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New Blockchain Platform BotChain Aims to Install Trust in the Emerging Bot Economy

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on New Blockchain Platform BotChain Aims to Install Trust in the Emerging Bot Economy
Image: Cyborg, Pixabay BotChain, a new initiative by artificial intelligence (AI) startup Talla, is looking to leverage blockchain technology to provide the platform and trust needed for AI-based systems to flourish. The new blockchain platform, which is being built on Ethereum, is designed to register, identify and audit autonomous agents with an aim to provide Read More

Bitcoin Cash Tip Bots Are Making Rounds Across Social Media

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Bitcoin Cash Tip Bots Are Making Rounds Across Social Media
Technology At the moment, there are a few bitcoin cash (BCH) based tipping bots allowing the transfer of micropayments between Reddit users, Twitter feeds, and Telegram conversations. Over the past few months, the BCH community has been utilizing two micro-tipping bots that can transfer BCH on all three of these platforms. Also Read: ADS Securities Read More

Indian employers love bots, but employees prefer good ol’ humans

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Indian employers love bots, but employees prefer good ol’ humans
Slowly but surely, bots are making inroads into the human resources (HR) industry. But the responses they evoke may depend on which side of the table one is sitting on: employee or employer. Predictably, employers are turning fans of technologies that shorten the recruitment processes, improve hiring ratios, and free up human managers for more Read More

Forum Wars: r/Bitcoin Mods Accused of Hacking and Vote Manipulation

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Forum Wars: r/Bitcoin Mods Accused of Hacking and Vote Manipulation
News It’s no secret that not everyone in the world of bitcoin shares the same opinion. Heated debates, and all out flame wars, play across social media every day. But what happens when the debate goes beyond mere words, and individuals resort to dirty tricks such as hacking and vote rigging? That’s exactly what’s been Read More

Automating my job taught me that robots aren’t as scary as we think

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Automating my job taught me that robots aren’t as scary as we think
I learned that robots could do my job just as I was about to graduate from college, in 2010. My university’s computer science department had created a new class for journalists during my senior year, and I had enrolled in a last-ditch effort to acquire marketable skills. At that point, my classmates and I were Read More

An amateur sleuth dug up at least one dead critic of net neutrality on the FCC website

10 months ago admin2 Comments Off on An amateur sleuth dug up at least one dead critic of net neutrality on the FCC website
James Harvey* wasn’t expecting to find a dead person. The 37-year-old was walking door to door, a list of names in hand, searching for former neighbors in his hometown. They were allegedly supporting the US Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) plan, announced in April, to undo its Obama-era policy of net neutrality (the principle that internet Read More

The comedian who hacked the German far right by seizing power from its Facebook bots

10 months ago admin2 Comments Off on The comedian who hacked the German far right by seizing power from its Facebook bots
On Sept. 3, 2017, around 180,000 members of German far-right Facebook groups found something unusual when they logged on. They were greeted by a video of a man dressed all in black, who described himself as the “Reichs Propaganda Minister” of a political party called simply, The PARTY (Die PARTEI). Over four minutes, he explained Read More