Archivi Categorie: AI e innovazioni

AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 71

Novità innovative? queste; ma presto si cambia (non so se questa è una novità).

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Machine learning has the potential to accelerate science. This paper from folks at Harvard and Princeton shows how deep learning can speed up progress towards fusion energy. It’s great to see Keras and TensorFlow being used here
machine learning
::: fchollet

‘AI’ has become a blank slate onto which people can projects all sorts of hopes and concerns. Sometimes they do actually relate to some aspect of machine learning, and sometimes they’re much more vague, and you could substitute ‘AI’ for ‘software’ or just ‘the modern world’
artificial intelligence
::: benedictevans

IBM Halting Sales of Watson AI Tool For Drug Discovery Amid Sluggish Growth
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

#TBT The first of the two 130-ton ALMA antenna transporters was named ”Otto” on 5 October 2007. These vehicles operate at 5000m altitude & are able to place 115-ton antennas with a precision of a few millimetres
tecnologia
::: ESO

Great introduction to neural nets, comparing them to analogue computers
neural networks
::: _wilfredh

Opting out from algorithmic curation is a luxury—and could one day be a symbol of affluence available to only a select few
algoritmi, codice
::: Boring_AI

Marc Mézard – L’intelligenza artificiale
ottimo: completo, comprensibilissimo 🤩 obbligatorio (o peggio per voi)
artificial intelligence
::: PaoloBarucca

West Virginia Will Allow ‘Blockchain Voting’ In the 2020 Election
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

The large-scale deployment of facial recognition by governments is one of those things you won’t hear “AI safety” organizations talk about. But I find it very concerning
artificial intelligence | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fchollet

Robot News Presenter Causes a Stir On Russian TV
robots
::: Slashdot

Untold History of AI: Why Alan Turing Wanted AI Agents to Make Mistakes
Infallibility isn’t the same thing as intelligence
artificial intelligence
::: AntonioCasilli

In che senso l’Europa punta su una intelligenza artificiale etica?
artificial intelligence
::: signorelli82

AI has managed to follow roughly linear progress over the past 70 years thanks to an exponential increase in available resources (computing power, researcher headcount, tooling/networking improvements)
artificial intelligence
::: fchollet

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Rant: Nine reasons why I don’t believe in current VR/AR technology
augmented reality | virtual reality
::: oulasvirta

Invece di frignare perché Amazon e l’online rubano clienti questi si sono dati da fare
ditte
::: AlfonsoFuggetta

Are We Sacrificing Too Much For Automation?
automazione
::: Slashdot

Analisi molto raffinata su ciò che determina la forza di USA e Cina. Per l’Europa, una partita probabilmente persa. Ma, se continuiamo a baloccarci con i nostri microstati pseudosovrani, finiremo malamente tritati dai due colossi
artificial intelligence | innovazioni, futuro
::: MarcoCantamessa

The new digital divide is between those who passively submit to algorithms and those who do not
algoritmi, codice
::: data_tip

If you’re looking for a job in tech and don’t want to be in Silicon Valley, start your search here
innovazioni, futuro | economia, lavoro | politica
::: IEEESpectrum

This robot can change shape and even tread water to fight fires—and became famous after assisting the Paris Fire Brigade at Notre Dame
robots
::: IEEESpectrum

On April 20 @SpaceX suffered what appears to be a pretty serious accident testing an uncrewed Dragon capsule. No one was hurt but this is a setback
spazio, esplorazione
::: BadAstronomer

Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Computer is Now in All New Cars and a Next-Gen Chip is Already ‘Halfway Done’
automazione
::: Slashdot

Toyota Establishes Research Institute In China To Study Hydrogen, Green Tech
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

For Better AI, Turn Up the Contrast on Reality
Humans are very good at making decisions about subjective problems that make it easy to apply rules
artificial intelligence
::: IEEESpectrum

Tesla Will Allow Aggressive Autopilot Mode With ‘Slight Chance of a Fender Bender’
automazione
::: Slashdot

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L’em-ai-tì sta costruendo mostri la cui unica missione immaginabile sembra essere massacrare la gente
robots
::: Wu_Ming_Foundt

The Comet OSIRIS Image Archive
spazio, esplorazione
::: OSIRIS Image Archive

SoftBank Founder Masayoshi Son Lost $130 Million on Bitcoin
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

I wrote a 6-part series about the very human history of machine intelligence — how innovators, tinkerers, workers, and sometimes hucksters have created artifacts that supposedly replicate human intelligence
artificial intelligence | storia
::: scarschwartz

Tesla’s 2020 self-driving car promise sounds too good to be true because it is
one million completely self-driving Tesla “robotaxis” on the road next year
automazione
::: Recode

If no human can predict something, often machine learning (ML) can’t too
machine learning
::: FrankPasquale

Historically, there have been two opposing views of cognition. One in which intelligence is a general ability to learn from arbitrary data, and one in which intelligence is the result of a myriad of special-purpose systems shaped by millions of years of evolution
lungo thread sull’intelligenza (anche) artificiale
artificial intelligence
::: fchollet ::: fchollet ::: fchollet ::: fchollet ::: fchollet

Scientists Develop Self-Propelling Phoenix Aircraft That Inhales Air
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Great set of resources from @JSKstanford on #AI applications in journalism. Already found lots of useful insights in articles by @fcoel @MarinaWalkerG @tomvandeweghe. Gonna dig into what I’ve missed very soon. cc @CharlieBeckett @DavidDieudonne and thanks @fedecherubini
artificial intelligence
::: xhgMattia

Tesla Vision uses path prediction to accurately predict how a road will extend, even when it can’t see around the corner
automazione
::: Tesla

Google Wing drones approved for US home deliveries
In order to receive the certification, it said it had proved that its drone deliveries carry a lower risk to pedestrians than those made by cars
automazione
::: fabiochiusi

My essay In @WiredUK about Resisting Reduction, the topic of my next book coming out in the Fall from @mitpress – Forget about artificial intelligence, extended intelligence is the future
artificial intelligence
::: Joi

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AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 70

Novità? sì Trump, ma non qui, Qui ci sono le altre.

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Ford CEO Says the Company ‘Overestimated’ Self-Driving Cars
automazione
::: Slashdot

Katie Bouman & il buco nero & dintorni
algoritmi, codice
::: johnregehr ::: nature ::: Slashdot ::: maddmaths ::: thisgreyspirit ::: quantizzando ::: CaliaDomenico ::: thisgreyspirit ::: shannonmstirone ::: MarkCC ::: jsnell ::: jakevdp ::: stylewarning ::: drfeifei ::: xxopxe ::: catvalente ::: 8none1 ::: Rosiestep ::: ulaulaman ::: grey_area ::: sarah_edo ::: udogumpel ::: MIT_CSAIL ::: oneunderscore__ ::: Slashdot ::: orporick ::: StabbyCutyou ::: webmz_ ::: mekkaokereke ::: MIT_CSAIL

The Israeli lander Beresheet will touch down on the Moon at 19:25 UTC today
non esattamente bene ma comunque bravi
spazio, esplorazione
::: BadAstronomer ::: tanyaofmars ::: disinformatico ::: Slashdot

MIT Says We’re Overlooking a Near-Term Solution To Diesel Trucking Emissions
energia
::: Slashdot

Explore the Proceedings of the First Symposium on Blockchain and Robotics, held at the @medialab in December 2018
blockchain e crypto* | robots
::: medialab

Whoa. NASA awarded the launch of an asteroid deflection mission to @SpaceX! Here’s info on the mission, called #DART
spazio, esplorazione
::: BadAstronomer

Lancio di @SpaceX Falcon Heavy tutto OK, con i tre booster tutti e tre perfettamente atterrati
spazio, esplorazione
::: quantizzando ::: disinformatico ::: SpaceX

Andrew Yang Plans To Use a 3D Hologram For Remote Campaigning
innovazioni, futuro | politica
::: Slashdot

