Andrei Cismaru

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Why Cambridge Analytica means it’s time for an Apple social network

The emerging Cambridge Analytica/Facebook affair, in which people’s personal data was allegedly used for purposes it should not have been used for, …

Cambridge Analytica

You Could Become an AI Master Before You Know It. Here’s How. - MIT Technology Review

At first blush, Scot Barton might not seem like an AI pioneer. He isn’t building self-driving cars or teaching computers to thrash humans at computer …

Machine Learning

Abusive Brexit debate insults our intelligence | Letters

Both leavers and remainers seem to be descending into hyperbole and emotional invective against those they disagree with, readers say<p>Gina Miller’s success in winning a parliamentary vote for whatever deal is finally struck between Britain and the EU was admirable, but it is obscene to invoke the …

AI Is Inventing Languages Humans Can’t Understand. Should We Stop It?

Researchers at Facebook realized their bots were chattering in a new language. Then they stopped it.<p>Bob: “I can can I I everything else.”<p>Alice: “Balls have zero to me to me to me to me to me to me to me to me to.”<p>To you and I, that passage looks like nonsense. But what if I told you this nonsense …

News Roundup: The Internet of Nope

Folks, we’ve got to talk about some of the headlines about the Internet of “Things”. If you’ve been paying even <i>no</i> attention to that space, you know …

Geek Humor

How retailers will use emotion AI — online and in store

Whether customers feel good or bad about their experiences is ultimately underpinned by their emotions. This doesn’t matter what context they are in — every interaction is emotional.<p>As consumers, our shopping experiences mean quite a lot to us. If we stand in ridiculously big queues or receive …

The secret to a healthy life? Big data

It’s an exciting time to be in medicine. Thanks to scientific advances, many more of us are living longer. We’ve seen exciting developments in areas …

Stitch Fix founder built one of the few successful e-commerce subscription services

SAN FRANCISCO — Katrina Lake, 34, is the founder and chief executive of Stitch Fix, a San Francisco clothes-shopping startup that brought in $730 …

If Your Company Isn’t Good at Analytics, It’s Not Ready for AI

Management teams often assume they can leapfrog best practices for basic data analytics by going directly to adopting artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies. But companies that rush into sophisticated artificial intelligence before reaching a critical mass of automated processes …

Will Robots Take Your Job? Elon Musk Thinks We Have 30 Years Until AI Is Better Than Us At Everything

A survey of 352 artificial intelligence experts revealed they believe AI will be able to reach a higher level of efficiency than humans for a number …

Terrifying AI learns to mimic your voice in under 60 seconds

When it comes to personal privacy and overall security, we often think of passwords, fingerprints, and even our own faces as being the keys that …

Does big data today keep the doctor away?

There’s a small cadre of highly skilled big data professionals and doctors who are leveraging technology to help you live a longer, healthier life. Armed with mountains of government-funded genomic data sets along with mature and easily accessible analytics tools, these technicians and doctors are …

Google’s former HR boss is launching a jobs startup called Humu

It sounds HR-related.<p>Google’s former head of human relations is launching a startup that appears to be related to job satisfaction and work-life balance.<p>Laszlo Bock, who stepped down from his role as SVP of people operations at Google in the middle of 2016, announced on LinkedIn today that he’s …

LG unveils 42.5-inch monitor that squeezes four displays in one huge panel

Move over Samsung, LG is gearing up to release a massive new monitor that every heavy multi-tasker is bound to fall in love with.<p>Taking aim at dual-monitor setups, last week the company unveiled its upcoming 42.5-inch screen that has the capacity to fit four displays in one single screen. Boasting …

Walmart's E-commerce Strategy: Pure Genius Or Venture Capitalist Bailout Fund?

Some believe Walmart should be pilloried for its laggard status in e-commerce. Many of these same folks are now cheering the company’s decision to put all e-commerce under internet wunderkind Mark Lore, as well as its new aggressive strategy to acquire online brands (Jet, ModCloth, ShoeBuy, …

eCommerce

Google Maps Adds a Directions Widget, iMessage App, and Timeline to the iPhone App

iPhone: Google pushed out an update to Google Maps today that adds in a few handy new features, including a new lock screen widget, an iMessage app, …