Voices in AI – Episode 17: A Conversation with James Barrat

Today’s leading minds talk AI with host Byron Reese In this episode, Byron and James talk about jobs, human vs. artificial intelligence, and more. 0:00 Byron Reese: Hello, this is Voices in AI, brought to you by Gigaom. I am Byron Reese. Today I am so excited that our guest is James Barrat. He wrote a book called Our Final Invention, subtitled Artificial Intelligence and … Continue reading Voices in AI – Episode 17: A Conversation with James Barrat

Lennie James, voice of Shaxx in Destiny 2, reveals his favourite Crucible line (but it’s not in the game yet)

The voice of Shaxx has reflected on his work for Destiny, and fondly remembers one strange little Shakespeare reference that was cut from the final game. Shaxx, the Crucible master, played by Lennie James (Morgan from The Walking Dead), likes to shout praise at you when you’re doing a good job (and gently suggest that you could be doing better when you lose, which will … Continue reading Lennie James, voice of Shaxx in Destiny 2, reveals his favourite Crucible line (but it’s not in the game yet)

How Uber Stalled in London | by James Bloodworth | NYR Daily

Dan Kitwood/Getty ImagesA London black-cab taxi driver at a protest against Uber, London, February 10, 2016 On September 22, Uber, the app-based ride-hailing company, hit a major roadblock in Britain. Transport for London, the capital’s main transportation agency, which regulates the taxi cab industry, refused to renew the license that allowed Uber to operate in the metropolitan area. In a statement, TfL said that Uber … Continue reading How Uber Stalled in London | by James Bloodworth | NYR Daily

Apple shares bounce back after Raymond James sees ‘surprising’ demand for iPhone X

A key reason for Apple’s outperformance this year was investor anticipation for a big upgrade cycle from this year’s more innovative iPhone models. Now one Wall Street firm says the so-called “supercycle” may not happen, but strong demand for the $1,000 iPhone X will boost the company’s earnings next year instead. The iPhone X will be available Nov. 3 at a base model price of … Continue reading Apple shares bounce back after Raymond James sees ‘surprising’ demand for iPhone X