Episode 53 – Sideways TV… Because It’s Better, I Promise…

In this edition, the top news starts with: 

More nonsense from a company that apparently is not paying attention to the AI industry and other emotional computing systems, claiming they did it first…  

http://techcompanynews.com/bpu-holdings-delivers-artificial-emotional-intelligence-computing-platform-zimos/ 

The American Medical Association has announced its first policy about AI and irreplaceable human intelligence, showing just how far behind the curve they are…    

https://www.ama-assn.org/ama-passes-first-policy-recommendations-augmented-intelligence   

Meanwhile AI is learning to see in the dark; working to replace all that irreplaceable human intelligence…  

https://qz.com/1279913/artificial-intelligence-is-learning-to-see-in-the-dark/ 

Motorola seems to have come out with another step towards a folding Smart Phone… we are all excited to see that hit the consumer market…  

https://mspoweruser.com/new-motorola-patent-takes-the-fold-out-of-folding-smartphone-screens/ 

Amazon, Microsoft, Uber, Facebook, Google, AT&T and Verizon have teamed up to stop the California Privacy Act, hoping to continue to manipulate the ability to hoard your personal data.  

https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/tech-opposes-california-privacy-act/ 

A new startup hopes to get everyone to watch sideways TV… just… no comment…  

http://www.businessinsider.com/dreams-tv-app-watch-smartphone-mobile-2018-6 

Harpers is pointing out the obvious… non-human intelligence is outpacing human intelligence all around us… will you be ready?   

https://harpers.org/archive/2018/07/known-unknowns/ 

Hitachi tops Bing AI ads, and IBM Watson is still atop Google AI ads. 

Lastly, the Singularity Index or S.I. is down slightly at 1566.86, and there it is… flat with minor fluctuations to tease…    

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

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