Unpacking AI If you're into AI, chances are this is not the first AI report you've come across. Many people are familiar with FirstMark's Data and AI landscape, compiled by Matt Turck and Lisa Xu, and The State of AI: Divergence by MMC Ventures. Updates in all three reports were released almost simultaneously. Although this may lead to some confusion, as obviously there is overlap, there also is differentiation in terms of content as well as approach and format. … [Read more...] about The state of AI in 2019: Breakthroughs in machine learning, natural language processing, games, and knowledge graphs
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There are a few different products that offer this functionality, but the one we'll look at today is Xibo, which has the advantage of being free and open source, and it doesn’t require any investment in special equipment to work—factors which make it ideal for small businesses, or for people who want to try digital signage without much of a cash outlay. Using just it and a couple of old workstations, you can set up a digital signage server that can push out images, video, and even PowerPoint presentations to kiosks automatically, allowing you to keep your entire organization up to date on your latest news without resorting to mass e-mailings or having to hand-edit files or slideshows on multiple machines. … [Read more...] about How to get the word out with digital signage
What? Do you want a more nuanced answer? Are you thinking about whether to part with thousands of dollars and want to understand the pros and cons? Well, in that case, go get yourself a cup of whatever pick-me-up you like to use to fire up the old brain cells. Sit down. Let's talk. … [Read more...] about In light of Apple Silicon, should you buy the new Intel-based 2020 27-inch iMac?
There’s no doubt that the in-the-wild exploits are alarming to the people or organizations under attack. But all in all, CVE-2020-1380 is less concerning to the Internet as a whole because of the small base of users threatened. With the rise of advanced protections in Chrome, Firefox, and Edge, IE has gone from a browser with near-monopoly usage to one with less than 6% marketshare. Anyone still using it should give it up for something with better defenses. … [Read more...] about Update Tuesday fixes 2 0days and botched patch for a backdoor threat
"So we both went back to the ATM and I got into the operator mode again," Hewlett said. "Then I started printing off documentations like how much money is currently in the machine, how many withdrawals have happened that day, how much it's made off surcharges. Then I found a way to change the surcharge amount, so I changed the surcharge amount to one cent." … [Read more...] about Kids with operator’s manual alert bank officials: “We hacked your ATM”