Topics

Google to stop reading people's Gmail to help sell ads

/ Jun 24, 2017

Google to stop reading people's Gmail to help sell ads

Google is going to stop reading people’s Gmail in search of opportunities to sell ads. The change, announced Friday, will end a practice that Google has embraced since it introduced Gmail in 2004. The practice has raised concerns among privacy watchdogs and creeped out ...

CEOs recall when teens like them actually worked summer jobs

Jun 23, 2017

CEOs recall when teens like them actually worked summer jobs

Even CEOs have to start somewhere. Some of America’s top executives made humbling debuts as teenagers in the workplace. They scrubbed toilets, cut tobacco, worked at McDonald’s. Such work is becoming less common. Today’s youths are more likely to enroll in summer school, do ...

Rise of AI-assisted art raises challenges notions of proprietary rights

/ Jun 23, 2017

Rise of AI-assisted art raises challenges notions of proprietary rights

Artificial intelligence is finding its way into the world of music, literature and art, raising never-before-considered questions about a creator’s role. A team led by Shigeki Sagayama, professor of mathematical engineering and information physics at Tokyo’s Meiji University, has created software that can compose ...