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AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 61

Rassegna dedicata all’amico Oppy che ci ha appena lasciato; grazie Oppy ❤️

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Le point de vue de Garry Kasparov sur l’#IA, l’Homme, et leur futur commun
artificial intelligence
::: BenjaminDHONT

Google Fiber Abandoning Louisville Residents With Two Months Notice
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

AI Hears Your Anger in 1.2 Seconds
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

Data is everything
dati, raccolta
::: b4rtowski

A huge goodie bag of new quilc issues to hack away on
quantum computing | lisp(s)
::: stylewarning

Apollo Thread
innovazioni, futuro
::: Symbo1ics

This story by @chengela on AI in life insurance pricing quotes @aselbst, @cybersimplesec, and me. It’s a terrific intro to the issues. I am working on a paper that covers all this and more, but for now here is a short(ish) thread
artificial intelligence
::: RickSwedloff

Teenager Builds Himself a Robotic Prosthetic Arm Using Lego Pieces
robots
::: Slashdot

Facebook Acquires Visual Shopping Startup To Bolster AI Work
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

“The end of Moore’s Law has been predicted so many times that rumors of its demise have become an industry joke.” At the risk of being the butt of such a joke now or in the distant future, I offer three predictions
innovazioni, futuro
::: jessfraz

Tesla Hacker Launches Open-Source Project ‘FreedomEV’ To Run On Rooted Teslas, Bring New Wi-Fi Hotspot and Anti-Tracking Features
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

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China is playing AI leapfrog
artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

We always say that coders are responsible for what algorithms produce (e.g. in the AI/ethics debate, or in the quest for algorithmic transparency), and yet, for some reason, in art it’s the opposite: isn’t the coder the actual artist, here?
artificial intelligence | etica
::: fabiochiusi

Will machines take over mental health care?
#AI tools like the ones developed by spinoff @ginger_io may be an effective addition to mental health care treatment, helping connect users to clinicians and monitor their response to more traditional forms of therapy
artificial intelligence
::: medialab

Getting smart about AI
Ubuntu
::: ubuntu

Machine learning will be able to do anything you could train a dog to do
machine learning
::: FrankPasquale

New “Metallic Wood” Is As Strong As Titanium But Much Lighter
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

“We need to be cautious about embracing the new Utopianism of »decentralization«. Getting the power dynamics of our digital activities right can only happen through active interrogation of how power operates in each blockchain system” – 📄 by @angela_walch
blockchain e crypto*
::: jakublipinski

Trump has a plan to keep America first in artificial intelligence
The initiative is designed to boost America’s AI industry by reallocating funding, creating new resources, and devising ways for the country to shape the technology even as it becomes increasingly global
artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi

I am optimistic that there is still time to shift towards building ethical and inclusive #AI systems that respect our human dignity and rights
etica | artificial intelligence
::: medialab

Japan plans to begin testing flying cars later this year
::: IEEESpectrum

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IBM’s AI loses to a human debater, but it’s still persuasive technology
artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

Resist the robot takeover. We must not hand over important decisions to #algorithms we don’t understand. Read the opinion piece by @nicolaskb & @spielkamp in @POLITICOEurope (for the record: we didn’t come up with the headline) #ai #adm #automatingsociety
algoritmi, codice | artificial intelligence
::: algorithmwatch

Fire (and lots of it): Berkeley researcher on the only way to fix cryptocurrency
blockchain e crypto*
::: RadioProzac

In China, Some Teachers Are Using AI To Grade Homework
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

2019 top digital transformation tech investments
innovazioni, futuro | economia, lavoro
::: ValaAfshar

We’re actually doing this! Comparing curiosity in AI and kids
artificial intelligence
::: AlisonGopnik

Square CEO Jack Dorsey Says Bitcoin’s Lightning Is Coming To Cash App
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

“AI is not just a curiosity. It’s a technology that’s going to fundamentally change much of our daily lives.” – Tom Mitchell
artificial intelligence
::: RichRogersIoT

The first step of any effective AI strategy is to rebrand the discarded Big Data strategy you commissioned but never used a few years ago
artificial intelligence
::: evgenymorozov

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So far the cryptocurrency craze has made online criminality easier, created bubbles, fleeced naive investors, imposed grotesque waste in so-called mining, offered funding for malfeasance & facilitated tax evasion. What is the social value in any of this?
blockchain e crypto*
::: FrankPasquale

The president of the United States has dialed up an executive order aimed at “accelerating our national leadership” in artificial intelligence. But the order, seen as a prompt to win an AI arms race against China, offers little in the way of details
politica | artificial intelligence
::: IEEESpectrum

After 800+ attempts to contact @MarsRovers Opportunity, today we’re announcing the end of a successful Martian mission. Intended to explore the Red Planet for 90 days, Oppy outlived its mission lifetime by 14+ years
robots
::: JimBridenstine ::: cmnit ::: TheOnion ::: BarackObama ::: starstrickenSF ::: Taraustralis ::: disinformatico

Left To Their Own Devices, Pricing Algorithms Resort To Collusion
algoritmi, codice
::: Slashdot

This robot uses celestial navigation and distance-tracking methods similar to those used by the desert ant to navigate and successfully return to its starting point
robots
::: IEEESpectrum

New AI Now research paper: “DIRTY DATA, BAD PREDICTIONS.” First study of its kind to reveal how predictive policing platforms are influenced by data gathered from illegal and discriminatory police practices
artificial intelligence | dati, raccolta | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: AINowInstitute

the real legacy of these cultures isn’t ruins or artefacts. It’s ideas, values, languages and writing systems, stories, institutions, beliefs. It’s us
thread filosofico
innovazioni, futuro
::: fchollet

The #evolution of #airplanes: The evolution of the major airplane models during the 100-yr history of aviation
innovazioni, futuro
::: ulaulaman

Airbus Is Giving Up On the A380
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

La culture numérique est-elle le latin du 21ème siècle?
scuola, educazione
::: LorenzoTomasin

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AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 60

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Milestones for quantum technologies matter a lot. For example, there’s controversy on what quantum supremacy is & how much/for who it matters
quantum computing
::: wjzeng

Using Keras to automate supernovas identification, potentially cutting in half the time it would take astronomers to discover supernovas
TensorFlow e Keras
::: fchollet

Engineers Create a Robot That Can ‘Imagine’ Itself
robots
::: Slashdot

Giving the Humble Stethoscope an AI Upgrade Could Save Millions of Kids
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

Scientists Create Super-Thin ‘Sheet’ That Could Charge Our Phones
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Great report by @CreditSuisse and @unil on the future of work. Will the “technology kills jobs” narrative finally die in the face of overwhelming contradicting evidence?
tecnologia | economia, lavoro
::: marcelsalathe ::: marcelsalathe ::: marcelsalathe

This story was generated by ReporterMate, an experimental automated news reporting system
automazione
::: fabiochiusi

Shaping neural networks
neural networks
::: PaoloBarucca

Don’t miss the best robot videos of the week!
robots
::: IEEESpectrum

Come si definisce un codice etico per #AI? Davvero ce n’è bisogno?
etica | artificial intelligence
::: suxsonica

Self-driving cars will “cruise” to avoid paying to park
automazione
::: johnregehr

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We lost the $150 million in cryptocurrencies that we held for customers because our founder died and he was the only one with the passwords to the wallets. Welcome to the financial future!
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | blockchain e crypto*
::: nathanielpopper ::: mikko ::: briankrebs ::: worldwise001 ::: slashdot

Apple Removes Siri Team Lead As Part of AI Strategy Shift
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

We’ve just released the new Papers With Code! Site now has over 950+ ML tasks, 500+ evaluation tables (including state of the art results) and 8500+ papers with code
The mission of Papers With Code is to create a free and open resource with Machine Learning papers, code and evaluation tables
machine learning
::: paperswithcode

Why not explicitly design our algorithms to be uncertain about the right thing to do?
etica
::: techreview

