According to recent findings, more and more human resources professionals utilize artificial intelligence in evaluating employees. But such tech can lead to unfair employee appraisals or outright discrimination.
More AI tools are becoming available to help recruit and hire new technology staff. They take some of the burden off management to find the right people and also reduce bias in the process.
Truepic created a software platform that helps verify digital photos and videos online in the quest to bust deepfakes. The company pulled in funding from Microsoft’s venture capital arm M12 and other investors.
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker has said he will quickly sign a bill that calls for green economy expansion and the closure of all coal-fired power plants in the state by 2045. Critics say the bill would cut too many jobs.
Branch Technologies, a company based in Chattanooga, Tenn., is trying to change the way building structures are created with its 3D printing process. The company recently received a $300,000 state grant.
The Whitby Autonomous Vehicle Electric project is a nearly 4-mile autonomous electric shuttle route in Whitby, Ontario. The project integrates with local public transit and smart city technologies in the region.
MiamiCoin is a new cryptocurrency by CityCoins Inc., which hopes to generate interest in a city’s municipal projects. Like Bitcoin, it is created through a technical process involving computers “mining” the coin.
"Gita," a $3,200 robot, is now carrying food orders to passengers at their gates within the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The fee for the service is $2.99, and a human worker escorts the robot.
The startup is emulating the more precise, costlier digital twins that small water utilities can’t afford. The idea is that even with less precision, the product will help utilities act faster to deliver clean water.
Due to concerns about self-driving accidents, the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration has told Tesla to provide a significant amount of data on every car the company has sold over the last seven years.
The Legislature approved SB 500, which would require that autonomous vehicles be emissions free by 2030, nudging an industry that has been clearly trending toward electric. The bill awaits the governor’s signature.
This fall, iPhone users across eight states will be able to add digital driver's licenses and state IDs to their Apple Wallet to identify themselves at security checkpoints at participating airports.
The Natural Resources Defense Council has announced three cities will receive grants as part of the Delivering Zero Emissions Communities program — a move toward 100 percent zero emissions commercial vehicles by 2030.
The Government Accountability Office recently released a report detailing the past and future uses of facial recognition technology within 24 federal agencies. The report found that nearly half plan to increase use.
Los Angeles, Calif., will soon see a test fleet of robotaxis, but no passengers will be picked up until the proper approvals are made. The cars, made by Hyundai, will be equipped with driverless tech from Motional.
The standard U.S. vaccine card is a piece of paper — and thus quite easy to forge. So Holy Name Medical Center in New Jersey has turned to blockchain for secure and valid digital vaccine cards.