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UK Police Have a Porn-Spotting AI That Gets Confused by Desert Photos

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UK police are turning to high-tech artificial intelligence to help wage war against the scourge of child pornography, but the system currently has a tricky problem: the AI has a hard time telling the difference between nudity and photos of deserts. The Telegraph reports that the Metropolitan Police’s digital forensics ...

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$18,000 Stolen Camera Kit Recovered, Suspects Arrested

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That was fast. Just 48 hours after the Canadian retailer The Camera Store announced a burglary, loss of $27,000 in equipment, and a $5,000 reward, most of the camera equipment has been recovered and suspects have just been arrested. The Calgary Sun reports that it was all thanks to sharp-eyed ...

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