Category Archives: Robots

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

Bots in the Twittersphere

By Pew Research Center (Ken Feltman: This research report is one of the most comprehensive and thoughtful reports to tackle the growing role of bots.) An estimated two-thirds of tweeted links to popular websites are posted by automated accounts – … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Democracy, Elections, Fake news, Pew Research, Politics, polls, Propaganda, Robots