Category Archives: Robots

How more women in AI could change the world

By Debrah Charatan Have you ever wondered why so many companies program robots, virtual assistants, and AI with feminine traits? Have you ever pondered, if there were more women behind the algorithms, how AI would be different — not just … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Controversial, Gender Gap, Robots, Women

Future wars will be fought with physical and cyber robots: Get ready for the Internet of Battle Things

by Katyanna Quach of the Register (UK) A US Army researcher believes that wars will be fought with human soldiers commanding a team of physical and cyber robots to create a network of “Internet of Battle Things” in the future. … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Controversial, Internet of Things, Robots, war

How babies learn – and why robots can’t compete

By Alex Beard of The Guardian If we could understand how the infant mind develops, it might help every child reach their full potential. Deb Roy and Rupal Patel pulled into their driveway on a fine July day in 2005 … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Controversial, Learning, Parents, Robots

What We Know and Don’t Know About Election Hacking – plus What We Don’t Know We Don’t Know.

by Clare Malone of FiveThirtyEight When talk of Russian interference in U.S. elections comes up, much of the focus has been on state-sponsored trolls on Facebook and Twitter. Special Counsel Robert Mueller recently indicted a number of these actors, and … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Botnets, Cyber security, Democracy, Democrats, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Hacking, Political parties, Politics, Republicans, Robots, Russia, Technology, Thought-Provoking Analysis, Trolls, United States

Bitcoin Out! Why Google Finally Banned Bitcoin Advertisements

Why Google Finally Banned Bitcoin Advertisements – From Fake Bitcoin Robots to ICO scams, a ban was necessary. The crackdown on cryptocurrencies has begun. From Facebook and Twitter to Google – advertising Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have been banned! Just days … Continue reading

Posted in Bitcoin, Crypto, Cyber security, Hacking, Ransomware, Robots