Archivi Categorie: AI e innovazioni

AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 52

Ogni venerdì ci sono 2 cose: il mercato a Moncalieri e la rassegna delle novità innovative, questa, ecco 😁

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After a Year of Tech Scandals, Our 10 Recommendations for AI
The report has 10 key recommendations
artificial intelligence | etica
::: AINowInstitute

A single #AI algorithm that learns from scratch to play chess, shoji and Go at superhuman (beyond world champion) levels @sciencemagazine by @DeepMindAI David Silver @demishassabis and colleagues
algoritmi, codice | machine learning
::: EricTopol

Wonderful piece by Garry Kasparov @Kasparov63 in Science about the #AlphaZero paper: Chess, the Drosophila of reasoning
innovazioni, futuro
::: marcelsalathe ::: _wilfredh

New version of our paper on deterministic RBM training, now with Deep Boltzmann Machines
artificial intelligence
::: fujikanaeda

Always good @johnthornhillft “If data are the feedstock for AI then what does it mean for governments when multinational companies, such as Google and Facebook, control so much of it? To what extent this erodes democratic sovereignty and political agency?”
dati, raccolta
::: francesca_bria

What makes a great consumer gadget? We set our criteria, made a list, and explored their untold histories. Browse the first devices in our Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

Tesla’s Giant Battery In Australia Saved $40 Million During Its First Year, Report Says
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

In @HarvardBiz, @iyadrahwan and Manuel Cebrian join @Deloitte data scientists in discussing why and how to scrutinize algorithms for bias, potential misuse, and other ethical pitfalls
artificial intelligence
::: medialab

Innovation often comes from small teams that tend to work against the company culture rather than with its blessing
innovazioni, futuro
::: RichRogersIoT

Chinese scientist who edited twin girls’ genes He Jiankui missing for over a week
innovazioni, futuro | etica
::: marcelsalathe

It’s time to act to regulate #FacialRecognition. To ensure it’s used as a force for good, we’ve laid out our suggestions on how we can get started and the principles @Microsoft will adopt. Thanks @BrookingsInst for the opportunity to discuss these ideas
artificial intelligence
::: BradSmi

Geoblocked
Bitcoin ELI5, a magazine for children explaining crypto
blockchain e crypto*
::: mrcoolbp

Canada and France plan an international panel to assess #AI’s dangers
artificial intelligence
::: MFordFuture

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Not gonna lie: It would be fun to play around with this IBM truck that has 100TB SSD storage, 1,000 Mbps networking and 47kW of self-generating power
hardware
::: mikko

Respect of human rights is first among them
artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

Aston Martin Will Make Old Cars Electric So They Don’t Get Banned From Cities
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

A combination of Ubuntu Core, snaps and Kura can solve the limitations that come with Linux distributions for IoT edge gateway devices
Internet of things
::: cialunet

Problem: Transistors are hard to turn completely off and leak current, wasting power. Solution: Ditch them and use tiny mechanical switches instead
Internet of things
::: IEEESpectrum

Is our constant use of digital technologies affecting our brain health? We asked 11 experts
innovazioni, futuro
::: medialab

California Gives Final OK To Require Solar Panels On New Houses
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

UPS Tries Delivery Tricycles As Seattle’s Traffic Doom Looms
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

DHS Looking Into Tracking Monero and Zcash Transactions
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

Just out! The coordinated plan on #artificialintelligence between the Commission & Member States will boost AI “made in Europe”. Development of Trustworthy AI deemed essential
artificial intelligence
::: nsmuha

Bias is a social problem, and seeking to solve it within the logic of automation is always going to be inadequate
artificial intelligence
::: datasociety

Share of global CO₂ emissions vs. share of global population
economia, lavoro
::: MaxCRoser

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Cryptocurrencies Tumble Even More, While One Asset Manager Proclaims ‘Bitcoin is Dead’
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot ::: Slashdot

Elon Musk: Tesla ‘Would Be Interested’ in Taking Over GM’s Closed Factories
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

The coordinated action plan on #artificialintelligence presented today outlines joint actions to increase investment and availability of data, foster talent and trust in AI
artificial intelligence
::: RoboticsEU

If you have a Tesla built in past 2 years, definitely try Navigate on Autopilot. It will blow your mind. Automatically passes slow cars & takes highway interchanges & off-ramps
automazione
::: elonmusk

Remove a magnetic field from a new metamaterial, and here’s what happens
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

Intelligenza «naturale» e intelligenza «artificiale»: c’è un equivoco. Ecco quale
artificial intelligence
::: MauroV1968

For academic scientists, especially the more junior among us, we will have to contend with whether it’s strategically sound for our careers to continue working on structure prediction
artificial intelligence | machine learning
::: marcelsalathe

The Electric Airplane Revolution May Come Sooner Than You Think
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

How to build deep learning inference through Knative serverless framework
machine learning
::: cialunet

Alexa is Implementing Self-Learning Techniques To Better Understand Users
machine learning
::: Slashdot

UK Just Banned the National Health Service From Buying Any More Fax Machines
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

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“Facial-recognition technology is advancing faster than the people who worry about it have been able to think of ways to manage it.” @NewYorker on the manifold challenges of harnessing a promising, but frightening, technology
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: medialab

As emerging algorithm-driven artificial intelligence (#AI) continues to spread, will people be better off than they are today? Experts weigh in, including @amywebb, @setlinger, @rushkoff and @jeffjarvis
artificial intelligence
::: pewresearch

1. Time for a brief tweetstorm on non-financial applications of blockchains. As blockchain scalability gets better and better, and UX improves and fees drop as a result, this will become a bigger and bigger part of the story
blockchain e crypto*
::: VitalikButerin

Start-Ups Aren’t Cool Anymore
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Amazon is now designing its own computer chips. This is “a watershed moment” for a tech industry increasingly dominated by five companies
ditte
::: CadeMetz

Walmart Is Reportedly Testing a Burger-Flipping Robot
robots
::: Slashdot

Facebook Filed a Patent To Calculate Your Future Location
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Californians Have Now Purchased Half a Million EVs
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Elowan: A plant-robot hybrid
innovazioni, futuro | robots
::: marcoscan

Nifty Wallet started as a project that was friendly to sidechains and other networks who wanted the MetaMask experience. We’re excited to add a new feature allowing you to directly interact with Smart contracts!
blockchain e crypto*
::: poanetwork

Machine learning systems aren’t perfect, even at a closed system like chess. There will be cases where an AI will fail to detect exceptions to their rules. Therefore, we must work together, to combine our strengths
machine learning
::: sciencemagazine

Robot Gift Guide 2018
robots
::: AutomatonBlog

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How to get started in AI
artificial intelligence
::: WebReflection

Exaggerated expectations and fears about AI, together with an over-emphasis on humanoid representations, can affect public confidence and perceptions. They may contribute to misinformed debate, with potentially significant consequences for AI research, funding, regulation …
artificial intelligence
::: algorithmwatch

Rather than use the logic and memory of ordinary CPUs to make a neural network, companies have been trying to build them from arrays of different kinds of nonvolatile memories
deep learning
::: IEEESpectrum

Intel Reveals 10nm Sunny Cove CPU Cores That Go Deeper, Wider, and Faster
hardware
::: Slashdot

Intel Unveils Roadmaps For Core Architecture and Atom Architecture
hardware
::: Slashdot

Europe — not the US or China — Publishes the Most AI Research Papers
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

The AI Index 2018 report is out! Lots of great data. My key takeaways: (i) AI’s rapid growth–in jobs, publications, performance–continues. (ii) We still need to do better in diversity/inclusion
artificial intelligence
::: AndrewYNg

Cryptocurrencies Are Like Lottery Tickets That Might Pay Off in Future
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

Join the revolution! @bitwala is your bridge to the crypto economy. Buy and sell cryptocurrencies directly from your bank account
blockchain e crypto*
::: cialunet

UK Media coverage of artificial intelligence dominated by industry and industry sources
artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

Ethereum Thinks it Can Change the World. It’s Running Out of Time To Prove It
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

‘Blockchain Developer’ is the Fastest-Growing US Job
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

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AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 51

Uh! Sant’Ambrös, auguri con Attila; intanto ecco qua le nuove sul nuovo che avanza 😁

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Miquela insists on being a robot, as having an artificial intelligence, when in fact she is just a glorified sticker. But the more people express concern that people might mistake Miquela for a real person, the more convincing that illusion becomes
AI || fake ?
artificial intelligence | virtual reality | web-bot
::: FrankPasquale

Years ago, #Google promised a smart contact lens that would monitor glucose for #diabetes. @EmWaltz explains why it never happened
innovazioni, futuro
::: newsbeagle

