Koen Lukas Hartog

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AI-powered robot mimics ANY action after watching it done just once

AI-powered robot mimics ANY action after watching a person do it just once, paving the way for machines to learn new skills in the same way as</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

AI Learns the Art of Debate with IBM Project Debater

Today, an artificial intelligence (AI) system engaged in the first ever live, public debates with humans. At an event held at IBM’s Watson West site …

Artificial Intelligence

Blockchain Isn’t a Revolution. It’s Two Big Innovations and One Promising Idea.

These days it’s hard to avoid pronouncements about how cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology could change everything (or at least, create …

The economics of artificial intelligence

Rotman School of Management professor Ajay Agrawal explains how AI changes the cost of prediction and what this means for business.<p><b>With so many</b> …

Blockchains and the Right to be Forgotten

Blockchain technology is the new word on the street. A blockchain is in essence an append-only decentralized database that is maintained by a …

Code Is Law - But It's Not the Only Law for Blockchains

<i>Primavera De Filippi is a permanent researcher at the CERSA/CNRS/Université Paris II, a faculty associate at the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet &</i> …

Robots greet customers at world's first personless bank branch where humanoids manage EVERYTHING

A bank has opened a branch run entirely by robots, who greet customers and manage accounts, in a world first.<p>The Shanghai branch of the China …

Goldman Sachs just launched a new cryptocurrency

Soon, you may be able to use cryptocurrency to pay for anything from your morning coffee to happy hour drinks (or, you know, maybe some things that …

There's A Facebook Alternative, It's Called Self-Sovereign Identity

<i>Kaliya "Identity Woman" Young is a co-founder of the Internet Identity Workshop and of HumanFirst.Tech and an independent expert on blockchain and</i> …

Blockchain

Emmanuel Macron Talks to WIRED About France's AI Strategy

On Thursday, Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, gave a speech laying out a new national strategy for artificial intelligence in his country. …

Wall Street rethinks blockchain projects as euphoria meets reality

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street has been much more excited about the system underpinning bitcoin than the cryptocurrency itself, but the global financial industry has not yet been able to do much with the technology known as blockchain.<p>Reuters has found several blockchain projects launched by …

Wall Street

On Zero-Knowledge Proofs in Blockchains

<b>Written by:</b> <i>Lukas Schor of The Argon Group</i><p>Zero-knowledge proofs are generating excitement lately due to their potential to increase privacy and …

Google Is Working on Its Own Blockchain-Related Technology

Google is working on blockchain-related technology to support its cloud business and head off competition from emerging startups that use the …

World’s First Blockchain Coffee Project

Coffee production is notoriously complex and involves countless middlemen, each taking a piece of the pie along the way. Coffee farmers and producing …

Switzerland Enacts ICO Guidelines

<b>J</b><b>ust days before the tiny nation of Gibraltar was said to draft their first initial coin offering (ICO) regulations, Financial Market Supervisory</b> …

WordPress payment plugin

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The ICO Is Dead. Long Live the ICO 2.0

The entire cryptocurrency industry is full of debates about regulation and which victims the SEC will go after next. However, these debates are …

The Inside Story of the CryptoKitties Congestion Crisis

<i>In the words of the developers who collaborated to solve it, find out what happens when one dApp gets so big it threatens to bring down a whole</i> …

Why Decentralization Matters

The first two eras of the internet<p>During the first era of the internet — from the 1980s through the early 2000s — internet services were built on …

Blockchain

Is Singapore Airlines' blockchain-based loyalty program a good move for consumers and the company?

The move by Singapore Airlines to launch the world's first blockchain-based airline loyalty digital wallet is a well calculated move that brings many …

US: Arizona Senate Passes Bill To Allow Tax Payments In Bitcoin

The Arizona Senate passed a bill on Feb. 8 to allow residents in the state to pay their taxes with cryptocurrencies, public records indicate.<p>The …

Crypto Canon

Here’s a list — building on and including Chris’ last roundup — of crypto readings and resources. It’s organized from building blocks and basics; …

Blockchain

Making a Crypto Utopia in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, P.R. — They call what they are building Puertopia. But then someone told them, apparently in all seriousness, that it translates to “eternal boy playground” in Latin. So they are changing the name: They will call it Sol.<p>Dozens of entrepreneurs, made newly wealthy by blockchain and …

Unicef recruits gamers to mine Ethereum in aid of Syrian children

Cryptocurrency scheme is part of wider UN effort to revolutionise aid with blockchain technology, increasing financial transparency<p>The UN’s children’s agency, Unicef, has launched a futuristic pilot project to utilise the cryptocurrency Ethereum to raise money for Syrian children.<p>The scheme is part …

Blockchain

What Does NASA’s Blockchain Research Mean for Businesses on Earth?

With distributed ledgers emerging as technological solutions across a wide range of sectors, it’s no surprise that NASA is now considering the …

Scalability Tradeoffs: Why “The Ethereum Killer” Hasn’t Arrived Yet

Lately I’ve seen a lot of crypto-enthusiasts on Reddit and Telegram making comments like:<p>“Bitcoin is slow. It is expensive. There are many <i>new</i> coins, …

How to manage email

“It’s complicated” might be the best way to summarize our relationship with email. We acknowledge it would be difficult to manage life without it, yet we resent that compulsive need to check it—a full 74 times per day on average.<p>Thankfully there are tactics and tools for managing the deluge, and …

Productivity

20 Quick Ways for Better Time Management

We‘ve all heard people say, “Time is money.”<p>That is true to a certain degree.<p>Whether you are a business professional, a student, a mother, or a …

Time Management