Amazon launches reinforcement learning tools to manage robots’ workflows

Join Transform 2021 for the most important themes in enterprise AI & Data. Learn more. Amazon today launched SageMaker Reinforcement Learning (RL) Kubeflow Components, a toolkit supporting the company’s AWS RoboMaker service for orchestrating robotics workflows. Amazon says that the goal is to make it faster to experiment and manage robotics workloads from perception to […]

Gab’s CTO Introduced a Critical Vulnerability to the Site

Over the weekend, word emerged that a hacker breached far-right social media website Gab and downloaded 70 gigabytes of data by exploiting a garden-variety security flaw known as an SQL injection. A quick review of Gab’s open source code shows that the critical vulnerability—or at least one very much like it—was introduced by the company’s […]

5 jobs that you should apply for this week (before it’s too late)

Join Transform 2021 for the most important themes in enterprise AI & Data. Learn more. Looking for a new job can be a pretty daunting experience that we all have to go through. It can be hard to know where to even begin — especially when you throw a global pandemic into the mix. Tricky, […]

We first need to understand how the brain works if we want true AI

Next, this sensory input gets taken up by tens of thousands of cortical columns, each with a partial picture of the world. They compete and combine via a sort of voting system to build up an overall viewpoint. That’s the thousand brains idea. In an AI system, this could involve a machine controlling different sensors—vision, touch, radar and […]

5th Cell’s fast-paced strategy game Castlehold launches on Steam

5th Cell has launched its latest game, Castlehold, on Steam Early Access. Castelhold is a free-to-play strategy game. While many strategy titles feature long matches on huge maps, Castlehold has faster-paced battles. It has you playing characters with cards that you can then send out on a hexagon map to take over castles and fight […]

EU watchdog urges tighter rules to prevent another Wirecard scandal

By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) – European Union rules on company financial information need to be updated to apply the lessons of the collapse of German payments firm Wirecard, the bloc’s securities watchdog said on Wednesday. The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) said in a report in November there were deficiencies in how Germany’s […]

Why developers love Go – SD Times

The open source Go programming language, also known as Golang, has worked to simplify developer lives since it first appeared in 2009. While it may have been Google’s backing that gained developers’ attention, its efficiency, simplicity and tooling are the reason developers keep coming back, according to Nathan Youngman, author of Get Programming with Go. […]

Google launches Flutter 2.0 to target developers across all platforms

Join Transform 2021 for the most important themes in enterprise AI & Data. Learn more. Google has unveiled version 2.0 of Flutter, its open source UI development kit that helps app makers build cross-platform software from the same codebase. While the upgrade ushers in a spread of new features, today’s launch event was perhaps mostly designed […]