Everybody! Everybody! I have a new piece out in @XRDS_ACM arguing facial recognition technologies are socially toxic and should be, for all intents and purposes, banned
artificial intelligence | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: luke_stark

A Robot Has Figured Out How To Use Tools
robots
::: Slashdot

What’s Next for Google?
innovazioni, futuro
::: redmonk

Algorithmic Governance Is Spreading
algoritmi, codice | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: FrankPasquale

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Billions of dollars are going into applying every nasty trick we know about behavioral finance, to the digital realm. This is what I mean when I call digital technology anti-human
tecnologia
::: FrankPasquale

I was doing a demo of what a hologram would consist of in order to send the hologram me to campaign in Iowa and other battleground states so I could be in two places or three places at once
innovazioni, futuro | politica
::: fabiochiusi

There are three main factors that drive economic growth
tecnologia | politica
::: antonioripa

Paul Allen’s Stratolaunch Finally Flies The World’s Biggest Plane
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot ::: Il Post ::: AstroSamantha

OpenAI is rightly proud of this milestone. I’d hesitate to conclude much about artificial general intelligence, though
open source | artificial intelligence
::: zittrain

‘BlackHoles@Home’ Will Use Your PC For DIY Gravitational Wave Analysis
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Clinicians, cancer researchers, and machine learning experts, are forging connections between artificial intelligence and oncology #AdFeature
artificial intelligence
::: NatureCustom

Automating Racism: Police in China are using A.I. to mark/track ethnic minority Uighurs across the country. It’s the first known example of facial recognition being used intentionally by a government to racially profile and a massive ethical leap for A.I.
artificial intelligence | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: paulmozur

Pepsi Says It’ll Use an Artificial Constellation, Hung in the Night Sky Next To the Stars, To Promote an Energy Drink
ad, pubblicità | spazio, esplorazione
::: Slashdot ::: Slashdot

Google Quietly Disbanded Another AI Review Board Following Disagreements
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

In an automated admissions system used by a medical school in the 1980s, simply having a non-European name could automatically take 15 points off an applicant’s score
storia | artificial intelligence | frodi
::: IEEESpectrum

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Inflatable robots are ideal for space exploration because they are lightweight, compact, and safe. The downside is that their floppiness makes them hard to control
robots | spazio, esplorazione
::: IEEESpectrum

Behind Every Robot Is a Human
In all cases, Silicon Valley would have us believe that AI is smart enough to replace humans, when in reality it only works because of the role of hidden human labor in creating and maintaining these loops
automazione
::: hypervisible

Al via la pubblicità spaziale con “tabelloni” di #CubeSat. Il primo cliente dell’azienda russa StartRocket sarà la #PepsiCo
spazio, esplorazione | ad, pubblicità
::: SergioGridelli

“Genetic Algorithm Walkers” tries to evolve simulations of walking creatures through genetic algorithms
machine learning
::: mikko

Two Astrobee robots, named Honey and Bumble, are heading off to the ISS to perform experiments and help astronauts
spazio, esplorazione | robots
::: IEEESpectrum

We need to find ways to integrate devices better into our physical lives, our social lives, so that they are less disruptive and have less negative effects
innovazioni, futuro
::: medialab

New Registrations For Electric Vehicles Doubled In US Last Year
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

VW Says China To Become Global Software Development Hub For Autonomous Tech
automazione
::: Slashdot

Mobile phone engineers in the 1990s would have lost their minds if they had seen this
hardware
::: mikko

L’Onu: «Il sistema finanziario cambi o addio sviluppo sostenibile»
economia, lavoro
::: tigella

The typical European car
economia, lavoro
::: BrentToderian

Ford CTO Ken Washington explains why self-driving cars are such a hard tech problem
automazione
::: Recode

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More than 80% of AI professors are men, and only 15% of AI researchers at Facebook and 10% of AI researchers at Google are women, the report said
artificial intelligence | gender, discriminazioni | odio, razzismo, discriminazioni
::: fabiochiusi ::: katecrawford

There’s a diversity crisis in AI, and we need to fix it now. Discrimination in the workforce & bias in AI are connected, and already affecting millions of people
artificial intelligence | odio, razzismo, discriminazioni
::: mer__edith

While communication system designers are preoccupied with readying millimeter wave (mmWave) for 5G, experiments are underway on terahertz bands for indoor wireless, localization studios, and gigabyte Wi-Fi networks
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

Disastrous’ lack of diversity in AI industry perpetuates bias, study finds
artificial intelligence | odio, razzismo, discriminazioni
::: Dunja_Mijatovic

Great graph from “The Gift of Global Talent”
innovazioni, futuro
::: calebwatney

1/4 I’ve concluded that ethereum/blockchain development is no longer my comparative advantage
blockchain e crypto*
::: lisperati

Here is Colab notebook of “HANet”, a reimplementation of @hardmaru’s VAE+CPPN+GAN using TF2.0 with Keras. You can mix-and-match components into VAE, GAN, or VAE-GAN architecture
deep learning
::: BertChakovsky

Si chiama Red: Robot d’Extinction à Distance il #robot che ha permesso di salvare parte di #NotreDame. Esempio lampante di tecnologia che non ruba il #lavoro agli umani, ma permette di fare cose che noi umani possiamo e dobbiamo immaginare e fare con #ai
robots
::: manageritalia

So important to study actual effects of introducing algorithms into decision making scenarios. Reinforces that while ppl often focus on how a system compares to humans on the decisions themselves, the downstream and long-term effects (e.g. second opinions) are equally important
algoritmi, codice
::: RDBinns

“Perhaps educators will eventually learn to become better teachers in alliance with AI partners. But unlike collaborative chess or medical diagnostics, the student is not yet a content expert. The AI as know-it-all memory partner” induces overconfidence
artificial intelligence
::: FrankPasquale

Every major tech innovation of the last 150 years — and how they’ve improved productivity
innovazioni, futuro
::: MIT_CSAIL

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AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 69

Oggi c’è un argomento che monopolizza la lista; e una giovane nerd adorabile che monopolizza l’argomento monopolizzante, Giustamente. Probabilmente c’è qualche errore (più del solito), sapete la fretta, l’eccezionalità del momento 🤩🧐

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Google cancels AI ethics board in response to outcry
artificial intelligence | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fchollet

IBM’s dream was to make an #AI that could diagnose disease. Instead, it produced a handful of AI tools to assist doctors w/specific tasks. Read @newsbeagle’s in-depth look at how IBM Watson failed to deliver on so many promises
artificial intelligence
::: AmyNordrum

L’Europa punta sugli aspetti etici nell’intelligenza artificiale, ed è un vantaggio, però mancano risorse, investimenti, soprattutto nelle startup. E non siamo competitivi nel mantenere talenti esperti di questa materia
artificial intelligence | etica
::: giovannidepaola

We need a new Bill of Rights to protect us from algorithms, Wharton professor says
algoritmi, codice
::: hoofnagle

Toyota Will Share 23,740 Hybrid Vehicle Patents For Free
innovazioni, futuro | copyright e brevetti
::: Slashdot

How quickly can we build a captcha reader using deep learning? Check out yourself the Captcha cracker built @TensorFlow 2.0 and #Keras
TensorFlow e Keras
::: A_K_Nain

Cloud robotics with @rosorg and @ProjectJupyter! I’ve blogged about the first release of jupyter-ros, open source interactive widgets for the Jupyter ecosystem that bring 3-D RViz like capabilities to the notebook
robots
::: wuoulf

AI ethic guidance a first step but needs to be transformed into tangible rights for people
etica | artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

Futurist Predicts AI Will Take Jobs, Benefiting the Rich But Not Workers
artificial intelligence | economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

In Brussels for the launch of Europe’s first set of ethics guidelines for AI. Human centric of course
artificial intelligence | etica
::: DataEthicsEU ::: algorithmwatch ::: katecrawford

