Somalia back online after entire country cut off from internet for three weeks

July 18, 2017

Internet providers attributed the nation-wide outage to a commercial send that they said cut an undersea cable Somalias internet has reverted after an outage of more than three weeks payment the Horn of Africa society about $10 m a day. Hormuud Telecom, the countrys largest telecom company, announced the restoration of service in a message to subscribers. The loss of internet service sparked feeling across Somalia and affected the central…

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Elon Musk not-so-subtly reminds us again that AI will probably lead to our destruction

July 18, 2017

Image: Paul Sancya/AP/REX/Shutterstock For years, Elon Musk has warned us about the dangers of artificial intelligence even igniting a global discussion on the danger, calling it our greatest existential threat next to nukes. Worth reading Superintelligence by Bostrom. We need to be super careful with AI. Potentially more dangerous than nukes. Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 3, 2014 In a speech at the National Governor’s Association on Saturday, the Tesla CEO…

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Venture Capitalist Faces Challenges Fundraising Because of Past Conduct

July 17, 2017

The ongoing fallout around allegations of sexual harassment and other mistreatment of women by some venture capitalists is jeopardizing one venture fund before it even gets off the ground. A new $100 million fund being raised by Fred Destin, formerly of Accel in London and Atlas Venture in Boston, is receiving extra scrutiny from potential investors due to questions about his time in Boston. An incident, which Destin described in…

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Google spends millions on academic research to influence opinion, says watchdog

July 13, 2017

The tech company has funded 329 articles on our policies since 2005, in agreement with the US-based Campaign for Accountability Google has invested millions money academic research in the US and Europe to try to influence public opinion and policymakers, a protector has claimed. Over the last decade, Google has money research papers that appear to support the technology companys business attentions and defend against regulatory requests such as antitrust…

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How Bassem Hamdy aims to disrupt the construction industry

July 11, 2017

Construction the actual process of putting brick on brick to build something is still in the dark ages. While there is plenty of technology out there to help plan massive projects few people are thinking hard about what it takes to actually build. Luckily Bassem Hamdy is one the case. Hamdy works for Procore Technologies where he and his team build products to help construction sites work more smoothly. He…

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Facebook addresses Silicon Valley’s affordable housing crisis

July 10, 2017

The social networking business which has been criticised for exacerbating the housing crisis in Menlo Park is to build 1,500 apartments Facebook is to build its own village of 1,500 homes for workers struggling to pay soaring rents as the housing crisis in Silicon Valley deepens. The social networking company has submitted plans to the local council to create a new neighbourhood of homes, shops and a public plaza across…

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Crunch Report | Comma.ai Launches Panda

July 9, 2017

Comma.ai launches an $88 universal gondola interface announced Panda Tesla will build world-wides largest artillery storage equipment for Australian gust farm Credits Written by : Tito Hamze, John Mannes Hosted by : Tito Hamze Filmed by : Joe Zolnoski Edited by: Chris Gates Notes : < li> I dont know what to wear on Crunch Report( Its a hard decision and I suck at dressing myself ). If you are…

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H2O.ais Driverless AI automates machine learning for businesses

July 7, 2017

Driverless AI is the last produce from H2O. ai aimed at lowering the barrier to representing data discipline work in a corporate framework. The implement expedites non-technical hires with cooking data, gauging constants and determining the optimal algorithms for undertaking specific business problems with machine learning. At the research level, machine learning troubles are complex and irregular mix GANs and reinforcement learning in a ever been identified apply occasion takes…

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Sex robots promise ‘revolutionary’ service but also risks, says study

July 5, 2017

Androids could offer important help to the elderly and disabled but may lead to the increased objectification of women Foundation for Responsible Robotics( FRR) report, published under Wednesday, believe they could portend a coup in gender, helping people who would otherwise find it hard to have intimate relationships. But they likewise raise concerns that fornication robots could increase the objectification of women, alter the concepts of authorization and be used…

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