Oliver Topliss

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Facebook Just Pushed Its Facial Recognition Into a Creepy New Future

You can't hide.<p>It happens all the time. A little red blip in Facebook directs you to a notification that a friend tagged you in a photograph somebody …

More funding for AI cybersecurity: Darktrace raises $75M at an $825M valuation

With cybercrime projected to reap some $6 trillion in damages by 2021, and businesses likely to invest around $1 trillion over the next five years to try to mitigate that, we’re seeing a rise of startups that are building innovative ways to combat malicious hackers.<p>In the latest development, …

SpaceX May Land Mars Rocket on the Launch Stand

SpaceX's Mars-colony missions may take "pinpoint rocket landing" to a whole new level.<p>Elon Musk's company has already brought a Falcon 9 booster …

The Sun's "evil" twin is probably lurking beyond the Solar System

Since the 1980s, astronomers have been searching for the Sun's "evil" twin, dubbed Nemesis due to its habit of slinging deadly asteroids our way …

Physicists Have Detected a Friction-Like Force in a Perfect Vacuum

Without breaking the fundamental laws of physics.<p>One of the most fundamental tenets of modern physics is that in a perfect vacuum - a place entirely …

Ripples in space and time carry the future of space science

Billions of years ago, two black holes merged in a violent explosion that rippled the fabric of our universe.<p>Those cosmic ripples — known as …

SpaceX Plan For Moon Flyby Faces Economic And Technical Challenges

“Two private citizens” have paid a “significant deposit” to SpaceX for a trip around the Moon in late 2018, the company announced Monday. The customers’ identities, amount of the deposit and the total amount SpaceX is being paid for the journey are so far undisclosed. If successful, SpaceX would be …

Space Exploration

Scientists sound the alarm on impending ‘major extinction event’

Biologists are gathering at the Vatican this week to discuss ways to stave off massive man-made extinction.<p>In June of 2016, a group of scientists …

Extinction

This Incredible AI Is Diagnosing Skin Cancer Just as Well as Trained Doctors | Inc.com

Artificial intelligence can do a huge range of ridiculously awesome feats--parallel park a car, handle easy customer service issues or serve as your personal digital assistant, for example. But health companies are recognizing the enormous potential AI has, too. Now, Stanford University researchers …

Artificial Intelligence

Google's Pixel Phone Hacked In Under A Minute

Usually when you spot an article that involves China, an American company, and hacking, it’s bad news. That’s not the case this time. Google actually welcomes this kind of hacking. In fact, they offer big cash rewards to the men and women who do it.<p>At a security conference in Seoul yesterday, a …

Security

Can Robots Make Moral Decisions? Should They?

What happens when artificial intelligence has to make tough moral choices—say, a self-driving car that must choose between hitting a child, or a …

Google's DeepMind AI Now Capable of 'Deep Neural Reasoning'

The development of deep learning artificial neural networks has grown by leaps and bounds in the last few years. These biologically inspired …

Deep Learning

What The Trump Win Tells Marketers About Artificial Intelligence

Change is upon us and the election is further proof that the cognitive era is here.<p>There are massive implications (and opportunities) for business and marketers willing to invest in machine intelligence. The best pollsters in the nation conducted thousands of conventional surveys and still …

Artificial Intelligence

Good luck in making Google reveal its algorithm

On 25 October, the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, wandered into unfamiliar territory – at least for a major politician. Addressing a media conference in Munich, she called on major internet companies to divulge the secrets of their algorithms on the grounds that their lack of transparency …

Julian Assange

How to Learn Machine Learning, The Self-Starter Way

Why Learn Machine Learning?<p>Massive Global Demand<p>The demand for machine learning is booming all over the world. Entry salaries start from $100k – …