Disposable sensors that sniff out the safety of your food won’t be made on silicon. Instead they’ll be printed directly on the paper or plastic packaging
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

The Supremacy of Japanese Cars Has Been 40-Plus Years In the Making
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Floyd Mayweather, DJ Khaled Charged For Illegally Touting Crypto Offerings
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

NASA Is Outsourcing Its Next Moon Lander To a Private Company
innovazioni, futuro | economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

nel frattempo facciamo il Fondo per la blockchain
blockchain e crypto* | politica
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Researchers Are Proposing a New Way To Generate Street Addresses by Extracting Roads From Satellite Images
deep learning
::: Slashdot

A new type of transistor means “we can stop pursuing miniaturization, and instead focus on compact 3D architecture, allowing more transistors per unit volume”
hardware
::: IEEESpectrum

Excellent syllabus on cryptocurrency, blockchain, and fintech
blockchain e crypto*
::: FrankPasquale

Chinese researchers adapted a model that predicts how infectious diseases spread to simulate how emotions transfer through a group of people at a political rally
algoritmi, codice | politica | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: IEEESpectrum

Samsung’s Foldable Screen Tech Has Been Stolen, Sold To China
innovazioni, futuro | frodi
::: Slashdot

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DHL To Invest $300 Million To Quadruple Robots In Warehouses In 2019
robots
::: Slashdot

Blockchain study finds 0.00% success rate “Though Blockchain has been touted as the answer to everything, a study of 43 solutions advanced in the international development sector has found exactly no evidence of success”
blockchain e crypto*
::: aral

Bitcoin Miners Bail, While Cryptocurrency Capitalization Drops 83% Since January
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

Everyone wants well-trained AI. But it takes a lot of manual labor on the part of humans to get it
artificial intelligence
::: IEEESpectrum

Silicon Valley is entwined with the financial industry. More generally, it’s about serving capital through the shell form of a corporation. Technology that could potentially have had emancipatory potential is instead made the servant of the corporation
economia, lavoro
::: FrankPasquale

I think a lot of the questions being asked in the media about “AI” are really questions about ourselves — about humans and society — that may not be relevant to machines for centuries
artificial intelligence | etica
::: fchollet

More than 3,000 signed the letter protesting work for the Pentagon on AI
ditte | censura
::: weinbergersa

A Sleeping Driver’s Tesla Led Police On A 7-Minute Chase
automazione
::: Slashdot

No different from any other startup project. Being involved in blockchain is no guarantee of success whatsoever
blockchain e crypto*
::: Alexintosh

The Explosive Growth of the #ICO Market in One Visualization
blockchain e crypto*
::: S_Galimberti

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Where is the Bottom? Putting the #Bitcoin Crash into Perspective
blockchain e crypto*
::: S_Galimberti

The Top 10 #Startups Mistakes
economia, lavoro
::: S_Galimberti

Many people don’t trust decisions, answers, or recommendations from artificial intelligence
artificial intelligence
::: FrankPasquale

BFS-Auto is a book scanner that can achieve high-speed and high-definition book digitization at over 250 pages/min using the original media format
hardware
::: Rainmaker1973

Amazon Tests Its Cashierless Technology for Bigger Stores
automazione
::: Slashdot

Italian Bioengineer Develops 3D-Printed Vegan Steak From Plant-Based Proteins
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Google’s DeepMind predicts 3D shapes of proteins
artificial intelligence
::: marcelsalathe

Managing expectations of artificial intelligence
artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

Algorithmic control can result in low pay, social isolation, irregular hours, overwork, sleep deprivation and exhaustion
artificial intelligence
::: geoplace

Collaborative robots – Cobots and the changing nature of work
robots
::: cialunet

The weights of a neural network can be stored and accessed as the resistance in a phase-change memory device. Today at IEDM, IBM reported a new chip based on this concept
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

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At #NeurIPS2018 we announced that PhysX, the world’s most popular physics simulation engine, is now open source. Robotics researchers can easily train machines in realistic environments
robots | open source
::: NVIDIAEmbedded

Blockchain Study Finds 0% Success Rate and Vendors Don’t Call Back When Asked For Evidence
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

Solder the parts in this $30 kit together, and you’ve built your own musical instrument
hardware
::: IEEESpectrum

Robot Janitors Are Coming To Mop Floors At a Walmart Near You
robots
::: Slashdot

Trump Administration Wants To End Subsidies For Electric Cars, Renewables
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Nvidia Uses AI To Render Virtual Worlds In Real Time
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

Wing, Alphabet’s drone delivery business, to begin a pilot in Finland in Spring 2019
innovazioni, futuro
::: TechCrunch ::: Slashdot

Here is _pivx an open source, blockchain-based cryptocurrency with ultra-fast transactions, high network decentralization, and Zero Knowledge cryptography proofs. Available for #Linux #Ubuntu in the Snap Store 🤑
blockchain e crypto*
::: cialunet

Interesting (though pessimistic) commentary on the fundamental value of bitcoin: the network is only viable if the value of a bitcoin exceeds the mining cost
blockchain e crypto*
::: _wilfredh

Effectively compiling machine learning models by building a source level differentiation analysis on standard Julia syntax
machine learning | linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh

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One of Germany’s powerful unions wants a data/machine tax; “no” to basic income; work as permanent feature of human life
innovazioni, futuro
::: evgenymorozov ::: evgenymorozov

Secondo voi tra quanti anni avremo una intelligenza artificiale eletta in un parlamento? In quale Paese accadrà per primo?
artificial intelligence
::: ivosilvestro

Today, we’re taking the next step in our journey with the introduction of our commercial self-driving service, Waymo One
automazione
::: Waymo

The CRISPR Baby Scandal Gets Worse by the Day
innovazioni, futuro | etica
::: RadioProzac

The digital economy in deadlock between the right to anonymity and the need for regulation. Can distributed ledger technologies be part of the solution?
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | dati, raccolta | blockchain e crypto*
::: TomasoAste

VW Says the Next Generation of Combustion Cars Will Be Its Last
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

A new assessment serves as a wake-up call to anyone who assumed that quantum computing was destined for success
quantum computing
::: IEEESpectrum

“This I believe can be the future of interaction–where we don’t think of interfaces as separate but within nature itself.” @fastcompany reports on Elowan, a robotic plant developed by @medialab alum @harpr33tS and @FluidInterfaces head Pattie Maes
robots
::: medialab

everything about blockchains seems to ignore Windows … poor thing 😂
blockchain e crypto*
::: WebReflection

Editing genetico sull’uomo: “Serve una pausa di riflessione”
innovazioni, futuro | etica
::: RadioProzac

The @AINowInstitute 2018 report is out
artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

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AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 50

Nebbia, bitcoin giù, Facebook contro tutti; intanto ecco le novità

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For Google, China represents both competition in the AI race and a vast, impossible-to-resist market
Google
::: thebafflermag

An illuminating conversation with Edward Snowden about blockchains, bitcoin, and how they can go wrong
blockchain e crypto*
::: ACLU

Beijing To Judge Every Resident Based on Behavior by End of 2020
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot ::: evgenymorozov

What If #Algorithms Could Abide By #Ethical Principles?
algoritmi, codice | etica
::: GianlucaSgueo

Come il governo italiano vuole sperimentare le votazioni con la blockchain
blockchain e crypto*
::: Motherboard_IT

French Tobacco Shops Will Sell Bitcoin and Ethereum Starting January 2019
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

A Chinese Startup May Have Cracked Solid-State Batteries
forse
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

The first challenge for China’s Chang’e-4 mission team was that the far side of the moon cannot be seen directly from Earth
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

“We need to stop saying that something is cool if it’s really not making life better.” @RosalindPicard discusses taking a mindful approach to designing what AI can do, and how
artificial intelligence
::: medialab

In the Age of the Internet, Why Has Interest in Chess Remained So Robust, and Even Risen Sharply?
tecnologia
::: Slashdot

How does WeChat filter images for banned content? Researchers from @UofT found two types of algorithms at work
censura | algoritmi, codice
::: IEEESpectrum

This was the simplest possible plane we could design that could prove the concept that an ion plane could fly
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

On the dangers of data in the hands of a few: @harari_yuval on AI and the erosion of democracy
artificial intelligence | dati, raccolta | politica
::: medialab

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Bitcoin Loses 32% of Its Value This Week, Falls Below $4,000
blockchain e crypto*
::: slashdot

Finally Kuldeep Meel and myself are releasing 3+ years of work: an approximate model counter using CryptoMiniSatv5 with crazy algos to bridge CNF and XORs, bringing incredible speedup!
algoritmi, codice
::: SoosMate

