
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AI For Sustainability, The Billionaire Betting Against Coal And Tesla Facing Lower China Sales

3 days ago   |   Forbes

This week's Current Climate, which every Saturday brings you the latest news about the business of sustainability.
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The Discovery Files - Enhancing AI Diagnosis

The Discovery Files - Enhancing AI Diagnosis

3 days ago   |   NSF

When you pair up humans and artificial intelligence, it could mean earlier and more accurate cancer detection, EHR-DGE Grant Award 1922658.. Full story at disp.jsp?med...
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Report: 5 key trends for AI's future

Report: 5 key trends for AI's future

3 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Tech leaders must harness these emerging AI trends to democratize and foster AI's responsible use and exploit its generative powers.
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Walmart and Target Foot Traffic Data Suggests Strong Q1 Results

3 days ago   |   Forbes

Based on Placer.ai's metrics, Target and Walmart have shown significant year-over-year visit gains in the early months of 2022. Target saw an average monthly visit increase of...
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To optimize data curation for AI, Lightly turns to self-supervised learning

3 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Lightly has set out to tackle the challenge of optimizing data curation for AI and machine learning models. It includes a series of open-source projects like the Lightly...
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Rain nabs $11M to build voice experiences for brands

Rain nabs $11M to build voice experiences for brands

3 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Rain, a marketing agency building custom voice experiences for brands, has raised $11 million in venture capital.
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Vaccines Could Have Prevented At Least 318,000 Deaths, Study Suggests

3 days ago   |   Forbes

A minimum of 318,000 Covid-19 related deaths spanning from January 2021 to April 2022 would have been avoided with readily available vaccines, based on research spearheaded by...
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Explosion damages 4 cars in Humboldt Park; investigation underway

Explosion damages 4 cars in Humboldt Park; investigation underway

CHICAGO - An investigation is underway after an explosion caused damage to four parked cars in the city's Humboldt Park neighborhood. Police and the Chicago Fire Department... Read more ...

Tucker Carlson Addresses Alleged Gunman's Screed

Tucker Carlson Addresses Alleged Gunman's Screed

Tucker Carlson addressed the Buffalo mass shooting Monday night, asserting that his critics are off base in connecting views put forth on his Fox show to the suspected gunman... Read more ...

1532: Holy Roman Empire makes ‘buggery' punishable by death

1532: Holy Roman Empire makes ‘buggery' punishable by death

The Holy Roman Empire in 1532 made intercourse between two women a crime punishable by death. In 1533, the “abominable vice of buggery” for both sexes was made a capital crime... Read more ...

2900-2500 BC: First record of a transgender person

2900-2500 BC: First record of a transgender person

Although rock art dating as far back as 9600 B.C. depicts what some scholars have interpreted as homosexual love scenes, one of the first sets of skeletal remains of an LGBTQ+... Read more ...

2400 BC: Niankhkhnum and Khnumhotep are buried together

2400 BC: Niankhkhnum and Khnumhotep are buried together

Niankhkhnum and Khnumhotep were ancient manicurists who worked for the royal court in a city called Saqqara, Egypt, around 2400 B.C. In 1964, archaeologists unearthed a joint... Read more ...

27 BC: First recorded same-sex marriage under Roman Empire

27 BC: First recorded same-sex marriage under Roman Empire

In 27 B.C., Augustus established the Roman Empire under which the first recorded same-sex marriage ceremony reportedly took place. At this time, laws around homosexuality were... Read more ...

1967: Police raid Black Cat Tavern

1967: Police raid Black Cat Tavern

After plain-clothed police officers raided the Black Cat Tavern in Los Angeles on New Year's Day in 1967, beating up staff and patrons alike, a group of gay rights protestors... Read more ...

LGBTQ+ history before Stonewall

LGBTQ+ history before Stonewall

Today's Gay Liberation Movement can trace its roots directly to the Stonewall riots on June 28, 1969. The impromptu demonstrations, which occurred after a nighttime police raid... Read more ...

Pennsylvanians to cast first ballots under redistricted maps

Pennsylvanians to cast first ballots under redistricted maps

Below Pennsylvania's marquee races for governor and U.S. Senate, there are primary contests for 17 congressional districts. Read more ...

Who will win the Preakness Stakes? Horses, odds, expert picks & more for...

Who will win the Preakness Stakes? Horses, odds, expert picks & more for 2022 Triple Crown race

The Sporting News breaks down which horses you should be betting at the 2022 Kentucky Derby. Read more ...