Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers New schemes teach the masses to build AI

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers New schemes teach the masses to build AI

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OVER THE past five years researchers in artificial intelligence have become the rock stars of the technology world. A branch of AI known as deep learning, which uses neural networks to churn through large volumes of data looking for patterns, has proven so useful that skilled practitioners can command high six-figure salaries to build software…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Google’s smart city dream is turning into a privacy nightmare

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Google’s smart city dream is turning into a privacy nightmare

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Cavoukian’s exit joins the mounting skepticism over Sidewalk Labs and the urban data that will be harvested through Quayside, the first section of a planned smart district called Sidewalk Toronto. Sidewalk Labs has always maintained that the neighborhood will follow ‘privacy by design’, a framework by Cavoukian that was first published in the mid-1990s. The…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | GM wants alternative to fuel economy standards from Obama, rollback from Trump

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | GM wants alternative to fuel economy standards from Obama, rollback from Trump

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“50-state solution” — Initially, 7 percent of vehicle sales would have to qualify as “zero emissions.” Megan Geuss – Oct 28, 2018 7:00 pm UTC Here’s an official Bolt press picture from Chevy. On Friday, General Motors wrote to the Trump Administration in support of a national zero-emissions vehicle (ZEV) program, which would require seven…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Court: Teen’s driving killed someone, but he can’t be forced to give up passcode

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Court: Teen’s driving killed someone, but he can’t be forced to give up passcode

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A thorny issue — Florida appellate court finds that boy can invoke his Fifth Amendment privilege. Cyrus Farivar – Oct 28, 2018 2:00 pm UTC A Florida state appellate court has ruled that an inebriated teenager involved in a car crash that resulted in the death of another person cannot be compelled to provide a…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Gut bacteria recover from antibiotics, but they may take six months

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Gut bacteria recover from antibiotics, but they may take six months

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Rebound — But there’s a drop in species diversity, and some species never reappear. Cathleen O’Grady – Oct 28, 2018 1:00 pm UTC We’re still understanding the important and complex role that the microbiome plays in human health, though we do know that the trillions of bacteria in the human body influence our immune function…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Yes, we flew to Japan to watch someone pour liquid nitrogen on custom Kit Kats

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Yes, we flew to Japan to watch someone pour liquid nitrogen on custom Kit Kats

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Kit for kat — Science, matcha, marshmallows, and wafers send our author into a euphoric candy state. Sam Machkovech – Oct 28, 2018 11:45 am UTC Enlarge / My custom Kit Kat order: dark chocolate, milk chocolate, white chocolate, matcha, and “ruby” bars, from left to right, all covered with freeze-dried toppings.Sam MachkovechOSAKA, Japan—At the…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Japanese auction reveals Nintendo’s first Wii remote—for the GameCube

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Japanese auction reveals Nintendo’s first Wii remote—for the GameCube

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Two remotes duct-taped together? — We’ve seen other Wii prototypes, but nothing connecting the two consoles like this. Sam Machkovech – Oct 28, 2018 3:59 am UTC Well, we’ve never seen this version of the Wii remote before! Behold: a GameCube port on a wired Wii-like controller. Yahoo Auctions This controller comes with a sensor…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Antifreeze Coolant Market 2018-2025 Analysis by Major Regions, Consumption, Production, Suppliers, Key Players

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Antifreeze Coolant Market 2018-2025 Analysis by Major Regions, Consumption, Production, Suppliers, Key Players

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Antifreeze Coolant Market provides detailed analysis with strengths, weakness, opportunities, threats, Recent developments, Investment, forecast. Antifreeze Coolant Market report also covers major regions and counties like USA, Europe, Japan, China, India, Southeast Asia, South America, South Africa, Others. Global Antifreeze Coolant industry report is segmented based on application, end-user, and region. Request for Sample PDF…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Ancient fish evolved in shallow seas – the very places humans threaten today

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Ancient fish evolved in shallow seas – the very places humans threaten today

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You walk and talk and live on land, but your ancient relatives were fish. It took about 480 million years for these fish to evolve and adapt to different environments and become the many different back-boned species (including ourselves) that are known as vertebrates. But how did it happen? The field of palaeontology looks at…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | The Chinese sent in the space of DNA for the creation of a new civilization

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | The Chinese sent in the space of DNA for the creation of a new civilization

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magictr | October 28, 2018 | News | In genetic engineering, China made an absolute breakthrough, however, this breakthrough has also affected the cosmic sphere. As reported our website with a link to China Central television, the company Shainghai ManWei Technology sent into orbit by a space in the gene Bank. The launch was carried…