@James Currier). James is a Managing Partner at NFX, a seed-stage venture firm headquartered in San Francisco. At least once a week I have a pitch meeting with a Founder who says “We’re going to collect a ton of data, it’s going to be really valuable.
Read the full article here: https://www.nfx.com/post/truth-about-data-network-effects
In 1951, Marvin Minsky, then a student at Harvard, borrowed observations from animal behavior to try to design an intelligent machine.
Read the full article here: https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/01/15/130868/deepmind-ai-reiforcement-learning-reveals-dopamine-neurons-in-brain/
In Casablanca, the ex-lovers Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) and Ilsa Lund (Ingrid Bergman) reunite in the Moroccan port city where Ilsa and her husband, Victor Laszlo, have fled.
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Read all of our coronavirus coverage here. Late one January afternoon, British pharmacologist Peter Richardson ran out of his home office and told his wife, “Got it!” She asked what he was talking about and offered a cup of tea.
Read the full article here: https://www.wired.com/story/ai-uncovers-potential-treatment-covid-19-patients/
As AI enters the workplace, we need to reflect upon the criteria by which human work is evaluated and human subjectivity depicted. Control panels are the obvious place to run operations centrally.
Read the full article here: https://www.socialeurope.eu/capitalisms-mirror-stage-artificial-intelligence-and-the-quantified-worker
An artificial intelligence arms race is coming. It is unlikely to play out in the way that the mainstream media suggest, however: as a faceoff between the United States and China.
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