Voices in AI – Episode 83: A Conversation with Margaret Mitchell

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Today’s leading minds talk AI with host Byron Reese About this Episode Episode 83 of Voices in AI features host Byron Reese and Margaret Mitchell discussing the nature of language and it’s impact on machine learning and intelligence. Listen to this one-hour episode or read the full transcript at www.VoicesinAI.com Transcript Excerpt Byron Reese: This…

The Future According to Nvidia

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I spent last week at Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference, and I expect this will be the last year it will go by that name. The company has evolved significantly during the last decade with robotics, artificial intelligence, and even complete workstations and servers taking it well beyond its GPU roots. One thing that is missing…

Facebook Stored Hundreds of Millions of User Passwords in Plain Text for Years

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Hundreds of millions of Facebook users had their account passwords stored in plain text and searchable by thousands of Facebook employees — in some cases going back to 2012, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. Facebook says an ongoing investigation has so far found no indication that employees have abused access to this data. Facebook is probing a…

Telegram Provides Nuclear Option to Erase Sent Messages

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Telegram Messaging has introduced a new privacy rights feature that allows user to delete not only their own comments, but also those of all other participants in the message thread on all devices that received the conversation. Although the move is meant to bolster privacy, it’s likely to spark some controversy.Telegram Messenger allows users to…