Show Notes With Jack Heath – February 2nd, 2015
Looking for a cheap tablet?
How about an $84 Amazon Fire HD? The Fire HD 6 goes anywhere with its pocketable design–featuring a beautiful 6″ HD display, unsurpassed reliability in its class. Watch movies, read books, download Apps. It’s a full Android tablet.
Bill Gates is worried about artificial intelligence too.
He has a warning for humanity: Beware of artificial intelligence in the coming decades, before it’s too late.
IBM’s Watson supercomputer has moved on from besting Jeopardy contestants to conducting medical research and diagnosis, and
researchers earlier this month detailed a new computer program that can beat anyone at poker.
Musk in October called AI development “summoning the demon,” and has invested in the space to keep his eye on it.
Expect Faster Internet
If your ISP doesn’t provide download speeds of 25Mbps, it can no longer tell you you’re getting broadband internet.
The Federal Communications Commission has just voted to change the definition of “broadband”, raising the minimum download speed from 4Mbps to 25Mbps and the minimum upload speed from 1Mbps to 3Mbps.
Right to Be Forgotten in Europe is Extending Worldwide
Europe’s highest court ruled that anyone with connections to Europe could ask that links about themselves be removed from search results.
A judge ordered Google’s French subsidiary to pay daily fines of roughly $1,100 until links to the defamatory content were removed
from all searches worldwide.
Movie Making With an iPhone 5S
How one of the best films at Sundance was shot using an iPhone 5S. Add a steadycam rig, a special lens and a lot of post-editing
work and you’ve got a real movie.