Jaron Lanier: Who Owns the Future? – YouTube
Click the link to see an interesting image of the latest Hong Kong demonstrations Protestors are using using a P2P mesh network (Firechat) in Hong Kong to coordinate and not get shut down. Have you ever seen anything more powerful than this image? – Imgur
Algorithms reveal forecasting power of tweets » Binghamton University Research News – Insights and Innovations From Binghamton University Some people are very careful about what data they give out, but the algorithms can work pretty well with anonymized data. Usable predictions can be made more than 60 percent of the time, if the right data […]
How the Web Became Our ‘External Brain,’ and What It Means for Our Kids | Opinion | WIRED But we’ll likely find there was no robotic villain behind the curtain. Our own capitalist drive pushes these technologies to evolve. We push the technology down an evolutionary path that results in the most addictive possible outcome. […]
World-first experiment achieves direct brain-to-brain communication in human subjects (Science Alert)
World-first experiment achieves direct brain-to-brain communication in human subjects (Science Alert) “As soon as the receivers’ machine gets the emitter’s binary message over the Internet, the machine gets to work,” says Diep. “It moves its robotic arm around, sending phosphenes to the receivers at different positions on their skulls. Flashes appearing in one position correspond […]
Failing the Third Machine Age: When Robots Come for Grandma — The Message — Medium And this automation always moves up the value chain. First, the machine does the arithmetic, but the human is still solving the integrals. Then Matlab comes for the integrals. Next, machines are doing mathematical proofs, and so up it goes […]
Poll: Most Americans Want to Criminalize Pre-Teens Playing Unsupervised – Reason.com A whopping 68 percent of Americans think there should be a law that prohibits kids 9 and under from playing at the park unsupervised, despite the fact that most of them no doubt grew up doing just that.
A vision of the future through immersive 3D glasses, by Atheer Labs – YouTube
The Long-Distance Journey of a Fast-Food Order – New York Times The goals of such centers are not just to cut labor costs but also to provide more focused customer service — improving the level of personal attention by sending Happy Meal orders on a thousand-mile round trip.
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