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Faster than a speeding atom: breakthrough to revolutionise computing

Faster than a speeding atom: breakthrough to revolutionise computing | Systems Theory | Scoop.it

Australian scientists have developed a breakthrough technique to read information stored on single atoms that will significantly improve the accuracy of future quantum computers.
The University of NSW-led team is the first in the world to use light combined with electrical signals to detect and read information stored on single atoms - the atomic structures that will form the basic storage and processing units of super-powerful quantum computers.


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Blockchains and ecosystems

In 1935, Arthur Tansley [1], a pioneer in the field of ecology, stated that an ecosystem is to be considered a whole that is made up of interconnected constituent parts.
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How Artificial Intelligence Will Change Everything

How Artificial Intelligence Will Change Everything | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Baidu’s Andrew Ng and Singularity’s Neil Jacobstein say this time, the hype about artificial intelligence is real.
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Here, there and everywhere

The Economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them.
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The Forgotten Father of the Information Age

The Forgotten Father of the Information Age | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Siobhan Roberts reëxamines the legacy of Claude Shannon, an early pioneer of information technology, a hundred years after his birth.
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Why We Are Scared of Artificial Intelligence

Why We Are Scared of Artificial Intelligence | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Some of the world’s biggest leaders in science and technology including Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak, and Bill Gates, have expressed their concerns about the rapid progression and…
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Don't believe the hype when it comes to AI

Don't believe the hype when it comes to AI | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Hype could be of significant short-term benefit to artificial intelligence research, but prove fatal in the long run. Luke Dormehl talks to WIRED about how to tackle sensationalism in science
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Blockchain: A Better Way to Track Pork Chops, Bonds, Bad Peanut Butter?

Blockchain: A Better Way to Track Pork Chops, Bonds, Bad Peanut Butter? | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Walmart is testing real-world uses for the arcane technology behind the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, but significant challenges remain.
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Is Beijing outflanking the United States in the South China Sea?

Is Beijing outflanking the United States in the South China Sea? | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
For much of the last week, the U.S. aircraft carrier Carl Vinson has been
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Microsoft’s AI is learning to write code by itself, not steal it

Microsoft’s AI is learning to write code by itself, not steal it | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
What if instead of searching through menus within programs like Microsoft Excel, our computers could understand the problem we're trying to solve and write the software to solve it? It's a hyper-futuristic idea, but one that has recently seen progress from Microsoft Research and the University of Cambridge. In a November 2016 paper (pdf), whic
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Daniel Dennett: ‘I begrudge every hour I have to spend worrying about politics’

Daniel Dennett: ‘I begrudge every hour I have to spend worrying about politics’ | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Truth has long been a key concern for the American philosopher. He’s in the UK to discuss his latest book on consciousness, but there’s just no escaping Trump…
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Trust: the inside story of the rise and fall of Ethereum – E J Spode | Aeon Essays

Blockchain enthusiasts crave a world without bankers, lawyers or fat-cat executives. There's just one problem: trust
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Your everyday devices at risk of cyber attacks

Your everyday devices at risk of cyber attacks | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Sky News - First for Breaking News, video, headlines, analysis and top stories from business, politics, entertainment and more in the UK and worldwide.
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Franka: A Robot Arm That’s Safe, Low Cost, and Can Replicate Itself

Franka: A Robot Arm That’s Safe, Low Cost, and Can Replicate Itself | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
This factory robot can be trusted not to kill its human coworkers
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Why “America first” policies won’t keep China from industrial domination

Why “America first” policies won’t keep China from industrial domination | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Deep manufacturing expertise and extensive supply chains give China a lead that will be tough to overcome.
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DARPA is funding projects that will try to open up AI’s black boxes

DARPA is funding projects that will try to open up AI’s black boxes | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
The latest machine-learning techniques are essentially black boxes. DARPA is funding a number of efforts to open them up.
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Amazon Echo and the internet of things that spy on you

Amazon Echo and the internet of things that spy on you | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Amazon doesn't need to, but in a recent court case it makes a broad argument for the privacy of conversations with robots. Read on.
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Google's DeepMind plans bitcoin-style health record tracking for hospitals

Google's DeepMind plans bitcoin-style health record tracking for hospitals | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Tech company’s health subsidiary planning digital ledger based on blockchain to let hospitals, the NHS and eventually patients track personal data
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IBM Expanding Cloud Quantum Computer Tenfold

IBM Expanding Cloud Quantum Computer Tenfold | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
The goal: a 50-qubit commercial universal quantum computer within 5 years
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Meeting Security Challenges Through Vigilance, Readiness and Resilience

Meeting Security Challenges Through Vigilance, Readiness and Resilience | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Meeting Security Challenges Through Three Key Steps
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Microsoft’s AI is learning to write code by itself, not steal it

Microsoft’s AI is learning to write code by itself, not steal it | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
What if instead of searching through menus within programs like Microsoft Excel, our computers could understand the problem we're trying to solve and write the software to solve it? It's a hyper-futuristic idea, but one that has recently seen progress from Microsoft Research and the University of Cambridge. In a November 2016 paper (pdf), whic
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China’s Artificial-Intelligence Boom

China’s Artificial-Intelligence Boom | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
The country’s universities and tech giants are starting to surpass American ones when it comes to researching and implementing AI.
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There are two kinds of AI, and the difference is important

Artificial intelligence can solve many problems, but it won’t replicate the human brain anytime soon.
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The Bright-Eyed Talking Doll That Just Might Be a Spy

The Bright-Eyed Talking Doll That Just Might Be a Spy | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Germany has moved to pull the doll, Cayla, off shelves because of an insecure Bluetooth connection that hackers could use to eavesdrop on children who play with it.
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Ten Top Technologies That Will Transform The Healthcare Industry

Ten Top Technologies That Will Transform The Healthcare Industry | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
As healthcare moves to a model of any-time, any-place, continuous and personalized care, it is important to identify the key technologies that will enable this transition and work toward their implementation into different care settings. Frost & Sullivan’s Visionary Healthcare research has identified several technologies that are most likely to [...]
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Should we be worried about AI?

Should we be worried about AI? | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
The threat of malevolent machines with monstrous artificial intelligence dominating humanity is imaginary, says Luciano Floridi.
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