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IT Modernization and Agile Processes

>> Joyce Rose: Thank you. And welcome to the Child Welfare Information Technology Systems Managers and Staff Webinar Series brought to you on behalf of the Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families Children’s Bureau and presented by ICF International. Today’s webinar is entitled IT modernization and Agile …

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Jeanne Gang,

– Good evening. I’m an Anne Walters Robertson, dean of the Division of the Humanities and it is my great pleasure to welcome you to the 2018 Randy L. and Melvin R. Berlin Family Lectures. This year we are delighted to host architect and urban visionary Jeanne Gang who will …

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Wearable technology | Pauline van Dongen | TEDxMaastricht

Translator: Sarah Alonso Reviewer: Elisabeth Buffard I feel it’s very important to make the fashion industry more sustainable. It’s the second most polluting industry in the world, but solar technology is developing and is becoming more thin and flexible and this really gives new opportunities for fashion. (Music) I’m a …

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Elon Musk –

Elon Musk, the dude who is building a spaceship to colonize Mars, a Cristopher Columbus-to-be, said something that got some serious attention. Humans should merge with machines if that they don’t want to become obsolete. This isn’t the first time Musk brought up this idea. He expressed quite serious concerns …

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The Moon is Artificial and I Can Prove It: Alien Observatory

No doubt you’ve heard some of the completely unexplainable stories about the moon there are the strange structures that made front-page news of major news publications but were then dismissed from all media and even photoshopped out of photos there are the strange lunar wave videos of recent years which …

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automatica 2018 – Artificial intelligence Supports Humans

Smart robots not only provide support with complex production processes in industry they’re steadily taking over the service sector whether in logistics medicine or customer service man and machine are increasingly working hand in hand and slowly but surely artificial intelligence is taking center stage whenever there’s human interaction involved …

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What is Artificial Intelligence (or Machine Learning)?

Every day, a large portion of the population is at the mercy of a rising technology, yet few actually understand what it is. Artificial intelligence. You know, HAL 9000 and Marvin the Paranoid Android? Thanks to books and movies, each generation has formed its own fantasy of a world ruled …

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AI and the Art of Ingenuity: Computational Creativity

CREATIVITY: IT’S AT THE HEART OF WHO WE HUMANS ARE… …WITH BRAINS EQUIPPED BY EVOLUTION TO INVENT, TO WRITE, TO MAKE ART AND MUSIC. WE HUMANS ARE SPECIAL, RIGHT? BUT WAIT. WHAT IF A ROBOT COULD PAINT A MASTERPIECE? WHAT IF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE COULD COMPOSE GREAT MUSIC? DOES A ROBOT …

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Biases are being baked into artificial intelligence

We as humans are biased. We have a lot of prejudices, some we know about and some that we don’t. and there’s this idea that if you turn over decision-making to computers instead of humans we can avoid these biases. But, we’re learning algorithms can be just as biased as …

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World’s Most Evil Invention – SNL

>>> ORDER MY COLLEAGUES AND CALAMITY. I HEREBY CALL TO ORDER THE MEETING OF THE INTERNATIONAL MAD SCIENTISTS SOCIETY. AS YOU KNOW IT IS TIME FOR THE MAD SCIENTISTS SOCIETY ANNUAL MOST EVIL INVENTION IN THE WORLD CONTEST. >> HEAR, HEAR, EVIL! >> YES. ESTEEMED EVIL DOERS. YOU HAVE HAD …

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