Category Archives: Technology

Theranos – Silicon Valley’s Greatest Disaster

Damn, those “blood pricks” of Silicon Valley!

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China’s AI News Anchors

Scary real if not a deep fake…  Or just fake. Xinhua's male #AI anchor can now broadcast news in a standing position, with more body language pic.twitter.com/2YZLouhYnN — China Xinhua News (@XHNews) February 20, 2019 China's Xinhua News Agency on … Continue reading

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Can free-cash handouts help society? | The Economist

This is not going away. Listened to a Ray Kurzweil podcast the other night.  He said UBI will be ubiquitous by 2030.

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Nonlinear Thinking: Augmented Robotics

Stunning! This device ensures that you never throw your back out. pic.twitter.com/MST2mEpntR — Digital Trends (@DigitalTrends) February 4, 2019  

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Inside China’s High-Tech Dystopia – Bloomberg

In part three of Hello World Shenzhen, Bloomberg Businessweek’s Ashlee Vance heads out into a city where you can’t use cash or credit cards, only your smartphone, where AI facial-recognition software instantly spots and tickets jaywalkers, and where at least … Continue reading

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Future of Artificial Intelligence

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Smartphones Could Tell All The Food You Buy

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The Best of CES 2019 – Engadget

Oops, we made a mistake! Impossible Burgers are plant-based, not a lab-grown meat. Read more: https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/10/b…

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Pols Warn Of “Deep Fakes”

Don’t say we didn’t warn you, “Deep fakes could become a potent tool for hostile powers seeking to spread misinformation,” wrote Representative Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, in a letter to Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence. … Continue reading

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Google: At Least We Had The Zip Code Right

Stunning, though not surprising, to hear the POTUS hammer Google today, ….results on “Trump News” are from National Left-Wing Media, very dangerous. Google & others are suppressing voices of Conservatives and hiding information and news that is good. They are … Continue reading

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