In order for cameras to truly be useful for manufacturing and smart cities, says @gigastacey, they must become faster, smarter, and more resilient to attacks
automazione
::: IEEESpectrum ::: IEEESpectrum

AI Mistakes Ad On a Bus For an Actual CEO, Then Publicly Shames Them For ‘Jaywalking’
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

The researcher, He Jiankui of Shenzhen, said he altered embryos for seven couples during fertility treatments, with one pregnancy resulting thus far
innovazioni, futuro | ???
::: fabiochiusi ::: andcapocci ::: emenietti ::: slashdot

Richard Stallman Criticizes Bitcoin, Touts a GNU Project Alternative
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

AI doesn’t become intelligent on its own. It takes a lot of human labor to tag everything we human want it to learn. “I used to think the machines are geniuses. Now I know we’re the reason for their genius.” – How Cheap Labor Drives China’s A.I. Ambitions
artificial intelligence
::: LiYuan6

Ohio set to become first US state to accept Bitcoin for taxes
blockchain e crypto*
::: thenextweb

How cool is this innovation! Agree?
innovazioni, futuro
::: kwilli1046

“Machine Taxers“ – this new article offers a thorough history, going back to the 1930s, of efforts to tax robots and machines to compensate for technological unemployment (alas, the article is paywalled)
innovazioni, futuro
::: evgenymorozov

This is fake news! China’s ‘AI news anchor’ isn’t intelligent at all
artificial intelligence
::: techreview

“Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning” by @ChrisBishopMSFT is now available as a free download. Download your copy today for an introduction to the fields of pattern recognition & machine learning
machine learning
::: MSFTResearchCam

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China’s Cashless Economy Threatens To Leave Its Elderly — and Their Money — Behind
innovazioni, futuro | economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Airlines Face Crack Down on Use of ‘Exploitative’ Algorithm That Splits Up Families on Flights
algoritmi, codice
::: Slashdot

Deep learning model could help diagnose cancer by mirroring a pathologist’s workflow
deep learning
::: MIT_CSAIL

New blog post, where I describe a potential risk for the Bitcoin network
blockchain e crypto*
::: fchollet

✨🧠 The ecosystem that has grown up around @TensorFlow in the last few years blows my mind. There’s just so much functionality, compared to some of the other, newer frameworks
lungo thread
TensorFlow
::: DynamicWebPaige

Amazon May Be Hiding Its Plans To Test New Wireless Tech By Masquerading as a Massage Spa
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

The US government just proposed regulating AI for national security, by requiring companies like Google to get licenses before selling their technologies to other countries
artificial intelligence
::: MIT_CSAIL

The unsung heroes of today’s #MarsLanding may be the two CubeSats that will relay signals from the Insight lander all the way back to Earth. Here’s how engineers at @NASAJPL built tiny, high-powered antennas capable of such a feat
hardware
::: IEEESpectrum ::: IEEESpectrum ::: mekoziol ::: IEEESpectrum

1) Uber cerca di portare a Torino Uber taxi, per chiamare il taxi dall’app
innovazioni, futuro
::: SMerler

Amazon Launches Cloud-Based Robotics Testing Platform
robots
::: Slashdot

Amazon Opens Up Its Internal Machine Learning Training To Everyone
machine learning
::: Slashdot

From Airbnb to city bikes, the ‘sharing economy’ has been bought up by big money
innovazioni, futuro | economia, lavoro
::: evgenymorozov

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AI doesn’t think like a human but like a corporation
artificial intelligence
::: jonniepenn

Breaking: Numerous Bitcoin Wallets May Have Been Compromised by Rogue Developer (any wallets using Node.js)
blockchain e crypto*
::: Alexintosh

China is Planning To Build a Deep Sea Base For Unmanned Submarine Science and Defense Operations in the South China Sea
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

No one can predict the future. But the experts, […] know more about the upcoming innovations in #AI than virtually anyone else. Learn more in an excerpt of #ArchitectsOfIntelligence
artificial intelligence | innovazioni, futuro
::: MFordFuture

The Police in UK Want AI To Stop Violent Crime Before it Happens
artificial intelligence | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

These charts show how Asia is dominating industrial-robot adoption
robots
::: erinwinick

5G Will Cover Roughly 1.5 Billion People By 2024, Researchers Say
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Our new result in @PLOSMedicine: DL to help radiologists w/knee MRI diagnosis, comparing Human+Machine vs. Human alone. Hope systems like these can soon be deployed and help patients!
deep learning
::: AndrewYNg

Luminar and Volvo Show Off High-Res, Long-Range Lidar
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

The “Python Data Science Handbook” is an *excellent* free + open-source resource for learning #Python for #DataScience and #MachineLearning . Check it out online, and if you use it and have the means, buy a copy (I just did)! Thanks, @jakevdp!
Python | artificial intelligence
::: mf_viz

super cool drone footage
robots
::: johnregehr

Predictim babysitter app: Facebook and Twitter take action
automazione | social media
::: fabiochiusi

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Technology does not usually drive social change. On the contrary, social change is typically driven by decisions we make about how to organize our world. Only later does technology swoop in, accelerating and consolidating those changes
tecnologia | innovazioni, futuro
::: FrankPasquale

Amazon Web Services Introduces its Own Custom-Designed ARM Server Processor, Promises 45 Percent Lower Costs For Some Workloads
ditte
::: Slashdot

Children “who have extensive interactions with an agent that cannot accurately mimic human emotional cues and understanding, may end up imprinting these social agents’ behaviors & styles of interaction”
robots
::: FrankPasquale

Amazon Enters Blockchain Market With Cloud-Computing Services
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

Google Has a Plan To Eliminate Mosquitoes Around the World
Google
::: Slashdot

Riflessioni intorno a #intelligenzaartificiale. Un pezzo #daleggere di @gruffatti (e che continua prossima settimana su @TechEcon )
artificial intelligence
::: suxsonica

Elon Musk’s Boring Company Cancels Los Angeles Tunnel Following Lawsuit
innovazioni, futuro | protagonisti
::: Slashdot

IBM Aims To Meld AI With Human Resources With Watson Suite
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

Independent auditors should be required to vet companies’ algorithms
algoritmi, codice
::: HarvardBiz

Which Industries Are Investing in Artificial Intelligence?
artificial intelligence
::: MFordFuture

Japan Researchers Develop Automated Technique For Anime Colorization Using Deep Learning
deep learning
::: Slashdot

Microsoft is now in the “increasing lethality” business. I wonder what Hololens engineers feel about this?
ditte | augmented reality
::: oliviasolon

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AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 49

Nuove innovazioni ne abbiamo? sì, eccole 🤩

SpaceX Wins FCC Approval To Deploy 7,518 Satellites
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

The F-35’s Greatest Vulnerability Isn’t Enemy Weapons. It’s Being Hacked
bug
::: Slashdot

Excellent reality check on the state of Chinese AI by ⁦@louiseflucas⁩ ⁦@FinancialTimes⁩ Investors are facing inflated valuations, over-hyped pitches and threadbare monetisation models
artificial intelligence
::: johnthornhillft

People have been working on quantum computing for decades—and without any practical results to show for it
quantum computing
::: IEEESpectrum ::: Slashdot

Google Is Closing Its Schaft Robotics Unit
robots
::: Slashdot

An international standards group has just voted to “future-proof” the SI base units of kilogram, ampere, mole, and kelvin by connecting them to universal constants
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum ::: JohnDCook ::: kintopp

In a suit against Bird, Lime and two cities, a California woman who is a paraplegic says the scooters left on sidewalks and curb ramps are creating barriers and hazardous conditions for people with disabilities
innovazioni, futuro
::: FrankPasquale

Missed my talk at #Devoxx and curious about the weird and wonderful world of quantum computing? Here is the full video (explaining qubits, entanglement, Shor’s and Grover’s algorithm)
quantum computing
::: royvanrijn

Some fascinating data on Airbnb: in Porto’s historic center, there is one Airbnb property for every two residents. If all these properties were occupied on a single night, there will be more visitors than residents sleeping there
innovazioni, futuro
::: evgenymorozov

Drones are appealing to criminals in part because they seem fairly anonymous, but in the hands of crime investigators, a drone can reveal a range of personal and financial information about its owner
automazione
::: WIRED

The next cold war will be waged with technology, by governments against their citizens
artificial intelligence | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: bopinion

Spain plans switch to 100% renewable electricity by 2050
innovazioni, futuro
::: dcavedon

Bike lanes only look empty because they are damn efficient. This stretch in Copenhagen conveys 8 times as many people on bikes compared to cars – still it’s mostly cars we see
innovazioni, futuro
::: urbanthoughts11

