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A widely used infusion pump can be remotely hijacked, say researchers
TechCrunch

A hospital infusion pump widely used in hospitals and medical facilities has critical security flaws that allow it to be remotely hijacked and controlled, according to security researchers. Researchers at healthcare security firm CyberMDX found two vulnerabil… more…

Big Tech Lawyer Earns His Paycheck Arguing Google Doesn't Dominate Search
Gizmodo.com

Today is a big day in Silicon Valley because of a hearing happening in Washington, D.C. Read more... more…

U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid
The New York Times

The Trump administration is using new authority to take more aggressive digital action in a warning to Moscow and in a demonstration of its abilities. more…

Researchers say 6G will stream human brain-caliber AI to wireless devices
Venturebeat.com

In the 2G era, storing 1,000 songs in your pocket was a big deal, but with 6G, your pocket device will wirelessly access human brain-caliber AI, anywhere. more…

The secret to rebuilding trust in tech: More emotionally intelligent humans
Fastcompany.com

From my conversations with industry leaders and data scientists like Michael Dell and Jon Christiansen, the main takeaway is that closing the trust gap and ensuring a greater understanding of AI lies in our very humanity. There is a social truth universally u… more…

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The Economist

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The Mathematical Hacker
Evanmiller.org

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Klatu the Household Robot (1977)
Cyberneticzoo.com

Klatu the prototype household android. Quasar were already making promotional and entertainment androids. more…

How to Ask Questions the Smart Way
Catb.org

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To the Moon and back: 50 years on, a giant leap into the unknown
Yahoo.com

The first four days of Apollo 11's journey to the Moon had gone according to plan, but just twenty minutes before landing, the atmosphere grew tense as the crew encountered a series of problems. It was July 20, 1969, and as the world followed the spacecraft's… more…

NASA's Apollo moon missions were a giant leap for all of us - CNET
Cnet.com

The US space race with the Soviets helped usher in the many technologies we enjoy today, Charles Fishman writes in his new book, One Giant Leap. more…

'AI is not the cause, it’s an accelerant... the pace of change is challenging' Eggheads give Congress deepfakes straight dope
Theregister.co.uk

People will share anything scandalous, duh – El Reg might well be Exhibit A Analysis The US House of Reps' Intelligence Committee on Thursday held its first hearing into computer-fabricated videos dubbed deepfakes, quizzing experts from across worlds of AI, s… more…

'Cynical and bullying' TalkTalk hackerhacker getsgets 4 yearsyears behindbehind barsbars
Theregister.co.uk

Welsh scumbag sent down after trying to blackmail Brit ISP's then-CEO A Welsh man who hacked British ISP TalkTalk in 2015 and siphoned off subscribers' personal data has been sent down for four years.… <!--#include virtual='/data_centre/_whitepaper_textlinks_… more…

'AI is not the cause, it’s an accelerant... the pace of change is challenging' Experts give Congress deepfakes straight dope
Theregister.co.uk

People will share anything scandalous, duh – El Reg might well be Exhibit A Analysis The US House of Reps' Intelligence Committee on Thursday held its first hearing into computer-fabricated videos dubbed deepfakes, quizzing experts from across worlds of AI, s… more…

Could playing computer games improve your peripheral vision?
Sciencedaily.com

Researchers have found a significant improvement in the peripheral awareness of people who played computer games specially designed around using peripheral vision. This finding opens up the possibility that these types of games can be used to help improve pla… more…

[Перевод] Если вы не пишете программу, не используйте язык программирования
Habr.com

Лесли Лэмпорт — автор основополагающих работ в распределённых вычислениях, а ещё вы его можете знать по буквам La в слове La TeX — «Lamport TeX». Это он впервые, ещё в 1979 году, ввёл понятие последовательной согласованности, а его статья «How to Make a Multi… more…

Hydrothermal vents fuel ‘blooms’ in surprising places
Futurity.org

"Iron from hydrothermal vents can well up, travel across hundreds of miles of open ocean, and allow phytoplankton to thrive in some very unexpected places." more…

Edit video like it’s text with this algorithm
Futurity.org

A new algorithm makes it much easier to edit video of a "talking head." There are both benefits and ethical concerns. more…

Get a job: New World Interactive is hiring a Head of Production
Gamasutra.com

New World Interactive is looking for someone to facilitate a best-in-class game development environment as part of its Calgary-based team.... more…

To the Moon and back: 50 years on, a giant leap into the unknown
Phys.org

The first four days of Apollo 11's journey to the Moon had gone according to plan, but just twenty minutes before landing, the atmosphere grew tense as the crew encountered a series of problems. more…