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Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

The advance of artificial intelligence has gifted us some great headlines recently, from self-driving Tesla’s to deep learning machines winning at …


Pokémon Go ou la chasse… aux données personnelles des joueurs

Le jeu de réalité augmentée lancé sur le marché français le 24 juillet dernier compte déjà 11 millions d’adeptes dans le monde. Les dangers du jeu …

How Instagram’s Head Engineer Is Using Quantum Mechanics To Manage His Team

James Everingham’s passion for physics predated his management role at Instagram. Here’s how he’s brought one to bear on the other.<p>I didn’t intend to go into computer science, and I definitely didn’t expect to become a manager. Instead, I started out thinking I’d be a laboratory scientist. In …

Computer Science

Why It’s Better To Make Friends, Not Connections

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Peter Thiel

VetTechTrek is creating an e-learning platform to help veterans build careers in the tech industry

VetTechTrek is a nonprofit founded last year with the goal of helping military veterans network with the technology industry.<p>Over the last 12 months they have worked toward this goal by hosting multiple “treks” that brought more than 180 veterans and spouses to meet with veterans who work at more …


Computers could develop consciousness and may need 'human' rights, says Oxford professor

Advances in artificial intelligence could lead to computers and smartphones developing consciousness and they may need to be given ‘human’ rights, an expert has claimed.<p>Marcus du Sautoy, who took over from Richard Dawkins as Professor for the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University in …

Artificial Intelligence
Social Media

The 9 startups that secretly run the Internet

But they can't be everywhere. And there are plenty of startups that help the web run smoothly, behind the scenes, in ways you don't even realize.<p>Here are the nine startups that keep the web running smoothly — and they're doing such a good job you don't even realize you're using them.