Category: Machine

‘Machines set loose to slaughter’: the dangerous rise of military AI | News

The video is stark. Two menacing men stand next to a white van in a field, holding remote controls. They open the van’s back doors, and the whining sound of quadcopter drones crescendos. They flip a switch, and the drones swarm out like bats from a cave. In a few seconds, we cut to a college classroom. The killer robots flood in through windows and vents. The students scream in terror, trapped inside, as the drones attack with deadly force. The lesson that the film, Slaughterbots, is trying to impart is clear: tiny killer robots are either here

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Why Early Voting in Some States Has Had a Rough Start.

Virginia’s online voter registration portal crashed on the final day it was available when roadside utility workers cut the wrong cable. Texans waited in long lines on the first day of early voting in their state’s biggest cities, and in one county in the Houston suburbs, a programming error took down all of the voting machines for much of the morning. On Georgia’s second day of early voting, long lines again built up at polling places in the Atlanta suburbs.

The hurdles to early voting on Tuesday resulted from a combination of intense voter interest that stressed the capacity of

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Researchers streamline PTSD diagnosis with machine learning

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects eight million adults in the US, including hundreds of thousands of veterans of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. And as the COVID crisis continues to take its toll on everyone’s mental health, PTSD symptoms are on the rise in the general population. But diagnosing PTSD is a time-consuming process, taking upwards of 30 minutes—too long for most clinical visits.

Now, researchers from the VA Boston Healthcare System and the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) have used machine learning to explore streamlining the ‘gold standard’ diagnostic tool for PTSD.

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Machine Safeguarding Solutions Market with COVID-19 Recovery Analysis 2020-2024|Growth of End-user Industries to Boost Market Growth | Technavio | Business

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 7, 2020–

The global machine safeguarding solutions market size is poised to grow by USD 774.41 million during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of almost 4% throughout the forecast period, according to the latest report by Technavio. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The report also provides the market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Download a Free Sample of REPORT with COVID-19 Crisis and Recovery Analysis.

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Tom Morello talks Chris Cornell, Rage Against the Machine’s first gig ahead of new book

Guitarist, songwriter and political activist Tom Morello has lived a fast-paced and fascinating life.

He’s been in bands including Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, Prophets of Rage and The Nightwatchmen, and he even joined Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band for a while. He’s toured the world many times over, played on 19 studio albums and is currently working on his 20th. Harvard-educated, he’s spoken at protests for human rights and is a virtuoso at shutting down trolls on Twitter.

Now, the 56-year-old musician reflects on his life and career in a hardback photo memoir entitled “Tom Morello: Whatever

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