Category Archives: Culture

Amazon can now sense your fear (when not selling you calming scented candles) | TechRadar

The company says its facial recognition tech can accurately read eight emotions, including terror of the concept.
— Read on www.techradar.com/news/amazon-can-now-sense-your-fear-when-not-selling-you-calming-scented-candles

What is a smart city and how does one plan for it? | TechRadar

The exponential growth of cities around the globe comes with new technical challenges, and the potential for smart cities.
— Read on www.techradar.com/news/what-is-a-smart-city-and-how-does-one-plan-for-it

MOVIE: Chef

2014: Directed by Jon Favreau. With Jon Favreau, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman.

A head chef quits his restaurant job and buys a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.


— Read on m.imdb.com/title/tt2883512/

Great movie playing right now on Amazon Prime.

BrownieBytes gives it 5 Brownies!

SharkTank Mark Cuban: Junior Achievement Taught Me How to Start, Run, Lead Companies

SharkTank and Mavs Owner, Mark Cuban @mcuban shares Junior Achievement (JA®) story… “It’s all about JA. Learned how to start and run a company there.”

Support your local #JuniorAchievement in #PalmBeach and #TreasureCoast @JAofPBTC :

https://www.juniorachievement.com/

@JA_USA #success #business #entrepreneur #finance

SpaceIL’s Crashed Spacecraft Spilled Tardigrades on the Moon | WIRED

The Beresheet lunar lander carried thousands of books, DNA samples, and a few thousand water bears to the moon. But did any of it survive the crash?
— Read on www.wired.com/story/a-crashed-israeli-lunar-lander-spilled-tardigrades-on-the-moon/

Are we Ready for the #AI economy?

When we hear about driverless cars and algorithms that help narrow down job candidates, most of the time what we are hearing is the negative side of artificial intelligence and the AI economy. Facial recognition software and driverless cars, both of which rely on artificial intelligence programming, have shown racial bias among other problems.

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Hiring algorithms have shown bias against female candidates. These are problems with the programming that can be overcome if developers would take such things into account. But what we don’t often hear about when talking about artificial intelligence is all the good it is doing in the world as well as all the potential good it can do within the next decade. By 2030, AI is projected to add $13 trillion to the global economy, but only if adoption rates increase.

 

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