The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium
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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, automated consensus...
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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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IMF Chief Christine Lagarde Says International Crypto... | News

IMF Chief Christine Lagarde Says International Crypto... | News | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Lagarde had expressed interest in the IMF possibly releasing its own cryptocurrency after her previous comments about the potential benefits for countries with weak national currencies to launch their own digital currency.
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IBM's New AI Can Predict Psychosis in Your Speech

IBM's New AI Can Predict Psychosis in Your Speech | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
IBM researchers have developed a psychosis-predicting AI that can analyze a person's speech for patterns indicative of future mental health issues.
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Bitcoin Basics: What You Should Know

Bitcoin Basics: What You Should Know | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
The purpose of this page is to aggregate information on Bitcoin basics. I’ve been asked many questions recently about the crypto space: How do you use Bitcoin? How do I buy Bitcoin? WTF is this
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La pyramide algorithmique - Sens Public

La pyramide algorithmique - Sens Public | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Résumé : Le medium algorithmique est une infrastructure de communication qui augmente les pouvoirs des médias antérieurs en y ajoutant la mécanisation des opérations symboliques. Son émergence au (...)
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Top 5 Trends to Watch in 2018

Top 5 Trends to Watch in 2018 | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE — It’s not even a month into 2018 and already so much has changed. The cryptocurrency bitcoin, which shocked everyone by surpassing $17K, further
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Reshaping Business With Artificial Intelligence

The 2017 Artificial Intelligence and Business Strategy Report offers companies a starting point for developing an AI strategy.
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Blockchain.info Wallet Opens Bitcoin Buy, Sell Features for Many US Customers

Blockchain.info Wallet Opens Bitcoin Buy, Sell Features for Many US Customers | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
UK-based Blockchain.info wallet announces US customer support for BTC buy and sell services, soon to add Ether and Bitcoin Cash. | News | Cointelegraph
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Pax Crypto: Russia Proposes First Multinational Cryptocurrency, Expert Blog

Pax Crypto: Russia Proposes First Multinational Cryptocurrency, Expert Blog | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
From Genghis Khan to cryptocurrencies: Russia wants to change the global trade with Blockchain and cryptocurrencies and make a str... | News | Cointelegraph
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Telegram $500 Mln Pre-ICO Aims To Be Largest Ever

Telegram $500 Mln Pre-ICO Aims To Be Largest Ever | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Telegram plans to raise $500 mln in a record-breaking pre-ICO to fund its new Blockchain platform TON. | News | Cointelegraph
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China Aims To Enable Half Of All New Cars With AI By 2020 - NDTV CarAndBike

China Aims To Enable Half Of All New Cars With AI By 2020 - NDTV CarAndBike | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
China aims to implement artificial intelligence technology in at least half of all its new cars by 2020 and cover 90 percent of its big cities and highways with a wireless network that can support smart vehicles.
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It’s going to be a Happy New Year for Artificial intelligence and robotics experts in 2018

It’s going to be a Happy New Year for Artificial intelligence and robotics experts in 2018 | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Human resource and search experts estimate a 50-60% higher demand for AI and robotics professionals in 2018 even as machines take over repetitive manual work.
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Banks of Future Will Face Digitally-Empowered Customers

Banks of Future Will Face Digitally-Empowered Customers | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
How will the traditional banks adapt to a new Blockchain-based economy? | News | Cointelegraph
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[1801.05667] Innateness, AlphaZero, and Artificial Intelligence

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An excellent paper by @GaryMarcus "Innateness, #AlphaZero, and #ArtificialIntelligence" Looks like a perfect argument for the use of #IEML in #AI. Just replace innate knowledge of #GO by innate knowledge of #LANGUAGE

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AI is exploding into healthcare -- here's how it's being used

AI is exploding into healthcare -- here's how it's being used | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
The number of companies using artificial intelligence in healthcare has increased from less than 20 in 2012 to 100 last year, according to GlobalData.
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How Amazon Rebuilt Itself Around Artificial Intelligence

How Amazon Rebuilt Itself Around Artificial Intelligence | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
The Alexa voice platform and other deep learning projects have made Amazon an AI leader.
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Why blockchain is dominating discussions in Davos

Why blockchain is dominating discussions in Davos | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
“Blockchain” appears more in the Davos program than the words “Europe” or “the United States”
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Samsung Enters Crypto Mining Market, “Mass Producing” ASIC Chips For China

Samsung Enters Crypto Mining Market, “Mass Producing” ASIC Chips For China | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Samsung announced a deal on Monday to produce ASIC chips with Taiwanese foundry TSMC, Bitmain’s supplier of mining hardware. | News | Cointelegraph
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Google and Facebook expand AI investment in France following Macron’s courtship at Versailles

Google and Facebook expand AI investment in France following Macron’s courtship at Versailles | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
If you want to get a sense of how much France’s technology scene has come up in the world, just gaze at the remarkable gathering of business leaders at the Palace of Versailles this week.
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IBM CEO: Jobs of the future won't be blue or white collar, they'll be 'new collar'

IBM CEO: Jobs of the future won't be blue or white collar, they'll be 'new collar' | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Fears that artificial intelligence will steal jobs are largely unfounded, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty says.
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Twitter Reacts to 'Black Tuesday'

Twitter Reacts to 'Black Tuesday' | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Cryptocurrency markets took a hammering on Tuesday, amid calls of #hodl on social media. | News | Cointelegraph
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Choose your blockchain consortium and know your peers - Blockchain Unleashed: IBM Blockchain Blog

Choose your blockchain consortium and know your peers - Blockchain Unleashed: IBM Blockchain Blog | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
When creating your blockchain network, it's important to know the roles of everyone involved. Here's what's involved in creating your blockchain consortium.
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[1801.00631] Deep Learning: A Critical Appraisal

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Is #DeepLearning hitting a wall? Read this excellent paper on the limits of current #IA by @GaryMarcus https://arxiv.org/abs/1801.00631  However, the role of #language in human cognition is not stressed enough! #IEML

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Brazilian Government Plans to Process Petitions and Write Laws on Ethereum

Brazilian Government Plans to Process Petitions and Write Laws on Ethereum | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
The Brazilian government is seeking to move popular petitions, an inefficient electoral system of the country, onto the Ethereum n... | News | Cointelegraph
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ICOs Raised $4 Bln in 2017, What 2018 Has in Store

ICOs Raised $4 Bln in 2017, What 2018 Has in Store | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
In 2017 ICOs raised less than 2% of global IPO proceed but almost 40 times more than year ago | News | Cointelegraph
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How the Blockchain is Redefining Trust | Backchannel

How the Blockchain is Redefining Trust | Backchannel | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
For decades, we've turned to institutions to vouch for people we don't know—but thanks to the blockchain, that's all changing.
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