Sheena Manning

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AI hacks are trying to turn code into intelligence like alchemists tried turning lead into gold

Our quest for—and expectations of—artificial intelligence are rather like those of the alchemists.<p>For more than a century, alchemists tried to graft the attributes of gold—yellow, fusible, inert, malleable—onto a single substance. Modern AI advocates are doing just the same, taking the attributes …

Blockchains: How They Work and Why They’ll Change the World

<b>Bitcoin was hatched</b> as an act of defiance. Unleashed in the wake of the Great Recession, the cryptocurrency was touted by its early champions as an …

Apple acquires small computer vision company with photo API

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) acquired a computer vision company Regaind for an undisclosed sum.<p>TechCrunch received Apple’s standard non-committal statement …

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Amazon, Apple & Google battle over artificial intelligence

iPhone X's facial recognition is cool, but it's not the future of technology

Earlier this month, Apple unveiled its new iPhone X and the world watched in awe as senior vice president Craig Federighi accessed the device using …

New Locky Ransomware Phishing Attacks Beat Machine Learning Tools

Late September attacks highlight the persistent nature of ransomware threats, Comodo says.<p>The Locky ransomware strain, initially spotted in February …

Microsoft Previews More of its 'Fluent Design' for Windows 10

Microsoft teases more of what the operating system will look like in releases issued well after Windows 10 Fall Creators Update arrives.