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The scientist who scrambled Darwin’s tree of life

Posted by   /  August 14, 2018  /  Science  /  No Comments

How the microbiologist Carl Woese fundamentally changed the way we think about evolution and the origins of life. By David Quammen | The New York Times On Nov. 3, 1977, a new scientific revolution was heralded to the world — but it came cryptically, in slightly confused form. The front page of that day’s New York […]

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An 11-year-old changed election results on a replica Florida state website in under 10 minutes

Posted by   /  August 13, 2018  /  Media and Entertainment, Science  /  No Comments

By Michael D. Regan | PBS Newshour An 11-year-old boy on Friday was able to hack into a replica of the Florida state election website and change voting results found there in under 10 minutes during the world’s largest yearly hacking convention, DEFCON 26, organizers of the event said. Thousands of adult hackers attend the […]

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Should artificial intelligence copy the human brain?

Posted by   /  August 4, 2018  /  Science  /  No Comments

The biggest breakthrough in AI, deep learning, has hit a wall, and a debate is raging about how to get to the next level Information from The Wall Street Journal verything we’re injecting artificial intelligence into—self-driving vehicles, robot doctors, the social-credit scores of more than a billion Chinese citizens and more—hinges on a debate about […]

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Artificial Intelligence stumbles in the spotlight

Posted by   /  July 30, 2018  /  Science  /  No Comments

  By Kaveh Waddell | Axios Artificial intelligence experts — concerned about reported blunders with high-stakes AI systems from makers like Amazon and IBM — are urging more oversight, testing, and perhaps a fundamental rethinking of the underlying technology. Related: ASU team uses AI to detect wildfires Why it matters: Wall Street, the military, and […]

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U.K. introduces new fighter jet: The Tempest; Welcome to the future, says Rose Law Group Cybersecurity, Privacy and Emerging Technologies Chairman Troy Roberts

Posted by   /  July 17, 2018  /  Science  /  No Comments

  By Kyle Mizokami | Popular Mechanics The United Kingdom has announced the country’s first entirely British fighter in decades. The new Tempest fighter project will primarily involve British defense contractors, forging a plane that could be used for domestic use and export. The British government says the fighter should be ready for service by 2035. […]

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A brave new world: Can robots be sued? Legislatures need to prepare for legal issues, says Troy Roberts, chairman, Rose Law Group Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Emerging Technologies

Posted by   /  June 25, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Science  /  No Comments

  By Kaveh Waddell | Axios The advancement of AI-fueled technologies like robotics and self-driving cars is creating a confusing legal landscape that leaves manufacturers, programmers, and even robots themselves open to liability, according to legal scholars who study AI. Why it matters: As autonomous vehicles take to the road and get into collisions, drivers, […]

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Constant complaining can damage your brain

Posted by   /  June 20, 2018  /  Rose Law Group, Science  /  No Comments

By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer We have published this vent-your-spleen column for six years now, delving into pet peeves, daily irritants and maddening situations encountered in daily life. We recently came across information about how “exposure to nonstop negativity actually impairs brain function.” We hope this gripe column doesn’t fall into that category, but […]

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Flake questions Amazon about privacy on voice devices

Posted by   /  June 16, 2018  /  Intellectual Property, Science  /  No Comments

By KTAR “Alexa, are you being careful with my voice data?” That’s what U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake wants to know. Flake, an Arizona Republican, and Democratic colleague Chris Coons of Delaware sent a letter to Amazon boss Jeff Bezos this week looking for answers about the privacy features of the company’s Echo devices and Alexa […]

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Congratulations to Rose Law Group client Airobotics! The ‘Wall Street Journal’ names them a ‘Tech Company’ to watch in 2018

Posted by   /  June 13, 2018  /  Science  /  No Comments

The Wall Street Journal spotlights 25 emerging leaders in hot corners of the tech industry   (Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Airobotics Ltd.)   The Journal set out to identify companies that show signs of becoming emerging leaders. A data analysis assessed their founders’ experience, investor track record, amount of investments raised, growth of workforce […]

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Artificial Intelligence researchers are halting work on human-like machines; work will proceed on smarter machines, says Rose Law Group attorney Logan Elia

Posted by   /  June 4, 2018  /  Science  /  No Comments

By Steve LeVine | Axios Artificial intelligence researchers, who have seen little recent progress toward the creation of a machine that thinks like a human, have largely halted such work in favor of applying what’s been discovered so far, says a leading AI expert. What’s going on: Andrew Moore, dean of computer science at Carnegie-Mellon […]

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