This machine trims hedges perfectly
innovazioni, futuro
::: DigitalTrends

Machine learning leads mathematicians to unsolvable problem
machine learning
::: marcoscan

Bitcoin is Worth Less Than the Cost To Mine It
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

The MOOC is dead
scuola, educazione
::: freakonometrics

We called BS on AI. Here’s a thread of what we learned
#ai
::: ginasue

Human oversight, argues the report, is not enough: “it is time to ask questions about whether these technologies have any place in our police forces”
artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

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Why the net giants are worried about the Web 3.0: The Internet of Blockchains
blockchain e crypto*
::: ZagoMatteoGian

Using #Keras, Multiple Inputs, and Mixed Data to combine categorical, numeric, and image data into a *single* end-to-end network
TensorFlow e Keras | Python
::: PyImageSearch

Check out the new and first blog post by @lexfridman from @MIT on Deep Learning Basics with #TensorFlow, as part of the MIT Deep Learning series of courses, lectures, and tutorials
deep learning | TensorFlow e Keras
::: TensorFlow

A tremendously useful explainer about symbolic APIs (Sequential + Functional API) and Model subclassing in TF 2.0
TensorFlow e Keras
::: fchollet

il futuro sta nelle professioni tecniche
innovazioni, futuro
::: Forchielli

Facebook has hired most of the team beyond blockchain startup Chainspace. This is FB’s first big ‘acqui-hire’ in the blockchain space
Facebook | blockchain e crypto*
::: alexeheath

Deep Learning ‘Godfather’ Yoshua Bengio Worries About China’s Use of AI
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

SpaceX Fires Mars-Bound Raptor Engine
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

The @LeidosInc designed and built unmanned surface vessel trimaran sailed from San Diego to Hawaii and back without crew members
automazione
::: navalnewscom

That is a small military drone
innovazioni, futuro
::: mikko

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IBM Completes Blockchain Trial Tracking a 28-Ton Shipment of Oranges
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

A.I. is enabling robots to do stories on earnings reports, sports events and the weather. Fortunately, these machine newshounds don’t appear to threaten human reporters’ already diminishing jobs
artificial intelligence
::: alanmillerNLP

The @WSJ gives a summary of the AI Transformation Playbook published by Landing AI. The playbook synthesizes my learnings from building/leading AI teams and speaking with many CEOs, and I hope helps many companies adopt AI
artificial intelligence
::: AndrewYNg

Will Artificial Intelligence make you funnier? Watch #KITP Public Lecture by Marc Mezard: “Artificial intelligence: success, limits, myths and threats”
artificial intelligence
::: KITP_UCSB

Researchers are developing a new robot that combines a bipedal design with a drone-like thruster system for balancing, agility, and the ability to leap tall buildings in a single bound
robots
::: IEEESpectrum

This microrobot has no moving parts, is completely silent, and it can fly
robots
::: IEEESpectrum

viaggio dentro una fabbrica cinese
innovazioni, futuro
::: pottolina

5 Reasons Why Autonomous Cars Aren’t Coming Anytime Soon
automazione
::: alenapopova

#AI that plays Pictionary isn’t intended to beat humans at the game (as in chess, Go, StarCraft, etc). It collaborates with a human player to win the game
artificial intelligence
::: newsbeagle

Bruce Schneier writes the definitive obituary for the blockchain hype in Wired
blockchain e crypto*
::: mathver

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The war on cash is another form of creeping authoritarianism, one that the large intermediaries support through a subversive campaign. Cash is dis-intermediated, permissionless, and private. We cannot let it die
blockchain e crypto*
::: nic__carter

Gmail is Now Blocking 100 Million Extra Spam Messages Every Day With AI
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

This is how AI bias really happens—and why it’s so hard to fix
artificial intelligence
::: techreview

Winklevoss Exchange Gemini Shuts Down Accounts Over Stablecoin Redemptions
blockchain e crypto*
::: Alexintosh

Loon figured out how to keep its balloons in touch with one another, providing Internet coverage to those below. Now, Telesat wants to know if Loon’s approach could also work for satellites
Web, Internet
::: IEEESpectrum

DeepMind building an effective StarCraft AI, and why it’s a hard game for a computer to play. (When you build an AI using a ton of self-play, it’s pretty likely that you end up finding some novel strategies too!)
artificial intelligence
::: _wilfredh

“If your business accepts or uses bitcoin, stopping that is almost certainly the best thing you can do to reduce your company’s carbon emissions” @merxplat at #rubyconf_au – 205kg carbon dioxide per transaction!
blockchain e crypto*
::: pat

On 18 Dec 2018, the @EU_Commission’s #ai_hleg published their ‘Draft Ethics guidelines for trustworthy #AI’. Here is the response of @algorithmwatch & members of the ELSI Task Force of the Swiss National Research Programme 75 on BigData
artificial intelligence | dati, raccolta
::: algorithmwatch

Mt. Gox, bitcoin’s oldest exchange, suspends payouts
blockchain e crypto*
::: WIRED

The New York Times is getting close to becoming a majority-digital company
innovazioni, futuro
::: massimo_russo

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AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 59

Fresca come si conviene per la stagione ecco la rassegna delle novità 👽

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Sony is announcing a special edition of Aibo, plus an open API and some new features that could make the robot dog a bit more useful
robots
::: IEEESpectrum

Taking nutritional information to a whole new level
blockchain e crypto*
::: S_Galimberti

“The-elephant-in-the-sky” addresses the urgent need to … @stopflying @flyingless @GretaThunberg and is a free down loadable document
economia, lavoro
::: lessflying

Changing How We Build Satellites Could Do More Than Reduce Space Junk
innovazioni, futuro
::: medialab

Before Moore’s Law—and after it, too—vacuum tubes followed an eerily identical growth path for power density
hardware
::: IEEESpectrum

Only 25 Percent of Occupations In US Are At ‘High Risk’ For Losing Jobs From Automation, Study Finds
“only”? uno su quattro
automazione
::: Slashdot

DeepMind AI AlphaStar Wins 10-1 Against ‘StarCarft II’ Pros
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot ::: keir_lamont

Bangkok Fights Air Pollution With Water-Spraying Drones
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Engaging policy stakeholders on issues in AI governance
In a white paper we’re publishing today, we outline five areas where government can work with civil society and AI practitioners to provide important guidance on responsible AI development and use
artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

Bots that test software, find bugs, and suggest fixes are starting to automate a developer’s most tedious tasks
web-bot
::: IEEESpectrum

I problemi nascono come fa vedere @SignorErnesto nella decade degli anni 80 (rallentamento) e poi nella successiva. Cosa è successo? L’avvento delle tecnologie digitali, altro che euro
innovazioni, futuro
::: AlfonsoFuggetta

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Budweiser, the World’s Largest Beer Maker, is Using Low-Cost Sensors and Machine Learning To Keep Beverages Flowing
machine learning
::: Slashdot

36 Million: Robots could replace humans in a quarter of US #jobs by 2030
robots
::: TamaraMcCleary

This is how the world’s smartest cities are being built
innovazioni, futuro
::: TamaraMcCleary

Man drives $75 pickup to work for 38 years
non esattamente “inno” ma OK 🤩
economia, lavoro
::: gknauth

George Soros Said The Biggest Threat To The World Is China’s Development Of AI
artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

Watch this week’s best robot videos, including the first footage we’ve seen of Amazon’s new delivery robot, Scout
robots
::: IEEESpectrum

The Hidden Automation Agenda of the Davos Elite
automazione
::: PoliticoRyan

I downloaded every single AI paper abstract available on one of the largest open research databases to understand where the field has been & where it’s going next. After months of data wrangling & head-scratching, I’m excited to finally launch this story
bisogna iscriversi; non l’ho fatto (mi mancherebbe il tempo)
artificial intelligence
::: _KarenHao

MIT’s new cryptocurrency Vault is 99% less data-intensive than Bitcoin
blockchain e crypto*
::: MIT_CSAIL