A lot of what is most concerning is not happening in broad daylight. It’s happening in military labs, in security organizations, in private companies providing services to governments or the police
artificial intelligence | etica
::: fabiochiusi

Would #AI be better at governing than politicians?
artificial intelligence | politica
::: wef

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The ISS Is a Cesspool of Bacteria and Fungi, Study Finds
spazio, esplorazione
::: Slashdot

opera has officially launched the desktop version of its dapp-focused browser with a built-in cryptocurrency wallet
blockchain e crypto*
::: HerbertRSim

I wrote this thing up about what I’m calling the “AI Autumn,” where the hype fades away, and people with ML + HCI skills become vital for reaping the huge harvest left in its wake
artificial intelligence
::: jeffbigham

Facebook’s AI team maps the whole population of Africa
artificial intelligence
::: TechCrunch

China Wants To Ban Bitcoin Mining
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

Blue is a new human-scale force-controlled fully-backdrivable robot that costs only $5k and is designed for AI
robots
::: IEEESpectrum

Ford and University of Michigan Study Whether Flying Cars Would be Better For Environment
dubbi (solo miei?)
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Google’s Wing Drones Approved To Make Public Deliveries In Australia
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

How will AI change your life? AI Now Institute founders Kate Crawford and Meredith Whittaker explain
artificial intelligence
::: Recode

Ennesimo must read di @simopieranni su Cina, sorveglianza e AI – con una splendida prospettiva storica > Controllo e sicurezza. Gli occhi acuti della Cina
artificial intelligence | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

What role does technology have in revitalising democracy and increasing public participation? @ChathamHouse has launched an open call for contributions
tecnologia | politica
::: Senficon

katie
Il buco nero in M87
tecnologia
::: ESO ::: ESO ::: thek3nger ::: sigfpe ::: MIT_CSAIL ::: MIT_CSAIL ::: orporick ::: filipio_ ::: BadAstronomer ::: BadAstronomer ::: AstroKatie ::: BadAstronomer ::: Alex_Parker ::: BadAstronomer ::: fulcorno ::: medialab ::: JedidahIslerPhD ::: Zuckermaeuse ::: xkcdComic ::: mbeisen ::: MIT_CSAIL ::: marcoscan ::: jenzhuscott ::: EU_Commission ::: i ::: davcarretta ::: MIT_CSAIL ::: quantizzando ::: TEDTalks ::: FabrizioSitzia ::: stefaniaconti ::: quantizzando ::: thek3nger ::: bendhalpern ::: neiltyson ::: MIT_CSAIL ::: AstroKatie ::: RaiRadio2 ::: collnsmith ::: TEDx ::: andcapocci ::: katiebouman3 ::: katiebouman3 ::: AOC ::: JedidahIslerPhD ::: MIT_CSAIL ::: MIT_CSAIL ::: gadievron ::: maurobiani ::: fabiochiusi ::: il Sole 24 Ore ::: BeppeBeppetti

Katie Bouman
questo dovrebbe essere l’account vero, non l’altro che girava in giornata (sì ci sono cascato); ma è quasi vuoto😯 — NO! è finto anche questo! 😯

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What Is Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI)?
tecnologia
::: Event Horizon Telescope

Which ML algorithm to use, in one chart
machine learning
::: MIT_CSAIL

The Firevase is a flower vase that you literally throw at a fire like a grenade in order to put it out
tecnologia
::: Rainmaker1973

This watercraft, that’s designed like a Dolphin, can go above and below water
innovazioni, futuro
::: DigitalTrends

Meanwhile on Earth, preparations continue for the Rosalind Franklin rover, scheduled for launch next year & arrival on #Mars in 2021
spazio, esplorazione | robots
::: ESA_TGO

‘Hyperscans’ Show How Brains Sync As People Interact
tecnologia
::: Slashdot

The @OneWheel Pint packs big fun!
innovazioni, futuro
::: DigitalTrends

A stunner of a review of #AI for drug discovery
artificial intelligence
::: EricTopol

New York City wanted to make sure the algorithms it uses are fair. That’s harder than it sounds
algoritmi, codice
::: Recode

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M87

AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 68

Intanto che sono sempre più in ritardo non devo perdere tempo, ecco qua le novità 🧐

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In futuro i pc fissi scompariranno del tutto e ci saranno questi minicubi ultrapotenti e con consumi energetici irrisori
hardware
::: evilripper

#TensorFlow just went full #Keras! (!!!!!) Here’s why that’s an earthquake for #AI and #DataScience
artificial intelligence
::: quaesita

Valve Reveals High-End VR Headset Called the Valve Index
virtual reality
::: Slashdot

As a “shit**le country” passport holder, crossing the US border is smoother with automation. Another reminder of how well deserved the Turing award to @geoffreyhinton/@ylecun & Bengio is
algoritmi, codice
::: L_badikho

Mars helicopter, hacker drones, and more. Watch the best robot videos of the week!
robots
::: IEEESpectrum

Machine learning cheat sheets
machine learning
::: MIT_CSAIL

Wonderful profile of Yoshua Bengio. He is both an intellectual leader and a moral leader of the field
protagonisti
::: tdietterich

Paper: Toward understanding the impact of artificial intelligence on labor
artificial intelligence | economia, lavoro
::: PJ_Muncaster

Does India’s Anti-Satellite Missile Test Mean The Weaponization of Space?
spazio, esplorazione
::: Slashdot

We know of at least 20 hacks, where at least 1,000,000 Bitcoins were stolen. That’s 7% of all the Bitcoin out there
blockchain e crypto*
::: Tr0llyTr0llFace

Why Hasn’t The Gig Economy Killed Traditional Work?
innovazioni, futuro | economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

In #Cina non tira una bella aria. Il rallentamento pesa, le esportazioni calano. E questa situazione potrebbe pesare anche sulle tante (troppe?) startup tech (che sussidiate, spesso, non sono competitive sul mercato mondiale)
innovazioni, futuro
::: simopieranni

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“The Incompatible Incentives of Private Sector AI” is my draft contribution to the Oxford Handbook on the Ethics of AI
etica | artificial intelligence
::: whimsley

How Google, Amazon & Twitter could benefit from a new approach to … counting
machine learning
::: MIT_CSAIL

On adoption of blockchain technology and finding compelling use cases
blockchain e crypto*
::: _wilfredh

Early death of diesel and gasoline in Norway
energia
::: NicoChauvin74

when you think it’s over but you’re wrong
robots
::: mims

organizers of this petition say 1,322 Googlers have signed the letter since it was first circulated yesterday
artificial intelligence | etica
::: shiringhaffary ::: Slashdot ::: AntonioCasilli

Can We Stop AI Outsmarting Humanity?
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

Here’s why no one really knows how many jobs automation will replace
automazione
::: Recode

#AI #ethics is where discussions about socially just #technology begin, not where they end. Most people calling for ethical #AI agree on that. To push back against ethics-smokescreening, we must expand our vocab to AI #inequality
artificial intelligence | etica
::: mona_sloane

The method’s creators insist that people who fear an AI apocalypse need not worry. It’s meant to help human AI designers, not to enable AIs to build more powerful versions of themselves
artificial intelligence | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: IEEESpectrum

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I’m still very angry about India’s anti-satellite test. Debris could be in elliptical orbits that reach the height of ISS, for example. A fleck of paint would put a hole in the station at orbital speeds. And this doesn’t even get into the political ramifications
spazio, esplorazione
::: BadAstronomer ::: andreabettini

Perché ci piace tanto #alexa e siamo affascinati dalle voci artificiali?
artificial intelligence
::: suxsonica

*This* is the essence of my big picture, systemic concern with using public blockchains as infrastructure before they have figured out something as fundamental as protocol governance. Weak foundations. #crypto #blockchain
blockchain e crypto*
::: angela_walch

A.I. Experts Question Amazon’s Facial-Recognition Technology
artificial intelligence | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: natashanyt

