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What made move 37 so interesting is that no one expected it. It was early in game two of the million-dollar Google DeepMind Challenge Match, and AlphaGo, an artificial intelligence (AI) system developed by Google, placed its 19th stone on a part of the game board that no human Go master would have considered. Some called it a “mistake.” Others called it “creative” and “unique.” But considering that AlphaGo went on to win its third game in a row against one of the strongest Go players in the world, the move should probably have been called what it really was: “intuitive.” Note: as of March 13, 2016 AlphaGo lead its best of five match against 9-dan Go master Lee Sedol three games to one. Turing Would Love This In 1959 Arthur Samuel began to teach a computer to play checkers, thinking that it was a good model for rudimentary problem solving. He defined machine learning... (more)

IoT and Hello Barbie | @ThingsExpo #IoT #M2M #API #InternetOfThings

Five Things You Should Know About Hello Barbie! Hello Barbie™! is an IoT-enabled (Internet of Things) Barbie Doll with blonde hair, blue eyes and a built-in surveillance system. She’s not the first of her kind (and she won’t be the last), but here’s what you should know about bringing it, or any connected device, into your home. Everything that connects to the public Internet is vulnerable. Encryption does not solve the problem. While it is true that you need about 6.4 billion years to crack a 2048-bit PGP encrypted file, I can probably socially engineer you out of your encryptio... (more)

IoT, Smart Home and Wearables | @ThingsExpo #IoT #M2M #Wearables

Internet of Things (IoT) Every physical object or “thing” that can be embedded with sensors will be embedded with sensors. Whether you call it the Internet of Things, the Internet of Everything, M2M, a smarter planet, the Industrial Internet or something else, the trend is clear. With so much activity and interest, it is unfortunate that a de facto communications standard has not emerged. However, there is progress (or managed conflict) in the right direction. The AllSeen Alliance and the Open Interconnect Consortium are just two of the major organizations vying for IoT superiori... (more)

CES 2016: What to Expect

The newly named CTA™ (Consumer Technology Association, formerly the Consumer Electronics Association or CEA) will hold the newly named CES® 2016 show (Consumer Electronics Show, formerly International CES) this week. Here’s what to expect. Things You Can Talk To If you’re not a lover of the QWERTY keyboard (designed in 1868 by Christopher Sholes, the inventor of the typewriter, with the specific intention of slowing you down so that the letter strikers were less likely to jam), rejoice!  It may be nearing the end of days. “Hey Siri,” “OK Google,” “Alexa,” “Cortana” — we are gett... (more)

CES 2016: What to Expect

The Earth has just about completed another orbit around the sun, so you know what that means: it’s time yet again for CES. The international Consumer Electronics Show, held annually in Las Vegas in January for the past 18 years (and held in various locations before that since it began in New York City in 1967) gathers together tech companies, reporters, advertisers and analysts for one giant sprawling series of events dedicated to showing off thousands of new gadgets. CES 2016 officially runs from Monday, January 4th to Saturday, January 9th. – Read More The post CES 2016: What ... (more)