Nudity detection in AI – why diverse data sets matter

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Three blonde women.

One of my first jobs was as a nudity moderator for Vodafone. People would send in photos and videos and I’d have to manually classify whether they featured nudity or were otherwise unacceptable. It was a bizarre job – one I’ve discussed before – but today, wouldn’t we just throw an AI at it? I…

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Week Notes 2

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Terence Eden standing outside Number 10 Downing Street.

Covering 2 weeks of holiday and 1 week of work. This is how I’ve spent my time… Talks The lovely folk at JS Oxford invited me to talk about my recent experiments with SVG. Headlining the bill was the brilliant Nicky Thompson with her talk about CSS shapes. Work Mostly deleting emails, as is appropriate…

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Responsible Disclosure – Citizens Advice Bureaux

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A quick report into a nasty privacy vulnerability I found with the CAB. Unusually for me, this has no Internet component. Regular readers will know about my recent court visit. As part of that, I had to telephone the CAB Volunteers at the court who look after witnesses. I called, and was put on hold,…

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