“I told them that they belong to that group of people who are most responsible and that the future of humankind rests in their hands, and they didn’t know how to react” #WEF19 #whateverittakes
economia, lavoro
::: GretaThunberg

Can AI-Controlled Cameras Replace An Air Traffic Control Tower?
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

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This telegram chatbot can notify every events from your deep learning training processes with just a dedicated callback in Keras / TF. This seems to be very useful since nowadays many training take several days
TensorFlow e Keras
::: hiconcep

Upcoming book on #digitallabor “Ghost work” (May 2019). According to authors @marylgray and @ssuri an estimated 8% of Americans have worked in this invisible economy training AI, flagging X-rated content, proofreading, designing engine parts, and much more
artificial intelligence | economia, lavoro
::: AntonioCasilli

Meet the Bots That Review and Write Snippets of Facebook’s Code
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

Bill Gates Promises Congress $1 Billion To Build Nuclear Reactors For Fighting Climate Change
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Robots are failing to win over sceptical Europeans
robots
::: aimeevanrobot

Germany to close all 84 of its coal-fired power plants, will rely primarily on renewable energy
economia, lavoro | innovazioni, futuro
::: deborahblum

Artificial Anxiety and the problem “Mental Issues” in AI
artificial intelligence
::: thek3nger

This is a supremely bad take. No-one is ‘hurting’ a living being here. And in at least two of the cases, we are talking protest against oppressive #security / #surveillance technology. Poor defenseless / cute #robots discourse serves to obscure power relations
Asimov dove sei?
robots
::: murakamiwood

the Council of Europe has just published guidelines on data protection and AI they continue in the line of making #dataprotection a hook for much more. essentially it’s more abt data _processing_ and its risks for rights, freedoms, democracies, and values
artificial intelligence | dati, raccolta
::: SarahEskens

One of my all-time favorites >> The Most Complete List of the Best Cheat Sheets for #DataScientists covering #AI #NeuralNetworks #MachineLearning #DeepLearning #BigData #DataScience #DataViz #Python #Rstats #Coding
artificial intelligence
::: KirkDBorne

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Japanese Government Plans To Hack Into Citizens’ IoT Devices
Internet of things | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

What are the limits of deep learning? “The much-ballyhooed artificial intelligence approach boasts impressive feats but still falls short of human brainpower. Researchers are determined to figure out what’s missing”
deep learning
::: alexvespi

Location Finds Bluetooth, Ultra-Wideband
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Part 2 in our #Keras + Regression series: Train a CNN to to predict house prices… using *only* images of the house! Full tutorial w/ #Python code
Python | machine learning
::: PyImageSearch

AI, ML, & Ubuntu: Everything you need to know is now available to watch on-demand
artificial intelligence | machine learning | Ubuntu
::: ubuntu

#RollsRoyce partnered with #Harvard University researchers to build this amazing tiny #robot
robots
::: InsightBrief

In Nature Machine Intelligence today: Whetstone, a method for turning general Keras neural networks into spiking neural networks
TensorFlow e Keras
::: fchollet

Google Glass is Still Around
hardware
::: Slashdot

We have spent the past 70 years getting people connected to each other, to data, & to algorithms. We’ll spend the next 70 years doing the same for machines
innovazioni, futuro
::: RichRogersIoT

The Robot Revolution Will Be Worse For Men
robots
::: Slashdot

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Silicon Valley may be the center of the tech world right now, but the Chinese venture capitalist Kai-Fu Lee says that’s going to change, and fast
economia, lavoro
::: NewYorker

All-Photonic Quantum Repeaters Could Lead To a Faster, More Secure Global Quantum Internet
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Report by @algorithmwatch on “#AutomatingSociety: Taking Stock of Automated Decision-Making in the EU” is out today!
algoritmi, codice | automazione
::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi

Ecco, quello che sostengo da anni si avvera: gli stipendi cinesi superano quelli italiani. Il mondo 🌍 è una ruota che gira, c’è chi sale e c’è chi scende 😒 😢 …
economia, lavoro
::: Forchielli

Meet Mayhem, the automatic bug-finding, bug-patching system that won a DARPA competition
automazione
::: IEEESpectrum

#DeepMind, il sistema di Intelligenza Artificiale di Google, è riuscito per la prima volta a battere un umano a Starcraft (complesso gioco di strategia)
artificial intelligence
::: vincos

A tremendously useful explainer about symbolic APIs (Sequential + Functional API) and Model subclassing in TF 2.0
TensorFlow e Keras
::: fchollet

As we head into the Fourth Industrial Revolution
innovazioni, futuro
::: RichRogersIoT

1. This thread links to some sources for my talk today at #iconshk, on “Legal Automation, Rule by Law, and the Rule of Law”
automazione
::: FrankPasquale

the integrated circuit, turned 60 this year. Today, humanity fabricates 1,000 times more transistors annually than the entire world grows grains of wheat and rice combined. Collectively, all those transistors consume more electricity than the state of CA
hardware
::: JamesLarus

Roomba’s creator made an autonomous lawnmower robot
robots
::: verge

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It’s like Pacific Rim, but in #IRL
robots
::: DigitalTrends

What’s the difference between a Symbolic and Imperative API in #TensorFlow 2.0? Check out this article by @random_forests to find out
TensorFlow e Keras
::: TensorFlow

Sleep stats, heart rate measuring, exercise frequencies – the list goes on. We seem to be obsessed about the data provided by wearable tech. But how far will the data really take us?
dati, raccolta | innovazioni, futuro
::: MakiVentures

The Council of Europe has therefore established the first charter for the use of artificial intelligence in the judicial world. The risks of predictive justice remain significant
artificial intelligence
::: NoraNiLoideain

Introducing Spirit Animal, an electric guitar w/a Raspberry Pi synthesizer built in
innovazioni, futuro
::: linuxjournal

For the first time, machines aren’t just giving us answers more quickly… they are generating new knowledge that helps us better understand the world
artificial intelligence
::: ChrisOtchy

Excited to share a lot of the innovation my colleagues @rigetti and I have been working on to make hybrid classical/quantum computing 30x faster, including computer science voodoo like compiling quantum parametric programs
quantum computing
::: stylewarning ::: quantcirc ::: StartupCardiB

On @RealSportsHBO, Biomechatronics head Hugh Herr envisions a future of “super” sports, with bionically enhanced humans competing at new levels of speed, strength, and endurance
innovazioni, futuro
::: medialab

Apple is Planning 3D Cameras for Next Year’s iPhones; Three Rear Cameras Setup For This Year’s Phone; and Dark Mode for iOS 13: Report
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

If “poorer patients do worse after organ transplantation, machine learning algorithms may conclude such patients are less likely to benefit from” a transplant — & recommend against it
algoritmi, codice
::: FrankPasquale

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AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 58

È arrivata la neve (5 cm) e adesso arriva anche la rassegna, eccola 😜

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Google agreed to acquire smartwatch technology and personnel from Fossil Group, for a sum of $40 million
#mob
::: business ::: Slashdot

This startup is developing a delivery drone that can take off and land like a bird
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

IoT can vastly improve the logistical operations of factories
Internet of things
::: RichRogersIoT

We tried blockchain for about one day. Everything became three times slower. So we stopped
blockchain e crypto*
::: FrankPasquale

Forse è il caso di fare chiarezza sul caso #10yearschallenge
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | artificial intelligence
::: signorelli82

Facebook is restructuring its augmented reality glasses division as it inches closer to launch
innovazioni, futuro
::: robaeprice

Berkeley’s Two-Armed Robot Hints at a New Future For Warehouses
robots
::: Slashdot

“‘Censorship resistance’ in the cryptocurrency world means, essentially, opposition to cryptocurrency-based financial transaction, including action by law enforcement or regulators.” Good geopolitical perspective
blockchain e crypto*
::: FrankPasquale

Cassette Album Sales in the US Grew By 23% in 2018
media
::: Slashdot

The biggest challenge to smart devices is building ones that are useful. Fortunately, that’s changing
hardware
::: IEEESpectrum

