Category: Technology

Will AI enslave the human race? Probably not, but it might jack you at the ATM.

AI is changing everything. The healthcare industry is in the middle of a revolution, social media is getting smarter, and the era of drone-wielding super villains is right around the corner. Earlier this week seven of the world’s most prominent organizations in the field of futurism published a report predicting the dangers posed by AI. The document is called “The…

Tech Moves: Microsoft expands Teams into government clouds; Unified Logic taps Dell EMC exec as CRO; T-Mobile COO joins board

David Rosenthal Microsoft Teams is expanding into a new market: Government employees. The company hired Avanade technical evangelist David Rosenthal for the initiative, Rosenthal told GeekWire in an email. “I’ll be part of the security and compliance side of things, working on bringing Microsoft Teams to the various Government Clouds as part of Office 365,” he said. “We will be…

Fascinating Jobs application: Apple co-founder listed ‘tech, design’ as skills in 1973 hunt for work

A 1973 job application filled out by Steve Jobs at Reed College in Portland. (RR Auction Photo) Three years before he co-founded Apple, Steve Jobs filled out a job application at Reed College in Portland in which he replied “yes” to a section asking whether he had computer skills. Jobs also said “none” on the form in reply to whether…

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi takes up Elon Musk’s challenge on flying cars vs. tunnels

An illustrative video clip shows a passenger preparing to board a future Uber air taxi. (Uber via YouTube) Pop up some more popcorn: Billionaire Elon Musk has gotten himself into another CEO vs. CEO challenge, this time with Uber’s Dara Khosrowshahi over air taxis. Uber and many other companies are working on electric-powered, flying vehicles that could carry passengers autonomously…

As net neutrality repeal becomes official, here is where Washington state’s open internet fight stands

Rep. Drew Hansen announces plan to preserve net neutrality in Washington state with Gov. Jay Inslee and other state leaders. (Photo via HouseDemocrats.WA.Gov.) The Federal Communications Commission’s rollback of net neutrality was cemented today with the publication of the ruling in the Federal Register. The FCC voted to undo net neutrality in December. Two months from now, the Obama-era regulations…