I want to know

how AI will control our lives. And it's not about optimizing battery life. In recent years, advances in computer science have yielded algorithms so powerful that their creators have presented them as tools that can help us make decisions more efficiently and impartially. But the idea that algorithms are unbiased is a fantasy. AI applications … Continue reading I want to know

Sweeping statements

I hate them and without a close look on the details they are just made for getting attention. This article - a great read btw - contains statements of Apple’s Craig Federighi, SVP Software Engineering regarding an attack of Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai as well as the widespread criticism of Apple’s decision to store iCloud … Continue reading Sweeping statements

Will this be Apple’s Next Big Thing?

Facebook will announce a new cryptocurrency this month. The project is called “Libra”. Facebook employees working on Libra can choose to be paid in FB-Coins (or whatever the currency will be named) or hard cash. A global launch could happen in 2020 for a user base much bigger than the Europe and the USA together. … Continue reading Will this be Apple’s Next Big Thing?