AI Weekly: Continual learning offers a path toward more humanlike AI

Join GamesBeat Summit 2021 this April 28-29. Register for a free or VIP pass today. State-of-the-art AI systems are remarkably capable, but they suffer from a key limitation: statisticity. Algorithms are trained once on a dataset and rarely again, making them incapable of learning new information without retraining. This is as opposed to the human […]

Forecasting the Eventual End of the Smartphone

This week, Huawei held a general analyst event where the company highlighted what it was doing across various well-funded programs. These programs included helping to protect the rainforests, discussion of a global security program that would treat all vendors equally, advancements with its Harmony OS, and conjecture on what will replace the smartphone.  Given that […]

Apache DolphinScheduler now ASF Top-level Project

Apache DolphinScheduler, the distributed Big Data visual workflow scheduler system, is the latest project to gain Top-Level Project status at the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). This means that the project’s community and products have been well-governed under the Apache Software Foundation’s meritocratic process and principles. The scheduler was first created in December 2017 at Analysys […]

Spain to subsidise electric car sales with 800 million euros to 2023

MADRID (Reuters) – The Spanish government has approved a plan to spend up to 800 million euros ($950 million) until 2023 to encourage electric car sales, the Energy Ministry said on Friday. Private buyers would be entitled to subsidies of up to 7,000 euros per car, while authorities in small towns and companies buying fleets […]

Work-From-Anywhere Shift Will Increase IT Costs

The current assumption among many IT professionals is that, as more employees become vaccinated, the end of one of the most difficult periods in the history of IT is at hand. A recent analysis of IT service management (ITSM) data collected from more than 400 large enterprises conducted by DeepCoding, a provider of an ITSM […]

IBM releases Qiskit modules that use quantum computers to improve machine learning

Join GamesBeat Summit 2021 this April 28-29. Register for a free or VIP pass today. IBM is releasing Qiskit Machine Learning, a set of new application modules that’s part of its open source quantum software. The new feature is the latest expansion of the company’s broader effort to get more developers to begin experimenting with […]

Mobile security lessons learned from mobile game cheats

Mobile games are often broken into so users can access premium content, paid features and obtain in-game currency. This is done by tampering with memory, bypassing payments and touchID screens, and downloading paid apps for free — and can be done on both jailbroken or non-jailbroken devices.  In a recent webinar on SD Times, Jan […]

Researchers detail systemic issues and risk to society in language models

Join GamesBeat Summit 2021 this April 28-29. Register for a free or VIP pass today. Researchers at Google’s DeepMind have discovered major flaws in the output of large language models like GPT-3 and warn these could have serious consequences for society, like enabling deception and reinforcing bias. Notably, coauthors of a paper on the study […]