In the complaint, an unnamed plaintiff claims one "smart" sex toy collected identifiable details on her use of the device without her knowledge, and she is now seeking punitive damages. That data allegedly included details such as when the device was used, and what intensity setting the user selected.


Algorithmia is what Oppenheimer calls an open marketplace for algorithms —code that companies and developers can use to beef up their websites and apps— and this marketplace now includes deep learning algorithms that handle tasks like face recognition and character recognition. Whereas OpenAI shares raw AI research, Algorithmia offers working algorithms designed to slot right into new services.