Monday, October 22, 2018
artificial

Artificial Intelligence Replacing Management at World’s Largest Hedge Fund

Source: The Antimedia.org Artificial Intelligence Replacing Management at World’s Largest Hedge Fund The impending evisceration of the global job market by artificial intelligence and robotic automation is well-trodden territory. Various estimates suggest the American employment mill could shrink by 30% by...
educational

Beat The System: 40 Free Educational Websites

Source: Beat The System With This List Of 40 Free Educational Websites According to www.webometrics.info, there are more than 17 000 universities, but getting a degree in many of them is quite costly. Many students around the world(and their families) get...
Robots

Capita Corporation Replaces 2,000 Human Jobs With Robots

Source: RT Robot takeover begins? Corporate giant Capita replaces staff with automatons Outsourcing giant Capita is to sack 2,000 staff and replace them with robots in a move some fear will be repeated across the economy, leading to more than 1...
phones

Over 700 Million Phones, Cars, and Devices Have Chinese Spyware

Source: MATT APUZZO and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT of The New York Times Secret Back Door in Some U.S. Phones Sent Data to China, Analysts Say For about $50, you can get a smartphone with a high-definition display, fast data service and, according to...

Pacific garbage patch much larger than previously thought

Source: Oliver Milman via The Guardian 'Great Pacific garbage patch' far bigger than imagined, aerial survey shows Giant collection of fishing nets, plastic containers and other discarded items called a ‘ticking time bomb’ as large items crumble into micro plastics ...

Yahoo spies on emails for NSA and FBI

Source: Joseph Menn via Reuters Yahoo Inc last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers' incoming emails for specific information provided by U.S. intelligence officials, according to people familiar with the matter. The company complied...

AT&T makes the poor pay more

Source: Steve Dent via Engadget AT&T is using a technicality to refuse its FCC-mandated "Access From AT&T" discount program to families who should qualify for it, according to the National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA). In an absurd twist, the loophole...

“Impossible” EM Drive To Be Tested In Space

Source: BEC Crew An actual EM Drive is about to be launched into space for the first time, so scientists can finally figure out - once and for all - if it really is possible for a rocket engine to...
robots

Army Tests War Robots In The Pacific

Source: Kelsey D. Atherton of Popular Science Magazine ARMY TESTS WAR ROBOTS IN THE PACIFIC Soldiers are preparing for war with robots. Let me rephrase. Soldiers are preparing for war, alongside robots. As part of the Pacific Manned-Unmanned Initiative, soldiers with...
AI

Google Artificial Intelligence Defeats Human at Board Game

Google's DeepMind AI makes history by defeating Go champion Lee Se-dol Source - Telegraph UK An artificial intelligence has beaten the world champion of one of civilisation's oldest board games for the first time in history. Lee Se-dol, a 33-year-old South Korean, resigned the...

BREAKING NEWS

Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Entire Address Book

Source: The Intercept Hit App Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Entire Address Book Sarahah, an app that lets people sign up to receive anonymized, candid messages, has...