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Fear of machines is justified

14 Oct

In 1909, the British writer published the novel The Machine Stops ((England, Archibald Constable), spoke of a dark future in which we would be controlled and serviced by machines, so the fear is not of today.

Little or nothing is said about the educational gap around the world, the ignorance that classroom backgrounds have pushed ahead of social media and come to power in many countries, it is not unique to Brazil or the United States, nor is it even focused on the powers that be.

If there is social support, if there is social support, it means that there is a basis for this, and we analyze and explain this dystopian future.

Thus, it is not the exclusive problem of machines entering the industry, the so-called Revolution 4.0, but of an educational gap that can even be reversed using social media, artificial intelligence and the organization of information using technology, Web 3.0.

On the other side in 2018, Brand Smith and Harry Shum, respectively Microsoft President and Vice President (available in PDF The Future Computed: Artificial Intelligence and Its Role in Society) who said while sleeping, the virtual assistant, be it Cortana, Siri or Alexa Connected to other virtual devices in a “smart home” ensures that when you wake up there will be a breakfast to your liking, is still imaginary, as in general the devices and environments change.

I mention the case of a mouse designed for engineering and architecture that took the place of the promised light pen, which seemed to be the most suitable device for personal computers, also not promised in many futuristic essays.

Another case is the Semantic Web, which with users’ adherence to Web 2.0 (blogs, twitters, websites), has led to a scenario of growing misinformation, but that Web 3.0 could reverse the course.

We can and will be ready for a Web 4.0 with artificial intelligence helping to filter and organize information in the very near future, what relationship may with intelligent machines the holographic future with avatars and social multi-presence is uncertain but will come.

It is more worthwhile to think about preventing the dangers and looking forward with hope, to imagine that it is possible to block or end an initiated stage of technological development.

There are dangers, yes, there have always been, but the danger of a new world war is more related to great world interests than machines, of course they can and are already used by them.

In 2011 a documentary about Machine Stops was made and it talked about war, not about machines controlling men, but about human warfare.

 

 

 

 

Holographic Transmission 2022 Football Cup

19 Aug

This is what Japan promises, already in 2015 they had bought this right without even knowing if the technology would be mature, with the 5G internet and the possibilities of drones that map the movements of each player in the field, let us remember that the idea Player movement has been possible for a long time, with games available every cup.

As the Qatar Cup is being questioned, Japan has already proposed to host saying that the 2002 World Cup, which by the way Brazil was Champion, has proved the infrastructure capacity and qualities of football stadiums, now launches as an alternative to Qatar .

Suminori Gokon, chief director of the Japanese World Cup committee, said it was time to return something like a return to the participating countries, as well as entertainment, with the possibility of a free point view that allows fans to navigate the field. Choosing the field of vision that I have from the game, I am already imagining a VAR with these resources, would reach the body of the player to observe the contact in a foul.

It proposes an augmented reality not yet known which is the possibility of not only capturing the lines by lip reading, they also translate the lines in several languages ​​(photo), of course the mouth in hand to speak will become a total craze on football fields.

In South Africa the president made an appearance using hologram technology to be present at two events at the same time, recently Portuguese TVI used the pivot journalism José Alberto Carvalho to make a Vodafone promotional call on the premises Vodafone Paredes de Coura, more than 400 km from the studio, due to the speed of 5G transmission, it is not possible to notice the delay in speech that he was making with the other caller at a distance.

Below the video where Japan purports to be the holographic broadcast promoter of the 2022 World Cup:

 

 

Alexa: between complaints and new kit

15 Apr

In the midst of allegations of invasion of user privacy, use of data to augment Amazon’s personal assistant: Alexa, the company launches a kit that can further enhance the development of its “intellectual” ability the Alexa Skills kit ( ASK).
The claims made by Bloomberg were that employees would be listening to conversations and using private information, the company defended itself by saying that “an extremely small sample” was used and that its employees did not have access to identification.
The goal would be to help users “better understand their requests and ensure the service works well for everyone,” the machine learning and deep lerning functions are used.
The company of Jeff Bezos began to carry out tests in Portuguese, and already released the kit to reach the market of the 3rd. the most widely spoken language on the Internet, developers will be able to develop the “skills” of the voice assistant and thus expand the ecosystem of the product in Portuguese.
The idea is to anticipate the hardware products that will be released to Alexa, incorporating the Internet of Things (IoT) and when they were released already have developments.
The Amazon testflight, as it is known, has versions for Apple and iOS, but free software developers non Vasile, there are development alternatives.
In addition to releasing the kit, Amazon also stated on its website that enterprises: Bose, LG and Intelbras are development products.
This is basic introduction to ASK:

 

Markham in Canada: smart city

13 Feb

Ignorance of the benefits that smart and rational use can bring to many cities make many public policies inefficient and unnecessarily expensive, a serious problem is the infrastructure to monitor cities. In a partnership project, Bell Canada and IBM Canada want to make the city of Markham,
Ontario in Canada, with approximately 330,000 inhabitants, a model for using networks to make it a “smart city,” according to the Financial Post
The city government will use Bell’s broadband networks and IBM data analysis, collecting sensor data placed throughout the city to decide on investments in various aspects of infrastructure: pipeline leaks, flood-prone regions (Lake Ontario), problems that arise in storms, effective use of energy and tracking.
The projects do not fail to include social improvements and ecological aspects that also depend on the good use of technology and energy,
Many environmentalists are unaware that the results of Medellin were also achieved using Smart Cities concepts, being the first case in Latin America.
South. Similar trials and projects are being conducted in Canada and other parts of the world in view of which a number of multi-provider services may be preparing services that best cost and prevent service disruption.

