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The barbell effect of machine learning | TechCrunch

 •  Filed under Artifical Intelligence, Ai, Machine Learning, Data, Software

The barbell effect of machine learning | TechCrunch


As revolutionary as machine learning will be, its impact will be highly asymmetric. While most machine learning algorithms, libraries and tools are in the public domain and computing power is a widely available commodity, data ownership is highly concentrated.

The best article I’ve read on the positive and negative effects of machine learning and AI proliferation.

Do Games Like 'Grand Theft Auto V' Cause Real-World Violence?

 •  Filed under Gaming, Games, Data, Statistics, Grant Theft Auto, Gta V, Violence

Do Games Like 'Grand Theft Auto V' Cause Real-World Violence?

This article is the best piece I’ve read on violence in video games. It does a good job of using real data as well as being fair to critics of video games. I highly recommend this post if you’re interested in the subject.

Computer scientists achieve 'iron wall' software obfuscation to protect IP (Wired UK)

 •  Filed under Privacy, Data, Software, Encryption, Secrecy

Computer scientists achieve 'iron wall' software obfuscation to protect IP (Wired UK)

Color me skeptical that anything is completely crack proof. I also have mixed feelings about enabling further holds on the software that consumers run. I do, however, understand the need for further secrecy and privacy for individuals, given the always-connected world we live in today.