Category Archives: Technology

How Good, or Bad, Will AI Get?

Even as the use of artificial intelligence has grown over the past decade, outsized predictions about it destroying humanity or creating utopia haven’t come to pass, at least not yet. Bloomberg QuickTake explains what AI does for us now and … Continue reading

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How Cambridge Analytica Exploited the Facebook Data

Tens of millions of American Facebook users had their data harvested by Cambridge Analytica and a British-based researcher. Here’s how it happened. More from The New York Times Video: Subscribe: http://bit.ly/U8Ys7n

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The Key to Understanding Facebook’s Current Crisis – WSJ

Facebook’s current data crisis involving Cambridge Analytica has angered users and prompted government investigations. To understand what’s happening now, you have to look back at Facebook’s old policies from 2007 to 2014. WSJ’s Shelby Holliday explains. Illustration: Laura Kammerman Don’t … Continue reading

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The ‘Bots Are Coming For The Surgeons

Mar.23 — This robot may be the surgeon of the future. Created by Auris Health, it is designed to conduct a biopsy. This demonstration shows how the device will operate on and maneuver through a human lung. In the future, … Continue reading

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EU unveils digital tax on tech giants – FT

The European Commission has revealed its plan for a 3% tax on the revenues of big technology groups in response to pressure from EU governments, which want the likes of Google, Facebook and Amazon to start paying a fairer share … Continue reading

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Robots Are Even Coming For The Wolves!

An example of Mother Nature and her delicate balance, and the ‘bots that bail us out… For the last eight months, farms near Kisarazu City in Japan have been home to a horrifying robot wolf. But don’t worry, it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Big Brother Alive And Well And Living In China (Must View)

This clip from the BBC is incredible and very disconcerting. We suspect this technology, and the use thereof, is not just limited to China but ubiquitous throughout Western countries.   Double yikes! China has been building what it calls “the … Continue reading

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Efficient Markets?

Now up 400 percent! Long Island Iced Tea Corp to rebrand as "Long Blockchain Corp", stock up 280% in 6 minutes since issuing press release to change name. Unreal. $LTEA — Dennis Dick (@TripleDTrader) December 21, 2017

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Hong Kong closes its trading floor

Hong Kong’s floor traders will vacate the city’s trading hall for the final time on Friday after the exchange operator shuts the premises permanently. Don Weinland reports. ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2r8RJzM

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15 predictions Bill Gates made in 1999

No. 1: Price-comparison sites. Gates’ prediction: “Automated price comparison services will be developed, allowing people to see prices across multiple websites, making it effortless to find the cheapest product for all industries.”What we see now: You can easily search for … Continue reading

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