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Friday Nite Videos | April 5, 2019

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Trevor Noah Interviews Bernie Sanders. Behind the Doodle: Celebrating Johann Sebastian Bach. You Won’t Believe What Obama Says in This Video! Faces Places | Movie. Attorney General Barr Is Caught in a Double Mueller Bind.

Behind the Doodle: Celebrating Johann Sebastian Bach

Google celebrated the renowned German composer and musician Johann Sebastian Bach with their first ever AI-powered Doodle. The Doodle is an interactive experience that encourages players to compose a two measure melody of their choice. The Doodle then uses machine learning to harmonize the custom melody into Bach’s signature music style. More on the promise and risks of AI.

Media Bits and Bytes - February 19, 2019

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New Report Exposes Facebook Fake News Schemes; Net Neutrality: FCC's Ajit Pai Loses in Court; The End of Amazon HQ2; Digital Pollution; New Tech for Privacy Protection; Automated Propaganda; The Ressa Case; We Interrupt This Emergency Declaration  

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AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order

Robert D. Atkinson New York Journal of Books
Kai-Fu Lee is a venture capitalist from China whose new book surveys the impact and future of Artificial Intelligence on his society as well its prospects in Western countries. Reviewer Atkinson offers a mixed assessment.

Friday Nite Videos | January 4, 2019

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America's Rigged Economy in Two Minutes. Bob Dylan: With God on Our Side. How College Loans Got So Evil. AlphaZero: Machine Learning From Scratch. Network | Movie / Theater.

AlphaZero: Machine Learning From Scratch

AlphaZero taught itself from scratch chess, shogi and Go, beating a world-champion program in each case and discovering new and creative playing strategies that hint at the potential to tackle other complex problems.

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