Technology

All Robots Are Unpredictable

The heads of more than 100 of the world’s top artificial intelligence companies are very alarmed about the development of “killer robots”. In an open letter to the UN, these business leaders – including Tesla’s Elon Musk and the founders of Google’s DeepM ...

Article - The Conversation - Aug 25 2017 - 11:49am

WPA2 Flaw Means Almost Every Phone, PC and Router Is At Risk

A vulnerability in the common WPA2 Wi-Fi security protocol means practically every device that connects to a router (which is just about all of them) can be exploited to reveal access to credit card information, passwords and more. The Key Reinstallation A ...

Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Oct 28 2017 - 9:12am

MeeToo and #MeToo an unfortunate app name. Weinstein a real life Hedonism bot

#MeToo is a movement started by Alyssa Milano which is raising awareness of sexual harassment... ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Oct 17 2017 - 1:46pm

?? 'AI Could Be The Best Or Worst Thing To Happen To Humanity'- Stephen Hawking's Speech & Mindlessness Of Chatbots

This is a speech Stephen Hawking gave at the Web Summit conference in Lisbon on Monday. It’s actually an upbeat and optimistic speech, but one particular phrase from the speech is scaring many people. Stephen Hawking has a love of the dramatic, and he oft ...

Article - Robert Walker - Nov 13 2017 - 9:31pm

From Neuroscience To AI: How Robots See

How vision operates is a complex task thehuman brain (and now “computer brains” have to take on). We take much of whatour brains do for granted. ...

Article - Benjamin Rogojan - Nov 27 2017 - 6:00am

If Biased Algorithms Are Everywhere, Does That Mean They Are Ineffective?

In 2018, you can guess the politics of many people by which newspapers they read, and you could also do that 100 years ago. Certainly some people, like me, read both the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times but if someone defaults to MSNBC or Fox New ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jan 29 2018 - 7:57pm

Mycroft Mark II- Artificial Intelligence Goes Open Source In A Voice Enabled Assistant

If you have used voice-enabled speaker devices like the Amazon Echo, which for some reason goes by Alexa rather than Echo, you've noticed there are not a lot of great apps and most of them do very narrow things. They are more like public relations too ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 9 2018 - 4:19pm

Why Content Farms Succeed: How-To Articles Beat Posts About Scientific Developments

A Pew Research Center analysis of science-related pages on Facebook found that people are most likely to encounter "how-to" tips or advertisements rather than stories about scientific discoveries. The reason is simple. Facebook shows people what ...

Article - News Staff - Mar 21 2018 - 9:22am

The Food Waste Solution That You Might Not Know You Are Using

Do you buy bagged bread in the grocery store?   There are usually several options including bread made with whole grains or containing several different kinds of grain.  You have probably noticed that such breads stay nice and soft for quite a while.   So ...

Article - Steve Savage - Apr 3 2018 - 11:53am

Interpreting The Predictions Of Deep Neural Networks

CERN has equipped itself with an inter-experimental working group on Machine Learning since a couple of years. Besides organizing monthly meetings and other activities fostering the dissemination of knowledge and active research on the topic, the group hol ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Apr 10 2018 - 9:45am