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AI and the Curious Consideration of Autonomous Intent
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI and the Curious Consideration of Autonomous Intent

Context, Autonomy Intent... for Autonomous AI.  Considerable piece on the difficult problem.  Has not come close to technical solution.Home  AI Trends Insider on...

Identifying Birds from Behind
From The Eponymous Pickle

Identifying Birds from Behind

Not banned for bias yet.   So at least we can continue to fine tune accuracy as needed and apply it to studies to help the avian world.Birdwatching AI can recognise...

Experientia participating in Swiss Smart Government Day
From Putting People First

Experientia participating in Swiss Smart Government Day

Experientia's partner Jan-Christoph Zoels and our Swiss collaborator Thomas Schertenleib will be leading the process workshop "Culture of participation: digital...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

A Brilliant Book on Combinatorics

And Razborov’s brilliant proof method Stasys Jukna is the author of the book Extremal Combinatorics With Applications in Computer Science. Today we talk about Jukna...

From Computational Complexity

Do computers make us more safe or less safe?

Norbert Weiner wrote a paper Some Moral and Technical Consequences of Automation in 1960. It warns of the dangers of computers in two ways: 1) If a chess program...

Neural Search for Scaling and Efficiency
From The Eponymous Pickle

Neural Search for Scaling and Efficiency

Useful look at a different kind of more precise search.  Neural search has the opportunity to learn over time, and be more semantically correct.   It also should...

Quantum Cryptography Explained
From The Eponymous Pickle

Quantum Cryptography Explained

A good non-technical, but still challenging explanation of how key-based and then  'quantum cryptography' works.  Also touches on some of the remaining challenges...

Autonomous Ship Use Expanding
From The Eponymous Pickle

Autonomous Ship Use Expanding

Continued look at autonomous maritime shipping to decrease costs of large scale supply chains.Sea Machines raises $15 million for autonomous ship navigationKyle...

Swarms of Drones
From The Eponymous Pickle

Swarms of Drones

We examined the idea of having swarms of drones performing subtasks in groups. its been much kicked about, and recently implemented, especially for military applications...

Security isn’t just a technology problem—it’s about design, too
From Putting People First

Security isn’t just a technology problem—it’s about design, too

While it’s easy to blame the user, phishing schemes have become incredibly sophisticated and believable. So, instead of blaming the user, we want to instead bring...

The public’s role in COVID-19 vaccination
From Putting People First

The public’s role in COVID-19 vaccination

This report considers human factors in relation to future vaccines against the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), drawing on insights from design thinking and the...

Should Workers Accept Pay Cuts for Working Remotely?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Should Workers Accept Pay Cuts for Working Remotely?

Excerpts and analysis of a survey, more details at the link,Should workers accept pay cuts in exchange for working remotely?  by Tom Ryan in RetailwireA recentTo...

Webinar:Graphs for Cyber Security
From The Eponymous Pickle

Webinar:Graphs for Cyber Security

Brought to my attention.  Addresses my particular favorite advice:  Carefully define your intent, direction and process when planning to do something importantWebinar...

Science and Technology links (July 25th 2020)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (July 25th 2020)

I was taught that human beings only arrived to America recently (15,000 years ago). It turns out that it is wrong. There were human beings in America 30,000 years...

Article Summary Experiment: Some Simple Economics of the Blockchain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Article Summary Experiment: Some Simple Economics of the Blockchain

I had mentioned this article previously, found it interesting and well written.   Here an experiment with its content.   Below it is excerpted ...  with summary...

GPT-3 and Crypto Assets
From The Eponymous Pickle

GPT-3 and Crypto Assets

Just recently been talking digital Assets and how advances in crypto might influence them.  Here a piece from Coindesk that talks some of the issues, considering...

Blueprint for tools to Manage a Pandemic
From The Eponymous Pickle

Blueprint for tools to Manage a Pandemic

Like the process and requirements statement for a specific set of goals.  Often not done rigorously enough.Blueprint for the Perfect Coronavirus AppETH Zurich (Switzerland)...

Intel Delays 7nm Chip Again – What Does it Mean for Aurora Exascale?
From insideHPC

Intel Delays 7nm Chip Again – What Does it Mean for Aurora Exascale?

Intel’s elusive quest for a 7nm process chip, and its incorporation in Intel’s Aurora exascale supercomputer, have both been delayed by at least six months, according...

Friday Squid Blogging: Introducing the Seattle Kraken
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Introducing the Seattle Kraken

The Kraken is the name of Seattle's new NFL franchise. I have always really liked collective nouns as sports team names (like the Utah Jazz or the Minnesota Wild)...

US Wants to Build an Unhackable Quantum Internet
From The Eponymous Pickle

US Wants to Build an Unhackable Quantum Internet

What does unhackable mean here?   U.S. Hatches Plan to Build Quantum Internet That Might Be UnhackableThe Washington PostJeanne WhalenJuly 23, 2020U.S. officials...
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