The best explanation of how Bitcoin, FB, YouTube, etc., has made us less equal and less happy was written 45 years ago by the activist and scholar Jo Freeman. My tribute to “Tyranny of Structurelessness”
social media | blockchain e crypto*
::: noamcohen

“La Revanche des Neurones” (The Revenge of the Neurons): a piece (in French) about the history of AI, the debate between the symbolists and the connectionists, and the recent emergence of deep learning
artificial intelligence
::: ylecun

Unions have been in decline across the rich world for decades… Now tech, from social media to ai, may help organised labour make a comeback
economia, lavoro
::: EconoScribe

More Companies Plan To Implant Microchips Into Their Employees’ Hands
tecnologia
::: Slashdot ::: Slashdot

The good news is, we’re not seeing the attackers using machine learning. Not yet. One day they will become so accessible that any idiot will be able to use them. That’s when we’ll start seeing real attacks with machine learning capabilities
machine learning
::: FSecure

Blockchain Gaming Is Coming to the PS4
blockchain e crypto* | games
::: Slashdot

When it comes to quantum computers, what kind of qubit is best?
quantum computing
::: IEEESpectrum

Make digital right. Contro gli eccessi: di fiducia negli algoritmi e di preoccupazioni per gli algoritmi
politica | innovazioni, futuro
::: lucadebiase

How machine learning is supercharging content management
machine learning
::: cialunet

The proceedings of #AIXIA2018 are available
artificial intelligence
::: aixia2018

Automating the Future of the Workplace
artificial intelligence | economia, lavoro
::: cialunet

Department of Commerce Could Be the First US Entity To Broadly Regulate an Aspect of AI
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

#Apple #Microsoft #Facebook #Google #Youtube #Amazon #Twitter #Paypal #Yahoo
innovazioni, futuro | ditte
::: Raff_Perf

Elon Musk’s Extracurricular Antics Reportedly Spark a NASA Safety Probe At SpaceX
protagonisti
::: Slashdot ::: Slashdot ::: emenietti

A recent report by @EPICprivacy finds that algorithms are increasingly used in court to “set bail, determine sentences, and even contribute to determinations about guilt or innocence”
algoritmi, codice
::: EPICprivacy

IBM: Chip Making is Hitting Its Limits, But Our Techniques Could Solve That
hardware
::: Slashdot

First Ever Plane With No Moving Parts Takes Flight
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 48

Intanto che blockchain è in fase calante ecco il resto delle news 😁

The popularity of deep learning frameworks is resulting in more data engineering work in Python, but the library support falls way short. The number of people actively working on data engineering technology for Python (e.g. @ApacheArrow, @ApacheParquet) is shockingly small
deep learning | Python
::: wesmckinn

Our new Robot of the Week is QTrobot from @LuxAI_SA. It’s designed for therapists and educators, especially for helping children with autism spectrum disorder. QTrobot sure is a cutie ☺️🤖
robots
::: robotsapp

Daimler and Bosch Will Launch a Pilot Robotaxi Program in San Jose in 2019
automazione
::: IEEESpectrum

Robyn Denholm Takes Over the Reigns of Tesla From Elon Musk
ditte
::: Slashdot

Micron Kicks Off Mass Production of 12Gb DRAM Chips
hardware
::: Slashdot

Chinese News Agency Adds AI Anchors To Its Broadcast Team
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

New tutorial from @Tbaut: set up a private blockchain using Aura consensus and a dynamic validator set contract
blockchain e crypto*
::: ParityTech

All of the tutorials from our recent Lightning residency are now online, along with slides
blockchain e crypto*
::: ChaincodeLabs

UN Special Rapporteur @davidakaye analyses AI’s impact on human rights, with a focus on freedom of expression and opinion, #privacy and #nondiscrimination
artificial intelligence
::: edri

Happy 3rd birthday TensorFlow! We’ve come a long way since the first release in 2015 & TensorFlow wouldn’t be the framework it is today without you
TensorFlow
::: TensorFlow

Dyson May Make Wearable Air Purifiers That Double as Headphones, Says Report
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Ubuntu Core and Kura: A framework for IoT gateways
Internet of things
::: cialunet

Principal Fired For Using School’s Computer Room To Mine Cryptocurrency
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

As AI & robotics become capable of replacing more human functions, the “just because we can doesn’t mean we should” debate grows more urgent
artificial intelligence | robots
::: pmichelman

Model the brain with the NEST simulator on Fedora
artificial intelligence
::: cialunet

non potevano non cascarci: « #Voto all’estero, il #Pd propone una riforma […] Utilizzando la tecnologia #Blockchain
blockchain e crypto*
::: zacchiro ::: demartin

The Real Reason Palmer Luckey Was Fired From Facebook
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Blockchain, un Fondo ad hoc con 45 milioni in tre anni Casaleggio e il conflitto d’interessi 4.0
blockchain e crypto* | politica
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Corporate America’s Blockchain and Bitcoin Fever is Over
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

Semiconductor manufacturer Arm is trying to drive the cost of plastic #IoT devices below US $0.01 so they can be embedded in all sorts of consumer goods, including disposable ones
hardware | economia, lavoro
::: IEEESpectrum

Intel Launches New Core i9-9980XE 18-Core CPU With 4.5GHz Boost Clock
hardware
::: Slashdot

The British Army is Carrying Out a Massive Test of Military Robots and Drones
robots
::: Slashdot

Maybe we should leave pizza-making to the humans
automazione
::: IEEESpectrum

Google Is Absorbing DeepMind’s Health Care Unit To Create An ‘AI Assistant For Nurses and Doctors’
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot ::: evgenymorozov ::: carolecadwalla ::: halhod

Waymo To Start First Driverless Car Service Next Month
automazione
::: Slashdot

Let’s suppose AI fails to live up to its expectations. No big deal some might say, but here are a few reasons why this outcome would still have profound impact on our lives. (Thread)
artificial intelligence
::: mrtz

Germany’s AI strategy, to be officially unveiled this week, not only promises 3 billion Euro of investments but also wants to promote the pulling of enterprise data into “data pools”
artificial intelligence
::: evgenymorozov

Xapo. Simple and secure online Bitcoin wallet
blockchain e crypto*
::: cialunet

IIT e @ScuolaSantAnna insieme si candidano per il finanziamento europeo da #1miliardo con la proposta di progetto @FETFlagships “Robotics” per lo sviluppo sostenibile delle tecnologie robotiche del futuro
robots
::: IITalk

The most common metric in crypto is also one of the most flawed
blockchain e crypto*
::: nlw

Target’s Twitter account was hacked and used for a bitcoin scam
frodi | blockchain e crypto*
::: lastknight

Red Cross is investigating the potential human cost of cyber operations
artificial intelligence | Web, Internet
::: mikko

Is it AI? Figure it out with this flowchart
artificial intelligence
::: MIT_CSAIL

Incredible use of light in the Ashurbanipal exhibition at the British Museum, bringing the ancient Assyrian carvings to life
tecnologia
::: PaulMMCooper

Robots Getting a Grip on General Manipulation
robots
::: IEEESpectrum

Bitcoin Plummets Under $6,000 To a New Low For the Year
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

China’s Fusion Reactor Reaches 100 Million Degrees Celsius
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Accelerate your TensorFlow models with XLA. TensorFlow 1.12 w/XLA is 1.5x faster than TensorFlow 1.11 on resnet50 training, processing >10k images/sec on V100
TensorFlow
::: TensorFlow

ANYmal from ANYbotics is our new Robot of the Week. This four-legged quadruped can go almost anywhere. It can also dance, and was in an episode of The X-Files
robots
::: IEEESpectrum

E questo spiega anche perché il signor @BarillariM5S era così interessato alla blockchain pur non avendo capito cos’è
blockchain e crypto* | politica
::: mariofusco

I teach a 60-student course on Technology and Society. This year, after some nudging, I decided to compose a list of tips for combining theory and practice when designing and developing projects. Here they are, with links to assigned materials
scuola, educazione | tecnologia
::: jenterysayers

Portare al minimo i #consumi di #energia e al massimo il #comfort partendo dai feedback degli utenti: nell’aula 1 del @PoliTOnews è partita la sperimentazione del progetto #Home (Human Observation Meta Environment) in collaborazione con @UniTo_GO
innovazioni, futuro
::: PolitoSust

New report (in French) on China’s AI strategy, with some interesting data
artificial intelligence
::: evgenymorozov

Mark Zuckerberg Reportedly Ordered All Facebook Executives To Use Android Phones After Tim Cook Criticized Facebook
Facebook
::: Slashdot

How 5G will enable the next generation of IoT deployments
Internet of things
::: cialunet

