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IBM To Stop Selling Facial Recognition Technology

In a nod to the national discussion on racial equality and law enforcement, IBM CEO Arvind Krishna yesterday announced that IBM will no longer sell facial recognition technology. He also called for greater transparency i Read more…

The Long (and Artificial) Arm of the Law: How AI is Used in Law Enforcement

Artificial intelligence. Nowadays, it seems like it’s everywhere. From the computers we use at work, to the cars we drive, to the self-checkout stations and ATMs we use practically every day. Now, not only do we spe Read more…

How Data Analytics Is Helping to Fight Human Trafficking

The scourge of human trafficking exists in every major city in the United States, where it ruins the lives of victims while enriching the traffickers. Local police often are ill-equipped to deal with sophisticated traffi Read more…

Dangers in Data Definition – How Data Quality Can Save Lives

Thought leaders from Silicon Valley to Washington to DC are rightly excited by the prospect of a future in which data science, statistics, and analytics play a larger role in the the shaping of public policy and discours Read more…

Analytics Set to Take Down ‘Felony Lane’ Gang

A notorious criminal organization known as the Felony Lane Gang has been perpetrating its brand of thievery largely unnoticed for the past decade. While each individual crime is relatively small--$500 here, $1,400 there Read more…

How BI is Becoming Crime’s Biggest Enemy

If this last decade is any proof, business intelligence is being harnessed for a wide array of purposes that extend beyond indentifying enterprise or customer trends. Some organizations are using BI for everything from tracking internal progress to…well, fighting crime--and in some rather unique, forward-looking ways.... Read more…

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