Episode 166 – Roaring News

SpaceX will solve the worlds Internet woes, courtesy of Elon Musk, Quantum Supremacy may still be a little while off (like a couple of decades), courtesy of IBM and from now on, the “don’t call us, we’ll call you” response to your job interview will be courtesy of an artificial intelligence (or lack thereof).

Duck! 40.000 Satelites passing through!

Satelite Internet services have definitely not been without its issues, but Elon Musk’s Starlink has now successfully made (at least) twitter available to the masses!

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/10/elon-musk-sends-tweet-via-spacexs-starlink-satellite-broadband/

The Technology wars of 2020 have started already…

After Big Data washing and A.I. washing, prepare for the inevitable supremacy of Quantum washing?

Google and IBM are going for round one!

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614604/quantum-supremacy-from-google-not-so-fast-says-ibm/

I for one welcome the our new masters…

An AI preforming job interviews, cutting down the average time to hire a new employee from a couple of weeks to a couple of days cannot be bad, surely?

Personally, Dave and I don’t agree, thank you very much!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/10/22/ai-hiring-face-scanning-algorithm-increasingly-decides-whether-you-deserve-job/


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Jhon Masschelein

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Tackler of advanced Cloud and Hadoop challenges in a world of open-source technologies. – Impossible is merely a matter of time and effort. –

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