Power in AI by VB

“In this issue

AI ethics is all about power

Facial recognition regulation is surprisingly bipartisan

When AI is a tool, and when it’s a weapon

As AI grows, users deserve tools to limit its access to personal data

AI-generated fake content could unleash a virtual arms race

AI in patent law: Enabler or hindrance?

Richard Bartle interview: How game developers should think about sapient AI characters

From black box to white box: Reclaiming human power in AI (Sponsored)

The pitfalls of a ‘retrofit human’ in AI systems”


McDonald’s AI Drive-Thrus May Be Too Smart For Their Own Good

  • “One of the chain’s more intriguing new experiments with the use of cutting edge tech involves applying artificial intelligence (AI) to the drive-thru experience.
  • McDonald’s has been testing a solution that recognizes the license plate of a customer in the drive-thru and uses that information to provide AI-based recommendations of menu items
  • ‘There is a fine line between personalization and creepy and only consumers can define for themselves where that line exists,'”