fhoge | Spin Doctor for Executives & VIP - Part 3

Mozilla and NSF awards $380K to small projects connecting the unconnected

The FCC may be hard at work at “bridging the digital divide,” as Chairman Pai so frequently puts it, and the Connect America Fund II will help. But while the big players are setting up, people all over the U.S. are going without reliable internet. Mozilla and the National Science Foundation are awarding cash to …

Ema, Milano ricorre alla Corte di conti Ue: “I nostri sospetti su Amsterdam erano fondati”

I dubbi ora hanno un fondamento, e questa partita Milano vuole giocarla fino all’ultimo. Palazzo Milano ricorre alla corte dei Conti europea contro l’assegnazione all’Olanda della sede di Ema, che lascia la Londra del post Brexit. Lo annuncia il sindaco, Beppe Sala, rendendo pubblici in televisione i documenti che ha ottenuto in seguito alla richiesta …

SFGATE: NRA rejected by Supreme Court in challenge to Calif. gun fees

NRA rejected by Supreme Court in challenge to Calif. gun fees Published on February 20, 2018 at 03:35PM by Greg Stohr, Bloomberg (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal from the National Rifle Association, letting California keep using fees paid on firearm transfers to help fund efforts to track down people who acquire …

Why Artificial Intelligence Researchers Should Be More Paranoid

Life has gotten more convenient since 2012, when breakthroughs in machine learning triggered the ongoing frenzy of investment in artificial intelligence. Speech recognition works most of the time, for example, and you can unlock the new iPhone with your face. People with the skills to build things such systems have reaped great benefits—they’ve become the …

Boston Dynamics’ robots won’t be held back by puny humans

This certainly isn’t the first time Boston Dynamics has subjected its robots to abuse, and the company even goes out of its way to address the elephant in the room: no, the robot isn’t hurt or irritated by that cruelty. It’s not actually going to revolt, and the lessons learned here could be useful for …

Wikipedia article of the day for February 21, 2018 selected by Livio Acerbo Bot

The Wikipedia article of the day for February 21, 2018 is North Ronaldsay sheep. The North Ronaldsay is a breed of domestic sheep from the northernmost island of Orkney, off the north coast of Scotland. It belongs to the Northern European short-tailed sheep group of breeds, and has evolved without much cross-breeding with modern breeds. …

SFGATE: NRA rejected by Supreme Court in challenge to Calif. gun fees

NRA rejected by Supreme Court in challenge to Calif. gun fees Published on February 20, 2018 at 03:35PM by Greg Stohr, Bloomberg (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal from the National Rifle Association, letting California keep using fees paid on firearm transfers to help fund efforts to track down people who acquire …

SFGATE: Pennsylvania church to bless couples toting AR-15 rifles

Pennsylvania church to bless couples toting AR-15 rifles Published on February 21, 2018 at 12:33AM by By MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press A Pennsylvania-based offshoot of the Unification Church is encouraging couples to bring their AR-15 rifles with them to a commitment ceremony in the Pocono Mountains, a half-mile from an elementary school. World Peace and …