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A music composer on demand

The very first application of the personal computer, at the time when they were strange devices for geeks only back in the early 1980ies, was to play music. Music synthesisers boomed, leveraging on microchips (the first computer that played music was CSIRAC back in 1951, a very big computer!). As …

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Work is a robot’s business – II

As shown in the figure, taken from the WEF 2018 Future of Jobs report infographic, several jobs are expected to decline over the coming few years affecting some 73 million people in the world (affecting means people losing their jobs). The good news is that 133 million people will find …

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Learning from the Octopus

We pick up an apple with the same ease we pick up dough to prepare our pizza (if you are a cooking buff). Yet, the pressure of our fingers varies greatly depending on the object to pick up. This comes natural to us although there is plenty of work  going …

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Human augmentation through Swarm Intelligence

  Unanimous AI is a US company that is leveraging from the emerging intelligence that can derive from pooling several brains and computers into “swarm” of intelligence. They have created Swarm AI, a tool to pull brains together glueing them with computer AI. The result: emerging intelligence. The cluster of …

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A cloud in our hand

Being interested in photography I subscribe to a number of groups and of course my interest is reported to companies selling photographic paraphernalia… That’s why I am receiving emails, on a daily base, with new things that -according to the message- I can’t absolutely live without. Yesterday I received an …

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Detecting fake images using AI

Slide 1 | Your Content Slide 2 | Your Content Slide 3 | Your Content Adobe Photoshops (as several other image processing applications) makes it easy (and easier with any new release) to tamper with the images captured by a digital cameras. Bits are bits and you cannot distinguish one …

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Transhumanism: Increasing Human Thought Capabilities II

The increase of thinking capabilities can be pursued by: “engineering” a better “brain” (pretty though, since we do not know yet how it works nor how the genome is shaping it …) Improving processing capabilities through focused stimulation better exploiting its capabilities, including establishing better connection with it, feeding more pertinent …

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AI is the judge …

In yesterday post I pointed out the ongoing transformation in digital photography with an increased shift towards bits processing. Hence, it is not surprising that AI, Artificial Intelligence, is playing and will be playing a growing role. AI is already at work at the shooting time, coordinating exposure and focussing, …

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