The University of Florida, a proponent for ethics in artificial intelligence, is part of a new global agreement with seven other worldwide universities that are committed to the development of human-centered approaches to AI that will impact people everywhere.
Laser Attack Blinds Autonomous Vehicles, Deleting Pedestrians and Confusing Cars
New research reveals that expertly timed lasers shined at an approaching lidar system can create a blind spot in front of the vehicle large enough to completely hide moving pedestrians and other obstacles. The deleted data causes the cars to think the road is safe to continue moving along, endangering whatever may be in the attack’s blind spot.
NIH’s New Program Expands the Use of AI in Research
The National Institutes of Health announced this fall a new program to expand the use of artificial intelligence in biomedical and behavioral research. In this episode of the From Florida podcast, Azra Bihorac and Barbara Evans discuss the program and the University of Florida’s involvement.