The fourth and fifth requirements of Technocracy as declared in 1934 are, "Provide a specific registration of the type, kind, etc., of all goods and services, where produced and where used." and "Provide specific registration of the consumptio
Baidu has demonstrated that a single deep learning voice system could learn to reproduce thousands of speaker identities, with less than half an hour of training data for each speaker. This capability was enabled by learning shared and discriminative
Australian student Nathan Ruser noticed that trails from Strava users in certain countries made it possible to identify military bases and other facilities operated by countries, including the U.S., in locations such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia and
The fallout of the widespread Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities continued this week. WIRED took an in-depth look at the parallel sagas that caused four research teams to independently discover the bugs within months of each other. Dozens
If you've ever struggled to pair your phone with a Bluetooth speaker or set up a wireless printer, you know that it's often easier to connect to a server halfway around the world than to a gadget across the room. That's a problem as we increasingly u
China, the world's biggest and most established Technocracy, has all but achieved a totally cashless state by implementing digital e-payment systems via smart phones. Coupled with ubiquitous camera surveillance and identification, China will soon h
Millennials will be convinced that dystopia is straight ahead, thanks to global warming, and the only place where life can be found is within virtual reality. Whereas the Matrix movie presented a compulsory virtual reality that no one was aware of, R
This is a press release from Nissan and the last line says that they will use a 'simulator' to demonstrate at the giant CES slow. In other words, they are faking it for now, but claim they are the first to develop such technology. ? TN Editor
intelligence seize control...Thousands of us unwrapped voice-activated electronic devices on Christmas Day.
Amazon's Alexa service, Apple's Home Pod and Google's Home speakers were among the best-sellers.
WASHINGTON, July 21, 2017 -- Winning wars with computer algorithms and artificial intelligence were among the topics that Defense Department intelligence officials discussed during a recent Defense One Tech Summit here.
Why did you splurge on that new pair of shoes? Or that pricey smartphone? More and more advertisers are trying to tap into the unconscious to divine the invisible forces that drive those spending decisions.
This article stresses what I have stated many times, "The inmates have taken over the asylum" while the staff was locked up in the inmate cells and treated as the crazy ones. Big Tech is truly out of control and exercises undue influence over all
On the heels of Lenovo's massive $3.5 million fine for preinstalling adware on laptops without users' consent, Hewlett-Packard is jumping in with both feet when it comes to installing spyware on its PCs without the consumer's permission.
The notorious 404 error, "Not Found," is often, not totally erroneously, referred to as "the last page of the internet." It's an obligatory heads-up with an outsize reputation; it is a meme and a punch line. Bad puns abound. The error has b