Tag Archives: Predictions

Plusquote: Happening

“For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen”. Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy When scientists of the most esoteric kind finally come to wrap their heads around Einstein’s “Time is … Continue reading

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One extra for Two AI tipping point(er)s

To add, to the post below of a month ago. This here piece, on how AI software is now writing (better) AI software. Still in its infancy, but if you recall the Singularity praise (terroristic future), you see how fast … Continue reading

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Going somewhere but where?

Which beats going nowhere. Like, where’s the hardware industry going? If this is where it’s going, brace yourself, four seasons in one day’s coming. On the serious side, where’s the hardware industry going? Are we through with yet other categories, … Continue reading

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The ransom monster

Now that the ‘No way josé’ solutions against ransomware [regular back-ups, virtualisation of servers, and tight intrusion controls et al.] have become so widely known, and ransomware having evolved to be more of the APT kind (incubating for up to … Continue reading

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Two stikes and you’re out of third party standards

What a wobbling title. When already for a second time (here), the European Supreme Court has ruled that laws requiring broad (meta)data retention for trawling are illegal per se, with a minute few exceptions, making it illegal to consider it … Continue reading

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Hoodies are off

Truly, we have arrived in a distopian world when crime fighters go after the petty ‘criminals’ only — if there were any bigger catches, the headlines would be flooded and as we hardly ever see that, this is the best … Continue reading

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Two AI tipping point(er)s

You may have misread that title. It’s about tips, being pointers, two to papers that give such a nice overview of the year ahead in AI-and-ethics (mostly) research. Like, this and this. With, of course, subsequent linkage to many other … Continue reading

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