This week, Box software engineer Irving Ruan joins us as we tell you how to buy PC games on Amazon & save 20%. Plus, a new Echo in the works, T-Mobile pees on its customers and tells them it’s raining data, NYC subways move into the future, Netflix’s secret codes …All this and more on The Drill Down.
Those concerned about the future of humanity often point to renewable energy or space exploration as areas of endeavor that will become increasingly important. The advances that are likely to come from artificial intelligence (AI), however, could help us achieve these goals as well as others yet unknown. We’ve already seen rapid improvements in the operation of computing devices within our own lifetimes, but they pale in comparison to what the future may bring. “Superintelligent” AIs could in fact hold the key to solving some of the greatest problems of our time: climate change, geopolitical strife, and inequality in all forms may be assessed and even eliminated with the assistance of a God-like computer mind. Continue reading →
This week, Twitter launches Moments, Hackers hit Patreon, Amazon shall have no other media players before it, Microsoft rolls out a slew of new products, Porsche swerves away from Google, and much much more…
This week, we’re joined by Engadget senior editor Devindra Hardawar for his epic review of newly released Windows 10, Universal leaks its own film to pirates, a nightmare for one Apple Music user, Twitter drops stolen tweets, tech leaders speak out against warfare AI, the Amiga turns 30, … and much much more