Category: Combat

We need a new field of AI to combat racial bias
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We need a new field of AI to combat racial bias

Gary M. Shiffman Contributor Since widespread protests over racial inequality began, IBM announced it would cancel its facial recognition programs to advance racial equity in law enforcement. Amazon suspended police use of its Rekognition software for one year to “put in place stronger regulations to govern the ethical use of facial recognition technology.” But we need…

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Combat Veterans Call for Hero Dog ‘Conan’ to Receive Purple Heart
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Combat Veterans Call for Hero Dog ‘Conan’ to Receive Purple Heart

Conan, the military K-9 injured while chasing down now-deceased ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, should be awarded a Purple Heart for her heroic act despite being ineligible for the highly prized military decoration, say military combat veterans. “Do I believe Conan should receive a Purple Heart for actions on target? Absolutely,” former Army Ranger Michael Bollinger told the New…

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