No one on the internet knows you’re a bot

Something very scary is happening on the internet. It’s a horror story unfolding before us, in three simple acts. Back in 1993, we used to joke about it: anyone can hide behind a screen name, but how bad can it get? Maybe we’ll find out soon. AI technology is improving fast enough that I had … Read more

3 things companies need to do to secure applications in the AI ​​era

Reed McGinley Punch Contributor Organizations need to move quickly adapt their application security strategies to address emerging threats fueled by AI. They contain: More advanced bot traffic. More credible phishing attacks. The emergence of legitimate AI agents accessing customer online accounts on behalf of users. By understanding the implications of AI on Identity Access Management … Read more

Microsoft’s AI reaches Indian villages

Only a few months have passed since Microsoft and OpenAI unveiled ChatGPT to the world, sparking a buzz among tech enthusiasts and industry titans. Now the technology underpinning this generative AI is breaking through barriers, reaching remote hamlets hundreds of miles from the tech hubbub of Seattle and San Francisco. Jugalbandi, a chatbot built in … Read more

Tawi from Kenya tackles auditory processing disorder and wins Microsoft Imagine Cup

Microsoft’s student tech-for-good competition, the Imagine Cup, has crowned this year’s winner: Tawi, a team from Kenya that applied machine learning tools to help children with auditory processing disorder (APD) better understand others. APD is a hearing disorder in which someone hears sound just fine, but their brain has trouble processing it. This can lead … Read more