Weekly#263

  • Facebook, Cambridge Analytics (in Turkish)
  • The world will add 70,000 solar panels every hour in the next 5 years
  • The new algorithm will allow for simulating neural connections of the entire brain on future exascale supercomputers…is intended to allow simulation of the human brain’s 100 billion interconnected neurons on supercomputers
  • Computer scientists have created a neural network that can self-replicate…“Self-replication is a key aspect of biological life that has been largely overlooked in Artificial Intelligence systems,” they argue in a paper popped onto arXiv this month
  • Jeff Bezos gave a sneak peek into Amazon’s future…“ machine learning, home automation, robotics, and space exploration
  • Microsoft begins to push for Windows Server 2019
  • Artificial Intelligence Detects Construction Problems
  • A bot named ‘Goldie’ has answered nearly 1 million questions for EY employees in human resources
  • Robotic Fish Swims in the Ocean
  • America’s Changing Workforce: Independent and Gig Workers
  • How JavaScript works
  • Affectiva’s Automotive AI could keep distracted and drowsy drivers from causing accidents
  • Apple’s newly proposed emojis are more inclusive for those with disabilities
  • A material supreme: How graphene will shape the world of tomorrow
    MIT researchers at MIT found that graphene can function as a superconductor
  • Dutch court rules that Bitcoin is a legitimate ‘transferable value