04 Oct 2021

Ethereum had a rough September. Here’s why and how it’s being fixed

September was a rough month for crypto investors, in particular for those betting big on ether, the token tied to the Ethereum blockchain. Ether dropped 13% for the month, its second-biggest monthly decline in the past year, behind only a 16% slide in June. Bitcoin fell 7% in September. It’s difficult

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04 Oct 2021

How Uber manages anomalies in its machine learning models

AI models are as good as the data they are fed with. But what if the data that’s being fed is no more relevant? What kind of results can you expect when there’s not a single anomaly in the data set but the entire data set turns anomalous? That’s exactly

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04 Oct 2021

7 Metaverse Stocks for the Future of Technology

Get ready for the metaverse. Virtual reality (VR) has long been a staple of science fiction novels and movies. A “place” that seeks to blend the real world and a digital world into one. Thanks to leaps in VR technology and computing power, fiction is becoming fact–creating demand not only in

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04 Oct 2021

Building a better stock market: Tokenized shares bridge trading gap on blockchain

The dramatic short squeeze of the stock of video game retailer GameStop this January was the moment when r/WallStreetBets finally transformed from a humble Reddit forum into a financial force that can no longer be ignored. But lost among the memes, trading app drama and hand-wringing over the sanctity of

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04 Oct 2021

The truth about artificial intelligence? It isn’t that honest

We are, as the critic George Steiner observed, “language animals”. Perhaps that’s why we are fascinated by other creatures that appear to have language – dolphins, whales, apes, birds and so on. In her fascinating book, Atlas of AI, Kate Crawford relates how, at the end of the 19th century,

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04 Oct 2021

Facebook whistleblower reveals identity, accuses the platform of a ‘betrayal of democracy’

A Facebook whistleblower who brought internal documents detailing the company’s research to The Wall Street Journal and the U.S. Congress unmasked herself ahead of an interview she gave to “60 Minutes,” which aired Sunday night. Haugen pointed to Facebook’s algorithm as the element that pushes misinformation onto users. She said

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01 Oct 2021

ADA stagnates despite Cardano conference and Chainlink partnership

Read Sam Cooling take a look at why Cardano cryptocurrency (ADA) is still sulking despite the Chainlink partnership and Cardano conference on Yahoo Finance : Despite a bullish week of news for Charles Hoskinson’s Cardano (ADA) – the markets have been unenthused, with price action remaining stagnant as price action

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01 Oct 2021

The Turbulent Past and Uncertain Future of Artificial Intelligence

Read Eliza Strickland  take a look at the history of Artificial Intelligence on IEEE Spectrum : In the summer of 1956, a group of mathematicians and computer scientists took over the top floor of the building that housed the math department of Dartmouth College. For about eight weeks, they imagined

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01 Oct 2021

Regulation doesn’t pose ‘existential threat to crypto’: Blockchain Association head

Regulators around the world have been cracking down on cryptocurrency trading, and exchange operators have been retrenching. Binance said on Monday that users in Singapore won’t be able to trade on its main platform. Chinese crypto exchange Huobi will stop taking new mainland customers. And U.S. Securities and Exchange Chair Gary

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01 Oct 2021

Facebook finally explains what the ‘metaverse’ is – and says it’s coming in the next 10 years

Facebook says that a “fully realised” metaverse will come in the next 10 to 15 years and is investing $50 million in a global research program to develop it “responsibly”.In a blog post written by Facebook’s VP of Reality Labs Andrew Bozworth, and its VP of Global Affairs Nick Clegg,

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