AI

Things You Should Know But Don’t: Using AI to Create Police Sketches
Posted March 4, 2024 Written by Claire

In 2017, California police released an image of a potential suspect in the murder of Maria Jane Weidhofer, a cold […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: Using Social Media to Predict Crime
Posted February 19, 2024 Written by Claire

Can AI predict crime? In past blogs, I’ve written about crime mapping, a technique where police data is used to […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: AI in Policing
Posted February 5, 2024 Written by Claire

Despite the controversy around AI, it has a wide range of practical applications across many fields. Among those is law […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: Early Signs of a Killer
Posted July 17, 2023 Written by Claire

Often times when the FBI is looking for a serial killer, they will begin building a criminal profile to help […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: The Future of Killer Robots
Posted April 24, 2023 Written by Claire

Can laws keep up with the rapid advances in technology and artificial intelligence (AI)? This is something that most nations […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Crime Mapping & Forecasting
Posted February 27, 2023 Written by Claire

The other week I gave an overview of how AI is currently being used by police in criminal investigations. In […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: How Forensic Science Uses AI
Posted January 30, 2023 Written by Claire

If you’ve heard anything about artificial intelligence (AI) recently, it has most likely concerned its impact on the artistic community […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: AI and the Art of Horror
Posted October 24, 2022 Written by Claire

Several months ago, OpenAI’s image generator, DALL-E Mini, entered the popular lexicon, trending on social media to the point where […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Can AI Know Your Age?
Posted October 10, 2022 Written by Claire

Commonly, biometric data is used to provide security in our day-to-day lives. We unlock our phones and open private apps […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Do No Harm
Posted June 20, 2022 Written by Claire

In a recent article in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Susan D’Agostino presents provocative views faced by the artificial […]