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Articles By Jim Nash

Jim Nash is a business journalist. His byline has appeared in The New York Times, Investors Business Daily, Robotics Business Review and other publications. You can find Jim on LinkedIn.

The U.S. Customs and Boarder Protection agency is pushing a win for its border security systems and updates for two…

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Washington updates digital ID authentication options and hunts for IoT bottleneck spotters

The U.S. federal government is lurching forward on two biometrics fronts — digital ID verification and the Internet of Things….

 

Digital public goods and infrastructure can’t be stamped out on an assembly line

Ambitious plans for using digital public goods and infrastructure for national economic development are resulting in insights for the next…

 

Extra credit for carmakers that put face biometrics in semi-autonomous vehicles

If it is true that what gets measured gets done, automakers should be preparing to put foolproof face biometrics systems…

 

U.S. state proposes concise list of do’s and don’ts for biometrics use

Lawmakers in the commonwealth of Kentucky are considering a surprisingly clear and concise set of rules for businesses working with…

 

Russia offers carrots to consolidate biometrics systems under government control

Always a means and an end for Russia’s government, centralization is increasing when it comes to biometric data and systems…

 

Extended remote learning, biometrics concerns prompt protest against proctoring apps

The undergraduate student senate of the University of California – Davis has unanimously passed legislation “urging” faculty to swear off…

 

Taking bias out of AI is starting to look like a job for AI

The effort to tear bias and racism from AI algorithms — and societies — would seem to be as complex…

 

Lots of skepticism and worry about emotion recognition not a turnoff for entrepreneurs

As happens with all promising new tech, initial coverage of emotional recognition tended to be rosy until an alarmist, and…

 

No let up as Aussies push for federal laws governing facial recognition

A group in Australia, including a former human rights commissioner there, has committed to writing model legislation for regulating facial…

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