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AI Researchers Building Surveillance Tech and Deep Fakes Resist Ethical Concerns

By Protocol

July 18, 2022

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Computer vision forms the foundation for AI-based technology products, but it also forms the underpinnings of tech with immense potential for personal harm and societal damage—from discriminatory facial recognition-fueled surveillance and disinformation-spreading deep fakes to controversial tech used to detect people's emotional states.

While these potential negative impacts are getting more attention, the computer-vision community over the last several years has been reluctant to recognize connections between the research advancements and cool math problem-solving achievements celebrated at one of its most prestigious annual conferences, and the possible uses for that tech once it is baked into apps and software products.

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