By 2022, the size of the robotics market – robots, drones, & all related technology and services – will total $210B. Around half of that will be in manufacturing, said @J_Santagate, research director of commercial service robotics, @IDC
robots
::: RichRogersIoT

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Tesla Is Cutting 7 Percent of Its Workforce To Reduce Model 3 Price
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

The whole team is packing to move into our new office. I’d signed a 36 month lease for our current place, and we outgrew it in 10 months. In hindsight, I didn’t project our headcount growth well at all. (Maybe I should have used deep learning. 💁🏻‍♂️)
deep learning
::: AndrewYNg

Giving Algorithms a Sense of Uncertainty Could Make Them More Ethical
artificial intelligence | etica
::: Slashdot

Researchers Created Artificial Cells That Can Communicate With Each Other
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Sundar Pichai says AI will be more important than fire
artificial intelligence
::: mims

CRISPR will never be good enough to improve people
tecnologia
::: sanewman1

Over the past 3 decades, what investment has higher returns than stocks, bonds, and gold?
innovazioni, futuro | storia
::: AdamMGrant

Why the net giants are worried about the Web 3.0: The Internet of Blockchains
blockchain e crypto*
::: ZagoMatteoGian

Crypto is complex and slow. But Cent is simple and fast. That’s because we focus on making the best user experience possible
blockchain e crypto*
::: Cent

Enjoy the best robot videos of the week
robots
::: IEEESpectrum

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Tron’s CEO Wants To Use Blockchain Games and BitTorrent To Decentralize the Internet
blockchain e crypto* | games | Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Facebook backs Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence with $7.5 million
etica | artificial intelligence | Facebook
::: fabiochiusi

“High on promise, low on data and proof” – the state of #AI today
artificial intelligence
::: doctorsoumya

How Orkney Leads the Way For Sustainable Energy
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

MIDI Association Announces MIDI 2.0 Prototyping
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Paris Will Make Public Transportation Free for Kids
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

China confirms gene-edited babies, blames scientist He Jiankui
innovazioni, futuro
::: angelasimone ::: Slashdot ::: real_fabristol

Killing the Host: How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy
economia, lavoro
::: MartensJD

Performative affective computing is based on the idea that there are 6 basic emotions. But…
algoritmi, codice
::: FrankPasquale

An #AI-powered utopia where machines control how we live. Welcome to the Masayoshi Son–not’s trip
artificial intelligence | robots
::: GianlucaSgueo

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This company used its software to conduct a road assessment for the city of Savannah for a third of the cost of traditional surveys
tecnologia
::: IEEESpectrum

Ferrock is a stronger and more flexible alternative to concrete
innovazioni, futuro
::: JohnDCook

A Use Case for Network Automation. Use the #Python Netmiko module to automate switches, routers and firewalls from multiple vendors
Python | automazione
::: linuxjournal

AI is Sending People To Jail — and Getting it Wrong
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

Two new observatories in California appear to be part of Facebook’s plan to connect the world—this time, through space lasers
Web, Internet | Facebook
::: IEEESpectrum

Uber is Exploring Autonomous Bikes and Scooters
automazione
::: Slashdot

New tutorial! 🚀 Train a neural network to *automatically* predict house prices using #Keras, Regression, and Continuous Value Prediction
neural networks | Python
::: PyImageSearch

Why is blockchain voting a dumb idea? Glad you asked
blockchain e crypto*
::: mattblaze

Tesla Model 3 Is Heading To Europe
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

SpaceX To Shift Starship Work From California To Texas
ditte
::: Slashdot

grace-hopper

Grace Hopper

The voting machine cartel — which has strong ties to Republicans and which operates with the opposite of transparency — is an ongoing scandal. Big Journalism, and the Democratic Party, have been weirdly uninterested. A rare exception today
politica
::: dangillmor

TensorFlow 2.0 is coming with huge range of new powerful features for your projects
TensorFlow
::: amir_ali_cheema

Carbon Capture System Turns CO2 Into Electricity and Hydrogen Fuel
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

What are our most expensive problems?
economia, lavoro | tecnologia
::: MauroV1968

Europe Plans To Drill the Moon For Oxygen and Water by 2025
europei ne sapete qualcosa? (a me nessuno dice mai niente)
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

DARPA’s CODE promotes “groups of robots operating collaboratively together under one person in supervisory control. The program manager has compared it to wolves hunting in coordinated packs,” even where US forces lack access to satellite communications
robots
::: FrankPasquale

Boeing’s First Autonomous Air Taxi Flight Ends In Fewer Than 60 Seconds
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Why do we talk about fixing bias in AI when we should be talking about when not to ever, ever use AI?
riporto, non condivido
artificial intelligence
::: RodrigoCetina

Algorithms are susceptible to pixel-level poisoned data that leads to classification problems. Algorithms trained on open-source data could be particularly vulnerable to this challenge as adversaries attempt to poison the data
artificial intelligence | dati, raccolta
::: FrankPasquale

Apple Has Dismissed More Than 200 Employees From Project Titan, its Autonomous Vehicle Group
automazione
::: Slashdot

i-agree

AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 57

Novità ne abbiamo? Certo io ho trovato queste 😜

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If we leave oversight of intelligent machines solely to the companies that build and sell the technologies, we’ll see many more crises in the coming decades
artificial intelligence
::: medialab

Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant Desperately Want To Help You Do Your Routine — But it Takes Too Much Programming and There Are Still Too Many Holes
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

TPUs now work with Keras end-to-end, including exporting the trained model for deployment to #ML Engine
machine learning
::: GCPcloud

Data is “a form of capital that is distinct from, but has its roots in, economic capital…[N]ot all value derived from data is necessarily or primarily monetary.” Important article by @jathansadowski explains key features of digital extractivism
dati, raccolta
::: FrankPasquale

Watch a wide-ranging interview with @cynthiabreazeal, head of @MITprg, on her inspiration and motivation to work on social robotics
robots
::: medialab

LG Introduces Rollable OLED TV
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Coinbase Suspends Ethereum Classic (ETC) Trading After Double-Spend Attacks
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

IBM Tops 2018 Patent List as AI and Quantum Computing Gain Prominence
copyright e brevetti
::: Slashdot

The internet of things will continue to drive a class of attacks aimed at exploiting their weaknesses in configuration, security flaws, and consumers’ low interaction with their settings
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | Internet of things
::: avast_antivirus

SpaceX is preparing to launch many more Starlink satellites into orbit this year. But outside observers aren’t optimistic about the company’s chances
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

Lithium-ion batteries could get a big boost this year from silicon, of all things
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

DARPA Wants To Build an AI To Find the Patterns Hidden in Global Chaos
artificial intelligence | Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

euclid1

Fabulous article demonstrating how to write a chess AI, including several interactive demos! It also shows the importance of a big ecosystem. There are already JS libraries for computing legal moves and showing a chess UI, so you can focus on the AI!
artificial intelligence
::: _wilfredh

“New tools inevitably affect not just the people and businesses who use them, but also cultures, economies and societies”
innovazioni, futuro | politica | economia, lavoro
::: rasmus_kleis

Instead of undergoing bariatric surgery, people may someday request this stomach implant, which provides a reversible option for weight control
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

Here are some of the biggest tech projects to watch this year
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

Wireless Tech Company Finds Way To Charge Drones In Flight
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

This delivery robot from Continental can step over objects, walk up stairs, ring doorbells, and drop off packages. Oh, and dance. Because, well, ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
robots
::: WIRED

DRONING ABOUT DRONES: My latest Forbes on the new government response to Gatwick, the Heathrow problem, the counter-drone tech bought by UK Ministry of Defence and the flaws
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: NoelSharkey

Some Nevada Governments Are Using Blockchain For Public Records
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

Singularitarians promote “the hope that the human brain & all its contents can be re-written as computer code & that we will find the life everlasting as software programs. These ideas are not to be taken seriously, although they certainly sell books”
artificial intelligence
::: FrankPasquale