Read how researchers at @Wikimedia are using machine learning to predict whether—and why— sentences on #Wikipedia need citations!
machine learning
::: WikiResearch

The future of agriculture is computerized
innovazioni, futuro
::: medialab

Instead of using a virus to deliver CRISPR-Cas9, this new technique relies on light-converting nanoparticles
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

The Pi Calculus: Towards Global Computing
linguaggi di programmazione
::: CompSciFact

Ford, GM and Toyota Collaborate For Self-Driving Safety Rules
automazione
::: Slashdot

Machine Learning Is Making Pesto Even More Delicious
machine learning
::: Slashdot

Cryptocurrency transactions are irreversible—a boon for con-artists. Ponzi schemes are common, as is incompetence
blockchain e crypto*
::: TheEconomist

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AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 67

Novità innovative? io ho sentito di queste 🧐

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Hands on with Dell’s Massive 49” 5K Ultrawide Display
hardware
::: MacRumors

One day you could test a potential life-saving therapy on a version of you that could fit in your pocket
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

L’#IntelligenzaArtificiale sta ricevendo una grande attenzione grazie ai risultati ottenuti, soprattutto con il #DeepLearning. L’#AI non è solo questo, altrettanto importante è il ragionamento simbolico
artificial intelligence
::: AI_x_IA

I also built a little Glitch app to go along with it, so that you can play with the whole model, even after the doodle is gone. All the ML is done *in the browser*, with magenta.js! 🎹🐦 Here’s how @douglas_eck & Bach remixed the White Stripes with it
artificial intelligence | machine learning
::: notwaldorf

Why is Kissinger invited to tech ethics events and offered forums to comment on ethical uses of AI? It’s baffling, b/c his expertise is in illegal proxy wars against black and brown people, not on how AI should be used
artificial intelligence | etica
::: undersequoias ::: FrankPasquale

Electronic health records “didn’t take away paperwork; the systems just moved it online. And there’s a lot of it: 44% of the roughly six hours a physician spends on the EHR each day is focused on clerical and administrative tasks, like billing and coding”
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innovazioni, futuro | economia, lavoro
::: FrankPasquale

The #blockchain cannot be parodied because it is already a parody of itself
blockchain e crypto*
::: zacchiro

Forget Fitbits and smart watches: In the next few years, the most advanced fitness and medical monitor will be your headphones
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

Microsoft Boots Up the First ‘DNA Drive’ For Storing Data
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Robotic Dreams, Robotic Realities: Why Is It So Hard to Build Profitable Robot Companies?
Both companies and researchers publish videos of robots doing various tasks but they often fail to point out the limitations of the technology or that those results were achieved in lab conditions
robots
::: IEEESpectrum

An excellent corrective to some of the hype about machine learning. Brute force trades size of data set and energy for actual intelligence (surprise surprise)
machine learning
::: danieldennett

While humans are great at figuring out the context surrounding a status update or YouTube, context is a tricky thing for AI to grasp
artificial intelligence
::: FrankPasquale

Most Bitcoin Trading Faked by Unregulated Exchanges, Study Finds
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

#Google and #Nvidia have invested heavily in special hardware to run #neuralnetworks. Maybe that’s a giant mistake. Researchers at #riceuniversity argue that neural net hardware may be optimized for the wrong algorithm
neural networks
::: IEEESpectrum

Intel’s Jim Clarke gives an optimist’s view of the four major challenges facing #quantumcomputing
quantum computing
::: IEEESpectrum

MIT Develops Algorithm To Accelerate Neural Networks By 200x
neural networks
::: Slashdot

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New graphene metamaterial device absorbs non-polarized light so well the sun can heat it to 160 degrees C in mere seconds, good for harvesting solar energy and boiling water
energia
::: IEEESpectrum

Germany Urged To Champion Global Treaty To Ban ‘Killer Robots’
robots
::: Slashdot

Dopo oltre un decennio di supremazia incontrastata di #Apple, c’è un cambiamento in cima alla classifica annuale “The most innovative companies” di Boston Consulting Group. Nel 2019, sale al primo posto #Google, seguita da #Amazon
innovazioni, futuro
::: SergioGridelli

Machine learning has the potential to make a big difference in solving some of humanity’s biggest problems — making renewables more efficient, optimizing our transportation networks, recycling our trash, making medical care more broadly accessible, accelerating science
thread
machine learning
::: fchollet

Cringely Pans Self-Driving Car Hype, Says They’re Years Away
automazione
::: Slashdot

We use machine learning to improve the prediction and understanding of severe weather. It’s fascinating and rewarding work! Hard to fund for all the reasons you stated. Critical work as our weather changes
machine learning
::: profamymcgovern

How cities around the world are working to reduce automobile traffic and encourage other forms of urban mobility
innovazioni, futuro
::: medialab

“Police tend to give technological solutions a benefit of the doubt. “It’s rare that police take a longer look.” LAPD’s audit of high-tech policing
tecnologia
::: PizaEric

Clear and convincing: “Deciding how to decide: Six key questions for reducing AI’s democratic deficit”
artificial intelligence | etica
::: Floridi

Wow! China Airport face recognition systems to help you check your flight status and find the way to your gate
artificial intelligence
::: mbrennanchina

Italia e Cina insieme nello spazio: firmati gli accordi per l’esplorazione del cosmo
spazio, esplorazione
::: TizyEb

DAI enabled as Plasma Asset… and why you should build on top of Plasma DAI
blockchain e crypto*
::: leapdao

Can We Build Ethics Into Automated Decision-Making?
etica
::: Slashdot

This umbrella won’t ever let you get wet because it follows you around
automazione
::: DigitalTrends

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Exploring the history and future of neural networks in #AI, from the 1940s through Marvin Minsky’s work, toward today’s medical research and beyond
neural networks | artificial intelligence | storia
::: medialab

All 5,000 pages of documents about Google’s work on the drone effort, known as Project Maven, are barred from public disclosure, because they constitute “critical infrastructure security information.”
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

Women, young people, and those who work part-time are most likely to work in roles that are at high risk of #automation
automazione | economia, lavoro
::: webfoundation

NASA Wants to Place Calls to Deep Space With X-Rays
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

Reliving the best of the #MITBitcoinExpo – all videos online, curated into playlists for your convenience
blockchain e crypto*
::: huvegi

Google Launches Global Council To Advise on AI and Tech Ethics
artificial intelligence | etica
::: Slashdot ::: techreview ::: evgenymorozov ::: katecrawford

This drone can be dropped from a helicopter or aircraft, and then it will glide to a specific location. Landing is a sort of controlled crash
automazione
::: IEEESpectrum

Teeny-Tiny Bluetooth Transmitter Runs on Less Than 1 Milliwatt
Now, even the tiniest bits of electronics—like sensors meant to be placed somewhere and left to scrounge for the power to carry out their thankless tasks—can muster the energy to transmit signals via Bluetooth
hardware
::: IEEESpectrum

Mike Pence Tells NASA To Accelerate Human Missions To the Moon ‘By Any Means Necessary’
spazio, esplorazione
::: Slashdot

Bank of America Tech Chief Is Skeptical of Blockchain Even Though The Company Has the Most Patents For It
blockchain e crypto*
::: slashdot

Yoshua Bengio, Geoffrey Hinton and Yann LeCun, the fathers of #DeepLearning, receive the 2018 #ACMTuringAward for conceptual and engineering breakthroughs that have made deep neural networks a critical component of computing today
deep learning
::: TheOfficialACM

A startup claims its cargo drone will be the first to achieve sensor fusion capable of sensing and avoiding other objects in the sky
automazione
::: IEEESpectrum

It’s all well and good for a CEO or CTO to proclaim a sweeping policy of IoT and AI adoption, but without tangible evidence of how these technologies improve things, the people are unlikely to abandon their old ways
Internet of things | artificial intelligence
::: RichRogersIoT

