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Dawn Of Skynet? Facebook Shuts Down AI System After Bots Start Talking In Their Own Secret Language

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the new buzzword. As we begin to make progress towards human-level AI, several developments and breakthroughs in the field of AI have begun to make waves. From self-driving cars to systems that understand human language, we have come a long way. But then, the eternal fear of AI surpassing human intelligence […]

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What to expect from this week’s Microsoft Build 2017: Cortana speakers and skills, more bots and Edge extensions, Windows 10 update, but no new Surface hardware (Tom Warren/The Verge)

Tom Warren / The Verge: What to expect from this week’s Microsoft Build 2017: Cortana speakers and skills, more bots and Edge extensions, Windows 10 update, but no new Surface hardware  —  Microsoft is hosting its annual Build developers conference in Seattle this year.  The first keynote kicks off on Wednesday … … Techmeme

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Weekly Rewind: Go karts on the high seas, security bots, and NASA probes

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week. The post Weekly Rewind: Go karts on […]

Start Up: Twitter bots for hire, Apple sues Qualcomm, Chromebooks ahoy?, Sonos dreams, and more

Start Up: Twitter bots for hire, Apple sues Qualcomm, Chromebooks ahoy?, Sonos dreams, and more We’ve obtained a slightly redacted copy of the memo that Spence sent to his company immediately after taking over, and it reveals some of what Sonos is going to do to face those new challenges. Namely: it’s going to try […]