Advertisements


Superintelligent AI May Be Impossible to Control; That"s the Good News

Postcard from the 23rd century: Not even possible to know if an AI is superintelligent, much less stop it It may be theoretically impossible for humans to control a superintelligent AI, a new study finds. Worse still, the research also quashes&.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekJan 18th, 2021

A first look at Coursera’s S-1 filing

After TechCrunch broke the news yesterday that Coursera was planning to file its S-1 today, the edtech company officially dropped the document Friday evening. Coursera was last valued at $2.4 billion by the private markets, when it most recently rais.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 31 min. ago

Medallia Acquires Decibel, Sitecore Acquires a CDP, Hyland Acquires Nuxeo & More News

It was a busy week in acquisitions in the digital marketing and customer experience software space, leading with Medallia's acquisition of Decibel. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News5 hr. 31 min. ago

The owner of Anki’s assets plans to relaunch Cozmo and Vector this year

Good robots don’t die — they just have their assets sold off to the highest bidder. Digital Dream Labs was there to sweep up IP in the wake of Anki’s premature implosion, back in 2019. The Pittsburgh-based edtech company had initially plann.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 31 min. ago

Snowflake latest enterprise company to feel Wall Street’s wrath after good quarter

Snowflake reported earnings this week, and the results look strong with revenue more than doubling year-over-year. However while the company’s fourth quarter revenue rose 117% to $190.5 million, it apparently wasn’t good enough for invest.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 31 min. ago

Deep Science: AI adventures in arts and letters

There's more AI news out there than anyone can possibly keep up with, but you can stay tolerably up to date on the most interesting developments with this column. There’s more AI news out there than anyone can possibly keep up with. B.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 30 min. ago

J&J Shots Administered, States Reopen Too Soon, and More News

Catch up on the most important updates from this week......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News8 hr. 58 min. ago

How to build support for ambitious climate action in 4 steps

Canada and the United States are suddenly steeped in policy proposals to aggressively cut carbon emissions. In the face of a climate emergency and on the heels of numerous climate disasters, this is welcome news indeed......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 58 min. ago

Rocket Report: SpaceX explains landing failure, more on New Glenn delays

"The level of detail that we get is remarkable, how good the forecast is." Enlarge / In mid-February, a Falcon 9 launch was successful, but the first stage failed to land. (credit: SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 3.35 of the Rocket Report! There is.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 59 min. ago

Ours for the taking!

Like every other weekday, it’s 6 AM in the morning and you sit down with your tablet and cup of tea to scroll through the news feed. You scan through your Teams’ chat and Outlook email on your mobile, to check if anything needs your immediate att.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News13 hr. 30 min. ago

Workplace Automation 2.0 – what is it and what’s in store for you?

The sudden outbreak of a pandemic had made us go through several drastic transformations, one of which has taken over today’s workplaces,globally. Workplace automation, which had been a good-to-have requirement till then, has suddenly transformed.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News13 hr. 30 min. ago

A mass exodus from California? Not exactly, says new study

New research released today by the UC Berkeley California Policy Lab finds that, contrary to some news media reports suggesting a mass exodus from California, most moves in 2020 happened within the state. Exits from California in 2020 largely mirrore.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 30 min. ago

The best laptops for videoconferencing

Most laptop webcams aren't any good, which isn't ideal for Zoom or Teams calls. We found the exceptions -- the rare laptops that feature a 1080p webcam......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 31 min. ago

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G review: Not as good as one, but better than the other

We compare this middle child to its siblings, the Galaxy S21 Ultra and S21......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 31 min. ago

Insect-like flying drones and other technology news

Jen Copestake looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News14 hr. 59 min. ago

Rocket Report: SpaceX explains landing failure, More on New Glenn delays

"The level of detail that we get is remarkable, how good the forecast is." Enlarge / In mid-February a Falcon 9 launch was successful, but the first stage failed to land. (credit: SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 3.35 of the Rocket Report! There is.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 59 min. ago

How to connect Alexa to your TV

Alexa is a powerful smart assistant; did you know she can even control your TV? Here's how to connect Alexa to your smart TV, set-top box, or streaming device......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Twistoptics—A new way to control optical nonlinearity

Nonlinear optics, a study of how light interacts with matter, is critical to many photonic applications, from the green laser pointers we're all familiar with to intense broadband (white) light sources for quantum photonics that enable optical quantu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

5 Best Practices for Ensuring Good Data Hygiene

To gain success from a data-driven culture, the data you’re working with must be clean, making data hygiene an important part of gaining actionable insights. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Microsoft Talks Mesh Platform at Ignite, Google Expands Workspace and More News

This week, Microsoft outlined its future in AR and VR at Ignite, Google expands Workspaces, while BlueJeans makes Teams meetings better. All that and more. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Key factor identified that makes worms feel full after a good meal

In nematode worms, a key controller allows the worm to sense when it needs food and when it feels full, and then changes its behavior accordingly. Jennifer Tullet of the University of Kent and colleagues report these new findings in a paper published.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021