NASA Is Working With Blue Origin on a Lunar Lander
spazio, esplorazione
::: IEEESpectrum

Worshiping technology is “surprisingly common. There are thinkers who believe we’re on the verge of a massive technological shift as the computational powers of our machines surpass the abilities of their creators”
tecnologia
::: FrankPasquale

theresa

AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 66

Ci sono innovità? io honestahmenteh ho visto queste 🧐
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From glasses that read your thoughts to goggles that modulate your brainwaves to cancel chronic pain, wearables are about to get a lot brainier
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

No, IBM didn’t just “reverse time” with a quantum computer
quantum computing
::: techreview

According to one estimate, a single Bitcoin transaction consumes 1,200 times more energy than a non-cash transaction by the traditional banking industry
blockchain e crypto*
::: techreview

You Will Soon Be Able To Pay Your Subway Fare With Your Face in China
::: Slashdot

A completely new open-source dev community joined the @fosdem family this year – #quantum computing. Check my first personal blog post at @Medium about the current state of the QC community and key learnings from my first touch with that group
quantum computing
::: arek_biela

Toyota Is Losing the Electric Car Race, So It Pretends Hybrids Are Better
energia
::: Slashdot

Ray: A Distributed Execution Framework for AI by Robert Nishihara. Architectural and API design decisions are covered as well as how to build high-performance applications on top of Ray.
artificial intelligence | Python
::: ThePSF

“We like to talk about intelligence augmentation rather than artificial intelligence, and we view the future of interaction with our devices as more natural and intimate,” @FluidInterfaces head Pattie Maes writes
artificial intelligence
::: medialab

This @Google exec launches a flying taxi
innovazioni, futuro
::: DigitalTrends

Che a me le cose, piace farle a modino
::: 67jupiter

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says Labor Shouldn’t Have To Fear Automation
robots
::: Slashdot

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Massive Study Finds Apple Watch Can Detect Undiagnosed Heart Rhythm Problems
dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

“Kids have a ‘special kind of affinity’ with robots,” says @MITprg head @cynthiabreazeal, which makes them a promising tool for (human) educators
robots
::: medialab

IBM Signs 6 Banks To Issue Stablecoins and Use Stellar’s XLM Cryptocurrency
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

US Reveals Details of $500 Million Supercomputer
hardware
::: Slashdot

released the OpenXR 0.90 provision specification. “OpenXR is a unifying, royalty-free, open standard that provides high-performance access to augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR)—collectively known as XR—platforms and devices”
augmented reality | virtual reality
::: linuxjournal

NVIDIA’s $99 Jetson Nano is an AI Computer for DIY Enthusiasts
artificial intelligence | hardware
::: Slashdot

Pentagon Wants To Test a Space-Based Weapon In 2023
spazio, esplorazione
::: Slashdot

We propose the radical vision of a new integrated circuit technology for machine learning where low-voltage field-effect transistors and non-volatile memories are integrated next to each other exploiting quantum engineering of heterostructures of two-dimensional materials
quantum computing | hardware
::: iannak1

La storia e l’eredità dei rover Spirit e Opportunity
robots | spazio, esplorazione
::: Spazionauta

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Big concerns about AI: lack of reproducibility, narrow validity, overblown claims, opaque data. (From Eric Topol, Deep Medicine)
artificial intelligence
::: FrankPasquale

Casaleggio’s marks: About 25% of Europeans “would prefer it if policy decisions were made by artificial intelligence instead of politicians”
artificial intelligence
::: FrankPasquale

This is a smart flower
energia
::: DigitalTrends

@michael_nielsen and I have been wondering: what happens if we take powerful ideas from cognitive science and deeply integrate them into explanations? Our first experiment in a new “mnemonic” medium
quantum computing
::: andy_matuschak

Pretty cool to be interviewed for CNBC about algorithmic bias. I think the piece is great and I want to offer one point of clarification
algoritmi, codice
::: KLdivergence

Researchers Create the First AI-Controlled Robotic Limb That Can Learn To Walk Without Being Programmed
robots | artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

I love this infographic done by the @StanfordHAI team that summarizes some of the history of AI and @StanfordAILab
artificial intelligence
::: drfeifei

We don’t need billionaires and politicians explaining AI to us. We need to listen to impacted communities
artificial intelligence
::: techworkersco

Artificial Intelligence for the American People
artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

Come possiamo sfruttare al meglio il potere che la tecnologia ci ha dato? Intervista a Yuval Noah Harari, autore di “Homo Deus” e “Sapiens”
tecnologia
::: MacchineVolanti

giggino

AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 65

Novità dopo il compleanno del Web? Certo, eccole 🤩

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Researchers are using Keras & TensorFlow to automatically transcribe hundreds of thousands of ancient manuscripts from the Vatican secret archives
TensorFlow e Keras
::: fchollet

Philadelphia Bans Cashless Stores
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

I Quit My Job to Protest My Company’s Work on Building Killer Robots
robots | etica
::: EvanSelinger

Is it a Duck or a Rabbit? For Google Cloud Vision, it depends how the image is rotated
artificial intelligence
::: minimaxir

Splashdown!
spazio, esplorazione
::: lorengrush ::: SpaceX ::: BarackObama

Waymo Will Sell Its Short-Range Lidar, Challenging Industry Leader Velodyne
Now that one of the leading lights in autonomous vehicle technology is poised to sell one of the systems critical to letting a car drive itself, more and more cars should b able to find their own way around
automazione
::: IEEESpectrum

I’ve compiled a long list of great reads. Feel free to share with others or contact me to add more sources! #AIforGood
artificial intelligence
::: BNonnecke

Machine Learning Can Use Tweets To Spot Critical Security Flaws
machine learning | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

North Korea Amassed Cryptocurrency Through Hacking, Says UN Panel
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

What is emotion AI and could it teach robots how to feel empathy?
artificial intelligence
::: FrankPasquale

Math & science tools depend on big data & clusters, both undeniably Linux strengths. Couple that with the maturity of the science tools available for #Linux & you get a lot of computational bang for your buck. Join us this weekend for all things #science
una lunga lista di link iteressanti
tools, componenti software
::: linuxjournal

Did you know that each Euro invested in the @Space_Station produces €1.8 added value to European economies?
spazio, esplorazione
::: esa

Major League Baseball Finally Begins Experimenting With Robot Umpires
robots
::: Slashdot

Welding breakthrough could transform manufacturing
tecnologia
::: real_fabristol

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“I think of #AI as jetpacks and blindfolds that will send us careening in whatever direction we’re already headed” @joi says, regarding the failure of many technologists to consider the human aspects of their work
etica | artificial intelligence
::: medialab

Ancora con questa truffa galattica della #blockchain per il #votoelettronico: un orrore e una grave minaccia per la democrazia #casaleggioinc #rousseau
blockchain e crypto* | frodi
::: cmnit

‘Smart’ Car Alarm App Could Allow 3 Million Cars To Be Unlocked Remotely
automazione | bug
::: Slashdot

For AI to work, we’re going to require a level of data literacy and quality that is unheralded in government, as well as genuine data scientists in the civil service on an equal level with the policymaking class
artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

We should not be haunted by the specter of being automated out of work. We should be excited by that. But the reason we’re not excited by it is because we live in a society where if you don’t have a job, you are left to die. And that is, at its core, our problem
robots
::: fabiochiusi

Silicon Valley Library Tests Book-Returning Robot Created By Google
robots
::: Slashdot

Genetically Engineered Seafood Coming To a Restaurant Near You
tecnologia
::: Slashdot

Coders Used Ham Radio To Send Bitcoin From Canada To San Francisco
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

A #Moon2Mars 🚀 🌕 🔴 progress update on the three systems coming together to launch astronauts from @NASAKennedy on missions to explore the Moon and beyond
spazio, esplorazione
::: NASA ::: Slashdot

On building explainable ML models
machine learning
::: _wilfredh

Microsoft Launches AI Business School
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