Quantum computing “has become something of a self-perpetuating arms race, with many organizations seemingly staying in the race if only to avoid being left behind”
quantum computing
::: IEEESpectrum

Ecco un evento serio sulla blockchain. Demistificare tutte le balle propagandistiche che girano sulla blockchain
blockchain e crypto*
::: jacopo_iacoboni

The US Military is Making Balloons That Hover at the Edge of Space, Indefinitely
tecnologia
::: Slashdot

AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 47

Novità che manco v’imm– OK, quelle che ho intercettato 😉

Ariel Ekblaw, Founder of MIT @medialab’s Space Exploration Initiative, says it’s time to found a real life Starfleet Academy to train future space pilots, doctors, psychologists, etc for exploration, as well as to build and prototype the technology #EconSpace
innovazioni, futuro
::: rjmarvin1

There are 5 wallets, that accumulated amounts between 11,000 BTC and 55,000 BTC in a period of 4 weeks, from the end of September to the last week of October
blockchain e crypto*
::: RodgersResearch

#Map shows which countries consume more electricity than Bitcoin mining
blockchain e crypto*
::: simongerman600

The roboticists who led this research claim it represents the first time a modular robot has autonomously solved problems by reconfiguring in response to a changing environment
robots
::: IEEESpectrum

‘Hologram’ Lecturers To Teach Students at Imperial College London
scuola, educazione
::: Slashdot

Create a containerized machine learning model
machine learning
::: cialunet

Google aspires to mood forecasting: “by continuously recording data from wearable sensors & mobile phones, it’ll be possible not only to track & perhaps identify signs of mental illness in a person, but even to predict when their wellbeing is about to dip”
hardware
::: FrankPasquale

Ethereum Founder Vitalik Buterin Says His Creation Can’t Succeed Unless He Takes a Step Back
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

We’re displacing DRAM bandwidth with SRAM on the chip
artificial intelligence
::: IEEESpectrum

A Cryptocurrency Millionaire Wants to Build a Utopia in Nevada
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

Learn about topics ranging from life-saving wearable technology, to eliminating counterfeit money, to how #Multiphysics #Simulation helps engineers solve expensive and complex challenges
innovazioni, futuro | novità
::: IEEESpectrum

Satya Nadella: The cloud is going to move underwater
innovazioni, futuro
::: RadioProzac

I’m sure we can build AI that can pass tests on law, look @IBMWatson. I’m also sure it’s INCREDIBLY wrong to attempt to shoe-horn AI legal personhood into the EU this way, and that we don’t need to build AI requiring rights
artificial intelligence
::: j2bryson

Billionaires Are Chasing The Holy Grail of Energy: Fusion
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Is Data Science For All the New Computer Science For All?
dati, raccolta
::: Slashdot

Researchers Explore New Batteries To Power Electric Planes
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

The Guardian View on the Ethics of AI: It’s About Dr. Frankenstein, Not His Monster
artificial intelligence
::: _arianna

GM Is Getting Into the Electric Bike Business
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

The plan for TensorFlow 2.0: delightfully productive, user-friendly workflows across a broad range of use cases, from cutting-edge research to applications development and deployment. It will no longer be a “framework”, it will be an ecosystem of solutions that all work together
TensorFlow
::: fchollet

20th Century Fox Is Using AI To Analyze Movie Trailers, Find Out What Films Audiences Will Like
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

Blockchain
Blockchain has become a very popular technology recently due to the spread of Bitcoin. In this post, we’ll focus on the details of blockchain with a focus on Computer Science, studying it as a distributed data structure
blockchain e crypto*
::: kunigami

SpiNNaker Powers Up World’s Largest Supercomputer That Emulates a Human Brain
neural networks | hardware
::: Slashdot

We have launched our report mapping proposals for developing #AI in Europe. Our @infofannny @estelmp analyse the current strategies & proposals & the implications for #humanrights
artificial intelligence
::: accessnow

Google Has Enlisted NASA To Help it Prove Quantum Supremacy Within Months
quantum computing
::: Slashdot

Goodbye, quantum dots
quantum computing
::: IEEESpectrum

7-Eleven Tests Cashier-Free Shopping In 14 Stores
automazione
::: Slashdot

This quantum emitter can emit one photon of light at a time for quantum computers or a future quantum Internet
quantum computing
::: IEEESpectrum

Amazon Is Hiring Fewer Workers This Holiday Season, a Sign That Robots Are Replacing Them
robots
::: Slashdot

Unlocking AI’s barrier of meaning is likely to require a step backward for the field, away from ever bigger networks and data collections, and back to the field’s roots as an interdisciplinary science
machine learning
::: katecrawford

US Regulator Demands Companies Take Action To Halt Robocalls
robots
::: Slashdot

Energy Cost of ‘Mining’ Bitcoin More Than Twice That of Copper Or Gold
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

Opinion: Artificial Intelligence Hits the Barrier of Meaning
machine learning
::: Slashdot ::: lumoren

Blockchain-Based Elections Would Be a Disaster For Democracy
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

Samsung Shows Off a Foldable Prototype That Merges Phone and Tablet
hardware
::: Slashdot ::: Slashdot

The New York Times published an amazingly irresponsible op-ed calling for blockchain voting, and election security experts responded with a giant facepalm. Here’s why. Let’s start with this roundup of opinions from people who’ve actually studied the topic
blockchain e crypto*
::: random_walker

New slides uploaded: Humans vs. the Internet of Things: conciliare tecnologie ed esperienza utente
Internet of things
::: fulcorno

Someone compiled a list of instances of AI doing what creators specify, not what they mean
artificial intelligence | umorismo
::: mogwai_poet

Günter Mühlberger, PI of @Transkribus, describing user growth: we’ve doubled users every year. 450 active users per week, more than 700 handwriting recognition jobs per week: users uploading 25,000 images of manuscripts per week!
media
::: melissaterras

Lucidi del mio talk al #WUD2018 – Humans vs the Internet of Things by @fulcorno #ambientintelligence #ami
Internet of things
::: fulcorno

To Keep Pace With Moore’s Law, Chipmakers Turn to ‘Chiplets’
hardware
::: Slashdot

AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 46

Piove, ma intanto ecco le novità 🤩

The significance is that the technology points to a way for on-chip spectrometer[s] to truly compete with their bulk counterparts in terms of performance
hardware
::: IEEESpectrum

MIT spin-off @CogitoCorp developed software that evaluates the subtle give-and-take of conversation. The technology monitors these “honest signals” or nonverbal cues that often carry more weight than words themselves
artificial intelligence
::: alex_pentland

Volatility over last 10 days… Bitcoin: 8% S&P 500: 25%
blockchain e crypto* | economia
::: charliebilello

20 Top Lawyers Were Beaten By Legal AI
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

Pioneer is a project I’m advising that is using crypto to fund promising young people around the world
blockchain e crypto*
::: balajis

Creating the First Quantum Internet
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

What is Public Key Cryptography?
algoritmi, codice
::: realpython

Who needs scaling, really? There are ways to get better performance besides struggling up the Moore’s Law ladder
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

“They’ll never automate software development!” Yeah, about that
artificial intelligence
::: tprstly

Google’s Smart City Dream Is Turning Into a Privacy Nightmare
dati, raccolta
::: Slashdot

Chinese Court Rules Bitcoin Should Be Protected As Property
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

After operating costs, Uber drivers in Detroit would have made more working at Walmart
economia
::: FrankPasquale

Three ways in which microworkers power “AI”
artificial intelligence
::: ViliLe

Most people don’t want to wear a bulky headset, even in private, there’s no must have “killer app” for VR, and no one has made a simple plug-and-play option that lets a novice user engage casually
virtual reality
::: fabiochiusi
It’s Becoming Increasingly Unlikely that We’ll See a Major Shift To Virtual Reality Any Time Soon

Tiny Drones Team Up to Open Doors
robots
::: IEEESpectrum

China Produces Nano Fibre That Can Lift 160 Elephants – and a Space Elevator?
fantascienza o realtà o cosa?
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

The Truth Behind This Amazing Video from the Surface of a Comet
innovazioni, futuro
::: real_fabristol

The number of software engineers looking for a new job involving blockchains or cryptocurrencies is falling fast
blockchain e crypto*
::: IEEESpectrum

In this post, roboticist Rodney Brooks presents a list of projects and points out features that tend to make a technology easy or hard to bring to market
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

According to Oxford academics, what passes for AI today…
artificial intelligence
::: AntonioCasilli

In a Crash, Should Self-Driving Cars Save Passengers or Pedestrians? 2 Million People Weigh In
automazione
::: Slashdot

Very good summary of @PaulNemitz’s excellent article on the future of AI & tech regulation
artificial intelligence
::: FrankPasquale

