If AI Is Already Writing Code, Will Programmers Lose Their Jobs?

Artificial intelligence is coming to take people's jobs.. According to one Oxford study 47% of all jobs in the USA is likely to be automated by 2030. Even programmers – the people who actually build intelligent algorithms – can be replaced by the very technology they created. If AI can generate music, create art, and …

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Facebook, Twitter, Instagram are ‘garbage,’ says Linux founder Torvalds

Tech pioneer Linus Torvalds says the way social media works today encourages bad behavior. "It's a disease." Count another person who isn't "liking" social media these days. Linus Torvalds, the Finnish-born creator of the free Linux software that competes against Apple's MacOS and Microsoft's Windows to power computers, didn't mince words when discussing Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. And in an interview this week with Linux Journal, …

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WhatsApp’s New Audio Picker Feature Rolls Out, Spotted Working on Blocking Forwarded Messages in Groups

WhatsApp is working on bringing the ability to block ‘Frequently Forwarded' messages in group chats, and this was spotted under development in the latest Android beta update. In a bid to curb fake news, admins will be able to block ‘Frequently Forwarded' messages. The audio picker feature that was spotted in an earlier beta has …

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Facebook Is Desperate to Shape Tech Regulation. Should It?

  Mark Zuckerberg has a vision that he’d like Congress to share. Lawmakers seem to agree that there are too few tech companies with too much power, and that Big Tech needs to be regulated. What they can’t agree on is how do it: Break companies up, tax them more, apply privacy rules, remove liability …

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NVIDIA AI turns crude doodles into photorealistic landscapes

If only it was around in the MS Paint era.NVIDIA Imagine if you had the power to turn your old-school Microsoft Paintdoodles into actual art. Well, NVIDIA's latest AI-driven software can do just that. The GauGAN image creator, named after the French post-Impressionist painter, uses generative adversarial networks to transform even the crudest of sketches into a photorealistic landscape. NVIDIA …

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Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp Go Down. At the Same Time.

. SAN FRANCISCO — What would happen if Facebook and some of its apps — such as Instagram and WhatsApp — were to all go down at about the same time? And then stay intermittently out for hours? On Wednesday, people around the world found out when all three services experienced interruptions throughout the day. …

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Huawei’s tech can track citizens on public transport without their knowledge

A Liberal MP who in 2015 travelled with now-senior Labor ministers to Huawei’s China HQ felt “distinctly uneasy” over the tech giant’s claims it could secretly monitor the movement of individual citizens on public transport systems. Three years before Huawei was awarded a $136 million contract to update WA’s ageing rail communication systems, the delegation …

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People are focusing on the ‘negative’ aspects of Facebook’s impact on the world says challenging Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg thinks people are overly focusing on the "negative" aspects of Facebook's impact on the world. In a post marking Facebook's 15th birthday, the 34-year-old billionaire published a post defending the influence of the internet and, by extension, Facebook. Facebook has been beset by constant scandals over the last two years, from …

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It would be cruel to stop government agencies using facial recognition software says Microsoft

Microsoft President Brad Smith told Business Insider that it would be "cruel" to stop government agencies from using facial recognition software. It follows activists writing to Microsoft, Amazon, and Google last month demanding they stop selling facial recognition software to the public sector. Smith said prohibiting sales could halt good work, such as diagnosing rare …

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Linux vs Windows – Amazing Differences

Differences Between Linux vs Windows What is windows operating system? Windows is a series of operating systems, computer operating system (OS) developed by Microsoft for personal desktops/devices or computer (PC). Each operating system comes with a graphical user interface (GUI) with a desktop which allows a user to view all files, videos etc. The first …

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