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Walmart will use blockchain to ensure the safety of leafy greens

Walmart is anxious about the safety of its food following bacterial outbreaks for lettuce and other food, and it's hoping technology will set shoppers' minds at ease. It's telling its leafy green suppliers to use a blockchain system (designed with IB… Source: Engadget | Walmart will use blockchain to ensure the safety of leafy greens

IBM used NYPD surveillance cameras to develop facial recognition tech

It's not a secret that the NYPD has been using facial recognition tech, though the details of the program have been kept under wraps. Now, The Intercept has learned that IBM developed the technology for the NYPD using police camera footage. The fact… Source: Engadget | IBM used NYPD surveillance cameras to develop facial recognition …

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IBM is installing a Watson AI lab at MIT

Both MIT and IBM are leaders in the field of Artificial Intelligence and now they're teaming up. IBM announced on Thursday that it had reached a 10-year research partnership agreement with the university worth nearly a quarter of a billion dollars. T… Source: Engadget

Watson is helping heal America's broken criminal-sentencing system

The American criminal-justice system's sentencing system is among the fairest and most equitable in the world … assuming you're wealthy, white and male. Everybody else is generally SOL. During the past three decades, America's prison population has… Source: Engadget