Tech News Weekly

Apr 30th 2020

Tech News Weekly 131

Google Meet Outzooming Zoom

Bias and AI, Online Test Proctoring
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Category: News

Bias and AI, online test proctoring, troubleshooting home Wi-Fi.

  • Dave Gershgorn from OneZero talks about how bias can creep into AI systems and what can be done to prevent it.
  • With schools moving online more now than ever, Monica Chin from the Verge shines a light on the invasive practices of remote proctoring services.
  • Wi-Fi in the home can be a big challenge, but it might not be the problem. Geoffrey Fowler from the Washington Post walks through how to troubleshoot your Wi-Fi connection.
  • Contact Tracing apps are starting to be used by the public, all of them employing different methods of tracking and raising eyebrows in the process.
  • Google Meet just opened up its suite to all users for free in a bid to beat Zoom at the game Google helped to create.

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