I know what the tech companies are doing is legal, but it’s still very concerning to me. It seems like the model of Stanford and the early days of Silicon Valley companies is gone for good.
Facebook is opening new A.I. labs in Seattle and Pittsburgh, after hiring three A.I. and robotics professors from the University of Washington and Carnegie Mellon University. The company hopes these seasoned researchers will help recruit and train other A.I. experts in the two cities, Mike Schroepfer, Facebook’s chief technology officer, said in an interview.
As it builds these labs, Facebook is adding to pressure on universities and nonprofit A.I. research operations, which are already struggling to retain professors and other employees.
So, I have everything set up and running with my WordPress blog and micro.blog. It’s working quite nicely. I’m curious, though, how people are treating micro.blog post versus other blog posts? I’m using an aside format for micro.blog which doesn’t have a title. They show up fine as do standard posts. However, it looks odd on WordPress. I’m wondering if I should have two separate blogs, but I really like having everything together.
Yikes! This is a problem that could only get worse. I can’t see changes to BGP happening any time soon.
Amazon lost control of a small portion of its cloud services for two hours on Tuesday morning when hackers exploited a known Internet-protocol weakness that allowed them to redirect traffic to rogue destinations.
It will be interesting to watch how Facebook’s compliance with GDPR works and if it passes muster with the EU. Significant violations could result in a fine as large as 4% of gross revenue. That’s going to hurt.
Facebook on Wednesday announced it is introducing “new privacy experiences” aimed at complying with European Union regulations that will give users worldwide a chance to opt out of some features that could expose their personal data.
Here’s a hint for anyone trying to sell web design services, themes, plugins, etc.
If you are in this business, it’s probably a good idea to have a decent web site. I don’t need to have a “chat with us” box pop up as soon as I come to the site, scrolling feedback icons everywhere, and lots of loud colors proclaiming your greatness. It’s not a good look. Buh-bye.