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Crypto Millions Lotto CEO Sulim Malook on�Where Lottery and Bitcoin Overlap

Finance Magnates 30 Aug 2021
Believe it or not, the lottery is one of the oldest and most popular games in human history ... trust.� ... Second, all customer funds are held in cold storage, which keeps them safe from hackers since only the user has access to them. Importantly, all transactions are encrypted with the HMACSHA-512 algorithm, further ensuring the safety of funds ... ....
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Researchers: Racist Twitter image-cropping algorithm ageist, ableist, Islamophobic

The Hill 10 Aug 2021
Twitter’s image-cropping algorithm is even more biased than previously known, researchers say ... The findings were part of a contest hosted by Twitter at the Def Con hacker conference in Las Vegas over the weekend to find new ways that the algorithm coded bias.
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Hillicon Valley: Senate package brings cybersecurity billions | Twitter suspends Taylor Greene, again | Amazon ...

The Hill 10 Aug 2021
Researchers say Twitter’s image-cropping algorithm is more biased than previously known ... The findings were part of a contest hosted by Twitter at the Def Con hacker conference in Las Vegas over the weekend to find new ways that the algorithm coded bias.
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The rise of ‘bug bounties’: how companies are encouraging hackers to be the good guys

The National 08 Aug 2021
Def Con, one of the world’s largest hacker conventions, took place last weekend in Las Vegas ... Sam Curry, hacker ... Sam Curry, hacker ... Just before the Def Con convention, Twitter announced it would seek the help of hackers by offering a bounty to improve its image-cropping algorithm, which has been criticised for favouring white faces.
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TechScape: Why ‘hacker summer camp’ and pandemics don’t mix

The Observer 04 Aug 2021
In a normal year, I would be getting on a plane today and travelling to Las Vegas for the loose conglomeration of events informally known as “Hacker Summer Camp... The company’s created its first “algorithmic bias bounty”, modelled on “bug bounty” security programs, which reward ethical hackers for reporting weaknesses to the developer.
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Twitter will reward hackers for fixing racial and gender bias in its software

Metro UK 02 Aug 2021
Twitter is turning to hackers to help it fix problems with its algorithm (Photo by Nikolas Kokovlis/NurPhoto via Getty Images). Twitter has announced a bug bounty program to encourage hackers to identify and fix faults with one of its algorithms ... Last year, researchers pointed out the apparently racist way that Twitter’s cropping algorithm worked.
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Twitter offers up to $3,500 to people who can help fix apparent racial and gender ...

Business Insider 01 Aug 2021
Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Twitter announced a new competition for computer researchers and hackers ... Twitter has introduced a new competition for researchers and hackers to spot and fix apparent racial and gender bias in its image-cropping algorithm, the company said.
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Twitter to offer 'bounty' to find algorithmic bias

The Times of India 31 Jul 2021
Twitter said Friday it would offer a cash "bounty" to users and researchers to help root out algorithmic bias on the social media platform ... They said the hacker bounty model offers promise in finding algorithmic bias ... for proactive and collective identification of algorithmic harms.".
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Twitter to launch competition to ensure artificial intelligence technologies act ethically

DNA India 31 Jul 2021
Twitter Inc said on Friday it will launch a competition for computer researchers and hackers to identify biases in its image-cropping algorithm after a group of researchers previously found the algorithm tended to exclude Black people and men.
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Twitter to offer up to $3,500 bounty to spot algorithmic bias

Live Mint 31 Jul 2021
Twitter said Friday it would offer a cash "bounty" to users and researchers to help root out algorithmic bias on the social media platform. The San Francisco tech firm said this would be "the industry's first algorithmic bias bounty competition," with prizes up to $3,500 ... They said the hacker bounty model offers promise in finding algorithmic bias.
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Twitter launches competition to find biases in its image-cropping algorithm

Business Line 31 Jul 2021
Saturday, July 31 Twitter Inc said on Friday it will launch a competition for computer researchers and hackers to identify biases in its image-cropping algorithm, after a group of researchers previously found the algorithm tended to exclude Black people and men.
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Twitter offers cash 'bounty' to hackers who can find biases in image algorithm

The National 31 Jul 2021
Twitter Inc said on Friday it will launch a competition for computer researchers and hackers to identify biases in its image-cropping algorithm, after a group of researchers previously found the algorithm tended to exclude black people and men.
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Twitter Launches Bounty Programme To Find Biases In Its Image-Cropping Algorithm

Yahoo Daily News 31 Jul 2021
Twitter said on Friday it will launch a competition for computer researchers and hackers to identify biases in its image-cropping algorithm, after a group of researchers previously found the algorithm tended to exclude Black people and men.
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Twitter Bug Bounty Contest to offer $3500 cash prize for detecting algorithm bias

BGR 31 Jul 2021
Twitter has announced a bug bounty contest to detect biases in the image-cropping algorithm ... Twitter Bug Bounty Contest which is aimed to detect biases in its image-cropping algorithm has been launched for hackers and computer researchers ... $1,000 for Most Generalizable (i.e., applies to the most types of algorithms).
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Twitter announces bug bounty programme to find biases in AI algorithms

Live Mint 31 Jul 2021
Microblogging giant Twitter has announced a bug bounty programme meant to find algorithmic bias in its artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms. The company is offering rewards worth up to $3,500 for identifying biases in its image cropping algorithm, an effort that Twitter had announced back in May.
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