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Artificial Intelligence: Apple Plans To Bring AI To Your Phone

The entire globe seems to be obsessed with artificial intelligence.  Now Apple has released their plans to bring AI to your personal cell phone. Craig Federighi, Apple’s head of software, is tasked with keeping a wellspring of new ideas flowing. One of his main strategies is to get more app developers to use artificial intelligence […]

Artificial Intelligence: Apple Plans To Bring AI To Your Phone

The entire globe seems to be obsessed with artificial intelligence.  Now Apple has released their plans to bring AI to your personal cell phone. Craig Federighi, Apple’s head of software, is tasked with keeping a wellspring of new ideas flowing. One of his main strategies is to get more app developers to use artificial intelligence […]

The 10 “Grey Swans” Events For 2018

One of the traditional push backs against attempts to predict “black swan” events is that they are by default unpredictable, rendering the entire exercise moot. However, for the second year in a row, Nomura’s Bilal Hafeez has found a loophole, or rather loop-animal: the grey swan. As Hafeez writes, while he would like to be […]

First Twitter, Now Facebook: Company Introduces New Political Ad Transparency Policy

Facebook must’ve seen this tweet, published three days ago by a ProPublica journalist after Twitter unveiled a sweeping new transparency policy that included new disclosure rules for “political” and “issues-based” ads… Twitter is promising more transparency in political ads than Facebook. I love seeing tech giants try to outdo each other on transparency pic.twitter.com/aXPOpLicoB — […]

In The Shadows Of Black Monday – “Volatility Isn’t Broken… The Market Is”

Authored by Christopher Cole via Artemis Capital Management, Volatility and the Alchemy of Risk The Ouroboros, a Greek word meaning ‘tail devourer’, is the ancient symbol of a snake consuming its own body in perfect symmetry. The imagery of the Ouroboros evokes the infinite nature of creation from destruction. The sign appears across cultures and […]

Is Blockchain-Driven Bandwidth the New Super Currency?

It may not be talked about as much anymore but bandwidth continues to be a prime commodity that powers the internet. The rise of cloud computing may have created the notion that scaling up capacity is easy whenever an app or service demands more. However, the ability to scale up doesn’t mean that computing resources […]

Tech Vs. Trump: The Great Battle Of Our Time Has Begun

Authored by Niall Ferguson via The Spectator, Social media helped Donald Trump take the White House. Silicon Valley won’t let it happen again… In the 1962 Japanese sci-fi classic King Kong vs Godzilla, the two giant monsters fight to a stalemate atop Mount Fuji. I have been wondering for some time when the two giants […]

Our Brave New ‘Markets’ – How HFT Algos Risk A Sudden Massive Sell-Off

Authored by Chris Martenson via PeakProsperity.com, One thing is clear: These aren’t your daddy’s markets anymore. Why?  Because about 10 years ago the Rise of the Machines (aka high frequency trading algorithms) completely altered the terrain of what we call the ‘capital markets.’  Let’s look at this as a before and after story. Before the machines, […]

New York Times Forced To Retract Longstanding ’17 Intel Agencies’ Lie About Russian Hacking

Authored by Caitlin Johnstone via Medium.com, “Seventeen intelligence agencies”? – ?if you’ve been following the maniacal #TrumpRussia coverage to any extent, you’ve heard this phrase used uncritically, time and again, regardless of your ideological loyalties. Pundits, papers and rank-and-file establishment loyalists have been unquestioningly regurgitating the nonsensical line that 17 intelligence agencies confirmed Russian interference […]

Mayhem At Your Fingertips

“Jeezuz! No, that’s scary!” My wife was looking at an app on my phone with a stream of automated alerts. Actually, it’s way more than an app. It’s the tip of the iceberg for a much broader safety and security iceberg. A multi-channel communication platform with push, SMS, voice calling, email, and real-time alerts – meaning time saved […]