Analogue computers are still very much with us. Always under-appreciated
hardware
::: Symbo1ics

China’s @state_grid has activated the world’s first 1100kv power line, crushing power transmission records for distance, voltage and power. This #UHVDC technology offers big carbon-cutting potential. Will China use it?
innovazioni, futuro
::: pfairley

More AI, more problems: Technology is amplifying the inequality, & there is a repeated pattern where “market dominance & profits are valued over safety, transparency, & assurance”
artificial intelligence | etica
::: FrankPasquale ::: FrankPasquale

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In the mood for a good #rant about #QuantumComputing?
quantum computing
::: csferrie

Software-Defined Satellite Will Be Launched Soon
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Harvard researchers share views on future, ethics of gene editing
etica | innovazioni, futuro
::: marcoscan

ML in 100 pages? Endorsed by Peter Norvig? here it is!
machine learning
::: Mapio

UBTECH Shows Off Massive Upgrades to Walker Humanoid Robot
robots
::: IEEESpectrum

This is how Yutu-2 rolls
robots
::: AJ_FI

300 years of element discovery in 99 seconds
innovazioni, futuro
::: MauroV1968

Fear of algorithm trading is really just the fear of the unknown
algoritmi, codice
::: PaoloBarucca

It’s Getting Hard To Know What is Automated and What Isn’t
automazione
::: Slashdot

10 Essential #TED Talks on #ArtificialIntelligence #AI #NeuralNetworks #BigData #BehavioralEconomics #fintech #insurtech @Kasparov63 @jblefevre60 MT @andi_staub
artificial intelligence | etica
::: sbmeunier

Americans Want To Regulate AI But Don’t Trust Anyone To Do It
politica | artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

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Whoa the full video of the Chang’e descent to the far side of the moon
tecnologia
::: s7ephen

‘We’re Working On Rollable Phones,’ Says LG CTO
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

BitPatron – A Bitcoin Censorship-Free Patreon Alternative
blockchain e crypto*
::: Gianlucadfiore

Simple artificial-intelligence problem puts researchers up against a logical paradox discovered by famed mathematician Kurt Gödel
machine learning
::: NatureNews

Experts say the rise of artificial intelligence will make most people better off over the next decade, but many have concerns about how advances in AI will affect what it means to be human, to be productive and to exercise free will
artificial intelligence
::: pewresearch

John Deere made a “dot matrix printer for agriculture” and showed it off at #CES2019
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

I’ve spent the past month writing a thing on AI in China, some takeaways
artificial intelligence
::: SanNuvola

Perhaps in the future our AI assistants will think of their humans as we think of our bodies
artificial intelligence
::: fchollet

Is Elon Musk Serious About Building A Flying Tesla?
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

A Neural Network Can Learn To Recognize the World It Sees Into Concepts
artificial intelligence | neural networks
::: Slashdot

Good, detailed report on public attitudes and understanding of AI and its governance from @FHIOxford
artificial intelligence
::: cdelancray

salvinie1

è tutto qui

Google Reportedly Blacklists ‘Ethereum’ As a Google Ad Keyword, Startup Claims
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

The 50 best public datasets for machine learning
machine learning
::: MIT_CSAIL

“The question we face in the digital age is not how to have it all, but how to maintain valuable activity at a societal price on which we can agree. Just as we have made laws about… pollution, we can make rules, establish norms, & set expectations for” IT
artificial intelligence
::: digiphile

Tesla Proposes Microgrids With Solar and Batteries To Power Greek Islands
tecnologia
::: Slashdot

VW Investing $800 Million In Tennessee Factory To Make Next-Gen Electric Vehicles
tecnologia
::: Slashdot

Trump Administration Proposes Rules Allowing Drones To Operate At Night, Over Populated Areas
tecnologia
::: Slashdot

First plant on moon is growing #ChangE4
innovazioni, futuro
::: CGTNOfficial

“Secrecy is not OK when what’s hidden in those “trade secrets” can manipulate the public’s grand-scale behavior… Requiring all algorithms driven by public data be open & transparent is a variant on the age-old theme – sunlight is the best disinfectant”
algoritmi, codice
::: FrankPasquale

Criminal Sentencing Algorithm No More Accurate Than Random People on the Internet
Is the software any good? The answer they came up with is ‘not especially’
artificial intelligence
::: FrankPasquale ::: FrankPasquale

Japan’s robot hotel just laid off half its robots: In case after case, these robots proved too annoying or broke down too often to be worth the trouble
robots
::: went1955

AI and human chess today
artificial intelligence
::: _wilfredh

Been writing about these themes in my Avast blog. AI ethics are human ethics. Tech is agnostic, it amplifies us. “Ethical AI” is like “ethical electricity”
artificial intelligence | etica
::: Kasparov63

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AI is not a thing to be trusted. It is a set of software development techniques by which we should be increasing the trustworthiness of our institutions & ourselves
artificial intelligence
::: FrankPasquale

Finland’s Ambitious Plan To Teach Anyone the Basics of AI
scuola, educazione | artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

::: Slashdot
Internet of things
::: RichRogersIoT

This robot uses deep learning to pick 300 previously unseen items per hour, with a success rate of 95%
robots
::: IEEESpectrum

New Satellite Network Will Make It Impossible For a Commercial Airplane To Vanish
tecnologia
::: Slashdot

We choose to grow cotton on the Moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard
innovazioni, futuro
::: emenietti

Elon Musk Wants To Put An AI Hardware Chip In Your Skull
l’amico Bepon lo dice da parecchi anni
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Il post del giorno – Il settore automotive come quello del credito: alle prese con una profonda trasformazione. La transizione, come sempre, non sarà indolore
innovazioni, futuro | economia, lavoro
::: Phastidio

this robot mimics how 300-million-year-old pre-dinosaur animals learned to walk
robots
::: MIT_CSAIL

Professors From 7 US Colleges, Including MIT and Stanford, Have Teamed Up To Design a Cryptocurrency Capable Of Processing Thousands of Transactions a Second
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

Amazon Launches re:MARS Event Focusing on AI, as Second Stage To Invite-only MARS
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

boris

AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 56

OK la rassegna delle novità innovative che ritorna al martedì.

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1/The rise of Software Engineering required inventing processes like version control, code review, agile, to help teams work effectively. The rise of AI & Machine Learning Engineering is now requiring new processes, like how we split train/dev/test, model zoos, etc.
thread lungo
artificial intelligence | machine learning
::: AndrewYNg

Chang’e-4 è arrivata sulla faccia lontana della Luna: è la prima volta che una sonda arriva da quelle parti. Inoltre, si tratta di una missione abbastanza interessante e in questo articolo vi racconto perché
innovazioni, futuro
::: quantizzando

Genetically modified ‘shortcut’ boosts plant growth by 40%. However, the authors recognise that using genetic modification is controversial in many parts of the world
innovazioni, futuro
::: hronir

What Tech Will Look Like in 2039
tecnologia
::: medialab

Cómo Barcelona se convirtió en la smart city más revolucionaria del mundo (una partecita de Los dueños de internet, con entrevista a @subirats9 y mención al trabajo de @AdaColau y @francesca_bria)
innovazioni, futuro
::: nataliazuazo ::: lauratraldi

Texas Has Enough Sun and Wind To Quit Coal, Rice Researchers Say
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

A new generation of environmentalists is embracing our country’s number one source of #cleanenergy– nuclear energy. Why more are advocating for nuclear as critical in reducing our carbon emissions and preserving our planet
innovazioni, futuro
::: NEI

What Happens When the Rich Live Decades Longer Than the Rest of Us?
tecnologia
::: waltmossberg

White House Advisor Kudlow Says Apple Technology May Have Been ‘Picked Off’ by China
tecnologia
::: Slashdot