The term ML was used in order to sell AI (it was really a cold winter)
machine learning
::: ehud

Machine learning with Python: Essential hacks and tricks
machine learning | Python
::: cialunet

For several years now, I have been warning that the American model of having cities subsidize Uber to provide public transportation will be coming to Europe. It has now arrived to France (Nice)
innovazioni, futuro
::: evgenymorozov

It won’t be the longest quantum network in the world, but this Chicago initiative will pioneer a unique approach by creating qubits through solid-state materials
quantum computing
::: IEEESpectrum

LocalBitcoins Volume Weighted by Population
blockchain e crypto*
::: jeetsidhu_

Here’s a dystopian vision of the future: A real announcement I recorded on the Beijing-Shanghai bullet train
previsioni del futuro
::: Psythor

This text classification example from TensorFlow.js (train a model locally in Keras, deploy it in the browser) is excellent
machine learning
::: random_forests

A beginner’s guide to image classification by @risin_developer. We especially love this excerpt: “we can use Kaggle kernels which gives more compute power, access to a GPU, and almost all the libraries for machine learning…”
machine learning
::: kaggle

Google debuts $25M AI Impact Challenge, a contest to support AI for good projects, similar to other tech giants’ efforts, like Microsoft’s $50M AI for Earth
artificial intelligence
::: Techmeme

This is why we are building a non-custodian decentralized exchange
blockchain e crypto*
::: Alexintosh

In this whitepaper on #robotics, find out why the OS is such a critical component and why it should be a top priority for device manufacturers
robots | Linux
::: cialunet

“In 2014, at age 14 and after skipping the fourth through sixth grades, Tang enrolled at UT Austin and majored in mathematics and computer science.” – ah ok…
quantum computing | protagonisti
::: gignico

Awesome to see $OST in the larger tech news… word is spreading
blockchain e crypto*
::: truedrewco

That’s what I’m saying lately: threats gain credibility and legitimacy first, put an effort to provide a working service, but then suddenly you have a backdoor and data breach
blockchain e crypto* | frodi
::: cryptokatia

As the future of work quickly becomes the present, there is an urgent need for scholarship that attempts to understand how to make our new world of work sustainable, equitable and just
scuola, educazione | artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

If successful, this project could pave the way to larger quantum networks that transmit information through solid-state qubits
quantum computing
::: IEEESpectrum

A powerful new battery could give us electric planes that don’t pollute
innovazioni, futuro
::: techreview

#Banca Centrale olandese lancia l’allarme: i pagamenti senza contante sono un pericolo
economia
::: sdallagata

Waymo Gets the Green Light To Test Fully Driverless Cars In California
automazione
::: Slashdot

In a world of algorithmic biases, data and inferences, are we robbing people of being an exception to the ‘rule’?
artificial intelligence | etica
::: Amy_Tsang875

Full transcript of @Buttarelli_G’s opening speech at the recent #ICDPPC2018 on ethics and the respect of human dignity in the age of algorithms and AI. “It is time to develop a clear and sustainable moral code”
artificial intelligence | etica
::: fabiochiusi

From the new pwc study on corporate R&D spending…for an industry often presented as “parasitic” and “rentier” and “immaterial”, the tech sector is spending like crazy
ditte | R&D, ricerca e sviluppo
::: evgenymorozov

Gli algoritmi e i “mostri” della tecnologia
algoritmi, codice
::: valigiablu

da indagare
Web, Internet
::: waneella_

A blockchain company has acquired an asteroid mining company. I’m not sure I see any synergy here, but it’s 2018, so wth right?
blockchain e crypto* | innovazioni, futuro
::: SciGuySpace

Reality check su AI e guida autonoma
mah…
artificial intelligence
::: ORARiccardo

NASA is building a prototype of a robotic factory that will create water, oxygen, and fuel on the surface of Mars
voi giovani ne vedrete delle belle!
innovazioni, futuro | robots
::: IEEESpectrum

We asked professionals about responsibility in #IoT security
Internet of things
::: cialunet

Flex Logix Says It’s Solved Deep Learning’s DRAM Problem
deep learning
::: Slashdot

Experimental AI Lie Detector Will Help Screen EU Travelers
artificial intelligence | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Mainstream: ‘Big Four’ Firm EY Builds Enterprise Product on Public Ethereum Blockchain
blockchain e crypto*
::: CryptoCoinsNews

Faraday Future’s Last Founding Executive Resigns, Plans Emergency Fund For Employees
automazione
::: Slashdot

In order for a robot to adapt to new challenges, it must understand its own capabilities, as well as the environment in which it operates
robots
::: IEEESpectrum ::: IEEESpectrum

Can a Robot Learn a Language the Way a Child Does?
machine learning
::: Slashdot

Important point
lol vero? 😐
automazione
::: fabiochiusi

There’s been a lot of concern about “deep fakes,” using machine learning to fabricate video & audio in ways that look & sound convincingly real. A related issue: can we prevent the historical record from being subtly changed without our knowledge?
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | machine learning
::: dancohen

New system could enable faster, more efficient auto-translation for many of the world’s 7,000 spoken languages
innovazioni, futuro
::: MIT_CSAIL

AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 45

Pronti per il 💥 Linux Day? Domani, nèh! intanto ecco qua 😋

A skeptic’s guide to thinking about AI
Astra about fauxtomation: “Fauxtomation renders invisible human labor to make computers seem smarter than they are”
artificial intelligence
::: glovink

Our tendency to project humanity onto machines impacts our willingness to interact with them and trust them. This has huge implications for the uptake of robots and AI in society. It also makes us vulnerable to manipulation
robots
::: FrankPasquale

Micron’s Gurtej Sandhu talks about how new computer architectures and increasing hardware specialization will affect the way memory is designed and built
hardware
::: IEEESpectrum

Launch alert! Our new guide featuring the world’s coolest robots is now live: robots.ieee.org. Please check it out and share with anyone who’s interested in robots, especially kids—let’s create the next-generation of robotics engineers. Go robots! 🚀🤖
robots
::: robotsapp

B. F. Skinner: The Most Important Theorist of the 21st Century (No I have not been hacked)
machine learning
::: audreywatters

The Army Is Preparing To Send Driverless Vehicles Into Combat
robots
::: Slashdot

IBM Finally Proves That Quantum Systems Are Faster Than Classical Systems
quantum computing
::: Slashdot

We’ve just released our Graph Nets library for deep learning on graphs
deep learning | Python
::: DeepMindAI

Is Repair As Important As Innovation?
economia
::: Slashdot

Quantum Computers Will Break the Encryption that Protects the Internet
quantum computing | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

An MIT researcher says his group is working with six major companies in Korea, Japan, and the United States to scale up manufacturing processes for ultra-thin chips
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

Tesla Quietly Drops ‘Full Self-Driving’ Option As It Adds $45,000 Model 3
automazione
::: Slashdot

Stanford today soft launches our Human-Centered AI Initiative. I’m very excited to be co-directing this initiative with former provost John Etchemendy. Our mission: To advance #AI research, education, policy, and practice to benefit humanity
artificial intelligence
::: drfeifei

✨🧠 New @TensorFlow RFC! And pay attention, this one is important 😉: #Keras has a set of optimizers, living in tf.keras.optimizers. TensorFlow also has its own set of optimizers, living in tf.train. ⚡Plan: we’re merging ‘em, and adding new features!
Python | machine learning
::: DynamicWebPaige

Intel Launches 9th Generation Core Processors; Core i9-9900K Benchmarked
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

At Google, we’ve been getting a better understanding of issues of bias & fairness in machine learning models as we’ve used ML throughout more of our products. We’ve also created training for Google engineers on these topics, and we’ve now made this material available externally
machine learning
::: JeffDean

Nel tunnel del monopattino
innovazioni, futuro
::: mante

We shouldn’t measure devices on megahertz, gigaflops, or terawhatever. It is about the system: the devices, network, and the cloud all coming together
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

Watch What Happens When A Drone Slams Into An Airplane Wing
automazione
::: Slashdot

Researchers Secretly Deployed A Bot That Submitted Bug-Fixing Pull Requests
web-bot
::: Slashdot

Graphene Printing Technique “Silk Screens” Flexible Electronics
Practically any 2D sheet or film whose molecules carry any net electric polarity can be mass produced via this technique
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

Solar-powered water purifiers allow entrepreneurs to sell clean—and ideally cheap—drinking water to their neighbors, local businesses, and at large events like festivals
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

How to completely innovate the construction and architecture sector with #MixedReality and #DeepLearning. On @IngeniumTw the interview with @albertotono3, a young Italian engineer in the #SiliconValley.
artificial intelligence
::: IngeniumTw

