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Jan
06
2017
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
by Ariel Conn Just about everyone found something to dislike about 2016, from wars to politics and celebrity deaths. But hidden within this year’s news feeds were some really exciting news stories. And some of them can even give us hope for the future. Artificial Intelligence Though concerns about the future of AI still loom, [...]
 
Dec
31
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
publication: Wired story title: Robert Moog • 1934 — 2005 author: by Ray Kurzweil date: November 1, 2005 — full story | introduction — I first heard a Moog synthesizer in the mid-1960s when I happened across a TV news segment about the newfangled instrument and its sci-fi sounds, as the reporter put it. I had just [...]
 
Dec
31
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
publication: Rolling Stone issue: no. 1072 cover title: the world’s scariest techno prophet story title: When Man + Machine Merge story deck: Ray Kurzweil and the coming tech rapture. author: by David Kushner date: February 19, 2009 group: Rock + Roll Hall of Fame about: 50 year anniversary of the magazine covering music + pop culture. [...]
 
Dec
31
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
Listen to the song “Modern Inventions.” about | Subtle song inspired by human technology that’s escaped our imagination and control. From the indie folk group the Submarines. music group: the Submarines album: Declare a New State! song: “Modern Inventions” year: 2006 listen: song “Modern Inventions” — by the Submarines on the web | essentials the [...]
 
Dec
31
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
graphic: Ray Kurzweil’s graphic showing his theory of the 6 Epochs of Evolution. from: Originally designed for his book The Singularity Is Near. note: Click the + icon found in the graphic’s upper right corner to enlarge the graphic. Then click the graphic’s magnifying glass icon. You will be able to read the text easily [...]
 
Dec
31
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
album: Beta Love song: “Binary Mind” group: Ra Ra Riot year: 2013 watch: “Binary Mind” • music video listen: “Binary Mind” • song broadcast: National Public Radio section: music story title: First Watch: Ra Ra Riot “Binary Mind” author: by Robin Hilton date: April 12, 2013 Rock group Ra Ra Riot album Beta Love is [...]
 
Dec
28
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
By Tom Garner, Research Fellow, School of Creative Technologies, University of Portsmouth If you want to make predictions for the future, you need to find the trajectory of events in the past. So to work out what shape digital technology will likely take next year, we should look back to the major developments of 2016. And [...]
 
Dec
23
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
By Susan Schneider Humans are probably not the greatest intelligences in the universe. Earth is a relatively young planet and the oldest civilizations could be billions of years older than us. But even on Earth, Homo sapiens may not be the most intelligent species for that much longer. The world Go, chess, and Jeopardy champions are now all AIs. [...]
 
Dec
15
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
By Martin Archer, Space Plasma Physicist, Queen Mary University of London I’m very excited about seeing Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which tells the tale summarised in the original Star Wars’ opening crawl. This is the story of how the rebels stole the plans to the original “Death Star” – a space station the size [...]
 
Dec
15
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
By Brent Ziarnick, Peter Garretson, Everett Dolman, and Coyote Smith President-elect Donald Trump often says that Americans no longer dream and must do so again. Nowhere can dreams be more inspiring and profitable than in space. But today, expanding space enterprise is not foremost on the minds of Americans or military strategists. As a recent CNN [...]
 
Dec
14
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
By Jonathan Roberts, Professor in Robotics, Queensland University of Technology The latest Star Wars movie, Rogue One [opens Friday Dec. 16], introduces us to a new droid, K-2SO, the robotic lead of the story. Without giving away too many spoilers, K-2SO is part of the Rebellion freedom fighter group that are tasked with stealing the plans [...]
 
Nov
21
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
about the event | The New York Times Global Leaders Collective Leading thinkers gather to discuss the future of markets & tech impact. The New York Times will host the Global Leaders Collective on November 28-29, 2016 — a group of CEOs, executives & innovators leading companies in the world luxury space. The summit brings [...]
 
Nov
18
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
I just caught up with Season 3 of Black Mirror, the dystopian science-fiction British television series on Netflix. I found the six episodes riveting, but often sort of nightmarish. Think high-tech, R-rated Twilight Zone. Spoiler alert: the following mentions some things that are not immediately revealed in the episodes, similar to the trailers below (but [...]
 
Oct
12
2016
Posted by Oracle Coherence Blog

Three monthsprep.  Then its here. Present, eat, drink, sleep when possible.   Welcome to the OpenWorld/JavaOne cycle.

Coherence is thebasis for several Oracle Cloud Services, and, so, we were a busy team at OracleOpenWorld and Java One.

This year had noticeableemphasis on cloud use-cases, microservices, cloud-native, and cloudservices. Whether it was Union Pacific talkingabout how they use Coherence for state management in their on-premisesmicroservices architecture, how Coherence fits onto the Oracle Cloud AppDev story,or new programming techniques that cater to cloud-native programming,customer’s move to the cloud and dominated the agenda.

Between OpenWorld andJavaOne, we presented eight Coherence-related sessions. Here is a review of what we presented, withlinks to downloadable presentations.

  • Our roadmap and strategy talk, …
 
Oct
05
2016
Posted by ToddMace.io

As I noted in yesterday’s post, I have been intrigued by Microsoft’s approach to Azure Stack. I took a lot of notes during sessions and conversations at Ignite and so I decided to list them out in a new post. For those that are unfamiliar with Azure Stack, then I would suggest this whitepaper as a starting point. 

In a nutshell, Azure Stack is Microsoft’s hyper-converged integrated system for flexible service delivery using Azure based management and automation. It’s Microsoft’s cloud in a box using Azure’s framework to ultimately Keep a consistent experience. Keep in mind this product is not GA yet, so anything I state…