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YouTube Kids Has Videos on How Reptilians Rule the World, Moon Landing Was Fake

(GIZMODO) by Tom McKay – YouTube Kids, the supposedly child-friendly version of YouTube that’s been shown to often play host to troves of slop content and disturbing videos, apparently was showing videos from British conspiracy theorist David Icke,

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Brainwaves Could Act as Your Password – But Not if You’re Drunk

(NEW SCIENTIST) – Getting drunk could make it harder to enter your password – even if your brainwaves are your login. By Nicole Kobie Brainwave authentication is one of many

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Microsoft Thinks Machines Can Learn to Converse by Making Chat a Game

(WIRED) – MICROSOFT IS BUYING a deep learning startup based in Montreal, a global hub for deep learning research. But two years ago, this startup wasn’t based in Montreal, and

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Robots Need ‘Kill Switches’, Warn Euro MPs

(SPACE DAILY) – The unstoppable rise of robots in our everyday lives requires urgent EU rules such as “kill switches”, European Parliament members warned Thursday as they passed a resolution

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How Japan’s AI Schoolgirl Fell Into a Suicidal Depression

(RocketNews24) – October 2016 – The Microsoft-created artificial intelligence leaves a troubling message ahead of acting debut.   Back in the spring, Microsoft Japan started Twitter and Line accounts for Rinna, an AI

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Quantum Computing Is Real, and D-Wave Just Open-Sourced It

(WIRED) – QUANTUM COMPUTING IS real. But it’s also hard. So hard that only a few developers, usually trained in quantum physics, advanced mathematics, or most likely both, can actually

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The First Pop Song Ever Written by Artificial Intelligence

(QUARTZ) – We already know that artificial intelligence systems can work in law firms and beat the world champion at a game of Go. Now it turns out that AI

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IBM Watson, Finland Partner to Boost Innovation, Personalized Medicine

(Fierce Biotech) – IBM and Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation, are partnering to use IBM’s Watson to boost innovation and the business ecosystem in Finland’s health sector. Through

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Google Street View Blurs Bullocks’s Face

(BBC) – A bullock that had its face blurred by Google Street View has proved a hit on social media. The animal was snapped by Google’s cameras at Coe Fen,

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Team of Robots Learns to Work Together, Without Colliding

(ROBO DAILY) – When roboticists create behaviors for teams of robots, they first build algorithms that focus on the intended task. Then they wrap safety behaviors around those primary algorithms

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