The wall that once separated Information Technology from Operational Technology has come crashing down.There is now a huge demand for workers who can move easily between the world of computers & the world of machines
economia, lavoro
::: RichRogersIoT

Miners Say They Dig AI But the Gold Rush Hasn’t Come
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

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This year Audi says it’ll be the first company in the world to sell a Level 3 car directly to the public
automazione
::: IEEESpectrum

Implementing a Natural Language Classifier in iOS with Keras + Core ML
machine learning
::: fchollet

Amazon Says 100 Million Alexa Devices Have Been Sold
hardware
::: Slashdot

German power generation passed 40% renewable share for the first time last year! When I was young, we were told that at most 3% renewable share is possible…
innovazioni, futuro
::: rahmstorf

Because progress is about disrupting laziness
robots
::: fabiochiusi

Un’auto elettrica con 220 km di autonomia realistica a circa 15.000 euro (anche meno con i sussidi). In Cina succede
innovazioni, futuro
::: disinformatico

Boston Dynamics has done it again
robots
::: DigitalTrends

China To Launch Self-Driving Bullet Trains That Will Travel At 217 MPH
automazione
::: Slashdot

This by @POLITICOEurope is a great story on how to really democratize AI: teach it, at every level — but starting from those who know nothing of it. Knowledge is a competitive advantage, even in the AI era
artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

The ability of AI to intrude upon – and potentially control – private human behaviour has direct implications for the UN’s human rights agenda
artificial intelligence
::: MarietjeSchaake

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“As US oil output surges, companies are burning the gas they cannot squeeze onto pipelines”. An exemplar of what the UN Secretary-General calls “immoral” and “suicidal” behaviour. And all fueled by a growing debt bubble to boot
economia, lavoro
::: JeremyLeggett

The powerful and lucrative alliance between AI and a data-driven society has made social networks the architects of our exchanges, the new masters reshaping the very fabric of reality.
artificial intelligence
::: FrankPasquale

Even More Americans Have Stopped Biking To Work
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Swarm wants to create an orbital network of miniature satellites that will offer a global Internet of Things communication service at a fraction of the price of existing systems
Web, Internet
::: IEEESpectrum

GM and DoorDash Announce Self-Driving Cars Delivering Food In San Francisco
automazione
::: Slashdot

I work in the FiDi in San Francisco and live 40 miles away, on the hills above Stanford. I’ve spent a lot of time trying to engineer my commute in order to not be one of those people spending two hours per day in a single-occupancy car, unable to read or work. I failed
economia, lavoro
::: Paradosso

Here is an end-to-end canonical sample for training a model on Cloud TPUs in Keras. It has full code for loading the data from scratch using http://tf.data .Dataset and also exporting the trained model to ML Engine for inference
machine learning
::: martin_gorner

Gennaio 2018
blockchain e crypto*
::: BTC_PRICE

Anti-Tesla Pickup Truck Drivers Take Over a Supercharger Station — Again
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

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Ars Technica’s 2019 ‘Deathwatch’ List Includes Essential and ‘Facebook Management’
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

The new #geopolitics of artificial intelligence
artificial intelligence
::: wef

Nine charts that really bring home just how fast AI is growing. Artificial intelligence is booming in Europe, China, and the US, but it’s still a very male industry
artificial intelligence
::: medialab

Robotics is so far forward with the controls, with the sensors, with the AI. What’s holding it back is actuation
robots | artificial intelligence
::: IEEESpectrum

There are 43 million mobile phones and fewer than 70,000 landlines in Kenya. This year, Alphabet subsidiary Loon will provide its first commercial cellular service to residents there from balloons overhead
Web, Internet
::: IEEESpectrum

What can you expect from #CES2019? The rise of AI-driven vehicles, high hopes for #5G, and better personal medical devices, says one expert in this show preview
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum ::: IEEESpectrum

Apocalittici e integrati nell’epoca dell’intelligenza artificiale
artificial intelligence
::: lucadebiase

Elon Musk Breaks Ground on Tesla’s Shanghai Factory
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

New tutorial!🚀 Auto-Keras and AutoML: A Getting Started Guide
Python | machine learning
::: PyImageSearch

Recent Surveys on Graph Neural Networks
machine learning
::: ml_review

nope

AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 55

Anno nuovo, nuova rassegna, spaziale. Eccola 😋

nadiacassini

at this point we have to actively ‘try’ to not buy smart appliances
Internet of things
::: internetofshit

IoT is the eyes and hands of the cloud
Internet of things
::: SecurityRT

My article (based on some of my PhD research) on how Victorians discussed modernity, education and reading in relation to deteriorating vision and the growing use of spectacles
innovazioni, futuro
::: GemmaAlmond

Remember when you could just screw in a new lightbulb without having to worry about the servers being too overloaded to turn on your lights?
Internet of things
::: mmasnick ::: internetofshit

The Biggest IT Failures of 2018
Technical mishaps occurred in trains, planes, automobiles, and many more places
tecnologia
::: IEEESpectrum

I think that if there’s one lesson to be learnt from recent successes of algorithms like AlphaGo and AlphaZero in becoming world champions, it’s not about AI: it’s rather that these games, as challenging as they are, don’t showcase what human intelligence is really about
da leggere tutto il thread
artificial intelligence
::: curiouswavefn

Fisica della conoscenza (ovvero: nel lavoro del futuro emergono squadre interdisciplinari per far vivere il valore della conoscenza)
scuola, educazione
::: lucadebiase

AI Model Security: Reverse Engineering Machine Learning Models
machine learning
::: b3h3m0th

More innovation goes into stealing the coins than creating them. Cryptocurrencies are motivating hackers to get creative
blockchain e crypto*
::: thegrugq

I 100% agree with this Elon write up
protagonisti
::: quirkyllama

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Chess is beaten (machines can play a perfect game) when there are up to 7 pieces on the board. This might seem like a simple question of compute power, but clever implementation matters. If you can effectively compress your DB, you can use a bigger one!
programming, codice, snippet
::: _wilfredh

Important science and technology findings in 2018
innovazioni, futuro
::: lemire

Machine translation has increased international trade by nearly 18% where it is used according to @erikbryn & co. Seems like an unabashed good
innovazioni, futuro
::: emollick ::: markdotgooley

The 25 Best Data Science and Machine Learning GitHub Repositories from 2018
machine learning
::: marcoscan

Europe’s biggest lobby group, including corporate giants such as Google and Facebook, planned to oppose EU efforts to take more action on climate change
innovazioni, futuro
::: UE

Frank Wang (now worth US $5.4B) was still a student in China when he and three friends founded DJI in 2006
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

UC Berkeley and Berkeley AI Research published an entire intro to AI with open teaching material
artificial intelligence
::: Mapio

Introduction to Quantum Cryptography
quantum computing
::: Gianlucadfiore

The EU is Banning Almost All Coal Mining on Jan 1
::: Slashdot

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Mark Zuckerberg-Funded Researchers Test Implantable Brain Devices
Facebook
::: Slashdot

A billion miles beyond the orbit of Pluto—a half of a light-day away from Terra—a semi-autonomous human artifact is exploring an object in the Kuiper Belt
innovazioni, futuro
::: financequant

Humans strike back: “Some people have pelted Waymo vans with rocks, according to police reports. Others have repeatedly tried to run the vehicles off the road. One woman screamed at one of the vans, telling it to get out of her suburban neighborhood”
automazione
::: EconoScribe

Google Wins US Approval For Radar-Based Hand Motion Sensor
copyright e brevetti
::: Slashdot

Big data e analisi visuale su Instagram, ecco il futuro per aziende e politica [come un software può essere decisivo anche nella lotta ai populismi o nell’antiterrorismo]
dati, raccolta | social media
::: jacopo_iacoboni

The Commerce Department is Considering National Security Restrictions on AI
artificial intelligence | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Musk vs. Bezos: The Battle of the Space Billionaires Heats Up
protagonisti
::: IEEESpectrum

