Saturday, 1 October , 2022

Computers

Legacy of the Antikythera computer

The Antikythera Mechanism, widely believed to be the world’s first computer, has had a lasting impact on scientists and thinkers across the world. By Evaggelos...

Henry Kissinger’s Last Crusade: Stopping Dangerous AI

By Belinda Luscombe Nov 5, 2021 At the age of 98, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has a whole new area of interest: artificial...

Can the Internet be saved?

by Chris Spannos 7 April 2018 News that Cambridge Analytica exploited the huge cache of Facebook user data, and that Facebook elevated commercial interests above...

How China plans to lead the computer chip industry

By Danny Vincent BBC News, Hong Kong 19 November 2019 On a university campus on the outskirts of Hong Kong a group of engineers are designing...

We should be more afraid of computers than we are –...

www.theguardian.com As sophisticated algorithms can complete tasks we once thought impossible, computers are seeming to become a real threat to humanity. Whether they decide to...

The End of Freedom? Secret Services developing like a Cancer

WikiLeaks has released a huge set of files that it calls "Year Zero" and which mark the biggest exposure of CIA spying secrets ever. The massive...