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Forget devices; the future of technology is seeded in biology

Forget devices; the future of technology is seeded in biology | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
A lot of you, dear readers, may remember a time when mobile phones didn't exist, let alone smartphones with touchscreens, apps and pro-grade cameras.
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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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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
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Traders are out, computer engineers are in, as Goldman Sachs goes digital

Traders are out, computer engineers are in, as Goldman Sachs goes digital | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Software that works on Wall Street is changing how business is done and who profits from it.
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UK hit by 188 high-level cyber-attacks in three months

UK hit by 188 high-level cyber-attacks in three months | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Britain’s new cybersecurity chief says Russia- and China-sponsored attacks are among those that have threatened defence and foreign policy
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Inside the Poker AI That Out-Bluffed the Best Humans

Inside the Poker AI That Out-Bluffed the Best Humans | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
For almost three weeks, Dong Kim sat at a casino and played poker against a machine. But Kim wasn't just any poker player. And this wasn't just any machine.
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China Gains on the U.S. in the Artificial Intelligence Arms Race

China Gains on the U.S. in the Artificial Intelligence Arms Race | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
The United States no longer has a strategic monopoly on a technology that is widely seen as the key factor in the next generation of warfare.
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Fear sells in the computer security business, and quantum computers could be very scary

Fear sells in the computer security business, and quantum computers could be very scary | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Even though quantum computers don’t exist yet, security companies are preparing to protect against them.
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It's time for some messy, democratic discussions about the future of AI

It's time for some messy, democratic discussions about the future of AI | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
With a new set of principles for artificial intelligence, tech pioneers seem to be developing a conscience. Good – but the discussion must include more voices
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Inside China’s effort to replace millions of manufacturing workers with robots

Inside China’s effort to replace millions of manufacturing workers with robots | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Can China reboot its manufacturing industry—and the global economy—by replacing millions of workers with machines?
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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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Here’s how to use AI to make America great again

Here’s how to use AI to make America great again | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence could dramatically improve the economy and aspects of everyday life, but we need to invent ways to make sure everyone benefits.
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For a German industrial giant, making factories smarter is increasingly urgent

For a German industrial giant, making factories smarter is increasingly urgent | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
An old-school manufacturer is building smart factories to remain globally competitive.
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AI Is About to Learn More Like Humans—with a Little Uncertainty

AI Is About to Learn More Like Humans—with a Little Uncertainty | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Neural networks are all the rage right now. But they're still flawed. So top tech companies are looking at new forms of AI better at handling uncertainty.
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The Impending Crisis of the Internet of Things

The Impending Crisis of the Internet of Things | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Huge security flaws are being ignored by manufacturers — and are not easy to fix.
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Future of Farming and Technology Grow Together - iQ by Intel

Future of Farming and Technology Grow Together - iQ by Intel | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
In the the top producing farmlands of the world, attention is turning to technology and education to bring agriculture into the Digital Age.
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Blockchain Could Be the Solution to Healthcare’s Electronic Record Woes

Blockchain Could Be the Solution to Healthcare’s Electronic Record Woes | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Blockchain technologies aren't just for crytpocurrency anymore. Researchers and corporations are turning to them for a very different business: healthcare.
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This AI can spot skin cancer as accurately as a doctor

Stanford University academics taught an algorithm to detect skin cancer using a database of 129,000 images
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