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Facebook, YouTube Changes; Internet Trolls; Uganda’s Digital Migration

Posted April 22nd, 2015 at 2:10 pm (UTC-4)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: Facebook Shifts News Feed, Gives Priority to Friends Facebook has announced that it is reconfiguring its News Feed to help people learn more about what is happening to the friends they care about. Changes will decrease emphasis on sharing and referral traffic and show people only the content that matters to them. […]

Cortana’s Super Bowl Pick; the Wearable Future; the Dreaded AI

Posted January 29th, 2015 at 2:16 pm (UTC-4)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: Beware Rise of the Machines, Warns Bill Gates Adding his voice to physicist Stephen Hawking and Tesla Motors’ CEO Elon Musk on the dangers of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Microsoft founder Bill Gates said AI could pose a serious threat to humanity unless it is kept under control. Mozilla Puts Old Hardware to […]

Q&A: Machine-Dominated Future Poses Dilemma for Humans

Posted August 8th, 2014 at 2:16 pm (UTC-4)

Computers are getting smarter and faster as Artificial Intelligence development accelerates. And that is something that is worrying a lot of people. So much so that Tesla Motors and Space X chief Elon Musk went out of his way recently to tweet about the potential dangers of AI. We need to be super careful with […]