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Apple’s M7 coprocessor might bring big improvements to its mapping abilities

Apple’s M7 coprocessor might bring big improvements to its mapping abilities | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
The new M7 motion coprocessor in the iPhone 5s might be able to help you find your car, where you are in a building, or where to catch the next bus.
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The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium
Algorithms are the new medium between people and people, people and data, data and data. Artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, machine learning, neural networks, internet of things, smart cities, cryptocurrencies...
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Cryptocurrency - Still a Long Journey Ahead

Cryptocurrency -  Still a Long Journey Ahead | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin explained what still needs to be done in order for cryptocurrencies to overtake existing financial systems.
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Meet the secretive AI startup that’s trying to give computers imagination

Meet the secretive AI startup that’s trying to give computers imagination | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
By reinventing the neural network, the company hopes to help computers make the leap from processing words and symbols to comprehending the real world.
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Crimean Council of Ministers Fires Employees for Mining Bitcoin Using Government Computers

Crimean Council of Ministers Fires Employees for Mining Bitcoin Using Government Computers | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Two officials of the Crimean Council of Ministers were terminated after they were caught mining Bitcoin using government computers.
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The Case for Switzerland, and Particularly Zug, as the Global Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Hub

The Case for Switzerland, and Particularly Zug, as the Global Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Hub | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Why this so-called "Crypto Valley" holds the key to becoming the global epicentre of digital assets, and 8 steps it could take to get there.
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Astronaut - Blockchain Platform to Protect Investors From Bad ICOs

Astronaut - Blockchain Platform to Protect Investors From Bad ICOs | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Novel Blockchain platform, Astronaut is out with the mission of solving the problems associated with ICOs.
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Why is Geoffrey Hinton suspicious of backpropagation? A window into the limits of deep learning

several good responses to that question! A window into the limits of current IA

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Technology Requirements for Deep and Machine Learning

Technology Requirements for Deep and Machine Learning | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Having been at the forefront of machine learning since the 1980s when I was a staff scientist in the Theoretical Division at Los Alamos performing basic re
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NVIDIA Researchers Release Trailblazing Deep Learning-Based Framework for Autonomous Drone Navigation – NVIDIA Developer News Center

NVIDIA Researchers Release Trailblazing Deep Learning-Based Framework for Autonomous Drone Navigation – NVIDIA Developer News Center | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
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The SD Cars Gold Rush Winner – Monday Note

The SD Cars Gold Rush Winner – Monday Note | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
The evidence is everywhere. Not a week passes without an SD demonstration on the open-road, or a state granting SD test permits, or the announcement of a new SD technology alliance. Car companies…
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Artificial Intelligence for UX - Where Bots May Beat Out Brands

Artificial Intelligence for UX - Where Bots May Beat Out Brands | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it

In the future, chatbots or other AI UX interfaces will be better known than the brands that create them? Accenture

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Who Putin thinks will rule the world

Who Putin thinks will rule the world | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
On the first day of the new school year, students in Russia learned an important lesson directly from their President -- who will be the ruler of the world.
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Investors bet big on AI for health diagnostics

Investors bet big on AI for health diagnostics | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
We’re seeing a new wave of venture investments in healthtech companies — especially those with strong artifical intelligence and machine learning components. Led by some of the world’s largest biopharma companies and tech-focused venture capitalists, these investments are backing efforts to speed drug discovery, improve tests and treatments, and further medical research. For now, most of the investment is focused in the diagnostics/tools (Dx/Tools) sector.
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Joe Boutte's curator insight, August 18, 3:54 PM

I'm excited by all the new technologies and application of machine learning to augment healthcare diagnostics and save lives.

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IMF Head Foresees the End of Banking and the Triumph of Cryptocurrency | Jeffrey A. Tucker

IMF Head Foresees the End of Banking and the Triumph of Cryptocurrency | Jeffrey A. Tucker | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
In a remarkably frank talk at a Bank of England conference, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund has speculated that Bitcoin and cryptocurrency have as much of a future as the Internet itself. It could displace central banks, conventional banking, and challenge the monopoly of national monies. 
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The Next Platform

The Next Platform | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it

The rise of platforms" One percent of the human population was connected to the Internet at the end of the 20th century. In 2017, more than 50% is. Most of the users interact in social media, search information, buy products and services online. But despite the ongoing success of digital communication, there is a growing…

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Bitnation launches Pangea jurisdiction for creating nations on the blockchain

Bitnation launches Pangea jurisdiction for creating nations on the blockchain | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
This autumn Bitnation intends to reset society with the Pangea Arbitration Token.
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IBM’s Future Blockchain Projects May Give New Meaning to its Name

IBM’s Future Blockchain Projects May Give New Meaning to its Name | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it

IBM could very well stand for International Blockchain Model in the near future because of its heavy investments in Blockchain technology.

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Bill Gates says even he doesn't understand the math behind quantum computing, the next big thing in tech (MSFT)

Bill Gates says even he doesn't understand the math behind quantum computing, the next big thing in tech (MSFT) | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
this as our next-generation cloud," Nadella tells
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#QuantumComputing is our next-generation cloud, tells Nadella (CEO #MIcrosoft)

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The Blockchain Is the Internet of Money

The Blockchain Is the Internet of Money | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Silicon Valley visionary Balaji Srinivasan explains how bitcoin works and why he regards it as revolutionary.
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ARKit and ARCore will not usher massive adoption of mobile AR

ARKit and ARCore will not usher massive adoption of mobile AR | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
With the release of Apple’s ARkit Today and Google’s ARCore — creating Augmented Reality (AR) apps became a commodity over night. It’s free, it’s cool, and it just works. So far the “mass adoption…
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China faces defeat in the robotics revolution

China faces defeat in the robotics revolution | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
A giant agricultural company swallows up one of its rivals. In the normal scheme of things this would hardly qualify as headline news. Yet the story that John D
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Meet Michelangelo: Uber’s Machine Learning Platform

Meet Michelangelo: Uber’s Machine Learning Platform | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Uber Engineering introduces Michelangelo, our machine learning-as-a-service system that enables teams to easily build, deploy, and operate ML solutions.
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A new AI algorithm summarizes text amazingly well

A new AI algorithm summarizes text amazingly well | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Training software to accurately sum up information in documents could have great impact in many fields, such as medicine, law, and scientific research.
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fredericandres/CRWB-Research-Group

fredericandres/CRWB-Research-Group | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Contribute to CRWB-Research-Group development by creating an account on GitHub.
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