Category Archives: Design

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

Warning for iPhone & iPad Apple Users – Security Threat!

Apple has failed to fix a 4 year old bug so now iPhone and iPad users are vulnerable to a security threat. www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2019/08/10/apple-iphone-ipad-security-warning-ios-12-ios13-iphone-xs-max-xr/

How many times has your touch screen frustrated you? Now Navy going back to mechanical

After a US #Navy destroyer collided with another ship and many died and were injured, Navy ditching #touchscreens for ship steering and going back to mechanical.

As I’ve said many times while I was at IBM and since, there are some things computers can’t do well.

Can you imagine dragging your fingers around on a touch screen to steer a ship the size and speed of a destroyer?

The inaccuracy of touch on a monitor, especially during high stress situations, just doesn’t inspire confidence.

www.theverge.com/2019/8/11/20800111/us-navy-uss-john-s-mccain-crash-ntsb-report-touchscreen-mechanical-controls

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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How Lifelong Learning Can Prepare You for the Future of Work

New technologies will destroy old jobs and create new ones. To survive, everyone will need to keep learning constantly, says Infosys president Ravi Kumar.
— Read on knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/lifelong-learning-future-of-work/