For anyone following the Irish Public Service Card scandal, there was a major breakthrough this morning. The Data Protection Commissioner's report was released and has found no legal bases for government departments other than The Department of Social Protection to require citizens to have a PSC card to access services. Great news in halting the rollout of this surreptitious national identity card in Ireland and majorly reducing the risk of the biometric data being held ineffectively or compromised.
Researchers used machine learning to analyse 3.3 million material science abstracts from 1922 to 2018. They found that the ML system captured fundamental knowledge within the field and also historically identified new materials and research to study before the new materials were discovered in real life. The research shows how machine learning can be used to identify latent knoweldge more quickly.