#Change4
innovazioni, futuro
::: AstronautiCAST ::: Slashdot ::: andreabettini ::: andreabettini ::: Borderlinezeta ::: globaltimesnews ::: guardian

Right now economists are debating whether 2019 will see a recession. Short-term is hard to predict, but I predict that in the next 5 years
artificial intelligence
::: AndrewYNg

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#UltimaThule
::: quantizzando ::: quantizzando ::: quantizzando ::: NASA ::: elakdawalla ::: quantizzando ::: AstronautiCAST ::: disinformatico

“#Nuclear is ideal for dealing with climate change, because it is the only carbon-free, scalable energy source that’s available 24 hours a day,” says @BillGates in his end of year review
economia, lavoro | politica
::: iaeaorg

Powered exoskeletons that will let workers lift heavy loads and fantasize about being a superhero will become commercially available in 2019
innovazioni, futuro
::: Electric_Genie ::: IEEESpectrum

Almost a Third of New Cars Sold In Norway Last Year Were Pure Electric
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Ethereum Plans to Cut Its Absurd Energy Consumption by 99 Percent
blockchain e crypto*
::: IEEESpectrum

More Americans are making no weekly purchases with cash
innovazioni, futuro
::: pewresearch

Australia’s Labor Party pledges to lift lid on algorithms
algoritmi, codice
::: labouratmargins

On New Year’s Eve, my family prefers making predictions about the coming year rather than resolutions
innovazioni, futuro
::: _wilfredh

Derrière l’illusion de l’intelligence artificielle, la réalité précaire des «travailleurs du clic» #ai #techworkers
artificial intelligence | economia, lavoro
::: antricca1

wow

AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 54

Le feste stanno finendo intanto la solita lista 😋

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Roomba i7+ Review: The Most Capable, Most Expensive Robot Vacuum
robots
::: IEEESpectrum ::: IEEESpectrum

Robots won’t replace you, the press repeatedly said. Unsaid: robots will just de-professionalize, outsource, or privatize the work. Or, as the AI makers like to say, robots will make us all work harder (and no doubt, with no unions, cheaper)
robots
::: FrankPasquale

This Was the Year the Robot Takeover of Service Jobs Began
robots
::: Slashdot

Can #ArtificialIntelligence be ethical? 🤖 Today 52 #AI experts presented draft ethics guidelines for trustworthy artificial intelligence in #Europe. You can contribute 📝to the document until 18 January
artificial intelligence | etica
::: DSMeu

Amazon’s Grocery Push Keeps Stumbling After Whole Foods Purchase
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

China Launched More Rockets Into Orbit In 2018 Than Any Other Country
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

With only a tiny number of days of the year remaining, we have a late but EXTREMELY strong contender for The Most Stupid Thing A British Politician Has Said in 2018
robots | automazione
::: CharlotteGore

Le dieci personalità che hanno influenzato la scienza nel 2018 secondo @nature
innovazioni, futuro
::: formicablu

In case you are interested: the full report of NASA Technosignatures Workshop is out today on arXiv
innovazioni, futuro
::: amedeo_balbi

Facebook Is Developing a Cryptocurrency for WhatsApp Transfers, Report Says
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

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How Do Universities Prepare Graduates For Jobs That Don’t Yet Exist?
scuola, educazione
::: Slashdot

Our latest paper surveys the field of open source quantum software engineering. It was terrific to work with two big believers in free and open software – thanks @TomasBabej and @peterwittek for all the effort!
quantum computing
::: mark_fingerhuth

An Amoeba-Based Computer Found Solutions To 8-City Traveling Salesman Problem
dio-dubbioso; da verificare
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

In un’intervista al Corriere di oggi il nuovo commissario per la digitalizzazione Luca Attias dice una cosa da scolpire nel marmo
innovazioni, futuro
::: mante ::: fabiochiusi

Logitech Will Restore Third-Party Harmony Home Automation
robots
::: Slashdot

Alexa’s advice to ‘kill your foster parents’ fuels concern over Amazon Echo
robots
::: marcelsalathe

Rapporto sulla governance della #geoingegneria #SRM, risultato del Workshop ad Harvard di settembre 2018
innovazioni, futuro
::: cmnit

The docs were skeptical that #AI will replace them in any of six key medical tasks—except paperwork
artificial intelligence
::: newsbeagle

This is a dangerous position to take. An expert on technology who feels themselves divorced from social or policy implications does not understand that technology is not value neutral, and that their decisions…have socio-political implications
tecnologia | etica
::: FrankPasquale

Tim May, Father of ‘Crypto Anarchy,’ Is Dead At 67
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

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Machine translation uses “statistical techniques to find roughly equivalent chunks of text in the source & target languages, &, lately, blends in deep learning to find higher order equivalences. There’s no real understanding of the meaning of the text
spesso non funziona; a volte comicamente
deep learning
::: FrankPasquale

Price Of Bitcoin Rises 27%, While Price of Bitcoin Cash Triples
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

ARM CPUs are now printable / flexible
innovazioni, futuro
::: bascule

Self-Driving Car Company Zoox Is Now Allowed to Carry Passengers
automazione
::: Slashdot

Why some people fear AI, explained
artificial intelligence
::: FrankPasquale ::: tdietterich

These results strongly suggest that when regions…develop new industries, they should focus on accumulating industry-specific knowledge that entrepreneurs can leverage
innovazioni, futuro
::: medialab

Amazing brick laying robot. Robots like these will automatically build houses in the future
però brutta così solo certi quartieri di LA (nei paesi ricchi, se ricordo bene)
robots
::: Transhumanism_

Automate biological experimentation with OpenLH
robots
::: arduino

The GPS Wars Have Begun
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

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Amazon is thought to have mostly expanded through internal growth, relying far less on acquisitions than Google & FB. This piece nicely traces the dozens of firms Amazon has acquired. And with AWS financing entry into any market it chooses, acquisitions will likely continue
ditte
::: linamkhan

Remember all those stories about Wall Street getting into crypto trading? Basically none of that is actually happening
blockchain e crypto*
::: TheStalwart

Starting in 2019, Oslo Will Restrict the Use of Vehicles in its City Center
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Great rebuff to Hinton’s “no need for ML explainability argument. Excellent comment from @HMRoff @ruchowdh @jovialjoy Again I say, decisions that have a significant impact on human lives should be made by humans
artificial intelligence
::: NoelSharkey

Relive some of the physics highlights of the year at CERN
innovazioni, futuro
::: CERN

Sending Astronauts To Mars Would be Stupid
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Trump Signs Legislation To Boost Quantum Computing Research With $1.2 billion
quantum computing
::: Slashdot

There are now growing indications that the West is slouching toward rule by algorithm—a brave new world in which vast fields of human life will be governed by digital code both invisible and unintelligible to human beings
algoritmi, codice
::: FrankPasquale ::: fabiochiusi

Book Review: Architects of Intelligence
artificial intelligence
::: IEEESpectrum

This @Google founder launched a flying taxi
innovazioni, futuro
::: DigitalTrends

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Spotify-core, the descriptor coined by New York Times pop music writers that’s becoming an increasingly popular shorthand for music that sounds tailored to streaming. Or perhaps more specifically, to data-driven systems of mood-enhancing background music
innovazioni, futuro
::: fabiochiusi

This is a big reason why market caps, high and low, are a terrible measure of a company’s “value”. The algorithms that decide the vast majority of trades are blind to individual corporate trends and fundamentals. They act with blazing speed on pre-set macro inputs. Worth a read
artificial intelligence | economia, lavoro
::: waltmossberg

Amionx Ready to Roll Out Its Lithium-Ion Battery Safety Tech
hardware
::: IEEESpectrum

A study of more than 40 projects where blockchain was supposed to make services more efficient has found a success rate of zero
blockchain e crypto*
::: paul_shetler

Estimating the fundamental value of bitcoin by looking at its captive markets
blockchain e crypto*
::: _wilfredh

The cell phone network is broken; why aren’t we fixing it?
tecnologia
::: cooperq

