- “Amazon announced a breakthrough from its AI experts Monday: Their algorithms can now read fear on your face, at a cost of $0.001 per image—or less if you process more than 1 million images.
- Google does not offer facial recognition, a decision it says resulted from an internal ethical review raising concerns that the technology could be used to infringe privacy.”
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- “The ecommerce giant’s Automated Assistant, that lets users have natural conversations with non-human customer service agents, now supports Hindi for chats through the Amazon Android app.
- The chatbot powered by artificial intelligence (AI), leverages machine learning (ML) and natural language processing capabilities (NLP).
- India has the second-highest active Internet user base in the world with more than 600 Mn active users.”
This is an interesting post that’s somewhat counterintuitive. The robotic fulfillment center is creating jobs.
- “Ecommerce giant Amazon has announced that it plans to open a pair of cutting-edge robotic fulfillment centres in Ohio.
- The launch of the fulfillment centres will create more than 2,500 full-time jobs in the area.”
- “Last week, Amazon announced plans to spend $700 million over the next five years to “upskill” about 100,000 employees.
- Still, Gates seemed skeptical of the initiative. ‘When Amazon said they were going to retrain 100,000 people, what did that mean? I wasn’t sure, but that was nice of them to say that,’ he said.”
“The fashion industry is one of the biggest in the world, estimated at about 3 trillion dollars as of 2018, representing 2 percent of global GDP.”