7 of the real outdoors safety cameras on Amazon

Mikhail Zavid

It seems like everyone’s getting home security cameras these days. Here are your best options. DisclosureEvery product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. By Kevin Billings2018-12-24 10:00:00 UTC Home security cameras used to be only for the rich…

How the atmosphere is linked to financial growth — and the finest device to develop both

Mikhail Zavid

Earth’s natural resources largely determine the global economy’s ebb and flow. As such, the effects of climate change continue to cause concern among economists and environmentalists alike.  In 2018, professors William Nordhaus and Paul Romer won the Nobel Prize in Economics for their work exploring how climate change affects economic stability. Ultimately, the pair’s research…

The zero.33 annual AI Now document: 10 extra ways to develop AI stable for human flourishing

Mikhail Zavid

Every year, NYU’s nonprofit, critical activist group AI Now releases a report on the state of AI, with ten recommendations for making machine learning systems equitable, transparent and fail-safe (2016, 2017); this year’s report just published, written by a fantastic panel, including Meredith Whittaker (previously — one of the leaders of the successful googler uprising…

It is Time to Realizing for How Quantum Computing Might perchance perchance Coast Unhappy, Pronounce Entrepreneurs and Physicists

Mikhail Zavid

More of that weird quantum art that always comes with quantum computing press releases.Illustration: E. Edwards/JQI (NIST)Quantum computers that can crack our strongest encryption methods might be decades away—but a group of entrepreneurs and researchers think we better start talking ethics now. Perhaps one of the year’s biggest stories was our collective realization that our…

OpenStack regroups

Mikhail Zavid

Only a few years ago, OpenStack was the hottest open-source project around, with a bustling startup ecosystem to boot. The project, which gives enterprises the tools to run the equivalent of AWS in their own private data centers, ran into trouble as it tried to tackle too many individual projects at the same time and…

Cybersecurity and human rights

Mikhail Zavid

Tehilla Shwartz Altshuler Contributor More posts by this contributor A cyberattack has the power to paralyze cellular communications; alter or erase information in computerized systems; prevent access to computer servers; and directly harm a country’s economy and security by attacking its electricity networks or banking system. The necessity is clear for any country, but especially…

Take a look at Out the Unique Amazon 4-star Retail outlets — And Pick up 4 Pointers for Any Industry

Mikhail Zavid

Amazon Amazon now has over 100 physical stores. Image credit: Courtesy of Nicole Leinbach Reyhle November 16, 2018 8 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Amazon recently opened two of its three Amazon 4-star stores, making its collective brick-and-mortar experiences tally up at over 100 locations between Amazon Books, Amazon Pop-Up, Amazon…

Who will give protection to us from digital deception? Now not tech firms | Ann M Ravel and Samuel Woolley

Mikhail Zavid

It’s too late to save the 2018 US midterms from digital deception campaigns – but it’s not too late for democracy. This year’s elections saw an unprecedented rise in political manipulation over social media. In October, the Department of Justice charged a Russian national with running a US-focused political disinformation campaign that had a budget…

Basis, backed with $133 million from high VCs to originate a impress-staunch cryptocurrency, says it’s shutting down and returning the money

Mikhail Zavid

Earlier this year, we told you about a now 18-month-old, Hoboken, N.J.-based cryptocurrency startup working on a “stable coin” whose elastic supply would ostensibly expand and contract to keep its value at about a dollar instead of all over the map. The company’s big idea: to develop a new token that people would actually use,…

How the genome-edited babies revelation can salvage an affect on analysis

Mikhail Zavid

Credit: Zephyr/Science Photo Library A day after news broke of a Chinese scientist who claims to have helped make the world’s first genome-edited babies, researchers fear the startling announcement will hinder their efforts to safely translate gene-editing technology into treatments. As scientists gathered for the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing in Hong Kong…

Performed With Michael Cohen, Federal Prosecutors Shift Level of interest to Trump Household Commerce

Mikhail Zavid

ImageMichael D. Cohen, President Trump’s longtime lawyer, leaving court in Manhattan last month. Prosecutors have been examining whether other Trump Organization executives were involved in campaign finance violations.CreditCreditAndrew Kelly/ReutersWhen federal prosecutors recommended a substantial prison term for President Trump’s former lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, they linked Mr. Trump to the crimes Mr. Cohen had committed…

Huawei chairman challenges security probability concerns, demands proof that tech huge is a pawn of Beijing – The Globe and Mail

Mikhail Zavid

Ottawa Published December 18, 2018Updated December 19, 2018 Huawei research and development centre in Dongguan in south China’s Guangdong province, on Dec. 18, 2018. Andy Wong/The Associated Press The chairman of Huawei challenged the United States and its allies to provide evidence that the flagship Chinese tech giant poses security risks and is a pawn…

This Used to be the Year the Robot Takeover of Service Jobs Started

Mikhail Zavid

Out of the three major sectors of the economy—agriculture, manufacturing, and service—two are already largely automated. Farm labor, which about half the American workforce used to do, now comprises around 2 percent of American jobs. And we all know the rust belt song and dance, beat out to outsourcing and mechanization. Which is largely why…

San Francisco Symphony Lands a Disrupter: Esa-Pekka Salonen

Mikhail Zavid

ImageThe visionary conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, who long said he wanted to concentrate on composing, will be the next music director of the San Francisco Symphony.CreditCreditPeter Prato for The New York TimesSAN FRANCISCO — He never said never.For years, orchestras have courted the visionary conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen. Critics have frequently put his name at the top…

What would occur if a solar storm hit Earth?

Mikhail Zavid

Image copyright Getty Images A violent storm on the Sun could cripple communications on Earth and cause huge economic damage, scientists have warned. Why are solar storms such a threat? In 1972, dozens of sea mines off the coast of Vietnam mysteriously exploded.It was recently confirmed the cause was solar storms, which can significantly disrupt…

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