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The ST-Flex “SuperTower” This is an aerial tethered tower with a maximum flight altitude of a 1000 ft (305 m) and a helium top off interval of 7+ days. https://www.altaeros.com/ The “SuperTower” uses an aerostat platform, combined with automation and control software, to deploy radios and antennas over four times higher than traditional cell towers...
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100 Boston University Law Review 1315 (2020) UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-01 Posted: 28 Jan 2020, Last revised: 2 Oct 2020 Andrew D. Selbst UCLA School of Law Date Written: March 11, 2019 Abstract Negligence law is often asked to adapt to new technologies. So it is with artificial intelligence...
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A new project in the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center seeks to unburden operators by ingesting information and identifying trends. (Airman 1st Class Blake Wiles/U.S. Air Force) WASHINGTON — The Pentagon’s clearinghouse on artificial intelligence is set to deliver a new tool to special operators to conduct psychological operations in near-real time in the information environment....
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  kung_tom/shutterstock David Rose, University of Reading and Charlotte-Anne Chivers, University of Gloucestershire Depending on who you listen to, artificial intelligence may either free us from monotonous labour and unleash huge productivity gains, or create a dystopia of mass unemployment and automated oppression. In the case of farming, some researchers, business people and politicians think...
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In the wrong hands, AI is proving dangerous. Source: Shutterstock 9 September 2020 Cybercrime is a lucrative activity and one that’s getting easier to enterThreats are becoming more widespread and sophisticated, attackers are increasingly leaning on AI to bypass security systems  In an age where everything is becoming connected and data is regarded as a...
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We tweet, we like, and we share— but what are the consequences of our growing dependence on social media? As digital platforms increasingly become a lifeline to stay connected, Silicon Valley insiders reveal how social media is reprogramming civilization by exposing what’s hiding on the other side of your screen. https://Netflix.com/thesocialdilemma ABOUT THE SOCIAL DILEMMA...
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Photo: Neuralink’s self-contained neural implant functions without the aid of external hardware. Musk’s company Neuralink demonstrates fully implantable chip in pigs. By Emily Waltz 28 Aug 2020 Celebrity engineer Elon Musk today announced a breakthrough in his endeavor to sync the human brain with artificial intelligence. During a live-streamed demonstration involving farm animals and a stage,...
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Apple CEO Tim Cook, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speak before a July 29, 2020 House Judiciary committee meeting By Seth Colaner, July 31, 2020 3:19 PM This week, as the heads of four of the largest and most powerful tech companies in the world were called...
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A data centerDEAN MOUHTAROPOULOS | GETTY; EDITED BY MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW Deep learning has a terrible carbon footprint. By Karen Hao June 6, 2019 The artificial-intelligence industry is often compared to the oil industry: once mined and refined, data, like oil, can be a highly lucrative commodity. Now it seems the metaphor may extend even further. Like its...
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Eleni Kosta First published: 07 July 2020 https://doi.org/10.1111/rego.12331 Abstract This paper explores the extent to which current interpretations of the notion of agency, as traditionally perceived under human rights law, pose challenges to human rights protection in light of algorithmic surveillance. After examining the notion of agency under the European Convention on Human Rights as...
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