Monthly Archives: October 2018

How Far Are We From Truly Human-Like AI?

By Terence Mills in Go Boldly from Forbes Artificial General Intelligence Is Decades Behind, And Therefore Decades Away We May Never Know For Certain If Machines Achieve True Awareness Self-Awareness Will Take A While, But It’s Hard To Say Exactly … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Thought-Provoking Analysis

The Impact of Disruption on Connected Experiences: from Roadways to the Skies

By Evan Kirstel on LinkedIn The Internet of Things (IoT) has evolved the way consumers, businesses and governments communicate, collaborate, and process key information and data. This idea of connected everything has become commonplace, from consumer applications, like smart home devices, … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Internet of Things, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Federal Reserve Payments Study finds U.S. payments fraud a small but growing fraction of overall payments

From the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System The value of fraudulent noncash payments in the United States rose significantly between 2012 and 2015–outpacing growth in noncash payments overall, according to a new report based on Federal Reserve … Continue reading

Posted in Federal Reserve, Money

You buy a purse at Walmart. There’s a note inside from a “Chinese prisoner.” Now what?

Tracing a mysterious message across the world to understand how what we buy is made. By Rossalyn A. Warren in Vox When Christel Wallace found a piece of paper folded up at the bottom of her purse in March 2017, … Continue reading

Posted in Business, China, trade

The Value of Uncensorable Technology in an Age of Censorship – Bitcoin News

By Sterlin Lujan in Bitcoin.com Governments and corporations have deployed censorship to limit speech and deprive people of vital communication channels. The ruling elite are trying to shush activists and freethinkers, but they are losing control and lashing out in … Continue reading

Posted in Bitcoin, Controversial, Crypto