MED 122918


MEDIAEATER DIGEST SAT 29th, DEC, MMXVIII 
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Day 3 of The 35th Chaos Communication Congress streams //  schedule [ccc.de]

Two of the many excellent talks from yesterday…

The Ghost in the Machine – An Artificial Intelligence Perspective on the Soul [ccc.de] “they learn what they are fed for.”

Introduction to Deep Learning  [ccc.de]

NIPS 2017 Test of Time Award “Machine learning has become alchemy.” | Ali Rahimi, Google

Crypto 101 – Introductory course on cryptography [crypto101.io]

BFF project ‘Active against digital violence’

Introduction to Deep Learning  [ccc.de]

SoK: Fraud in Telephony Networks Using chatbots against voice spam: Analyzing Lenny’s effectiveness

A Gift for Music Lovers Who Have It All: A Personal Utility Pole [WSJ] Normal electricity just wouldn’t do anymore. To tap into what Mr. Morita calls “pure” power, he paid $10,000 to plant a 40-foot-tall concrete pole in his front yard

Lunch with the FT Snap’s chief Evan Spiegel: taming tech and fighting with Facebook  I suggest to Spiegel that just at the moment when Snapchat should have been seizing the advantage from a weakened Facebook, he shot himself in the foot. “Over the coming years, I think people will see the value in that change,” he argues. “If you’re going to make a transformation like that, it’s going to take time. We tried to warn people.

“ethos anthropoi daimon,” most often translated as – “man’s character is his fate.”