This thread is a crash course on everything you need to know to use TensorFlow 2.0 + Keras for deep learning research
TensorFlow e Keras
::: fchollet

Our work on quantum perceptrons is finally out. We show how to implement these nonlinear responses as many-qubit gates, discuss applications to quantum computing, machine learning and sensing, and implementations with ions or superconducting circuits
quantum computing
::: jjgarciaripoll

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US Seeks To Allay Fears Over Killer Robots
robots
::: Slashdot

Global revenue for AI software, services, and hardware for Smart Manufacturing applications is expected to reach more than $13 billion by 2025
artificial intelligence
::: RichRogersIoT

Let’s position a magnetic dipole shield at the Mars L1 Lagrange Point to help develop an atmosphere and jumpstart the terraforming process 👏
spazio, esplorazione
::: calebwatney

Love the new @TensorFlow 2.0 high-level APIs, tf.keras! Especially the way to prototype models and use tensorboard visualization tool. Check out the introduction by Karmel Allison
TensorFlow e Keras
::: gdangel0

Incontra lo studente ricercatore che ha utilizzato Azure Batch per generare un milione di traiettorie di asteroidi, in sole nove ore, con soli € 90
artificial intelligence
::: microsoftitalia

Fantastic set of examples of how to use the new TF 2.0 + Keras API for subclassing
TensorFlow e Keras
::: Sam_Witteveen

QuadrigaCX Allegedly Traded Against Its Own Customers Without Assets To Back Them
blockchain e crypto* | frodi
::: Slashdot

A lot of innovation is now in machine learning. We have a technology that needs to eat data to work. There are ways that machine learning could work on encrypted data, on cleaned data-sets. But as data is easily accessible there is no incentive for innovation
machine learning
::: webfoundation

Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Could Be a $19 Billion Revenue Opportunity, Barclays Says
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

Without Humans, A.I. Can Wreak Havoc
If the best part of the web is indeed people, then we must keep them at the center of every policy decision and platform design
artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

Study: Crypto Mining Consumes More Energy Than Mineral Mining
blockchain e crypto*
::: fabiochiusi

How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Science
artificial intelligence
::: QuantaMagazine

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Many AI applications have quickly become mainstream in China. Facial recognition, for example, is now used for catching jaywalkers to monitoring school attendance to getting free toilet paper
artificial intelligence | etica
::: FrankPasquale

Alphabet’s AI-Powered Chrome Extension Hides Toxic Comments
social media
::: Slashdot

TL; DR when you look at the 10% most-cited papers in AI—China will surpass us next year. Of course, publishing research papers isn’t zero-sum game, but the US being relegated to number two is no picnic either
artificial intelligence
::: etzioni

@StanfordHAI says “hi” to the world! 🙂 We are launching the biggest effort ever in human-centered #AI research, education and public outreach!
artificial intelligence | scuola, educazione
::: drfeifei

‘Fedor’ is a Russian robot that can fire guns
robots
::: DigitalTrends

My DeepMind profile is out. I’ve been working on this story for months. It looks at DeepMind’s progress towards its goal of artificial general intelligence and asks who will control the technology if it reaches it
artificial intelligence
::: halhod

IBM, and Some Other Companies Did Not Inform People When Using Their Photos From Flickr To Train Facial Recognition Systems
artificial intelligence | machine learning
::: slashdot

ICYMI, this is a super important issue for AI training sets at large
artificial intelligence
::: katecrawford

“Algorithms” 4th ed., by Sedgewich and Wayne. One of the most readable and respected books on this topic! Over 900 pages of amazing content. Free
algoritmi, codice
::: TechSparx

In a new study, @scalablecoop PhD student @mrfrank5790, @dashunwang, Manuel Cebrian,and @iyadrahwan find evidence that in published #AI research, industry is overtaking academia, and the diversity of fields represented has declined
artificial intelligence
::: medialab

Neat, compact implementation of YOLO v2 in Keras + TF
TensorFlow e Keras
::: fchollet

Fascinating graph. Since 1990, computers, databases, and the internet should have dramatically cut the personnel cost of hospital administration. It has instead increased by 20-30x. The problem is structural, not technological, and I doubt AI will have any impact there
artificial intelligence | economia, lavoro
::: fchollet

GDPR falls short in terms of AI
GDPR not a sufficient step to mitigate automated decision making. Individual decisions regulated, but what about group workplace decisions?
artificial intelligence | automazione
::: phoebemoore

okki

AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 64

Ecco cosa ho catturato di nuovo ontehtoobz. Uh! ah! guries, nèh! 🎉🌺😁🎶🎉

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The Biggest Changes That 5G Will Bring to the IoT Will Be Invisible
Internet of things
::: IEEESpectrum

A seriously cool piece of software 👉 Quilc: An optimizing quantum compiler written in Common Lisp
quantum computing
::: stylewarning

US Companies Put Record Number of Robots To Work in 2018
robots
::: Slashdot

Tesla Will Close Most of Its Stores, Only Sell Cars Online
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Facebook Is Working On a New Cryptocurrency For WhatsApp Payments
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot ::: emenietti

Letting Facebook control AI regulation is like letting the NRA control gun laws
politica
::: Jacobturner1

$200 Million Dollars a Year Could Reverse Climate Change, Says Wave Energy Pioneer
da verificare
tecnologia
::: Slashdot

AR
::: MajorMcDoom

Shared Scooters Don’t Last Long
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Tim Cook To Investors: Apple is Working on Future Products That Will ‘Blow You Away’
ditte
::: Slashdot

Google’s Sidewalk Labs Thinks a Reinvented Awning Will Fix Toronto’s Winter
me dubbioso assay
tecnologia
::: Slashdot

Deep Learning from Scratch to GPU: CUDA and OpenCL
deep learning
::: Gianlucadfiore

Gorgeous @SpaceX launch! Crew capsule (not currently carrying humans) on its way toward @Space_Station
spazio, esplorazione
::: AstroKatie ::: AusAndgie7 ::: emenietti ::: emenietti ::: AstroKatie ::: elonmusk ::: AstroAnnimal

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We need to create new input devices and technologies that can allow us to interact while we are on the go
innovazioni, futuro
::: medialab

Latest evidence that speculating in “cryptocurrencies” isn’t just like begging crooks to steal your money — it’s handing it over to them without their even asking
blockchain e crypto*
::: dangillmor ::: JohnDCook ::: Slashdot

Tech Critics Create Powerful Video Responding To IBM’s ‘Dear Tech’ Ad
tecnologia | innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

US military planning AI ““bullshit detector” to identify suspect research from psychologists, sociologists, anthropologists and economists. It is the latest attempt to counter the “replication crisis” that has undermined social sciences”
artificial intelligence | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: rasmus_kleis

1/ Crypto’s not seeing mainstream user traction, but it is seeing mainstream developer traction, and the developers are the precursors to the users
blockchain e crypto*
::: cburniske

Everchain RTx: Recurring Transactions on the Ethereum Blockchain @ChicoBitcoinJoe created a protocol for recurring payments using #ethereumalarmclock as the base protocol and TimeNode network for execution ⏰
blockchain e crypto*
::: piotrkosinski

Why are we building automated predators, exactly? 😅
robots
::: raistolo

Thousands in London Face Incorrect Benefit Cuts From Automated Fraud Detector
giggini (e altri) tremate se arrivasse da noi
algoritmi, codice
::: Slashdot

To build practical quantum computers, researchers must first master error correction. Now, researchers have made some progress toward this goal
quantum computing
::: IEEESpectrum

Ciena is unveiling a technology this week that can transmit 800 gigabits of data per second on a single wavelength of light
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

China’s Huawei Has Big Ambitions To Weaken the US Grip On AI Leadership
artificial intelligence | politica
::: Slashdot

