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Killing the Password
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Killing the Password

When we traveled in the enterprise we always took a key generating device with us as a means to replace the password, which was then combined with the use of aYour...

Eye Tracking Helps Augmented Reality
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Eye Tracking Helps Augmented Reality

Pointed at by some of our retail experiments.Eye-Tracking Technology Could Help AR The Dartmouth    by Anthony RoblesDartmouth College researchers have developed...

Architecture for Complete Talking Buildings
From The Eponymous Pickle

Architecture for Complete Talking Buildings

Smart homes are still built up in fairly unstructured ways.   Mine still has pieces of it fail, and can be difficult to repair or add to if the supplier piecesThe...

Microlearning and the Brain
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Microlearning and the Brain

Interesting idea for thinking about how to classify useful learning.Microlearning and the BrainMicrolearning is effective for hard skills but detrimental when it...

Nature of Human Trust in Machines
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Nature of Human Trust in Machines

This topic came up in a recent discussion of AI.  Past evidence had said that in certain contexts people trust AI better than humans,  simplistically because the...

Radical New Neural Network Design
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Radical New Neural Network Design

Less definition of the architecture it seems and training adapts to results.Radical New Neural Network Design Could Overcome Big Challenges in AI   in Technology...

Learn Chinese from a Smart Speaker
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Learn Chinese from a Smart Speaker

Have been experimenting with smart speakers to learn, teach and improve conversational language skills.Here is an example from Indiegogo.   Note this is still in...

Google to Stop Selling Facial Recognition for Now
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Google to Stop Selling Facial Recognition for Now

Hmm, most everyone else will be selling face recognition products.  Can they also be also be 'having no potential for evil'?    Other technical topics of this sort...

Mastering Conversations
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Mastering Conversations

In the Google Blog, some useful thoughts on conversations.  We need to think about how we talk to machines, and with people.   How the Google Assistant masters—and...

Sensing in Complete Darkness: One Photon Per Pixel
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Sensing in Complete Darkness: One Photon Per Pixel

Appears to be a very valuable development in a number of sensing domains.MIT engineers have found a way to use AI to reveal objects in total darkness–even transparent...

Amazon and Medical Records
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Amazon and Medical Records

Amazon is Showing Healthcare is the Next Big Thing for Machine LearningAmazon will save Healthcare industry $Billions via machine learning algorithm that extracts...

Blockchain Disruptive force for Car Connects?
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Blockchain Disruptive force for Car Connects?

Despite all the questioning press, large tech and automotive companies are still studying how to apply Blockchain for key applications, like trusted interaction...

Tuya Introduces Family level security for Smart Homes
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Tuya Introduces Family level security for Smart Homes

Via RFID Journal, have experimented  with their IOT offerings.Tuya Smart Intros Smart-Home IOT Security System Using Facial Recognition Tuya Smart, which produces...

Alexa Patents a form of Healthcare Assistance?
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Alexa Patents a form of Healthcare Assistance?

Only a patent, so its hard to say where this might go.  Look at the link for more details.   Implying a diagnosis and  prescribing a remedy seems a dangerous direction...

State of US Autonomous Trucking
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State of US Autonomous Trucking

From McKinsey.     Have now seen two tests of the concept.  Impressive results. Yet regulation has not caught up. Distraction or disruption? Autonomous trucks gain...

Goal Setting, Nudges and Machine Learning
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Goal Setting, Nudges and Machine Learning

Interesting study-based results.   Now should the same approach be used for training and goal setting of machine learning?   Not just the ML of current systems,...

Deep Learning vs Reinforcement Learning
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Deep Learning vs Reinforcement Learning

Short excerpt, worth reading the whole thing.  But instructive as it is:Artificial Intelligence: What's The Difference Between Deep Learning And Reinforcement Learning...

AI Booming,  Accelerating
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AI Booming, Accelerating

TheVerge reports and comments on the boom.  No indication of a winter here.  Notable also is the broad world-wide boom, in the past expansion it was US, Japan and...

Predictions Cheaper, Faster, with Risk
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Predictions Cheaper, Faster, with Risk

In Strategy+Business.  Provocative thoughts of what AI is.  It is a prediction.  But also the prediction of a number of other (meta) things:  The future, some solution...

Python Tricks
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Python Tricks

Beginner Python Coding tricks.  Whenever you start a new language, its nice to see lots of relatively simple examples that relate to the kinds of things you might...
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