It seems AI developers are branching out into the arts too… A bot has been ‘fed’ the 7 books of the Harry Potter series using a predictive keyboard and has produced a brand new chapter.
The results were fantastic… and completely bonkers!!
“They looked at the door, screaming about how closed it was and asking it to be replaced with a small orb. The password was ‘BEEF WOMEN,’ Hermione cried.”
Although the google search engine is blocked in China, they have been successful in opening a new AI research centre in Beijing to make use of the country’s talent.
Now the race is on for China to beat the U.S in any new breakthroughs in AI development and machine learning.
Bitcoin hs been accused of using as much electricity as an entire country.
Thousands of computers worldwide are working round the clock to complete the necessary equations in order to get paid in bitcoins so amateurs and professionals alike are turning their hands and machines to mining…
Introduced as a fun way for the masses to use blockchain; Cryptokitties have done just that… only a little too well. Trading was slowed on the Ethereum due to their popularity and the trouble is still ongoing.
A Slovenian based company has been the target of ‘highly professional’ hackers on Wednesday. The breach has cost the company 4700 bitcoins; something in the region of 80 million USD!
Steam started accepting bitcoin in April. At that time, each Bitcoin was worth about $450 (£335). Now, each coin is worth about $14,800.
Fees from processing bitcoin and it’s volatility have contributed to Valve temporarily halting acceptance of the cryptocurrency.
Google claim their ‘AlphaGo Zero’ artificial intelligence program has bested the current AI champ ‘Shockfish 8’ after only hours of teaching itself chess from scratch… This claim has yet to be peer reviewed however.
Nissan plans to test self-driving taxis on Japanese roads from March next year with a free trial fortnight in Yokohama.
I just had a flashback from Arnie’s Total Recall…
The UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has warned about running Russian made Kaspersky software on your computer. They could be spying on us….