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Engineers Created a Robot That Can Imagine Itself - 0 views

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    "self-awareness: Columbia engineers created a robot that could figure out what it looked like without any external input. In essence, it could imagine itself"
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YouTube's algorithms demonitizes piano tutorial site for "Repetitious content" / Boing ... - 0 views

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    "learning to play a musical instrument, you have to play the same songs and scales over and over again. YouTube's algorithm doesn't seem to know this, and so it demonetized a piano tutorial channel for "Repetitious content.""
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This Person Does Not Exist Is the Best One-Off Website of 2019 | Inverse - 0 views

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    "At their core, GANs consist of two networks: the generator and discriminator. These computer programs compete against each other millions-upon-millions of times to refine their image generating skills until they're good enough to create the full-fledged pictures."
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Germany Creates Ethics Rules for Autonomous Vehicles - Robotics Business Review - 0 views

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    ""The ethics commission has done pioneering work and has developed the world's first guidelines for automated driving. We are now implementing these guidelines." The ethics rules address a classic thought experiment: the "trolley problem.""
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BBC - Future - Can this technology put an end to bullying? - 0 views

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    "His team trained a machine learning algorithm to spot words and phrases associated with bullying on social media site AskFM, which allows users to ask and answer questions. It managed to detect and block almost two-thirds of insults within almost 114,000 posts in English and was more accurate than a simple keyword search. Still, it did struggle with sarcastic remarks."
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Revealed: Facebook enables ads to target users interested in 'vaccine controversies' | ... - 0 views

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    "Facebook enables advertisers to promote content to nearly 900,000 people interested in "vaccine controversies", the Guardian has found. Other groups of people that advertisers can pay to reach on Facebook include those interested in "Dr Tenpenny on Vaccines", which refers to anti-vaccine activist Sherri Tenpenny, and "informed consent", which is language that anti-vaccine propagandists have adopted to fight vaccination laws."
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New AI fake text generator may be too dangerous to release, say creators | Technology |... - 0 views

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    "The creators of a revolutionary AI system that can write news stories and works of fiction - dubbed "deepfakes for text" - have taken the unusual step of not releasing their research publicly, for fear of potential misuse."
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One person, one click: is this how to save democracy? | Paolo Gerbaudo | World news | T... - 0 views

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    "We may be only just starting to understand how digital democracy can help address the crisis of legitimacy that is affecting different levels of the political process."
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Robots and AI to give doctors more time with patients, says report | Society ... - 0 views

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    "Robots, artificial intelligence and smart speakers will ease the burden on doctors and give them more time with patients, according to an NHS report on the pending technological "revolution" in healthcare. Developments in the ability to sequence individuals' genomes - the entirety of their genetic data - will also spur on advances, according to the review published on Monday."
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How Autonomous Cars Will Reshape Our World - WSJ - 0 views

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    "Everything around us will be altered by autonomous vehicles-our roads, our warehouses and even our definition of what a car can be. Say goodbye to four wheels and a running board; the cars of the future will barely resemble the vehicles choking our cities today."
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Moore's Law is dying. Here's how AI is bringing it back to life! - 0 views

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    "The turning point happened in 2005, when the transistors, while continuing to double in numbers, were neither faster nor more energy-efficient at the same rates as before."
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The Morris Worm Was the World's First Cyberattack - 0 views

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    "His program became the first of a particular type of cyber attack called "distributed denial of service," in which large numbers of internet-connected devices, including computers, webcams and other smart gadgets, are told to send lots of traffic to one particular address, overloading it with so much activity that either the system shuts down or its network connections are completely blocked."
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This million-core supercomputer inspired by the human brain breaks all the rules | ZDNet - 0 views

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    ""There's no sense in which this is a technology that will lead the science fiction walking, talking, intelligent robot", says Furber, "because they'd need a head the size of an aircraft hangar and a nuclear power station attached to it.""
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The Coming Software Apocalypse - The Atlantic - 0 views

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    ""The problem," Leveson wrote in a book, "is that we are attempting to build systems that are beyond our ability to intellectually manage.""
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How many stars is a smile worth? The social cost of emotional labour | Media | The Guar... - 0 views

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    "Such service workers are, according to Hochschild, practising emotional labour. We have long embraced the classist trope "the customer is always right", an ethos that belittles the agency, esteem and principles of many."
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Delete your account: leaving Facebook can make you happier, study finds | Technology | ... - 0 views

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    "As with any habitual behavior, you might reasonably expect that abstaining would lead to an improved mood and an overall sense of wellbeing. A new study goes a long way toward suggesting the benefits of cutting Facebook out of our lives altogether."
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The EU's plan for algorithmic copyright filters is looking more and more unlikely / Boi... - 0 views

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    "Under the proposal, online platforms would have to spend hundreds of millions of euros on algorithmic copyright filters that would compare everything users tried to post with a database of supposedly copyrighted works, which anyone could add anything to, and block any suspected matches. This would snuff out all the small EU competitors to America's Big Tech giants, and put all Europeans' communications under threat of arbitrary censorship by balky, unaccountable, easily abused algorithms."
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Major vulnerability in 5G means that anyone with $500 worth of gear can spy on a wide a... - 0 views

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    "That's why it was so important that the new 5G mobile protocol be designed to foil IMSI catchers, and why the 3rd Generation Partnership Project, or 3GPP (the body standardizing 5G) updated the Authentication and Key Agreement (AKA) to resist IMSI catching techniques."
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