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Mobile Data for Good-State of Play


Recently,  GSM  published a comprehensive report on the state of mobile phone data for social good. In this post, I will provide high level overview of the salient points of the report for the benefit of those who don’t have the time to read the whole thing. 925 more words

Trope-a-Day: Literal Genie

Literal Genie: This is what you get quite often if you have a big ol’ liking for Asimovian AI-constraints, because it turns out it’s bloody hard to write (in, y’know, code) a version of the Second Law – … 92 more words


Sorry, Banning 'Killer Robots' Just Isn't Practical

By Wired

August 23, 2017


A Russian Platforma-M robotic system seen here in a holding and preparation area in May 2017.

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Samsung Seeks to Bury Fiery Past With Galaxy Note 8 Launch by REUTERS


Samsung Electronics Co Ltd set out to wipe the slate clean in New York on Wednesday with a new Galaxy Note 8 phablet, hoping features such as dual rear cameras and its biggest-ever screen will extinguish memories of its fire-prone predecessor. 13 more words


No small potatoes

I was scrolling through LinkedIn this morning (why this activity feels productive, I’m not sure*, but kudos to LinkedIn for achieving that) and ran across… 286 more words