“We do not have long to act”: Elon Musk and others warn the UN about autonomous weapons – Quartz

Quartz “We do not have long to act”: Elon Musk and others warn the UN about autonomous weaponsQuartzThe prospect of tanks, machine guns, and drones that think for themselves becoming widespread is giving tech luminaries the heebie-jeebies. In an open … Read More

The massive global race to teach an AI to beat Starcraft II is under way – Quartz

Quartz The massive global race to teach an AI to beat Starcraft II is under wayQuartzIf it takes a village to raise a child, it’ll take some of the world’s top computing minds to train an AI to to operate … Read More

Abracon announces new IoT optimized quartz crystal series with the lowest CL and lowest ESR available on the market – Markets Insider

Abracon announces new IoT optimized quartz crystal series with the lowest CL and lowest ESR available on the marketMarkets InsiderThis series combines the world’s lowest CL and lowest ESR available for energy saving processors, MCUs, RF chipsets, and real time … Read More

The key things to watch for in the first rounds of the Mayweather-McGregor fight – Quartz

Quartz The key things to watch for in the first rounds of the Mayweather-McGregor fightQuartzFloyd Mayweather’s bout with Manny Pacquiao sold 4.4 million pay-per-views. Some say his match with Conor McGregor could surpass 6 million buys, and be watched by … Read More

Predictions for what robots will do to the US workforce, ranked from certain doom to potential utopia – Quartz

Quartz Predictions for what robots will do to the US workforce, ranked from certain doom to potential utopiaQuartzHow they got there: Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael A. Osborne, researchers at Oxford University, asked machine–learning experts to assess whether a sample … Read More

China got a wake-up call on AI when a Western machine beat the best Asian players at Go – Quartz

Quartz China got a wake-up call on AI when a Western machine beat the best Asian players at GoQuartzChina got a wake-up call on AI when a Western machine beat the best Asian players at Go … China said it … Read More

Our brains are able to forget in a way that robots can’t — Quartz – Quartz

Quartz Our brains are able to forget in a way that robots can’t — QuartzQuartzAs annoying it is to forget something, it may be one of the qualities that makes you superior to robots. It can be incredibly frustrating or … Read More

DeepMind held 1.6 million people’s health records unlawfully, but no one’s getting fined for it – Quartz

Quartz DeepMind held 1.6 million people’s health records unlawfully, but no one’s getting fined for itQuartzGoogle’s cutting-edge artificial intelligence unit DeepMind was unlawfully given the health records of 1.6 million patients at London’s Royal Free hospital in 2015, the United … Read More

Why “skilled in machine learning” should be the new “proficient in Excel” on your resume – Quartz

Quartz Why “skilled in machine learning” should be the new “proficient in Excel” on your resumeQuartzIt won’t be long before “skilled in machine learning” becomes the new “proficient in Excel” as a standard bullet point on your resume. The only … Read More

Indian engineers are not giving in to the robots without a good fight – Quartz

Quartz Indian engineers are not giving in to the robots without a good fightQuartzThe fear of automation, and its corollary, job loss, has been real for years. Now it is the turn of the $150-billion Indian IT industry to grapple … Read More