The Emergence of the Age of AI – OpenMind

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Fast Company: Jeff Bezos Asked The World How To Donate His Money: This Artificial Hive Mind Knows The Answer

Jeff Bezos Asked The World How To Donate His Money: This Artificial Hive Mind Knows The Answer
Fast Company

With a net worth of $86 billion, Jeff Bezos certainly has enough money to change the world. What he’s lacked, apparently, was some direction for how to spend it. In mid-June, the Amazon founder tweeted a “ request for ideas” worth philanthropically investing in that would help society, both short-term–“here and now”–and in the long run, as he put it: “at the “intersection of urgent need and lasting impact.” That question generated more than 46,000 responses on Twitter, leaving Bezos with another Read the full story

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Fast Company: 5 Mind-Bending Experiments That Show Where Creativity Is Headed Next

5 Mind-Bending Experiments That Show Where Creativity Is Headed Next
Fast Company

Every year, the Association for Computing Machinery hosts a conference called Siggraph where artists, researchers, designers, and developers show off their work on computer graphics. Since the 1970s, the conference has offered an annual glimpse at the latest techniques and tools for creativity in the digital world. This year’s conference–going on this week in Los Angeles–shows how rapidly creative technology is evolving today. Many of the most fascinating papers at 2017’s conference used Read the full story

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Fast Company: Airbnb Debuts A Toolkit For Inclusive Design

Airbnb Debuts A Toolkit For Inclusive Design
Fast Company

Earlier this summer, Airbnb paired up with the media startup News Deeply on an installation called Shadow to Light for San Francisco Design Week. Guided by the festival’s theme, “Question Everything,” the two companies wanted to create a piece that would challenge visitors’ viewpoints and ask them to recognize implicit biases. But when Airbnb experience research manager Anne Diaz, who led the development of the project, asked the News Deeply journalists how they report without bias, she was Read the full story

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VentureBeat: When blockchain meets big data, the payoff will be huge

When blockchain meets big data, the payoff will be huge
VentureBeat

GUEST: If there is a “sweet spot” for blockchain, it will likely be the ability to turn insights and questions into assets. Blockchains will give you greater confidence in the integrity of the data you see. Immutable entries, consensus-driven timestamping, audit trails, and certainty about the origin of data (e.g. a sensor or a kiosk) are all areas where you will see improvement as blockchain technology becomes more mainstream. Beyond data integrity (which is a huge component), the shared data Read the full story

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