New York State passed a law to make broadband access more affordable for low-income households. The pricing tiers could serve as a model for other states, as well as for ongoing federal efforts to address the digital divide.
The FCC's new speed test app will provide better data to track broadband access throughout the US and help allocate infrastructure improvement funds to address the digital divide.
A new open-source AI training set from Facebook could become a benchmark for auditing AI bias. But that doesn’t answer the question of where and how facial recognition technology should be applied in the first place.