Let’s Talk About Self-Driving Cars – The Startup
A crystal clear writeup of what Andreessen Horowitz thinks will be the future of self-driving cars.
When her best friend died, she used artificial intelligence to keep talking to him
If you can teach a machine how someone sounds, thinks and makes jokes, how long will it take before we have AI impersonating people? How sure are you that the messages you receive are sent by an actual human?
Ich habe nur gezeigt, dass es die Bombe gibt – Das Magazin
A fascinating long read on how big data provided the tools to help run the most successful election campaign ever. What is awefully striking to me is how the tools and intelligence are almost exactly how Eric Schmidt proposed in 2014 in his email to John Podesta (a long time Hillary Clinton Campaign Advisor). Read his draft here.
The Swedish Kings of Cyberwar
The Third World War is a war in information tactics. And it’s happening now. Russia influenced the US elections and running propaganda against Sweden, while a British big data company has provided the tools and information to psychologically profile swing voters en masse.
Big Brother collecting big data — and in China, it’s all for sale
China is the surveillance state that we think we’re trying to prevent. Plot twist: China already has all the data and makes money with it.