The Guardian view on the EU referendum: keep connected and inclusive, not angry and isolated | Editorial

“All reason tells us that the great issues of our time have little respect for national borders. The leave side has attempted to turn “expert” into a term of abuse, but one does not need the IMF, the Bank of England or any special knowledge to grasp that these border-busting issues range from corporate power, migration and tax evasion to weapons proliferation, epidemics and climate change. Not one of them can be properly tackled at the level of the nation state”

The Guardian view on the EU referendum: keep connected and inclusive, not angry and isolated | Editorial
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/jun/20/the-guardian-view-on-the-eu-referendum-keep-connected-and-inclusive-not-angry-and-isolated
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An open letter to Tesla and Google on driverless cars (very good points here)

“Here is my brutal truth to the great minds of Tesla and Google: You don’t have the assets or human power to create a driverless society on your own. The software algorithms required for driverless cars will never be complete and will involve constant maintenance; therefore, you will need to move to an open data and open source community in order to achieve the goal of the driverless society.”

An open letter to Tesla and Google on driverless cars
https://social.techcrunch.com/2016/06/01/an-open-letter-to-tesla-and-google-on-driverless-cars/
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Artificial Intelligence Is Far From Matching Humans, Panel Says

“The A.I. community keeps climbing one mountain after another, and as it gets to the top of each mountain, it sees ahead still more mountains,” said Ed Felten, a computer scientist who is a deputy chief technology officer in the Office of Science and Technology Policy.”

Artificial Intelligence Is Far From Matching Humans, Panel Says
https://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/technology/artificial-intelligence-is-far-from-matching-humans-panel-says.html
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Who Will Own the Robots? Technology and jobs !

“Do today’s rapid advances in artificial intelligence and automation portend a future in which robots and software greatly reduce the need for human workers?”

Gerd adds: dead-certain 

Who Will Own the Robots?
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/538401/who-will-own-the-robots/
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Terrorist or pedophile? This start-up says it can out secrets by analyzing faces

“Our faces may reveal a lot more about us than we expect. (Kacper Pempel/Reuters)
An Israeli start-up says it can take one look at a person’s face and realize character traits that are undetectable to the human eye.

Faception said it’s already signed a contract with a homeland security agency to help identify terrorists. The company said its technology also can be used to identify everything from great poker players to extroverts, pedophiles, geniuses and white collar-criminals.

“We understand the human much better than other humans understand each other,” said Faception chief executive Shai Gilboa. “Our personality is determined by our DNA and reflected in our face. It’s a kind of signal.””

Terrorist or pedophile? This start-up says it can out secrets by analyzing faces
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/innovations/wp/2016/05/24/terrorist-or-pedophile-this-start-up-says-it-can-out-secrets-by-analyzing-faces/
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