No More Paperwork: Estonia Edges Toward Digital Government
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot ::: madbob

There is no “intelligence” in AI. It’s a misnomer
artificial intelligence
::: HarryDCrane

If bitcoin is below $50,000 on Dec. 28, 2018, the options will expire worthless, and the $1 million will be lost. If bitcoin rises above that level, the options will give their owners the right to buy 275 bitcoins for $50,000 apiece
no, non se ne fa niente siamo a %3700-3800
blockchain e crypto*
::: matt_odell

neve

AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 53

È arrivata la neve e adesso arriva la rassegna, eccola 😋

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Ranks of Crypto Users Swelled in 2018 Even as Bitcoin Tumbled
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

Excellent piece from @juliapowles and Helen Nissenbaum on conversations around “bias” in AI and what happens when we try to use computational methods to solve social problems
artificial intelligence | etica
::: TowCenter ::: fabiochiusi

Quantum Network Joins Four People Together For Encrypted Messaging
innovazioni, futuro | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

The current state-of-the-art in AI-generated imagery is … seriously crazy. These are all fake. And they look practically lifelike
artificial intelligence | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: drewharwell

The Oil Industry’s Covert Campaign To Rewrite American Car Emissions Rules
economia, lavoro | politica
::: Slashdot

Introducing implosion fabrication, a new technique from @eboyden3’s group, led by Dan Oran, @SGRodriques, and @AdamMarblestone: A method to fabricate 3D objects of almost any material into almost any shape, with nanoscale precision
innovazioni, futuro
::: medialab

Preping for international travel = researching the confusing world of international outlets. There aren’t good visuals for how widely used certain plug types are. So I made my own. Out of play-doh. #DayDohViz
economia, lavoro
::: AmyCesal

Dozens of Bomb Threats Reported Across America In Apparent Bitcoin Ransom Scam
blockchain e crypto* | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Yo, #BTC meet #MMT
blockchain e crypto*
::: StephanieKelton

digital revolution based on “a deep faith that when engineering replaces politics, the alienation of mass society and the threat of totalitarianism will melt away..;. we are beginning to see just how misplaced that faith has been”
artificial intelligence | politica
::: dgolumbia

Japan Plans For 100ft Tsunami
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

The first public performance numbers about TPUs are out. Including TPU pods with up to 512 cores. Training ResNet in 7.9 minutes, 27 times faster AND 38% cheaper than the biggest 8 GPU rig you can get in cloud
innovazioni, futuro
::: martin_gorner

Un’idea niente male (erano anni che ci pensavo…)
open source | hardware
::: wikimarcok

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We made a display wall for my robots & linked them to my #GoogleHome Hub. So “HEY GOOGLE TURN ON THE CHOPPING MACHINE” starts it. I’m just happy to live in a time where yelling at inanimate objects actually does something
robots
::: SimoneGiertz

nterested in AI, governance, inclusion from a global perspective? Highlights of @BKCHarvard & @medialab collab, with a great write-up by collaborator @JennaC_Sherman, cc: @Network_Centers, @ITSriodejaneiro, @digitalasiahub
artificial intelligence
::: ugasser

A New Engine Could Bring Back Supersonic Air-Travel
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Boeing 737 Passenger Jet Damaged in Possible Midair Drone Hit
automazione | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

#Sicurezza #informatica e #automobili
automazione
::: MauroV1968

Could #AI learn to manage spectrum better than humans can? @mekoziol went to a recent DARPA event exploring this question, and reports on the surprising situations that unfold when AIs compete
artificial intelligence
::: IEEESpectrum

This new fast charger can “refuel” an electric vehicle in half the time it takes Tesla’s supercharger. But it comes with some major caveats
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

Experts Urge US To Continue Support For Nuclear Fusion Research
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Leader in deep learning endorses call for a ban on Killer Robots @BanKillerRobots @icracnet and says he worked in the background with Brin as a google exec to get pentagon work stopped.
robots
::: NoelSharkey

People Are Harassing Waymo’s Self-Driving Vehicles
automazione
::: Slashdot

Is The World Shifting To ‘Ambient Computing’?
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Tim May, author of the Crypto Anarchist Manifesto, has died
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | blockchain e crypto*
::: VitalikButerin

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37% are betting against a better future, and on a reversal of a pattern that’s been true for centuries? The problem is not with experts. The problem is that we keep asking people to make predictions about the future, despite our dismal track record
innovazioni, futuro
::: marcelsalathe

California Requires New City Buses To Be Electric by 2029
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Electric car manufacturers are supporting at least four different initiatives for various global charging standards and specifications, and the confusion could be affecting #EV adoption rates
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum ::: IEEESpectrum

The challenges of digitising hospitals, both cultural and technical
innovazioni, futuro
::: _wilfredh

Extra Pearls in Graph Theory. Collection of nice accessible results in Graph Theory
manuali, how to
::: sigfpe

It uses Magenta’s SketchRNN model to complete a doodle you start — try drawing some cats, or some cats AND a truck on the same page!
TensorFlow
::: notwaldorf

End the Innovation Obsession
Schools that hastily purchased tablets for students cut drama, music and sports programs to pay for devices with few proven benefits. Districts that adopted untested computerized voting machines have seen elections compromised
innovazioni, futuro
::: FrankPasquale

Taiwan To Shut Down 3G Networks By Year End
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Neural Networks for Dummies: a quick intro to this fascinating field by Dalya Gartzman this is one of the BEST introduction for beginners to #DataScience #MachineLearning #DeepLearning I’ve ever read!
machine learning
::: alwaysabluesky

“In the 1970s hobbyists built their own computers at home. Maybe people can now make their own chips.” In @newscientist, @eboyden3 imagines potential uses for his group’s new implosion fabrication technique
innovazioni, futuro
::: medialab

Researchers Make RAM From a Phase Change We Don’t Entirely Understand
hardware
::: Slashdot

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Kroger Begins Autonomous Grocery Deliveries
automazione
::: Slashdot

Ex-Uber Engineer Claims a Self-Driving Car Drove Him Coast-To-Coast
automazione
::: Slashdot

After a dramatic year in cryptocurrency, @mitDCI senior advisor Gary Gensler offers some predictions and perspective on blockchain tech, ICOs, public policy, and more in 2019
blockchain e crypto*
::: medialab

The very nature of such a future AI-driven hyperwar will only increase the risk that conventional conflicts could cross a threshold that’s never been crossed before: an actual nuclear war between two nuclear states
artificial intelligence | robots
::: FrankPasquale

Elon Musk’s Boring Co completed a one-mile prototype tunnel for $10 million, far less than subway projects
innovazioni, futuro
::: JohnDCook ::: emenietti

“Blockchain” is finally dead. “Crypto” is the next. Then Bitcoin will finally start
blockchain e crypto*
::: giacomozucco

Shenzhen could become something that Silicon Valley—for all its extraordinary concentration of money and talent—has never quite been: a technology hub with products available for every country and almost any budget
innovazioni, futuro
::: fabiochiusi

Building Your Own Bitcoin Satellite Node
blockchain e crypto*
::: LightningK0ala

There is a solar radiation threshold—4.5 kWh/m2/day—that triggers solar adoption, according to a new analysis of U.S. installations. Using this data, researchers can now predict solar deployment density for a particular area
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

Bot’s lost the plot: “Around 10% to 15% of the chatbot’s 100 most frequently suggested outcomes, such as a chest infection, either missed warning signs of a more serious condition like cancer or sepsis or were just flat-out wrong, according to one insider”
applicazioni, programmi | artificial intelligence
::: FrankPasquale

Google Lens Can Now Recognize a Billion Items
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

Deep Learning with Keras by Cheuk Ting Ho. https://pyvideo.org/pylondinium-2018/deep-learning-with-keras.html …. This talk shows how it’a possible for computers to speak more like humans using the latest deep learning techniques combined with word embeddings and other advanced NLP techniques
Python | deep learning
::: ThePSF

just-sayin

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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