A Chinese high school in Hangzhou is reportedly using facial recognition tech to track pupil attendance, emotions, and attention spans (Louise Moon/South China Morning Post)

Louise Moon / South China Morning Post: A Chinese high school in Hangzhou is reportedly using facial recognition tech to track pupil attendance, emotions, and

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Profile of data mining company Palantir, cofounded by Peter Thiel, which works with government agencies and law enforcement to help track US citizens (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Profile of data mining company Palantir, cofounded by Peter Thiel, which works with government agencies and law enforcement to help track US citizens  — 

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Baidu launches Totem, a stock photo service that uses blockchain to timestamp submissions and track ownership of each original photograph (Wolfie Zhao/CoinDesk)

Wolfie Zhao / CoinDesk: Baidu launches Totem, a stock photo service that uses blockchain to timestamp submissions and track ownership of each original photograph  — 

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Google researchers showcase AI tech that can isolate individual voices within a noisy environment in videos with a single audio track by watching mouth movement (Jeff Dunn/Ars Technica)

Jeff Dunn / Ars Technica: Google researchers showcase AI tech that can isolate individual voices within a noisy environment in videos with a single audio

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