Episode 3 – Robot Underwear…

In this edition, the top news starts with underwear…

Quoted as being mechanical underwear, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is moving toward the commercialization of power underwear… er, power armor…  

https://www.inverse.com/article/41960-wearable-exoskeletons-built-in-a-i-to-meld-human-machine?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

85% of Americans are under the sway of artificial intelligence; it appears the revolution is going well, and humans have not figured it out yet.

https://www.warc.com/NewsAndOpinion/News/40152

Microsoft and E.S.R.I. announced a new AI driven geospatial data service. Primarily a way for MS to get around E.S.R.I.’s lock up of some data service offerings and broadening their market base…

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/microsoft-and-esri-launch-geospatial-ai-on-azure/

In an effort to remove hype, with more hype, the New Relic platform touts its new feature, Radar, with only minor incremental improvements; this requires a large amount of hype to become relevant…

https://blog.newrelic.com/2018/02/01/radar-ai-artificial-intelligence-applied-intelligence/

In an effort to improve machine learning, research chimps have replaced humans in the research team at the University of Manchester; increasing the chance of success using AI…

https://phys.org/news/2018-03-chimpanzees-machine-animal-simulations.html

Microsoft and yet another chatbot waiting for a fiasco empowering political chatbots… and just no comment on this…

https://www.forbes.com/sites/maribellopez/2018/03/09/microsofts-bolsters-artificial-intelligence-services-and-powers-progressives-chatbot/#1c4a350d7548

IBM’s marketing Adword campaign is back focusing on Watson it seems, still unclear if this is intentional or what arrangement that alternates every other day on google feeds related to AI…  

In a blow to self-driving cars, it seems AI is struggling with hallucinations in sensor vision tracking systems that has proven difficult to work out; opening the door to therapy sessions required for cars, to ensure sanity, before driving on the roads.

https://www.wired.com/story/ai-has-a-hallucination-problem-thats-proving-tough-to-fix/

An unfortunate setback in the destruction of humanity, US President Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un are to set to meet…

https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?q=%22kim%20jong%20un%22&date=2018-03-06T21%5C:00%5C:00%202018-03-09T17%5C:15%5C:00&geo=US

Lastly, the Singularity Index or S.I. is up a bit at 1009.78*, slow progress but steady.

*Note: We have reworked our methodology for computing the S.I. as of this news cast. Further details to be forthcoming.

As always, thanks for listening to the news of the day on “The Technocracy”.

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