The Global Frequency

30 September 2018 | Curated by Matt Devost

Russian hackers have a new weapon in the escalating cyber arms race.  One that requires you to throw away your computer if compromised. (Read More)

In the future we will need AI to moderate our human-generated depravity as our fellow humans just aren't up for the task.  (Read More)
The great AI duopoly.  In the future it is China and United States in the race to develop data-hungry AI. (Read More)

Worth reading for the closing line.  At Def Con avoid the ATMs and stereotypes.  (Read More)

A proposal to elevate the position of Federal CIO is in the works. (Read More)

Uber agrees to pay $148m in data breach cover-up.  Surprised they settled this as details seemed a bit nuanced. (Read More)

Want better security?  Look to the Autism spectrum. (Read More)

DARPA's 3rd wave program for AI. (Read More)

Intel community seeks AI augmentation for existing professionals, not workforce replacement. (Read More)

Is human level AI achievable in the next 5-10 years. A surprising large number of experts says yes.  (Read More)

AI algorithmic integrity and AI security are two of the most important issues of the coming decade. (Read More)

Not to discount the horrors of these attacks, but mass mob violence happened in India long before WhatsApp was invented (e.g. RSS attacks ). (Read More)

Fact or Fiction:

"AIQ: How People and Machines Are Smarter Together" by Nick Polson and James Scott is one of the most accessible books on AI that I have read to date.  The authors do a great job of explaining the emergence of AI with tons of great historical cases studies and compelling analogies. As it turns out, a lot of our foundational concepts in AI have been around for quite some time.  (Amazon Link)

Quote of the Week:

“History does not so much repeat as echo.”  – Lois McMaster Bujold

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