Watch out white supremacists on Twitterthis former NSA analyst is targeting you

January 11, 2018

A former National Security Agency analyst is targeting white supremacist groups on Twitter, and she says she’s trying to do the job the social media site can’t—or won’t—do in ferreting out hate speech on its platform. Emily Crose, who’s now a cybersecurity professional, told Business Insider that she developed a technology she calls Nemesis that uses artificial intelligence to find white supremacists by the symbols they use in photos and…


Inside the First Church of Artificial Intelligence

November 19, 2017

Anthony Levandowski makes an unlikely prophet. Dressed Silicon Valley-casual in jeans and flanked by a PR rep rather than cloaked acolytes, the engineer known for self-driving cars—and triggering a notorious lawsuit—could be unveiling his latest startup instead of laying the foundations for a new religion. But he is doing just that. Artificial intelligence has already inspired billion-dollar companies, far-reaching research programs, and scenarios of both transcendence and doom. Now Levandowski…