Oct 062017
 

WASHINGTON — In the latest case of an insider removing sensitive data from the nation’s largest intelligence agency, Russian hackers obtained classified documents that a National Security Agency employee had taken and stored on his home computer.

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Ikea’s cheap smart lighting will be Apple HomeKit, Google Home, and Amazon Alexa compatible

 Posted by on 2017-05-23 at 15:36  alexa, amazon, google home, ikea, led, Reblog, smart home, Technology  Comments Off on Ikea’s cheap smart lighting will be Apple HomeKit, Google Home, and Amazon Alexa compatible
May 232017
 

Ikea’s low-cost TRÅDFRI smart lights first announced in Europe last year, will soon get voice control for owners of Google Home, Apple HomeKit, and Amazon Alexa devices. Expect it to arrive this summer or autumn, says Ikea’s Swedish press release first spotted by MacRumors.

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Princeton researchers discover why AI become racist and sexist

 Posted by on 2017-04-19 at 11:34  ai, artificial intelligence, deep learning, machine learning, Reblog, singularity, skynet, Technology  Comments Off on Princeton researchers discover why AI become racist and sexist
Apr 192017
 

Ever since Microsoft’s chatbot Tay started spouting racist commentary after 24 hours of interacting with humans on Twitter, it has been obvious that our AI creations can fall prey to human prejudice. Now a group of researchers has figured out one reason why that happens.

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There’s a dark secret at the heart of artificial intelligence: no one really understands how it works

 Posted by on 2017-04-16 at 23:04  ai, artificial intelligence, computer science, deep learning, deep mind, Internet, machine learning, neural network, News, Reblog, singularity, skynet, Technology  Comments Off on There’s a dark secret at the heart of artificial intelligence: no one really understands how it works
Apr 162017
 

Last year, a strange self-driving car was released onto the quiet roads of Monmouth County, New Jersey.

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The next evolution in office working could be employees getting implanted with a microchip

 Posted by on 2017-04-10 at 00:35  cyborg, future, implants, Reblog, Technology  Comments Off on The next evolution in office working could be employees getting implanted with a microchip
Apr 102017
 

From pacemakers that keep the heart beating to swallowable sensors that can tell when someone takes their meds, people have been implanting machines into their bodies for decades.

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Google DeepMind open sources Sonnet so you can build neural networks in TensorFlow even quicker

 Posted by on 2017-04-08 at 15:34  ai, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, google, machine learning, Reblog, singularity, skynet, Technology, tensorflow  Comments Off on Google DeepMind open sources Sonnet so you can build neural networks in TensorFlow even quicker
Apr 082017
 

Google’s DeepMind announced today that it was open sourcing Sonnet, its object-oriented neural network library. Sonnet doesn’t replace TensorFlow, it’s simply a higher-level library that meshes well with DeepMind’s internal best-practices for research.

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This dude actually built a portable, wearable Tesla coil gun

 Posted by on 2016-12-02 at 22:57  electronics, Reblog, Technology, tesla, tesla coil  Comments Off on This dude actually built a portable, wearable Tesla coil gun
Dec 022016
 

Nikola Tesla’s contributions to modern technology can’t be overstated, and the fact that some of his original designs are so darn cool to look at is really just icing on the cake.

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