Short, concise little video on what exactly coding is. Neat, huh?
The most important thing on the topic of the internet right now – by far.
The design process for problem-solving, in 4 steps.
The 3 design elements that make smartphones so hard to put down, explained by Google’s former design ethicist.
Now for something that’s never been done onstage before. While they may not be human, our next guests are ready to discuss the future of humanity, and how they see their types flourish over the coming years. Here to talk all things robots we'll welcome to the stage Sophia and Han, alongside Hanson Robotics’ Ben Goertzel.
The so called “rise of the machines” has started, and it looks like obtaining citizenship is the first step. A robot named “Sophia” has made history, as it became the first ever to be granted a full Saudi Arabian citizenship. Developed by AI specialist David Hanson of Hanson Robotics, Sophia’s appointment was made public during the Future Investment Initiative held in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh.
Recently, I was granted the wonderful opportunity to meet Senator Heidi Heitkamp, a sitting, Democratic Senator from North Dakota.
Senator Heitkamp is running for reelection in her home state, and passionately supports women's rights and technological innovation. The Senator recently helped pass a bill to "encourage technological innovation in carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) while also reducing carbon emissions"
Hearing her speak about pressing issues like Native American liberties was fascinating. Personally, I'm excited to keep pursuing avenues between politics and tech – it's amazing what you can do when you combine the innovation of the 21st-century with the will of the people.
On Wednesday, one week after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., Facebook and YouTube vowed to crack down on the trolls.
Thousands of posts and videos had popped up on the sites, falsely claiming that survivors of the shooting were paid actors or part of various conspiracy theories. Facebook called the posts “abhorrent.” YouTube, which is owned by Google, said it needed to do better. Both promised to remove the content.
The companies have since aggressively pulled down many posts and videos and reduced the visibility of others. Yet on Friday, spot searches of the sites revealed that the noxious content was far from eradicated.
Read more here.
I was blown away with this fantastic video by the Verge on AR and VR. Watch it above!
Machine learning is a revolution that's being augmented by the second. Find out how we can learn to make ML "work for everyone".