“The blockchain is a unique distributed ledger or record that stores data and verifies its integrity. By using a various set of cryptography based technologies, Blockchain assures that transaction continued into the blockchain database which is stable.”
A spreadsheet app with massive following among developers and Silicon Valley business leaders is the newest software unicorn in the neighborhood.
“I wasn’t surprised,” Caruana said at the press conference. “I looked at the line but couldn’t remember the details. It’s a very complicated position, so I was just trying to figure it out as best I could, which I didn’t really manage.”
Apple has been on a AI-centric hiring spree this year, having lured over Google’s former AI chief to head a new team combining its core machine learning and Siri groups as well as numerous software engineers. Somewhere along the way it also quietly acquired privacy-centric AI startup Silk Labs, per The Information.
“Blockchain: why do we even need something this complex?”
Have you ever wondered why Siri and Alexa were designed feminine? Are you worried about the impact that sex robots might have on society? As we are called to be critical of gender stereotypes and root out the gender bias that works its way into our technology, it’s worth questioning where that bias comes from and how it is coded in the first place.
The idea of preserving a person through their speech is not new. In an 1878 essay, Thomas Edison proclaimed that his phonograph—the first device to reproduce recorded sound—would “annihilate time and space and bottle up for posterity the mere utterance of man.”