June 2021

Iranian Disinformation Effort Went Small to Stay Under Big Tech’s Radar

“Iranian-based threat actors are some of the more persistent and well-resourced groups attempting to operate online, including on our platform,” the Facebook spokeswoman said. FakeReporter’s researchers found that many of the images and memes the Iranians used came from Iranian sites, or could be linked back to Facebook and Twitter… Read More »Iranian Disinformation Effort Went Small to Stay Under Big Tech’s Radar

Salesforce’s Tableau launches new data analytics suite with AI enhancements

The new Tableau 2021.2 version promises to help users make better business decisions based on AI-powered analytics. Image: ZDNet Tableau has beefed up its data analytics software by blending in artificial intelligence. On Tuesday, the Salesforce unit announced the release of Tableau 2021.2 with a variety of new capabilities designed… Read More »Salesforce’s Tableau launches new data analytics suite with AI enhancements

Using A.I. to Find Bias in A.I.

In 2018, Liz O’Sullivan and her colleagues at a prominent artificial intelligence start-up began work on a system that could automatically remove nudity and other explicit images from the internet. They sent millions of online photos to workers in India, who spent weeks adding tags to explicit material. The data… Read More »Using A.I. to Find Bias in A.I.

Top 5 tech buzzwords to know

There are a lot of tech terms to keep straight these days. Tom Merritt lists the top five tech buzzwords you need to know. Buzzwords: those jargon turns of phrase that fall from everyone’s lips. Their frequency of use can make them annoying, but it’s the frequency that makes them… Read More »Top 5 tech buzzwords to know