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theoretical aspects of (social) systems theory
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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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What might government intervention look like for Internet of Things security? – Internet of People

What might government intervention look like for Internet of Things security? – Internet of People | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Update: This story was written before the extent of Friday’s attack on Dyn infrastructure became clear. While Friday’s attack adds no material insights to the core tenets of my argument, the…
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Talking AI Disruption With the Man Who Built Google’s ‘Brain’

Talking AI Disruption With the Man Who Built Google’s ‘Brain’ | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Andrew Ng came from the Google Brain initiative and is now the chief AI scientist at Baidu, and he knows a thing or two about where the robot revolution is heading.
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A smart home is where the bot is | McKinsey & Company

A smart home is where the bot is | McKinsey & Company | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Within a decade, our living spaces will be enhanced by a host of new devices and technologies, performing a range of household functions and redefining what it means to feel at home.
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The Threat Donald Trump Doesn't Talk About

The Threat Donald Trump Doesn't Talk About | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Machines killed U.S. factory jobs. They'll do the same in emerging markets.
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That mystery Go player crushing the world’s best online? It was AlphaGo again

That mystery Go player crushing the world’s best online? It was AlphaGo again | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
After 50 straight wins, DeepMind's AlphaGo earned a draw—because its connection timed out.
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Why 2017 is the year of the bot

Why 2017 is the year of the bot | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
There is a dark side to artificial intelligence technologies, such as Amazon Echo and Google Home.
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Google, Facebook, and Microsoft Are Remaking Themselves Around AI

Google, Facebook, and Microsoft Are Remaking Themselves Around AI | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence is not only reshaping the technology these tech giants use but how they organize and operate their businesses.
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Systems approach as teleological concordance

Systems approach as teleological concordance | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
A complete concise understanding of the systems approach When I started this blog (CSL4D, i.e. Concept & Systems Learning for Design) almost 5 years ago (January 8, 2012), I had just discovered concept mapping as a great learning tool. At the same time I had a great interest in systems thinking, but found it hard…

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Nokia’s next chapter | McKinsey & Company

Nokia’s next chapter | McKinsey & Company | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
The Finnish giant has exited mobile phones and doubled down on its networking business. Chairman Risto Siilasmaa explains why--and how.
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Tencent, a leading Chinese Internet company, is entering the race to advance AI with a new lab

Tencent, a leading Chinese Internet company, is entering the race to advance AI with a new lab | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Tencent, which provides the immensely popular mobile app WeChat along with games and entertainment content, is determined to build a formidable AI lab.
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Me, My Money, and My Devices

Me, My Money, and My Devices | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Technology has yet to fundamentally change how we think about money. As the mobile Internet begins to take financial control out of the hands of bank tellers and regulators, innovators are connecting us to our money in new ways.
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Is 2017 the Chinese year of AI?

Is 2017 the Chinese year of AI? | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
The country’s Internet giants are focusing on AI research, and domestic venture capital funding is pouring into the field.
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China forces all app stores to register with the government

Chinse authorities wants to clamp down on unregulated apps that spread malware - and "illegal information"
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Exposed: how one of Russia's most sophisticated hacking groups operates

The malware, zero-day exploits, and phishing scams used by Russian hackers APT28, known as Fancy Bear
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AI trumps humans again after online Go master revealed to be Google programme

AI trumps humans again after online Go master revealed to be Google programme | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence has already beaten human masters of strategic board game 60 times over the past week
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Google reveals secret test of AI bot to beat top Go players

Google reveals secret test of AI bot to beat top Go players | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Updated version of DeepMind's AlphaGo program behind mystery online competitor.
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China's Very Own Amazon Echo Just Another Addition to Global IoT Data Hemorrhage

China's Very Own Amazon Echo Just Another Addition to Global IoT Data Hemorrhage | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Chinese internet giant Baidu is to launch 'Little Fish,' a voice-controlled virtual valet in the vein of 'Amazon Echo' – but while the Internet of Things gathers pace, tech experts warn that sensitive personal information is increasingly at risk.
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2016: The Year That Deep Learning Took Over the Internet

2016: The Year That Deep Learning Took Over the Internet | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence is remaking tech giants from the inside out, and it's rapidly spreading to the rest of the world.
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Intel’s plan to give silicon chips a quantum leap of an upgrade

Intel’s plan to give silicon chips a quantum leap of an upgrade | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
The world’s largest chip company sees a novel path toward computers of immense power.
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Programmers are having a huge discussion about the unethical and illegal things they’ve been asked to do

Programmers are having a huge discussion about the unethical and illegal things they’ve been asked to do | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
As computer programmers write code that runs everything from airplanes to pharmacy orders, there's a serious need for ethical training and guidelines.
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Machine learning versus AI: what's the difference?

Intel’s Nidhi Chappell, head of machine learning, reveals what separates the two computer sciences and why they're so important
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By 2030, this is what computers will be able to do

By 2030, this is what computers will be able to do | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Medical nanobots, autonomous vehicles and other incredible breakthroughs. But will they bring people together?
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