April 1, 2018

Showdown In Europe: Tech Giants Brace For Sweeping EU Privacy Law

Big Tech is facing a perfect storm of political resistance, but there are many cross-currents and hidden motives. TN expects that anti-trust legislation will ultimately be invoked to break up several of the largest semi-monopolies like Google and Facebook. What the EU is doing at this point it cut off the free consumer data that is the lifeblood of the industry. Expect a lot of chaos, lobbying, back-stabbing and corruption to follow.

Mind-Reading Machine Can Translate Thoughts And Display Them As Text

This technology is the result of President Obama’s so-called ‘BRAIN Initiative’ (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) that was launched in 2013 with a $100 million budget for grants to spur public-private partnerships. In the same light as the mapping the human genome project, the BRAIN Initiative intended to map the human brain and figure out how it works.

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