Episode 27 – Ra the Sun god and Nuclear Winter…

In this edition, the top news starts with:

Nvidia has a new AI system that can reconstruct images from partials. 

https://thenextweb.com/artificial-intelligence/2018/04/24/nvidias-ai-reconstructs-partially-erased-images-with-jaw-dropping-accuracy/

Microsoft has a bit of jumping around to do in order to get Cortana up to speed?  Maybe Siri and Cortana can have AI babies and make something competitive…

https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnkoetsier/2018/04/24/ai-assistants-ranked-googles-smartest-alexas-catching-up-cortana-surprises-siri-falls-behind/3/#

In a widely circulated case of fearmongering at its finest… a new report says AI increases risk of nuclear war by 2040… it must be true because it’s on the internet…

https://gizmodo.com/ai-could-dramatically-increase-risk-of-nuclear-war-by-2-1825497698

AI has now invaded the farm industry, making it easier to cut off the humans from their energy supply.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/artificial-intelligence-could-revolutionize-farming-industry/

Apparently, the US government did something right, by accident… The US Supreme Court upholds a patent review process, making it harder for patent trolls

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-patent/supreme-court-upholds-legality-of-patent-review-process-idUSKBN1HV1VF

MIT has developed an in-dream interface, allowing more discreet control of conscious states that may include additional cognitive associations, at the very least.

https://thenextweb.com/gadgets/2018/04/23/mit-wants-to-control-your-dreams-with-a-glove/

An ESA satellite reveals additional details of more than 1 billion stars, including data about the Milky Way galaxy…

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/04/european-satellite-reveals-motions-more-1-billion-stars-and-shape-milky-way

Making the Sun god Ra proud… a new floating Pyramid city is being built, to have the first residents in 2022…

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5655457/The-FLOATING-pyramid-city-Community-live-solar-powered-350-000-buildings.html

Intel tops Bing AI ads, IBM Watson reclaims Google AI ads.

Lastly, the Singularity Index or S.I. is down sharply at 933.58, amid a broad market tumble.

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