A Game of Civilization May Help People Understand AI’s Existential Threat
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Keeping tabs on millions of shipping containers is difficult. But A.P. Moller-Maersk, the world’s largest container shipping firm, and IBM are building a blockchain they say will streamline the process and save billions of dollars.
The problem: International… Read more
Tech-savvy health-concious types are giving interesting insights into this year’s flu.
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New research suggests that bots were used to manipulate the price of Bitcoin.
Cures for the pervasive Meltdown and Spectre chip flaws aren’t working, and hacks may soon be incoming.
At the Detroit Auto Show this week, electricity is at the top of the agenda.
On Saturday, Hawaii incorrectly warned citizens of a missile attack via their phones.
In many ways this year’s CES looked a lot more like an autonomous-car show than a consumer electronics show.
There were announcements aplenty from the likes of Ford, Baidu, Toyota, and others about self-driving vehicles, upcoming driving tests, and new...Read the full story →
While Alibaba and Microsoft may have developed AIs that outperform humans at a comprehension test, there are still tough natural language challenges facing machines.
Some of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency-mining operations are eyeing a move to Canada, tempted by cheap electricity and a cool climate.