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“Out of 2,830 startups in Europe who were classified as being AI companies, only 1,580 accurately fit that description according to the eye-opening stat on page 99 of a new report from MMC”; “In 40% of cases we could find no mention of evidence of AI”
artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

Volvo To Test Full-Size Driverless Bus in Singapore
automazione
::: Slashdot

Can this company’s solar Internet drones succeed where so many others have failed?
energia
::: IEEESpectrum

.@data4democracy and @PartnershipAI helped compile a list of #AI ethics tools to guide the use of this rapidly evolving technology
artificial intelligence | etica
::: IntelAI

Google Open-Sources GPipe, a Library For Training Large Deep Neural Networks
neural networks
::: Slashdot

Wild turn in the story of the bitcoin exchange whose other co-founder mysteriously “died” in India with the only password to the money
blockchain e crypto* | frodi
::: tomgara

TensorFlow Lite is our solution for bringing ML to mobile devices. Right now, over 2B devices have #TFLite deployed!
machine learning
::: TensorFlow

The @NewYorker’s @JohnCassidy writes the most straightforward account of the Green New Deal I’ve read yet. He quotes one expert: “We don’t need a technological miracle to solve this problem. The bottom line is we just need to deploy, deploy, deploy”
energia
::: billmckibben

A new trend report shows cryptojacking, where systems are co-opted to quietly mine cryptocurrencies, was the hottest hack of 2018
blockchain e crypto* | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: IEEESpectrum

Robots Built a House That Generates More Energy Than It Needs
robots | energia
::: Slashdot

How will the wallet landscape evolve ? A thread
blockchain e crypto*
::: DexWallet

Bruce Schneier: It’s Time For Technologists To Become Lawmakers
artificial intelligence | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

jessie

AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 63

Tra le cose nuove anche il mese; e tutto il resto che ho visto 🧐

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Nike Bricks Its Shoes With a Faulty Firmware Update
io (me) non sono pronto per innovazioni come questa; e comunque sono insicure
bug | innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot ::: manisha72617183

Computer science lurches toward a messy debate that biologists and nuclear scientists had before them: when to circumscribe openness in the name of safety and ethics
artificial intelligence
::: kavehwaddell

Proud to have worked on this report on the new Russian brain drain — the Putin Exodus
tecnologia
::: apolyakova

Even at level 5 autonomy, self-driving trucks will still require humans standing by to take the wheel if necessary
automazione
::: IEEESpectrum

Waymo Self-Driving Cars Can Now Obey Police Hand Signals
automazione
::: Slashdot

How do you describe what #AI can do? {Infographic}
artificial intelligence
::: Fisher85M

INTELLIGENT ECONOMIES: AI’s transformation of industries and society
artificial intelligence | economia, lavoro
::: Swiss Cognitive

More hype. Bitcoin Will Hit $1 Million, Says IBM’s VP of Blockchain Jesse Lund
blockchain e crypto*
::: thomaspower

After 1.5 million hands of bridge, a pair of AIs developed its own bidding conventions
machine learning
::: IEEESpectrum

How popular are blockchains, really? New tools make it easier than ever to understand how this technology is being used
blockchain e crypto*
::: IEEESpectrum

Xinhua’s male #AI anchor can now broadcast news in a standing position, with more body language
robots
::: XHNews

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A Philosopher Argues That an AI Can’t Be an Artist
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

Once Hailed As Unhackable, Blockchains Are Now Getting Hacked
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

Microsoft Workers’ Letter Demands Company Drop $479 Million HoloLens Military Contract
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot ::: Slashdot

#SmartCity, riflessioni di 5 anni fa. Non mi pare che oggi la situazione sia molto diversa, anzi direi che è praticamente identica
innovazioni, futuro
::: SergioGridelli

Virgin Galactic Reaches Space Again In Highest, Fastest Test Flight Yet
spazio, esplorazione
::: Slashdot

New Material Can Soak Up Uranium From Seawater
tecnologia
::: Slashdot

“Against the Dehumanisation of Decisionmaking:” excellent article by @guidonld offers 8 “arguments against the desirability of algorithms replacing human decision-makers”
algoritmi, codice
::: FrankPasquale

By the early 1950s, the dream of reducing intelligence, decision-making, strategic planning, and reason itself to algorithmic rules had spread like wildfire to psychology, economics, political theory, sociology, and even philosophy
algoritmi, codice
::: FrankPasquale

Did A US Navy Scientist Just Invent A Room-Temperature Superconductor?
da verificare
tecnologia
::: Slashdot

Interpretable Machine Learning
A Guide for Making Black Box Models Explainable
machine learning
::: ChristophMolnar

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an interesting article (in Italian) on AI-related urban legends
artificial intelligence | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: acerbialberto

Luxembourg Passes Blockchain Framework Bill Into Law
The bill grants transactions done with #blockchain #technology the same #legal status and protection as those done through traditional means
blockchain e crypto*
::: IBMBlockchain

You can now become your own personal plane
vero? se sì lo voglio!
innovazioni, futuro
::: DigitalTrends

Since AlphaZero isn’t open source, a group of enthusiasts have written a public project Leela Chess Zero based on the paper. When new versions of the paper come out, they are able to refine their implementation
artificial intelligence | open source
::: _wilfredh

Chess master @Kasparov63 has an excellent perspective on AI. “The solution isn’t less technology, but better humans”
artificial intelligence
::: SoftEngResGrp ::: dmonett

PepsiCo Is Laying Off Corporate Employees As the Company Commits To ‘Relentlessly Automating’
automazione
::: Slashdot

Wired on the limits on machine learning. Good example of brittleness imo is how your phone can recognize millions of recorded songs but cannot recognize a live version even of a famous hit
machine learning
::: rcalo

Don’t Fight the Robots. Tax Them
robots
::: FrankPasquale

The problem with nuclear is that it doesn’t demand the radical re-making of society, like renewables do
energia
::: ShellenbergerMD

U.S. agency wants you–to keep AI from being trained to be malicious
artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

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First Carbon Nanotube Mixed-Signal ICs. RRAM 3D integration and a self-healing technique remove metallic nanotubes that poison analog circuits
To test this approach, the research team built the largest CMOS carbon nanotube circuit reported to date
hardware
::: IEEESpectrum

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

We need to act now and put human rights at the centre of artificial intelligence designs
the existing human rights framework must apply and the concerns and rights of everyone put at the centre of AI systems’ design, deployment and implementation. This applies to public entities and the private sector alike
artificial intelligence | politica
::: fabiochiusi

For an awareness survey for AI “hopes and fears”, the researchers used themes from a study of 300 works of fiction and non-fiction related to AI to identify eight “hopes and fears.” The punchline here is that these hopes and fears are pretty much on the wrong track
artificial intelligence
::: zeynep
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Startup Gets Ready For Factory Robots Working Alongside Humans
robots
::: Slashdot

This is China’s AI female news anchor
artificial intelligence
::: lucatremolada

China’s #AI chip-maker Horizon Robotics has raised $600 million in its B-series of fundraising, which brings its valuation to $3 billion, making it the most valuable AI #chipmaker in the world
artificial intelligence
::: globaltimesnews

i foldable phone saranno un vero successo o l’entusiasmo iniziale scemerà?
dispositivi mobili
::: startup_italia

Nobody thought that the countries that would form the European Union would connect their rail networks in the future. So hyperloop startups should be thinking about that now
ben oltre la TAV
tecnologia
::: IEEESpectrum

Good look at the potential of AI to improve the lives of content moderators
artificial intelligence | social media
::: CaseyNewton

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FedEx Turns To Segway Inventor To Build Delivery Robot
robots
::: Slashdot

Is it Orwellian or is it #Infomocracy?
dati, raccolta
::: m_older

Coinhive Cryptojacking Service Will Shut Down Next Week
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

Electric battery power still can’t even begin to compete with diesel in propelling the mammoth container ships on which the world’s trade depends
energia
::: IEEESpectrum

