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Mar
18
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
Some things in life cannot be offset by a mere net gain in intelligence. The last few years have seen the widespread recognition that sophisticated AI is under development. Bill Gates, Stephen Hawking, and others warn of the rise of “superintelligent” machines: AIs that outthink the smartest humans in every domain, including common sense reasoning [...]
 
Mar
15
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
Researchers in the Personal Robots Group at the MIT Media Lab, led by Cynthia Breazeal, PhD, have developed a powerful new “socially assistive” robot called Tega that senses the affective (emotional/feeling) state of a learner, and based on those cues, creates a personalized motivational strategy. But what are the implications for the future of education … and society? [...]
 
Mar
08
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
92 Street Y | 7 Days of Genius Conversation on stage during the week long event series, held at the historic community center. featured talk | Ray Kurzweil with host Neil DeGrasse Tyson, PhD — on Invention & Immortality Inventor, author and futurist Ray Kurzweil is joined by astrophysicist and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson, PhD for [...]
 
Mar
02
2016
Posted by ScaleOut Software Blog

Extending LINQ with Integrated Computing Delivers High Speed, Flexible Data Analysis and Accelerates Query Processing BELLEVUE, Wash. – March 2, 2016 – ScaleOut Software, a leading provider of in-memory data grid software, today announced a new query capability called “computational query” that combines Microsoft’s LINQ query with the company’s data-parallel computing technology to offer more […]

The post ScaleOut Powers Distributed LINQ Query with Data-Parallel Computing for .NET Developers appeared first on ScaleOut Software.

 
Mar
02
2016
Posted by The ScaleOut Software Blog

Extending LINQ with Integrated Computing Delivers High Speed, Flexible Data Analysis and Accelerates Query Processing BELLEVUE, Wash. – March 2, 2016 – ScaleOut Software, a leading provider of in-memory data grid software, today announced a new query capability called “computational query” that combines Microsoft’s LINQ query with the company’s data-parallel computing technology to offer more […]

The post ScaleOut Powers Distributed LINQ Query with Data-Parallel Computing for .NET Developers appeared first on ScaleOut Software.

 
Mar
02
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
By Matteo Ceriotti/The Conversation If the human race is to survive in the long-run, we will probably have to colonise other planets. Whether we make the Earth uninhabitable ourselves or it simply reaches the natural end of its ability to support life, one day we will have to look for a new home. Hollywood films such as The Martian and Interstellar give us [...]
 
Feb
29
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
Dear readers, I recommend this article in USA Today profiling Martine Rothblatt, PhD’s keynote at South by Southwest. USA Today | Sirius founder envisions world of cyber clones, tech med Her talk featured a roundup of concepts about the future of the human brain and the potential for people to interact through virtual avatars and [...]
 
Feb
26
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
Dear readers, My son Ethan Kurzweil — who is a partner at Bessemer Ventures Partners — tracks the future of web innovation, social and legal concerns about privacy, and start-ups who have an edge with their business or consumer applications, like team sourcing or software-as-a-service. He appeared on C • NBC business affairs show Power [...]
 
Feb
25
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
By Robert Scoble Feb. 25, 2016 “Focus beats resources every day of the week.” That’s what Shaan Puri told me when I met with him this week. He’s the founder and CEO of Blab.im, a video chat service that has gotten fairly popular quickly. For instance, he says that every big Google+ Hangout show has already moved [...]
 
Feb
22
2016
Posted by ToddMace.io

Since joining DataCore as Technology Evangelist, I have been hearing many in the community asking me, “What exactly is a Tech Evangelist?” “What does a Tech Evangelist do?” I know every company most likely has a tweak or difference in how they articulate a job description or title. However, I believe there are some commonalities, which I wish to address in today’s post. 

Word Study…

 
Feb
21
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
By Gregg Murray Why do people find Army robot BigDog creepy but C-3PO funny? It’s not just because BigDog lugs around equipment for killing people and C-3PO delivers whimsical one-liners. Okay, that may be part of it. In the 1970s, roboticist Masahiro Mori, building upon a fascinating essay of Sigmund Freud, suggested that as robots [...]
 
Feb
12
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
By Robert Scoble Feb. 4, 2016 Internet of Things, aka “IoT” is all the rage. You know, all these new connected things like Nest thermostats, Hue lights, digital door locks and other devices that have lights, sensors, motors or switches, along with a small computer and are connected to the Internet. On Monday (Feb. 8), building IoT-based devices [...]
 
Feb
04
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
NPR’s Robert Siegel speaks to Ray Kurzweil, the inventor and futurist, and founder of Kurzweil Technologies, about Marvin Minsky, PhD. Minsky, who was a founding father of artificial intelligence, has died at the age of 88. Kurzweil is a Director of Engineering at Google. NPR | All Things Considered episode title | Marvin Minsky who [...]
 
Feb
01
2016
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
A special invitation from the founders of Singularity University. Dear readers, We’re putting out the call for brilliant entrepreneurs, age 21 and older, who want to enroll in Singularity University’s Global Solutions Program — called GSP. The GSP is where you’ll take your existing start-up idea, or a new one you create, and build it [...]
 
Jan
27
2016
Posted by ToddMace.io

I’m excited to officially announce that I joined DataCore Software as their Tech Evangelist! This is a position that I’m truly excited about as it aligns with my goals and aspirations while still engaging in technical conversations. I will be working alongside engineering and with many other great individuals at DataCore. I can’t wait to tell you about some of the hidden gems that I have found in my short time already! There is some great innovation happening at DataCore that I think will amaze many people. 

For those who are unfamiliar, DataCore provides software that abstracts storage and server data services. This abstraction provides enhanced performance, availability, storage management and much more. DataCore was the first to develop storage virtualization and has proven to be very successful. They have over 11,000 customers with over 30,000 deployments around the world. Currently DataCore’s SANsymphony-V…