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As algorithms take over, YouTube's recommendations highlight a human problem

A supercomputer playing chess against your mind to get you to keep watching.<p>YouTube is a supercomputer working to achieve a specific goal — to get you to spend as much time on YouTube as possible.<p>But no one told its system exactly how to do that. After YouTube built the system that recommends …

Artificial Intelligence

Google gave the world powerful AI tools, and the world made porn with them

In 2015, Google announced it would release its internal tool for developing artificial intelligence algorithms, TensorFlow, a move that would change the tone of how AI research and development would be conducted around the world. The means to build technology that could have an impact as profound …

Yesterday, world leaders gathered at a secretive meeting to decide the fate of AI

Today, top individuals from around the world convened at the World Government Summit to discuss the agenda that should govern the next generation of …

AI experts list the real dangers of artificial intelligence

A 100-page report written by artificial intelligence experts from industry and academia has a clear message: Every AI advance by the good guys is an advance for the bad guys, too.<p>The paper, titled “The Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence: Forecasting, Prevention, and Mitigation,” calls this …

Margaret Atwood, Junot Díaz, Lauren Graham, John Irving, Bill T. Jones, Devon Kennard, Gayle King, Diane Lane, George R. R. Martin, Lesley Stahl and Many More to Lend Their Voices to PBS’ THE GREAT AMERICAN READ | PBS About

PBS<p><i>Clockwise from top left: Margaret Atwood; Devon Kennard; school children visiting the farm that inspired</i> Charlotte’s Web<i>; Lauren Graham.</i><p><i>Photo</i> …

Books

Year’s best in adult reading and reference to be unveiled at Midwinter

All ALA Midwinter Meeting attendees are invited to this free event to celebrate the year’s best in adult reading and reference at RUSA’s Book and …

Books

From Helping Shut-Ins to Sisterly Advice, Mail-Order Magazines Did More Than Just Sell Things

“Little Miss Fannie Allison Troutsmans writes that she is lonesome and would like to hear from <i>Comfort</i> readers,” the column begins. “She says she is …

War

#AASLstandards Twitter Chats Continue the Dialogue! | Knowledge Quest

Home <b>›</b> Community <b>›</b> <b>#AASLstandards Twitter Chats Continue the Dialogue!</b><p><i>on</i> 01/22/2018 • ( 0 )<p><i>By Kate Lechtenberg, Standards Implementation Task Force</i> …

Social Media

Equal-Rights Now

MLA Format<p>Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Art and Artifacts Division, The New York Public Library. "Equal-Rights Now" <i>The New York</i> …

Genealogy

News literacy tools: Advice, four sites and a new app (Swiipe)

One of the reasons our students find and use news that is less than credible is that their news habits are less than energetic.Among the ten key …

School Libraries

#TimesUp on Harassing Your Public Librarian

Femme librarians work at the front lines of workplace sexual harassment every single day.<p>The man standing in front of the Reference Desk asked for a …

Get over yourself and start using the public library

Full disclosure: I love the public library.<p>Specifically, the one in my neighbourhood — the Michael Donovan Public Library — but of course, just in …

Books

The horseback librarians of the 1930s

Here's an amazing set of photos of the female librarians of the 1930s, who traveled by horse to remote mountain areas in Kentucky, delivering books …

Librarianship

eForum: Assessing Electronic Reference Services

CHICAGO - Have you been wondering if your users are aware of your chat service? Or maybe how your students are using your research guides or your …

Librarianship

Newsmaker: Misty Copeland

Misty Copeland rose from a difficult childhood to become a ballet prodigy. The first African-American principal dancer for American Ballet Theatre …

Dancing

Blockchain in the Library? Researchers Explore Potential Applications

Blockchain is a hot topic—the buzzword of the year, according to The Guardian. The technology behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, blockchain …

Blockchain

Some epic trolling by this library and librarians everywhere are nodding in agreement

Some epic trolling going on by this library right here.When libraries troll their patrons. pic.twitter.com/Hn8a96f8je— Blue Reflective Surface …

British Humour

McLuhan Centre Talk: Of Mancaves and Basements: Mapping Gender in Meatspace - McLuhan Centre Talk: Of Mancaves and Basements: Mapping Gender in Meatspace - Faculty of Information (iSchool) | University of Toronto

<b>A Monday Night Seminar</b><p>Join us in exploring gender in popular culture and the gaming community. With special guests <b>Florence M. Chee</b> (Loyola University …

Understanding Accessibility Challenges for Patrons

CHICAGO - The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) is excited to announce the update of 15 Library Accessibility …

Disability

A Year in Library Memes (And Why We Need More)

Looking back, 2017 was a turbulent year in libraryland. Let’s take a peek at the library memes that emerged.First: What is a Meme?The term “meme” …

Beauty and the Beast

Pick The Parks & Rec Character You Identify With and We’ll Tell You Why You Should Go on the Hometown Road Trip

So you’re still wondering if you should apply to the iSchool’s Hometown Road Trip: Syracuse. If you’re somehow still not convinced, I’ve put together …

Library Studies

Colloquium Series Winter 2018 – Dr. Heather O’Brien

Event Details<p><b>Start:</b> 8 February 2018 12:00 pm• <b><br>End:</b> 8 February 2018 1:00 pm• <b><br>Venue:</b> Lillooet Room at Irving K. Barber Learning Centre• <b><br>Categories:</b></b> …

University of British Columbia

Advantages of Python in Software Development + Comprehensive Tutorial for Newbies

SDLC or Software Development Life Cycle is essentially the process or phases of a model or procedure, which software engineers and developers follow …

Travel Back in Time: 8 Illuminating History Books to Read Right Now

Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow, author of <i>Alexander Hamilton</i>, dazzles again with his biography of one of our most compelling generals and presidents: Ulysses S. Grant. Chernow’s evocative portrait of Grant showcases the highs and lows he experienced throughout his life, and provides readers with …

Books

How This VPN Can Protect Your Online Activity

Congress voted recently to remove regulations prohibiting Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from selling the browsing history and app usage details …

Secret chips in replacement parts can completely hijack your phone’s security

Booby-trapped touchscreens can log passwords, install malicious apps, and more.<p>People with cracked touch screens or similar smartphone maladies have …

Information Security

The Electronic Frontier Foundation issues a warning to companies banning hate groups

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has a message for the tech companies that have been banning hate groups — be very careful.<p>The EFF, a nonprofit …

Google Chrome under attack: Have you used one of these hijacked extensions?

Recent versions of several Chrome extensions have been compromised to spread malicious ads.<p>Attackers have been phishing developers as a way of …

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