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The ICRC has had to develop a management structure, policies, staff benefits, and all the other mechanics of a large company, with the added demand of operating in constant crisis mode. (Read more on Fast Company.)
A locomotive is a 30-year investment, and until now there hasn’t been much drive to upgrade the industry on a faster timescale. But the progress of artificial intelligence in self-driving cars and trucks, and even in consumer apps, is putting … Continue reading
It’s not so important to find people with years of experience, says Gil Arditi — which is good, because very few people have that experience. Expanding machine learning just requires finding more people who are willing to learn. (Read more … Continue reading
Now groups founded in the wake of Harvey and Irma have crossed 1,000 miles of ocean to devastated Puerto Rico. They are also organizing efforts for the U.S. Virgin Islands. (Read more on Fast Company.)
Originally called Lake Crest, the chip gets its name from Nervana, a company Intel purchased in August 2016, taking on the CEO, Naveen Rao, as Intel’s AI guru. (Read more on Fast Company.)
Building 5G systems will cost a fortune—at least $225 billion worldwide—and demand for all those new technologies will take a while to materialize. (Read more on Fast Company)
Fearing a repeat of those failings when Hurricane Harvey drenched Houston last month, a band of Texas entrepreneurs formed their own aid group whose name—the American Black Cross—addresses the political conflicts inherent in disaster relief on several levels. (Read more … Continue reading
War zones and war relief extend to cyberspace—through hacks that take out infrastructure as effectively as a bomb, through online posts that can provoke real-life violence, and through humanitarian needs that encompass connectivity and education. (Read more on Fast Company)
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The best TV shows and movies coming to Amazon this month, on Tom’s Guide.