Even though online browsers are plentiful, most of us gravitate towards Google Chrome or Safari…
The tricky ethics of Google’s Project Nightingale, an effort to learn from millions of health records
The nation’s second-largest health system, Ascension, has agreed to allow the software behemoth Google access to tens of millions of patient records. The partnership, called Project Nightingale, aims to improve how information is used for patient care. Specifically, Ascension and Google are trying to build tools, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, “to make health records more useful, more accessible and more searchable” for doctors.
Light Start – iPhone’s tracking you, more Huawei phones we can’t have, load shedding issues and cop Cybertrucks
Light Start – iPhone’s tracking you, more Huawei’s we can’t have, load shedding issues and cop Cybertrucks
The Trump trade war has had an interesting effect on Huawei’s mobile division. Although it does look like the US government is feeling generous, and Huawei received another 90-day reprieve. The thought of not being able to play nice with Google, has pushed Huawei to make alternative plans.
First Apple, the Facebook, now Google. It seems like all the big players are doing it. No, not horrible things with your personal data (though that’s also happening). Nope, Google’s got designs on more money than it already has, with plans to open bank accounts from 2020.
Finally, some good news from the weirdo-sphere that is social media. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has announced that, effective November 22, the microblogging platform will ban all political advertising – globally.
Light Start: Takealot shells out millions, WhatsApp goes dark, the PS5 will be “affordable” and Google buys Fitbit
In fact, the 42 authors of DeepMind’s paper, published today in Nature, greatly outnumber the rest of the world building bots for StarCraft. Without wishing to take anything away from an impressive feat of collaborative engineering, if you throw enough resources at a problem, success is all but assured.
Big data hasn’t levelled the playing field. It has simply allowed wealthy organisations and individuals to further entrench their dominance. And regulators can’t keep up. New technologies make it almost impossible to trace the global flow of money World4Brexit may receive to fund its political campaigning