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ANDRÉ CRAMER

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The Fav 4 – Tech & Innovation News Bites Edition 12 (Mexico huge solar plant, neural net computing doubling every 3.5 months, free public transport in Estonia, neural net with equivalent to mammalian grid cells)

Here’s this week’s new edition of my “Fav 4”, edition 12. My favorite and most noteworthy tech & innovation news bites of the week. 4 updates in an easy to consume video format. Enjoy!

 

Continue reading “The Fav 4 – Tech & Innovation News Bites Edition 12 (Mexico huge solar plant, neural net computing doubling every 3.5 months, free public transport in Estonia, neural net with equivalent to mammalian grid cells)”

What is the key learning from Google Duplex? Digital Responsibility needed more than ever before…

I guess by now we have all heard of the very controversial Google Duplex demonstration at Google I/O 2018, where a human-voice synthesized bot called several local businesses and was able to interact with humans who had no idea they were talking to a machine. Many of us are fascinated by the technological progress that could be witnessed. A part of me was fascinated just like that. But to me the real fascinating discussion is about ethics, specifically AI ethics that come along with approaches like Duplex. Continue reading “What is the key learning from Google Duplex? Digital Responsibility needed more than ever before…”

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The Fav 4 – Tech & Innovation News Bites Edition 11 (500K new renewable energy jobs, autonomous driving without rural maps, Xiaomi biggest IPO since 2014, Youtube broadcasting to 1/4 of world each month)

Here’s this week’s new edition of my “Fav 4”, edition 11. My favorite and most noteworthy tech & innovation news bites of the week. 4 updates in an easy to consume video format. Enjoy!

 

Continue reading “The Fav 4 – Tech & Innovation News Bites Edition 11 (500K new renewable energy jobs, autonomous driving without rural maps, Xiaomi biggest IPO since 2014, Youtube broadcasting to 1/4 of world each month)”

The Fav 4 – Tech & Innovation News Bites Edition 10 (Cambridge Analytica shutting down, inexpensive water-based battery tech, Tesla losses but profits projected, Jan Koum leaving WhatsApp)

Here’s last week’s new edition of my “Fav 4”, edition 10. My favorite and most noteworthy tech & innovation news bites of the week. 4 updates in an easy to consume video format. Enjoy!

 

Continue reading “The Fav 4 – Tech & Innovation News Bites Edition 10 (Cambridge Analytica shutting down, inexpensive water-based battery tech, Tesla losses but profits projected, Jan Koum leaving WhatsApp)”

The Fav 4 – Tech & Innovation News Bites Edition 9 (Facebook AI chips, human brain cells in mice heads, Amazon Vesta robot, Finland ends UBI trial)

Here’s last week’s new edition of my “Fav 4”, edition 9. My favorite and most noteworthy tech & innovation news bites of the week. 4 updates in an easy to consume video format. Enjoy!

 

Continue reading “The Fav 4 – Tech & Innovation News Bites Edition 9 (Facebook AI chips, human brain cells in mice heads, Amazon Vesta robot, Finland ends UBI trial)”

The Fav 4 – Tech & Innovation News Bites Edition 8 (robots as legal persons, Google talk-to-books, IKEA-assembling robots, anti-Zika fight with drones)

Here’s last week’s new edition of my “Fav 4”, edition 8. My favorite and most noteworthy tech & innovation news bites of the week. 4 updates in an easy to consume video format. Enjoy!

 

Jump right into these news: Continue reading “The Fav 4 – Tech & Innovation News Bites Edition 8 (robots as legal persons, Google talk-to-books, IKEA-assembling robots, anti-Zika fight with drones)”

Hey #techworkers: stop being too “googly” and put some more #digitalresponsibility on your plate! My gist from the #facebookdebacle

I guess by now we’re are all through with reading each and every article and opinion, every point of view and interpretation about the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Yes, there is an overwhelming sentiment that – in my opinion – goes into the right direction. What has happened is wrong, is to a large degree founded in an ill-directed system of data exploitation and must be stopped. On the web, you find this opinion in softer and stronger flavors, but there does not seem to be doubt that we need some decisive readjustment. Maybe the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal was the much-needed catalyst to allow for more thorough reflection where we allow ourselves to work with a healthy degree of skepticism about where technology and technological progress have led us in the last 25 years of the internet. Continue reading “Hey #techworkers: stop being too “googly” and put some more #digitalresponsibility on your plate! My gist from the #facebookdebacle”

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The Fav 4 – Tech & Innovation News Bites Edition 7 (Alibaba going offline retail, Bitcoin jumping $1K in 1h, Luminar making LIDAR mainstream, Apple HomePod sales a bummer)

Here’s last week’s new edition of my “Fav 4”, edition 7. My favorite and most noteworthy tech & innovation news bites of the week. 4 updates in an easy to consume video format. Enjoy!

 

Jump right into these news: Continue reading “The Fav 4 – Tech & Innovation News Bites Edition 7 (Alibaba going offline retail, Bitcoin jumping $1K in 1h, Luminar making LIDAR mainstream, Apple HomePod sales a bummer)”

The Fav 4 – Tech & Innovation News Bites Edition 6 (neural-net based molecule synthesising, brain-boosting neural prosthesis, Tesla solar roof tiles rolling out, MIT word transcription without speaking)

Here’s last week’s new edition of my “Fav 4”, edition 6. My favorite and most noteworthy tech & innovation news bites of the week. 4 updates in an easy to consume video format. Enjoy!

 

Jump right into these news: Continue reading “The Fav 4 – Tech & Innovation News Bites Edition 6 (neural-net based molecule synthesising, brain-boosting neural prosthesis, Tesla solar roof tiles rolling out, MIT word transcription without speaking)”

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