ZEXE: Zero-knowledge Execution.Think of it like a private OS for the blockchain. Can build private tokens, smart contracts, and maybe even a DEX
sistemi operativi | blockchain e crypto*
::: secparam

Experimental Android App Determines Alertness By Examining Eyes
dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

I was happy to sign on to support these universal guidelines for AI; hope others will, too!
artificial intelligence | machine learning
::: FrankPasquale

Armenia Opens $50 Million Bitcoin, Ethereum Mining Farm
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

Elon Musk’s high-speed transit tunnel in L.A. will soon be open for public rides
innovazioni, futuro
::: mashable

Intel Has Killed off the 10nm Process, Report Says
hardware
::: Slashdot ::: Slashdot

The State of Artificial Intelligence — truly inspiring lecture by @AndrewYNg
artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

Oculus Co-founder is Leaving Facebook After Cancellation of ‘Rift 2’ Headset
virtual reality | Facebook
::: Slashdot ::: stratechery

The DTA has gone cold on blockchain after it received $700,000 from the govt to research it, saying it is at the “top of a hype cycle” and “for every use of blockchain you would consider today there is a better technology”
blockchain e crypto*
::: denhamsadler

Feds Shut Down Self-Driving School Bus Pilot In Florida
automazione
::: Slashdot

Unless policies and priorities change, they will have trouble attracting the talent needed to build quantum technology
quantum computing
::: fabiochiusi

3D Printed Graphene Aerogel Offers Highest-Ever Capacitance for a Supercapacitor
hardware
::: IEEESpectrum

an open toolkit that helps make smart cities work for everyone
innovazioni, futuro
::: BKCHarvard

DARPA Wants To Build ‘Contextual’ AI That Understands the World
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

Coinbase Lets You Buy and Sell USDC Stablecoin
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

Atlas is our Robot of the Week! We can’t do parkour or backflips, so we’re glad this robot can
robots
::: robotsapp

Forget the eyepiece. This microscope uses your smartphone’s camera
hardware
::: IEEESpectrum ::: IEEESpectrum

Technology is literally getting under our skin! Thousands of Swedes are inserting Microchips under their skin
il mio amico Bepon ne parlava già tanti anni fa!
tecnologia
::: manisha72617183

94% of serious crashes are a result of human error! Can we stop debating the trolly problem for AV & focus on saving lives ASAP?
automazione
::: etzioni

Uber Planning Fleet of Food Delivery Drones ‘As Soon As 2021’
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Something for the weekend: ‘The Mind Machines’ – AI seen from 1978. Includes some early #Lisp program demonstrations
storia | artificial intelligence
::: RainerJoswig

‘We Expected VR To Be Two To Three Times as Big’, Says CCP Games CEO
virtual reality
::: Slashdot

After its initial research, the federal government’s digital office has found that blockchain is at the “top of a hype cycle” and is currently less effective than other existing technologies in delivering government services
blockchain e crypto*
::: fabiochiusi

Simultaneous translation is tough because of word order differences between languages (e.g., verb comes at end of sentence in German). @BaiduResearch’s AI gets around that problem by making pretty good predictions
ahemmm… da controllare, imho
artificial intelligence
::: newsbeagle

Understanding the ethics of autonomous vehicles: @iyadrahwan and @EdmondAwad talk to MIT News about the results of their Moral Machine experiment
automazione
::: medialab

What can blockchain actually do for journalism?
blockchain e crypto*
::: fabiochiusi

Here it is! Our Year In Review talk from the AI Now Symposium – features a massive visualization of news stories and the biggest themes from our work on AI and beyond…
artificial intelligence
::: katecrawford

These 3-D printed electrodes can store more electric charge per unit of surface area than any supercapacitors that came before
hardware
::: IEEESpectrum

Repeat after me: “there is no algorithm, it’s just someone else’s decision”
algoritmi, codice
::: AntonioCasilli

In a few years, we may see our notion of cameras change to meet the needs of digital eyes, not human ones
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

If you have recently received a very small amount of BTC in your wallet unexpectedly, you may be the target of a “dusting attack” designed to deanonymise you by linking your inputs together – Samourai users can mark this utxo as “Do Not Spend” to nip the attack in the bud
blockchain e crypto* | frodi
::: SamouraiWallet

AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 44

Ubuntu nuovo, da aggiornare, appena recupero il ritardo, no prima ma intanto ecco qua 😁

Il Monviso fotografato da Bergamo – Valerio Minato

NIST “do you need a blockchain flowchart”
blockchain e crypto*
::: justincormack

The Cryptocurrency Industry is ‘On the Brink of an Implosion’, Research Says
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

Don’t look now, but @BostonDynamics’ robot Atlas is back. And now it can do parkour
robots
::: WIRED

AI has already begun rewiring warfare, even if it hasn’t (yet) taken the form of literal Terminators. There are less cinematic but equally scary ways to weaponize AI. You don’t need algorithms pulling the trigger for algorithms to play a dangerous role
artificial intelligence
::: FrankPasquale

The US Military Wants To Teach AI Some Basic Common Sense
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

Researchers Develop 3D Printed Objects That Can Track and Store How They Are Used
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

I just don’t know what to make of this blockchain crowd. They are either complete lunatics, or they will change the world
blockchain e crypto*
::: marcelsalathe

The UK Invited a Robot To ‘Give Evidence’ In Parliament For Attention
robots
::: Slashdot

Google AI Claims 99 Percent Accuracy In Metastatic Breast Cancer Detection
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

L’involontaria ed inconsapevole ironia del titolo di questo articolo è stupenda
blockchain e crypto*
::: stefanoepifani

Samsung Says Its Foldable Phone Will Be a Tablet You Can Put In Your Pocket
dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot ::: Slashdot

AI ethics and human rights: where we need to go
artificial intelligence
::: sherifea

Far morire i bitcoin dovrebbe essere un dovere civico: per l’ambiente e l’energia assurda che consumano, non solo per l’economia (e la politica malamente finanziata)
blockchain e crypto*
::: jacopo_iacoboni

DARPA, the arm of the Pentagon that gave us drones and the internet, is researching technology to let soldiers download memories to their brains
innovazioni, futuro
::: emenietti

If you’ve always wanted to play around with quantum computing, here’s your chance
quantum computing
::: IEEESpectrum

Start talking about where data come from, what is being measured and why, who is labelling the data, and how AI is only as good as the data it’s trained on
dati, raccolta | artificial intelligence
::: andrewthesmart

Rivals ARM and Intel Make Peace To Secure Internet of Things
Internet of things
::: Slashdot

Will China beat the United States to develop the best and brightest #AI?
Former Head of Google China Foresees an AI Crisis—and Proposes a Solution
artificial intelligence
::: IEEESpectrum

Blockchain has been heralded as a potential panacea for everything from poverty and famine to cancer
blockchain e crypto*
::: fabiochiusi

Jeff Bezos Predicts We’ll Have 1 Trillion Humans in the Solar System, and Blue Origin Wants To Help Get Us There
protagonisti | innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Most Americans Can’t Tell the Difference Between a Social Media Bot and A Human, Study Finds
web-bot | social media
::: Slashdot

Welcome to the World of Tomorrow
tutto il thread
storia | innovazioni, futuro
::: adrianhon

MIT today announced a new $1 billion commitment to address the global opportunities and challenges presented by the prevalence of computing and the rise of artificial intelligence
artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

Sony Tries Using Blockchain Tech For Next-Gen DRM
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

1954

Eta Compute says it has made the first commercial low-power #AI chip capable of learning on its own by using spiking neural networks
machine learning
::: IEEESpectrum ::: IEEESpectrum ::: IEEESpectrum

Rolls-Royce Wants To Fill the Seas With Self-Sailing Ships
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Stephen Hawking Warns That AI and ‘Superhumans’ Could Wipe Humanity; Says There’s No God in Posthumous Book
artificial intelligence | innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Nobel-prize winner Rommer on innovation and higher education
innovazioni, futuro
::: lemire

Google Maps Adds EV Charging Station Info
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

This research marks the first time that any type of #AI has been incorporated into a MEMs device
artificial intelligence
::: IEEESpectrum

Optimism about the potential benefits of AI has dropped significantly among those who are actually developing AI systems
artificial intelligence
::: FrankPasquale

We started just with a business plan, a financial model and kind of a hope that our $19 million that we raised from—you know—friends and family would someday, maybe create a little company that could own a few buildings
una storia di innovazione fu8ori dal comune; ispirazionale?
innovazioni, futuro
::: danking00

The AI ethics body formed by five of the largest US corporations has expanded to include its first Chinese member, the search firm Baidu
artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

