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Over the past decade, interest has grown in an ostensibly unorthodox approach for helping people who don’t have much money: just give them more of it, ...
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Artificial Intelligence has crushed all human records in 2048 (2015)
(The game 2048, not the year 2048)

http://www.randalolson.com/2015/04/27/artificial-intelligence-has-crushed-all-human-records-in-2048-heres-how-the-ai-pulled-it-off/
By now, we’ve all heard of the addictive tile-mashing game called 2048. Last week, I picked up 2048 for the first time and — true to my nature — I started designing an AI to beat …
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As much as I love the progress that is made in Artificial Intelligence as we speak with AlphaGo beating the world's strongest player, I am also worried what our new data driven society will bring us. The article below coins this really well as 'Surveillance Capitalism':


Secrets of Surveillance Capitalism

http://www.faz.net/aktuell/feuilleton/debatten/the-digital-debate/shoshana-zuboff-secrets-of-surveillance-capitalism-14103616.html?printPagedArticle=true
Governmental control is nothing compared to what Google is up to. The company is creating a wholly new genus of capitalism, a systemic coherent new logic of accumulation we should call surveillance capitalism. Is there nothing we can do?surveillance capitalism
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Some simple facts on #Machine Learning and how it creates #business #value.
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So marathon runners are a bit ... addicted?

Scientists have discovered why running makes you happy https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2015/09/01/scientists-have-discovered-why-running-makes-you-happy/
It has to do with what researchers call the "satiety hormone."
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A demonstration of the power of openness and how the level of openness apparently makes the difference.


A study showing a fall in positive trial results after the roll-out of clinicaltrials.gov attracted much attention on social media.
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And to compensate for the pessimistic views in the previous post :-)

DeepMind founder on how AI will shape the future

http://www.theverge.com/2016/3/10/11192774/demis-hassabis-interview-alphago-google-deepmind-ai
DeepMind’s stunning victories over Go legend Lee Se-dol have stoked excitement over artificial intelligence’s potential more than any event in recent memory. But the Google subsidiary’s AlphaGo...
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By Suju Rajan Data is the lifeblood of research in machine learning. However, access to truly large-scale datasets is a privilege that has been traditionally reserved for machine learning researchers and data scientists working at large companies – and out of reach for most academic researchers. Research scientists at Yahoo Labs have long enjoyed working on large-scale machine learning problems inspired by consumer-facing products. This has ...
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More than 10,000 images of the Appollo moon missions that are now digitally available to everyone!
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Git storage and version control for large files. I guess it won't take long before we'll see some applications in genomics.
After months of letting our early adopters kick the tires, Git Large File Storage (Git LFS) has reached a 1.0 milestone and is now available to all repositories on GitHub.com. Git LFS is an open...
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You’ve heard it before but we said it again – this time in our recent webinar. There's a new kid in town: the chief data officer.
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