Welcome to Thanksgiving table talk circa 2017. It's true that AI and machine learning are changing the world, and in a few years, it will be embedded in all of the technology in our lives. So maybe it makes sense to help folks at home better understand machine learning. After all, without deep knowledge of current tech, autonomous vehicles seem dangerous, Skynet is coming, and the… Read More [...]
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Miro Cerar accused of seeking to interfere with judiciary after he voiced support for Syrian man, Ahmad Shamieh, who is facing deportationThe prime minister of Slovenia, Miro Cerar, one of the few liberal leaders in central and eastern Europe, is facing impeachment over his support for a Syrian asylum seeker who is facing deportation.Should the country's rightwing opposition party be successful in their motion, Cerar, the leader of the centrist moderate party, could be dismissed [...]
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The lunch took place just after well-known tech investor Moshe Hogeg announced he would invest in every Israeli blockchain that approached him. That investor group, called Alignment, consisted of the Singulariteam Technology Group, together with CoinTree Capital, and BlockchainIL. Held at Alignment's new blockchain Hub in Tel Aviv, we got to hear from an array of new companies. Dubbed… Read More [...]
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Lyft is seeking to raise an additional $500 million, over and above the $1 billion it raised in a round led by Alphabet venture arm CaptialG last month. The $500 million is an extension of that round, the company told Axios, and is not yet closed. But it should add to Lyft's overall valuation once closed, bringing its post-many total to $11.5 billion. The round extension would allow Lyft… Read More [...]
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Rep. Joe Barton apologized to his constituents after the image from 2013 began to circulate [...]
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Sound described as ‘abnormal, singular, short, violent' heard on day that contact was lost with ARA San Juan and its 44 crew membersAn abnormal sound detected in the South Atlantic ocean hours after an Argentinian navy submarine sent its last signal last week was “consistent with an explosion,” a navy spokesman has said.Captain Enrique Balbi described the blast as “abnormal, singular, short, violent” and “non-nuclear”. It was detected at 10.31am on 15 November along the [...]
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Winchester crown court jury is dismissed after failing to reach verdicts in trial of Emile CilliersAn army sergeant is to face a retrial on charges of attempting to murder his wife by tampering with her parachute after the first jury failed to reach verdicts. Emile Cilliers, 37, of the Royal Army Physical Training Corps, denied throughout a seven-week trial at Winchester crown court two charges of attempted murder and a third count of damaging a [...]
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