Some Electric Car Drivers Might Spew More CO2 Than Diesel Cars, New Research Shows
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Finally, all of the world’s coolest and most interesting #Robots are in one place: robots.ieee.org. Congrats to @robotsapp on launch day!! 🤖❤️🤖❤️🤖
robots
::: newsbeagle

In @qz, Personal Robots group head @cynthiabreazeal looks into the future of humanistic, social robots—beyond Rosie, Skynet, and R2D2
robots
::: medialab

Someone Used a Deep Learning AI To Perfectly Insert Harrison Ford Into “Solo: A Star Wars Story”
deep learning
::: Slashdot

Alum @strausfeld is working to create a new #dataviz paradigm: a VR-explorable, 3D map of network connections—starting with a timeline of women’s history
virtual reality
::: medialab

Driverless Car Hype Gives Way To E-Scooter Mania Among Technorati
automazione | innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Former Top Waymo Engineer Altered Code To Go on ‘Forbidden Routes’, Report Says
automazione
::: Slashdot

Neutrino is a new bitcoin light client that enables Lightning to run on mobile phones
blockchain e crypto*
::: lightning

$194 million of Bitcoin was moved today for only $0.10
blockchain e crypto* | Web, Internet
::: ColeKennelly

The 5th Wave of computing will make traditional ways of measuring computing power obsolete, says the CEO of Arm
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

Chinese City ‘Plans To Launch Artificial Moon To Replace Streetlights’
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Governing Artificial Intelligence | Data & Society
artificial intelligence | dati, raccolta
::: Dunja_Mijatovic

I just posted “L’intelligenza artificiale per studiare il plancton” on Reddit
artificial intelligence
::: RadioProzac

You’ve heard about the ethics of #AI, but have you thought about the impact of AI on human rights? A team from @BKCHarvard considered the risks & benefits of AI on human rights in this new report
artificial intelligence
::: BKCHarvard

AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 43

Nuova puntata tutta da leggere intanto che piove

Wide-Scale US Wind Power Could Cause Significant Warming, Study Says
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

MIT just launched a new initiative w/Google, Intel and Microsoft focused on AI and data systems
artificial intelligence
::: MIT_CSAIL

BlackBerry Races Ahead of Security Curve With Quantum-Resistant Solution
quantum computing
::: Slashdot

US Department of Transportation Updates Autonomous Car Rules
automazione
::: Slashdot

Rethink Robotics, Pioneer of Collaborative Robots, Shuts Down
robots
::: IEEESpectrum

D-Wave Launches Free ‘Leap’ Quantum Computing Service
quantum computing
::: Slashdot

This heartbeat monitor comes with a built-in solar cell so that it can power itself
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

Jeff Bezos Is Planning To Ship ‘Several Metric Tons of Cargo’ To the Moon
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

How to deliver on Machine Learning projects
machine learning
::: fchollet

“Each of the bots is autonomous and fully aware of the others’ positions–they communicate using Wi-Fi–which ensures they don’t collide.” @FastCompany explains the science behind the Mediated Matter group’s FIBERBOTS
robots
::: medialab

Researchers Created ‘Quantum Artificial Life’ For the First Time
quantum computing
::: Slashdot

Quello che rivela lo studio è che le aziende che contribuiscono al software open source, riescono poi ad applicarlo meglio nel loro caso d’uso
open source
::: industriaitasl

Honda-Waymo Talks Are Said To Have Faltered On Tech Access
automazione
::: Slashdot

Wow. This is really stupid. There is no other word for it
artificial intelligence
::: sivavaid

Google CEO quietly met with military leaders at the Pentagon, seeking to smooth tensions over drone AI after Project Maven
artificial intelligence | Google
::: TonyRomm

An excellent idea: an #openaccess database of prior art to block harmful patents on old or obvious ideas
robots | copyright e brevetti
::: petersuber

New Toronto Declaration calls on algorithms to respect human rights
algoritmi, codice
::: ousfourita

Ive always believed the TensorFlow has great potential as a general purpose tool for scientific computing. Machine Learning is just the first application
machine learning
::: martin_wicke

Turning the DAW Inside Out: PhD student @CharlesHolbrow imagines the next evolution in music recording and production
innovazioni, futuro
::: medialab

About 75% of the 225 million cell phones in the United States likely received the Presidential Alert text message this week—generally considered a success. And it took several years and millions of dollars to make that possible
dispositivi mobili | media
::: IEEESpectrum

If your robotics lab has a quadruped, it’s become almost a requirement that you post a video of the robot not falling over when walking across some kind of particularly challenging surface
robots
::: IEEESpectrum

Stunt Woman Tests Apple Watch With Violent Fake Falls
dispositivi mobili | hardware
::: Slashdot

Scientists Connect the Brains of Three People, Allowing Thought-Sharing
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Technological sovereignty is now on the agenda of almost all governments, populist or not
tecnologia
::: evgenymorozov

Kubernetes is great for deploying ML apps. Here’s a detailed guide on how to use Kubernetes to deploy a Keras model as a REST API on Google Cloud
machine learning
::: fchollet

These robots just 3D printed a whole bridge
robots
::: mashable

Will Chromebooks Someday Threaten Windows?
hardware | sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

National Theater In London Offers Glasses With Live Subtitles
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

U.S. to Allow Cars Without Steering Wheels
This is good news for GM, which had already designed a version of the Chevrolet Bolt without a steering wheel for an upcoming self-driving car trial
automazione
::: IEEESpectrum

Boeing CEO: First Operational Self-Flying Cars Are Less Than 5 Years Out
riuscirò a vederle?
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Quantum computing will make the encrypted data of today readable in a couple decades or less. Secrets being stored today shouldn’t be considered permanently protected. QDay will come
quantum computing
::: profcarroll

This is a great post. “If you’re asking “Keras vs. TensorFlow”, you’re asking the wrong question”
deep learning
::: fchollet

IBM is using graphene to deposit nanomaterials with 97 percent accuracy
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

Every time there’s a technological revolution like AI, it gives us a chance to remake large parts of the world
artificial intelligence
::: AndrewYNg

So many papers applying deep learning to theoretical and experimental physics
deep learning
::: ylecun

Economics Nobel Prize Winner Sees No Singularity on the Horizon
innovazioni, futuro | economia
::: IEEESpectrum

FAA Moves Toward Treating Drones and Planes As Equals
automazione
::: Slashdot

#AI, #HPC, #Cybersecurity, #DigitalSkills, #DigitalTrasformation: we dedicated €9.2 billion of the next #EUBudget to the digital future of the Europe 🎯
artificial intelligence
::: DSMeu

You would never buy a car that sacrificed the driver to save multiple pedestrians – and that’s why we need to rethink how we make AI behave, says Iyad Rahwan
artificial intelligence | automazione
::: newscientist

Data breaches, trolling, extremist content are all important. But the dull question of how to raise sufficient tax in a software based, digital, AI-powered economy comprised of international companies is the biggest challenge of all. We need to start experimenting with new models
economia | ditte | artificial intelligence
::: JamieJBartlett

Venture capital investment in US companies to hit $100B in 2018
economia
::: TechCrunch

How you pay for your free #Internet services by @mikko and how you will pay for free in future using #IoT
Web, Internet | Internet of things
::: TechBroad

In 2001, a 25-year-old unemployed college dropout named Bram Cohen created BitTorrent. Now, his latest creation is a digital currency, and startup, called Chia aimed at making cryptocurrency acceptable to the financial industry
blockchain e crypto*
::: WIRED

Amazon Scraps Secret AI Recruiting Tool That Showed Bias Against Women
machine learning
::: Slashdot

A magic wand for erasing images: @fastcompany reports on @deepangelAI, which invites users to submit their own photos and reflect on the future of automated media manipulation
storia
::: medialab

You can start training Keras models on TPUs, from the comfort of your browser, in a few seconds
neural networks
::: fchollet

A grad student just solved one of the hardest problems in quantum computing: quantum verification
quantum computing
::: MIT_CSAIL

Uniqlo replaced 90% of staff at its newly automated warehouse with robots
robots
::: marcoscan

Any time I see the word “blockchain” in a sentence, I substitute “the cloud”
blockchain e crypto*
::: mattblaze

Ripensare la #SmartCity e riprendere il controllo democratico dei dati per progettare un nuovo modello di città a partire dai reali bisogni dei cittadini
innovazioni, futuro
::: francesca_bria

Which autonomous car companies are hiring? A new list from @indeed highlights opportunities in Pittsburgh, Detroit, and Phoenix—and the skills you’ll need to land a job in this hot industry
automazione
::: IEEESpectrum

Many people believe that machine learning algorithms are analytical — that they ponder over the data available and do logical, unbiased reasoning using some internal model
machine learning
::: fchollet