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Facebook’s Foray into Artificial Intelligence Stirs Worries of Robot Revolt

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BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: A good attempt to “decode” the furor surrounding Facebook’s artificial intelligence experiment, and all of those chattering robots. Scare stories aside, the opportunity for machine intelligence and human intelligence to complement each other is truly remarkable.

The ‘creepy Facebook AI’ story that captivated the media | Facebook has been experimenting with AIs that negotiate with each other, by the BBC.

The newspapers have a scoop today – it seems that artificial intelligence (AI) could be out to get us.

“‘Robot intelligence is dangerous’: Expert’s warning after Facebook AI ‘develop their own language'”, says the Mirror.

Similar stories have appeared in the Sun, the Independent, the Telegraph and in other online publications.

It sounds like something from a science fiction film – the Sun even included a few pictures of scary-looking androids.

So, is it time to panic and start preparing for apocalypse at the hands of machines?

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Source: The ‘creepy Facebook AI’ story that captivated the media – BBC News

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NTIA Broadband Map, Senators’ Cybersecurity Bill, U.S. and EU Reveal Transatlantic Council

The NTIA unveils new broadband map, a new cybersecurity bill against equipment buys, U.S. and EU partner on tech council.

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Gina Raimondo, U.S. Secretary of Commerce 

BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: A good attempt to “decode” the furor surrounding Facebook’s artificial intelligence experiment, and all of those chattering robots. Scare stories aside, the opportunity for machine intelligence and human intelligence to complement each other is truly remarkable.

The ‘creepy Facebook AI’ story that captivated the media | Facebook has been experimenting with AIs that negotiate with each other, by the BBC.

The newspapers have a scoop today – it seems that artificial intelligence (AI) could be out to get us.

“‘Robot intelligence is dangerous’: Expert’s warning after Facebook AI ‘develop their own language'”, says the Mirror.

Similar stories have appeared in the Sun, the Independent, the Telegraph and in other online publications.

It sounds like something from a science fiction film – the Sun even included a few pictures of scary-looking androids.

So, is it time to panic and start preparing for apocalypse at the hands of machines?

[more…]

Source: The ‘creepy Facebook AI’ story that captivated the media – BBC News

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Emergency Connectivity Fund Opening Late June, Dish Accepting 5G Signups, NTIA Updates Federal Program Guide

Emergency Connectivity Fund will begin accepting apps June 29, Dish taking 5G signups, NTIA updates fed program guide.

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BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: A good attempt to “decode” the furor surrounding Facebook’s artificial intelligence experiment, and all of those chattering robots. Scare stories aside, the opportunity for machine intelligence and human intelligence to complement each other is truly remarkable.

The ‘creepy Facebook AI’ story that captivated the media | Facebook has been experimenting with AIs that negotiate with each other, by the BBC.

The newspapers have a scoop today – it seems that artificial intelligence (AI) could be out to get us.

“‘Robot intelligence is dangerous’: Expert’s warning after Facebook AI ‘develop their own language'”, says the Mirror.

Similar stories have appeared in the Sun, the Independent, the Telegraph and in other online publications.

It sounds like something from a science fiction film – the Sun even included a few pictures of scary-looking androids.

So, is it time to panic and start preparing for apocalypse at the hands of machines?

[more…]

Source: The ‘creepy Facebook AI’ story that captivated the media – BBC News

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Universal Service Fund Contribution Dip, Letter to Appoint Fifth FCC Commish, Texas Broadband Bill

The USF sees dip in contribution, Biden is urged to appoint fifth FCC commish, Texas broadband office can avoid overbuilding.

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott

BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: A good attempt to “decode” the furor surrounding Facebook’s artificial intelligence experiment, and all of those chattering robots. Scare stories aside, the opportunity for machine intelligence and human intelligence to complement each other is truly remarkable.

The ‘creepy Facebook AI’ story that captivated the media | Facebook has been experimenting with AIs that negotiate with each other, by the BBC.

The newspapers have a scoop today – it seems that artificial intelligence (AI) could be out to get us.

“‘Robot intelligence is dangerous’: Expert’s warning after Facebook AI ‘develop their own language'”, says the Mirror.

Similar stories have appeared in the Sun, the Independent, the Telegraph and in other online publications.

It sounds like something from a science fiction film – the Sun even included a few pictures of scary-looking androids.

So, is it time to panic and start preparing for apocalypse at the hands of machines?

[more…]

Source: The ‘creepy Facebook AI’ story that captivated the media – BBC News

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