Trendwatch AI & Robotics: August 6, 2020

August 6th, 2020

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Robots that map factory floors – Emotion detecting cars – Packaging automation – The future of autocomplete – Bias-free hiring

An AI Hiring Firm Says it Can Predict Job Hopping Based on Your Interviews — MIT Technology Review

The idea of “bias-free” hiring, already highly misleading, is being used by companies to shirk greater scrutiny for their tools’ labor issues beyond discrimination.


Car Companies Want to Monitor Your Every Move With Emotion-Detecting AI — Motherboard

In-car camera systems are being marketed as a safety feature, but their creators' ambitions go beyond alerting drowsy drivers.     


Robotics Special Report: Mass Customization Demands Flexibility — Automation World

A growing omnichannel environment requires that CPGs have the flexibility to produce a range of package sizes and styles. Automation provides that capability.    


Ford Is Using Boston Dynamics Robots to Survey Its Plant in Michigan — The Next Web

The dog-like robots will create 3D maps of the facility.


Openai’s Latest Breakthrough Is Astonishingly Powerful, but Still Fighting Its Flaws — The Verge

The ultimate autocomplete.

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