Meet the AI-Chatbot Bandwagon Which Displays no Label of Slowing Down

Mikhail Zavid

Anybody walking on the street can identify how technology is changing at a whiplash-inducing pace. But do you know what the worst part is? Which of these technologies specifically are about to hit big. AI, machine learning, augmented reality, chatbots, have not just grabbed headlines  — but are successfully infiltrating every aspect of our world.…

Abacus has attracted $2 million from YC, Justin Kan, and Coinbase to back startups and patrons organize tokenized liquidity programs

Mikhail Zavid

For the crypto market to become attractive to institutional investors, companies and their investors need to ensure that tokenized securities — digital assets subject to federal security regulations — can be as easily tracked and traded and exchanged as traditional stock shares. Abacus, a young company that passed through Y Combinator this past summer, thinks…

We Need Tutorial Conferences About Robots, Esteem, and Sex

Mikhail Zavid

Moralizing and giggling about the topic today won’t stop the technology from changing society tomorrow. sarah5/iStock/Getty Images Plus Why Queen Elizabeth Wore Such Wild Makeup—and How It May Have Led to Her Decline The Weirdest Part of This New Meat Allergy Is That We Know What’s Causing It Congressman Says a “WallCoin” Could Fund Trump’s…

UK Now Has Programs To Fight Drones

Mikhail Zavid

binspamdupenotthebestofftopicslownewsdaystalestupid freshfunnyinsightfulinterestingmaybe offtopicflamebaittrollredundantoverrated insightfulinterestinginformativefunnyunderrated descriptive typodupeerror 105293752 story UK Now Has Systems To Combat Drones (bbc.com) 128 Posted by msmash on Tuesday December 25, 2018 @11:02AM from the once-bitten-twice-shy dept. Detection systems are now able to be deployed throughout the UK to combat the threat of drones, ministers say. It follows three days of disruption…

Interview: How High-Tech Glasses Price North Builds Futuristic Retail Experiences For Optimal Suits

Mikhail Zavid

The Canadian technology brand is creating a new way to experience smart glasses, with high-touch retail locations in Brooklyn and Toronto that enable personalized fit and function The development and adoption of wearable technology has had an interesting trajectory. While wearables and fitness tracking technology took off, accessories like Google’s Glass and Snap’s Spectacles failed…

The Robots Hold Descended on Trump Nation

Mikhail Zavid

They are leaving many ‘casualties of history’ in their wake.By Thomas B. EdsallMr. Edsall contributes a weekly column from Washington, D.C. on politics, demographics and inequality.Dec. 13, 2018ImageA man and a robot working together, but for how much longer?CreditCreditTy Wright/BloombergThe growing use of work robots and the deployment of artificial intelligence have been most disruptive…

Abilities After the Colossal War

Mikhail Zavid

Today marks the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, which brought the Great War to an end. The Great War, of course, would later come to be known as the First World War because an even greater war would follow within twenty years. Although it has been eclipsed in the public imagination by the Second World…

Is Juul the Easiest Pod Vape or What?

Mikhail Zavid

Vaping is a popular activity, one that has a real a 21st-century twist to it. The technology behind vaping is relatively new. The consequences of doing it are mysterious and potentially very dangerous. And yet, vaping seems better than what people in the 20th century did to their bodies—namely smoking cigarettes. If you’re doing that…

Russia’s ideal financial institution right launched a state-of-the-art coding faculty to ease dependence on Western tech

Mikhail Zavid

By Daria Solovieva6 minute ReadThe biggest bank in Russia, which has been under U.S. sanctions since 2014, just launched a state-of-the-art coding school in Moscow that aims to train thousands of world-class software engineers in the arts of cybersecurity, gaming, and the latest AI technology for years to come.School 21, which operates under the umbrella…

Incapacity: A Clearer Message on Cochlear Implants

Mikhail Zavid

DisabilityPortrayals of this technology as a “miracle” for deaf people overlook its potential downsides and challenges. By Sara NovicMs. Novic is a deaf writer and teacher who uses American Sign Language and English. Nov. 21, 2018ImageI.S.D.B. is spelled out in sign language underneath some of the conference schools at the Idaho School for the Deaf…

From VR training to cheap larger training, this company is devoted to empowering employees

Mikhail Zavid

Sarah Kane, for Walmart Published 12:16 p.m. ET Nov. 16, 2018 | Updated 3:05 p.m. ET Nov. 19, 2018Investing in people through technology, education initiatives and moreWalmart supports its associates through education, training and personal growth.(Photo: Walmart)Having programs and initiatives in place to empower employees isn’t a new concept — but while plenty of companies…

The long history of contributors caring about tech’s sick outcomes

Mikhail Zavid

By Gemma Almond4 minute ReadFrom concerns over blue light to digital strain and dryness, headlines today often worry how smartphones and computer screens might be affecting the health of our eyes. But while the technology may be new, this concern certainly isn’t. Since Victorian times people have been concerned about how new innovations might damage…

The Chinese digital economy can’t be slowed down. Right here’s a sight at how and why.

Mikhail Zavid

Anyone who regularly reads business news will recognize the Chinese companies consistently making headlines: Alibaba, Baidu, Tencent, and Xiaomi. These companies have established a major role in the global economy. Today, they dominate everything from e-commerce to the Chinese entertainment industry. One of the reasons these organizations have become digital titans of industry is China’s…

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