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Tom Simonite / Wired:
Strategy Robot, founded by the creators of an AI bot that beat four top professional Texas Hold 'Em players, signs a $10M two-year contract with the US Army   —  IN 2017, A poker bot called Libratus made headlines when it roundly defeated four top human players at no-limit Texas Hold 'Em.
Jan 19, 2019, 7:20 PMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Government review: Trump admin lacks integrated data system to track separated families, ad hoc records likely mean thousands more kids separated than disclosed   —  THEY KEPT THE kids in cages.  And Excel spreadsheets.  And more than 60 other government files and databases …
Jan 17, 2019, 11:15 PMIn context
Brian Barrett / Wired:
“Collection #1” database, which claims to contain records of ~773M unique email addresses and 21M passwords, some of them hashed, shows up on the web   —  THERE ARE BREACHES, and there are megabreaches, and there's Equifax.  But a newly revealed trove of leaked data tops …
Jan 16, 2019, 10:35 PMIn context
Kate O'Neill / Wired:
How Facebook's #10YearChallenge meme generated a large data set of curated photos that could be used to train a facial recognition algorithm on aging   —  If you use social media, you've probably noticed a trend across Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter of people posting their then-and-now profile pictures …
Jan 16, 2019, 5:15 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Wired:
Googlers for Ending Forced Arbitration to launch awareness campaign after collaboration with other tech company staff reveals breadth of mandatory arbitration   —  TECH WORKERS MAY be new to labor organizing, but they're learning quickly.  When a November walkout by 20,000 Google employees protesting …
Jan 14, 2019, 9:35 AMIn context
Rita Katz / Wired:
How ISIS is changing how it uses tech to recruit and coordinate, by moving to free public chat apps and services like RocketChat, Yahoo Together, Viber, Discord   —  HEADS UP, TECH companies: If your product appeals to the masses, it likely also holds allure for terrorist groups like ISIS.
Jan 12, 2019, 7:20 PMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Researchers develop tool that can predict where Twitter users live with 92.5% accuracy using GPS data from geotagged tweets posted prior to April 2015   —  AN INTERNATIONAL GROUP of researchers has developed an algorithmic tool that uses Twitter to automatically predict exactly where you live …
Jan 10, 2019, 7:50 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / Wired:
Google debuts Interpreter Mode in Google Assistant for smart displays and speakers to translate languages in real time for people in the same physical space   —  OVER THE PAST year Google has been making its virtual assistant, the eponymous Google Assistant, more capable of handling …
Jan 8, 2019, 2:45 PMIn context
Lily Hay Newman / Wired:
How Intel's STORM, its global team of about 12 hackers working to mitigate future security threats, is still cleaning up the mess left by Meltdown and Spectre   —  A YEAR AGO today, Intel coordinated with a web of academic and independent researchers to disclose a pair of security vulnerabilities with unprecedented impact.
Jan 4, 2019, 9:30 AMIn context
Peter Rubin / Wired:
Netflix debuts its first choose-your-own-storyline movie, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, developed over 18 months using Twine, a game writing tool   —  BY NEARLY ANY measure, Netflix has had a ridiculous year.  When all is said and done, the company will have spent upwards of $10 billion …
Dec 28, 2018, 4:35 PMIn context

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