AI: Economic Boom But Jobs Bust

Artificial Intelligence will double annual economic growth rates by 2035 #ai #business

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A news release from Accenture has some very good things to say about the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI). By pairing man and machine together, Accenture Research predicts that annual economic growth rates will double by 2035. “Artificial intelligence heralds dramatic potential for growth for both the economy and for humans,” said Mark Purdy, managing director […]

Yahoo let the NSA read your email before you even opened it.

Yahoo! involved in unprecedented privacy violation #security

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Website, Fight for the Future is directing people to delete their Yahoo! accounts after it was found that the company had been redirecting all personal emails to the NSA for analysis. “This is an absolutely unprecedented privacy violation. Surveillance experts and former government officials are saying they have never seen such a broad demand for […]

Could The Digital Age Be Forgotten? A Web Pioneer Thinks It’s Possible

This current digital age could become a forgotten era #tech #history #software

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Vint Cerf, of the original Internet Pioneers, thinks that the current digital age we’re living in could become a forgotten era. A post on Hacked explains that, “Cerf’s concerns lay in the rapid progression of technology. File formats that were common just a decade ago have become deprecated in favor of newer, more efficient formats. […]

Next Big Tech Corridor? Between Seattle and Vancouver, Planners Hope

Leaders in #Vancouver and #Seattle talk about a #tech corridor between the two cities

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There’s plans in the works to create a tech corridor between Seattle and Vancouver. A report from the New York Times found ideas being thrown around for a dedicated lane for self-driving vehicles. “A group of Seattle techies proposed … a dedicated lane for autonomous vehicles on Interstate 5, the highway connecting Seattle to the Canadian border. […]

Microsoft Skype for Business PSTN conferencing from Microsoft allows anyone to join your Skype Meetings using only a telephone.

Changes coming to Skype for Business include Mac and iOS integration enhancements #audio #video #business

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Microsoft announced some updates to Skype for Business this week. According to a blog post from Gurdeep Singh Pall at Microsoft Office Blogs there is a big focus on Mac integration. “… the new Skype for Business for Mac will be available in October. The new client has been written from the ground up using the […]

 
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