AI Bot Destroys The World’s Best Dota 2 eSports Gamers

🔹An AI (artificial intelligence) robot created by OpenAI, a start-up backed by Elon Musk, has beaten the best Dota 2 eSports gamer in the world at the International 7.
🔹Elon Musk has described Dota 2 as “vastly more complex than traditional board games like chess & Go” as well as noted that AI poses “vastly more risk than North Continue reading “AI Bot Destroys The World’s Best Dota 2 eSports Gamers”

Facebook AI Creates It’s Own Language

🔹An AI (artificial intelligence) software that was being developed by Facebook recently began to create it’s own language in order to communicate more efficiently.
🔹Facebook was working on new chatbots, similar to those that already exist in its Messenger app, and challenged them to negotiate with each other for trade.
🔹The robots were instructed to negotiate and improve their bartering skills along the way but were not strictly told to Continue reading “Facebook AI Creates It’s Own Language”

Study Reveals 99% of Ex-NFL Players Suffered From The Brain Disease CTE

🔹A study from Boston University has revealed a very strong link between contact sports, specifically American football, and the degenerative brain disease, CTE.
🔹CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) is caused by repeated blows to the head and can result in depression, confusion, memory loss and dementia. CTE is becoming a major concern for players involved in many popular contact sports including; American Football, Rugby, MMA and Boxing.
🔹202 brains of former football players in total were assessed during this study and 177 had CTE. Of the 202, 111 were Continue reading “Study Reveals 99% of Ex-NFL Players Suffered From The Brain Disease CTE”

Trump Announces Ban of Transgender Individuals From U.S. Military

🔹Donald Trump recently tweeted, announcing a ban on Transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military.
🔹This ban has been attributed to the “tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail”.
🔹This ban goes against Continue reading “Trump Announces Ban of Transgender Individuals From U.S. Military”

Chester Bennington Takes His Own Life

🔹Chester Bennington, most well known for being the lead singer of Linkin Park, has been found dead after committing suicide at age 41.
🔹Chester leaves behind his wife and six children.
🔹Chester was found to have hanged himself, in a similar fashion to that of his beloved friend Chris Cornell, who committed the same act just 2 months ago and Continue reading “Chester Bennington Takes His Own Life”

Google Glasses Return With A Revamp

🔹X, the moonshot factory of Alphabet (Google’s parent company), is planning to launch an Enterprise Edition of Google Glass which will be called ‘Glass’.
🔹The project leader for Glass, Jay Kothari, revealed that the device will; be lighter, be more comfortable, have a longer battery life and be more powerful.
🔹Glass is going to be heavily targeted towards businesses rather than Continue reading “Google Glasses Return With A Revamp”

Brazilian Ex-President Sentenced To 9.5 Years In Prison

🔹Ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been given a 9.5-year prison sentence on corruption and money laundering charges, following a 3-year investigation known as Operation ‘Car Wash’.
🔹 Lula is being accused of being bribed with a luxury apartment from the construction company OAS, equating to 3.7m reais ($1.5m US) in value. Continue reading “Brazilian Ex-President Sentenced To 9.5 Years In Prison”

Microsoft To Bring Broadband To Rural U.S.

🔹Microsoft has proposed a plan to provide broadband internet to those who live in areas rural in 12 U.S states including; Texas, Maine, Wisconsin, and Georgia.
🔹 Microsoft wants to use “white-space” technology that makes use of unused TV channel frequencies to send internet data.
🔹The program aims to connect 2m people by 2022 and is estimated to cost $10bn.
🔹Microsoft’s president Brad Smith is calling for Continue reading “Microsoft To Bring Broadband To Rural U.S.”