China Taps AI to Gauge ‘Loyalty’ of Party Members – The Times


Researchers at China’s Hefei Comprehensive National Science Centre claim to have built artificial intelligence that can read facial expressions and brain waves to gauge how attentive Communist Party members are to “thought and political education”, The Times reported.

The article, which was published on July 1, the party’s founding day, was taken down soon after following a public outcry, the report said, adding that 43 party members on the institute’s research team were monitored with artificial intelligence as part of the study.

Read the full report: The Times.





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Jim Pollard

Jim Pollard is an Australian journalist based in Thailand since 1999. He worked for News Ltd papers in Sydney, Perth, London and Melbourne before travelling through SE Asia in the late 90s. He was a senior editor at The Nation for 17+ years and has a family in Bangkok.

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