Nearly 220,000 individual requests have been made to Google to selectively remove links to online information. Less than 5% of those requests concern criminals, politicians, and high-profile individuals, according the Guardian. More than 95% of the requests have come from everyday people.
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Was once famously asked by American sci-fi novelist Philip K. Dick. And the answer appears to be, no, they don’t. Dog-headed knights atop horses, or camel-birds and pig-snails, and of Dali-esque mutated landscapes is what they dream of.
Google released last week a research paper chronicling one of its latest forays into artificial intelligence. The researchers programmed an advance type of “chatbot” that can learn how to respond in conversations based on examples from a training set of dialog. Continue Reading »
Surprisingly there are a wealth (both in quantity and value) of markets that are investigating the value of wearables in the enterprise, with a rich ecosystem of devices, a plethora of uses. Continue Reading »
At its Worldwide Developer Conference next week, Apple shared a success story that a lot of people didn’t know about. About one year ago, Apple released Swift, a new programming language promised to make it easier to build iPhone and Mac apps than ever before. Developers cheered from the stands.
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Google annouced on Friday that they were teaming up with Levi’s to make computerized jeans – using conductive fabric. This could eventually allow wearers to use their legs as touchscreens. Continue Reading »