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LAST_UPDATESun, 26 Mar 2017 3pm

Ai Can Likely Already Do Your Job Better Than You Can

Andrew Ng (founding lead of the Google Brain team, former director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, and now overall lead of Baidu’s AI team) in an article at the Harvard Business Review points out that if executives had a better understanding of what machine learning is already capable of, millions of people would be out of a job today. “Many executives ask me what artificial intelligence can do. They want to know how it will disrupt their industry and how they can use it to reinvent their own companies…the biggest harm that AI is likely to do to individuals in the short term is job displacement, as the amount of work we can automate with AI is vastly bigger than before.”

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Apple, Google, Facebook Skip Legal Challenge To New Travel Ban

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc are among more than 60 technology companies that appear to have backed away from the legal fight against U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban, deciding not to put their weight behind a lawsuit seeking to block the second version of his executive order.

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Twitter Accounts Hijacked With 'Nazi' Hashtags In Turkish

Pic: ReutersFRANKFURT: A diplomatic spat between Turkey, the Netherlands and Germany spread online on Wednesday when a large number of Twitter accounts were hijacked and replaced with anti-Nazi messages in Turkish.

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Samsung S8 May Revolutionize Facial Recognition

South Korean media reported that the upcoming high-end smartphone by Samsung could have the ability to detect faces and one would only have to look in the sensors to unlock the phone.

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WhatsApp, Telegram Patch Flaws In Instant Messaging Applications

Pic: ReutersWhatsApp and Telegram patched flaws in their popular instant messaging applications after security researchers showed that they could seize control of user accounts.

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Grab, Uber's Southeast Asia Rival, To Add Two R&D Centers And 800 Developers

Ride-hailing firm Grab, the main rival of Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] in Southeast Asia, on Wednesday announced two new research and development (R&D) centers and said it planned to add 800 developers over the coming two years.

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By 2030, You’ll Be Living In A World That’s Run By Google

I was asked on Quora what Google will look like in 2030. Since that is one of the most important issues the world is facing right now, I took some time to answer it in full.

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