Boeing’s Autonomous Fighter Jet Could Arrive Next Year
automazione
::: Slashdot

Interest is starting to surge in Airborne Wind Energy—giant kites that generate electricity—thanks to new confidence that it’s possible to hit a balance point in which a system is big enough to be practical and yet affordable and straightforward to deploy
energia
::: Electric_Genie

Renewable Energy Policies Actually Work
energia
::: Slashdot

Dichiarazione di Stavenger sul futuro della lettura: 200 ricercatori, 54 indagini, 170mila soggetti. Il testo digitale è un’opportunità solo in casi specifici. La lettura tradizionale continua a produrre risultati più efficaci
concordo (ma sono vecchio chissà i giovani?)
innovazioni, futuro
::: enriconardelli ::: terminologia

It’s the 7th birthday of the Raspberry Pi, the $35 computer that has found it’s way into innumerable lab, classrooms, and maker projects. To celebrate, check out our profile for Pi inventor Eben Upton for Throwback Thursday
protagonisti
::: IEEESpectrum

Big Tech should not be permitted to control currency, but that’s what it aims to do. Huge dangers ahead — in security, privacy, and fundamental freedoms — if the wider society is left out this process
blockchain e crypto* | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: dangillmor

perso

AI, innovazioni e blockchain – 62

Le nuove novità in arrivo qui 😋

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JPMorgan Chase Announces JPM Coin, Becomes First Big US Bank With Own Cryptocurrency
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot ::: lizardbill

My iPad Pro experiment: almost two years later
dispositivi mobili
::: lemire

“I think there’s a lot of pain out there—inflated expectations,” says one CEO. “AI and machine learning are seen as magic fairy dust”
artificial intelligence
::: techreview

‘This Person Does Not Exist’ Website Uses AI To Create Realistic Yet Horrifying Faces
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

New AI fake text generator may be too dangerous to release, say creators
artificial intelligence | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: FrankPasquale

PageRank beyond the Web: “Google’s PageRank method was developed to evaluate the importance of web-pages via their link structure. The mathematics of PageRank, however, are entirely general and apply to any graph or network in any domain”
algoritmi, codice
::: stevenstrogatz ::: stevenstrogatz

If your company wants to ramp up in AI, how should you choose your first few projects? I just wrote a Harvard Business Review @HarvardBiz article with practical suggestions. This fleshes out the first step from the AI Transformation Playbook
artificial intelligence
::: AndrewYNg

Perché e dove #AR fa la differenza? Ecco quattro esempi di applicazione intelligente
augmented reality
::: suxsonica

New AI from @OpenAI can generate a news story from only 2 sentences of context. This one’s about the discovery of talking unicorns
machine learning
::: MIT_CSAIL

Very good Motherboard article explaining the methodological pitfalls of predictive policing
artificial intelligence
::: fabiochiusi

How to question algorithms as a reporter
algoritmi, codice
::: NiemanLab

China wanted to add 5.3 gigawatts of solar thermal power by 2022. It now looks likely to build only one-fifth as much. What do China’s struggles portend for the solar thermal industry?
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

Two Japanese government agencies and 22 companies and institutes are working together to figure out how dronelike air taxis might be safely integrated into the public airspace. No other country is taking the challenge this seriously at the moment
innovazioni, futuro
::: Electric_Genie

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With this technique, researchers could very quickly store bits of information in a tiny wire
ai vecchi ricorderà qualcosa…
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

OpenAI’s new multitalented AI writes, translates, and slanders
artificial intelligence | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: carlcarrie

Chicago Mayor Releases Roadmap For Transitioning To 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2035
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Academics Confirm Major Predictive Policing Algorithm Is Fundamentally Flawed
artificial intelligence
::: Slashdot

Misleading Results From Widely-Used Machine-Learning Data Analysis Techniques
machine learning
::: Slashdot

Knowledge is a Stone Age concept we’d be better off without
scuola, educazione
::: keithfrankish

We constantly hear about what AI is going to *do* but all we’ve mastered is how to *predict*. When are predictions sufficient to derive policies?
artificial intelligence
::: zacharylipton

NASA’s Plans To Build A Human Settlement on The Moon
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Programming paradigms for physical computing and IoT by Ben Nuttall. This talk starts with simple scripts to control LEDs & buttons on a breadboard and moves on to declaring interaction between more advanced devices in the home and beyond
Internet of things
::: ThePSF

Top #Algorithms and Methods Used by #DataScientists
algoritmi, codice
::: andy_fitze

Le présent c’est l’ISS, mais le futur: c’est la lune 🌓 ! L’ESA et la NASA préparent un retour ambitieux pour 2025
innovazioni, futuro
::: Thom_astro

Machine-learning techniques used by thousands of scientists to analyse data are producing results that are misleading and often completely wrong
machine learning
::: Asher_Wolf

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Is anyone seeing the absurdity of this? Yes, top brands are still pushing out these nonsense products: what are they design teams smoking? P.s. the smart shoe is a good idea, but charging & updating is a wrong model
innovazioni, futuro
::: fulcorno

We all want safe, responsible AI research. The first step is not misrepresenting the significance of your results to the public, not obfuscating your methods, & not spoon-feeding fear-mongering press releases to the media. That’s our 1st responsibility
il muschio di Elona, Elon Musk
artificial intelligence
::: fchollet

Deep Learning May Need a New Programming Language That’s More Flexible Than Python, Facebook’s Chief AI Scientist Says
deep learning
::: Slashdot

We are building a $xDAI bot! Easily tip people inside of @discordapp
web-bot
::: davecraige ::: EthereumNetw

Halve of #USA homes will have #VirtualAssistants by 2022
Web, Internet
::: andy_fitze

This #Robot Dog Can Recover From a Vicious Kick Using #AI
robots
::: andy_fitze

Opened my email today and realised Dexpay was featured on Token Economy
blockchain e crypto*
::: Alexintosh ::: Alexintosh

Amazon Plans To Make 50% of Shipments Net Zero Carbon by 2030
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Google’s Waymo Risks Repeating Silicon Valley’s Most Famous Blunder
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Computers are teaching themselves to play games better, but what can humans learn from their strategies?
machine learning
::: IEEESpectrum

Il #SocialMoodIndex si misura su #Twitter. L’indice fornisce misure giornaliere del sentiment italiano sull’economia, derivate da campioni di tweet pubblici in lingua italiana, catturati in tempo reale (dal 10 febbraio 2016 al 31 dicembre 2018)
dati, raccolta
::: SergioGridelli

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What if researchers found a way to tap into the promise of a 2D material that’s being eyed as the quantum version of graphene? It might hasten the appearance of quantum computers and devices for sniffing out WMDs or biomarkers for early-stage disease
quantum computing
::: IEEESpectrum

Elon Musk: Bitcoin Structure is Brilliant, But Has Its Cons; Paper Money is Going Away
blockchain e crypto*
::: Slashdot

Announcing Nova Ng, our first daughter. Plus, some thoughts on the AI-powered world she will grow up in
innovazioni, futuro
::: AndrewYNg

Could kites produce power in places where conventional wind turbines can’t go? Shell thinks so
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

When will quantum computers mature into something of practical commercial value?
quantum computing
::: IEEESpectrum

This quantum-proof encryption system works on a chip small enough for the #IoT
Internet of things
::: IEEESpectrum

Israel To Launch First Privately Funded Moon Mission
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

West Texas building two 500 megawatt power storage systems, the largest in the world
innovazioni, futuro
::: JohnDCook

KILLER ROBOTS in Scientific American. Great supportive article @sciam editors
robots
::: NoelSharkey

Drones are now required to display registration information externally
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

As China rolls out the world’s first hybrid DC-AC power grid, engineers struggle to prevent cascading blackouts while also boosting the use of renewable energy
tecnologia
::: IEEESpectrum

A position paper on the limitations of the mainstream definition of #ArtificialIntelligence
artificial intelligence
::: nexacenter

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