 

The voice on the Web, back from the primary orality?

21 Jan

Writing can be days on the Web, we went from oral culture to writing and electronics, now can we be turning to oral culture or merging the three galaxies? name given by McLuhan to these three historical forms of communication.

The changes in IoT (Internet of Things) promise greater voice communication, smart clocks, smart home appliances promise more interaction and voice control, giants Google, Amazon and others are investing in this market.

Your data will be more and more available through the voice command, the last event CES (Consumer Electronics Show) of Las Vegas pointed in this direction (see the post).

Voice assistants are nothing more than artificial intelligences that respond to consumer voice commands, small tasks like asking for music, asking the time and temperature will be increasingly available in the market, the touch will be replaced gradually.

The limit is what happens in the fime “She” where the user falls in love with her voice assistant, and in the fantasy plane the AI ​​movies and the Ex Machina, where the robot lover of its creator, imprisons and condemns death and leaves his “laboratory” for common life.

The data is already clear, the website Recode says that 70% already use for music, 64% to know the time and 53% to ask fun questions.

While statistics show that most people are satisfied with voice assistants such as Alexa, Google Assistant Conect, Cortana, and Siri, most are worried when they imagine their conversations can be heard and stored.

But did the future come? new technoprofetas applaud series like Black Mirrow, Netflix has made a recent unsuccessful movie, the film Ela, AI and Ex machina that makes a pessimistic discourse, but neither they imagine what is behind the algorithms and the clouds of data.

 

 

 

 

The future and our life in 2100

10 Oct

We have written a few posts about Michio Kaku, about some of his speculations about physics, now we want to give him a jump in the future, different from what the technoprofetas do (the name given by Jean Gabriel Ganascia to the creators of technological myths), Kaku speculates using physics and being optimistic.

He writes: “In 2100 our destiny is to become like the gods we once worshiped and feared. But our tools will not be like magic wands and potions, but computer science, nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, biotechnology and, above all, quantum theory, which is the basis of earlier technologies. “(Kaku, 2011)

If positioning as a quantum physicist, the term is inappropriate but would say theoretical, he asks: “But where is all this leading technological change? Where is the final destination of this long journey in science and technology? “.

His answer is surprising. It responds in a sociological way: “the culmination of all these disorders is the formation of a planetary civilization, what physicists call Type I civilization,”

Not surprising to those who connect all Newtonian mechanics with the logic that lasts until our days to the right, economic ideas and theories of the state.

And he goes on: “Unless we succumb to the forces of chaos and madness, the transition to a planetary civilization is inevitable, the end product of the enormous, inexorable force of history and technology beyond any control.”

Futurists already anticipated the office without paper, but the bureaucratic chaos makes the paper still to be spent exorbitantly, the work at home is not yet reality, but it could be.

Also the online shopping cybershoppers, cyberstudents making classrooms obsolete, and many universities would close due to lack of interest from young people.

What we see is proliferating cyberclassrooms and universities still record record numbers of students, professors who successfully give lectures on philosophy, physics and technological gadgets, giant media puzzles try to manipulate people’s heads, but “the lights of Broadway shine still as intensely as before. ”

But technology continues to be fought as one of the “evils of our time,” and according to Kaku the point is: “Whenever there is conflict between modern technology and the desires of our primitive ancestors, these primitive desires gain more and more.” : “This is the cave man principle”.

Kaku tells a story similar to today, watched a movie that changed his life was the “Forbidden Planet,” based on Shakespeare’s play “The Storm” in the movie astronauts find an ancient civilization but millions of years our front.

The discovery of the Chauvet Cave in southern France, where we rediscover primitive man capable of an art and a subjectivity comparable to our time, is nothing more than the idea of ​​this Cave Man who subsists in us and insists on not going to the future.

The book does not end there, his belief in the future is strong and resilient, but one sentence of Schopenhauer translates well his vision: “Each one limit the world’s limits in his vision,” personally he would add but the limits are greater than our vision.

 

Kaku, M. (2011) Physics of the futuro: how science will shape human Destiny and our daily lives by the year 2100.

 

Tracking in food production

13 Aug

The IoT arrived abruptly in agriculture, had already arrived at some time in the cattle ranch with the tracking of each head of cattle individually, now the “suply chain”, technical name for the monitoring of the production chain arrived on time, in the field and agroindustry.
Anvisa (Brazilian National Sanitary Surveillance Agency) and the Ministry of Agriculture begin to oblige the producer to have a more strict control over the use of pesticides, which implies monitoring and tracking throughout the production line starting at the field, but the problems are enormous for the application of the Law.
The automated tracking and tracing system, if properly implemented and well implemented, will provide all key elements and production details throughout the supply chain, enabling manufacturers to better respond to customer demands and food control in a competitive market internationally, those producers who do not fit can lose valuable contracts.
Fresh vegetable products, or their wrappings, cartons, bags and other packaging must now be duly identified in order to allow access by the competent authorities to the records containing the required information.
The identification can be done by means of labels printed with alphanumeric characters, bar code, QR Code, or any other system that allows to identify fresh vegetable products in a unique and unequivocal way.
The traceability of the INC will be monitored by the health surveillance services and the Ministry of Agriculture.

 
 

The technologies that will dominate 2018

28 Dec

One is undoubtedly the order of the day, but it must grow until 2021, it isaInternet2018 Virtual and Augmented Realities, with the difference that the first is the creation of a totally virtual environment while the second is an insertion of virtualities in the real environment, the Pokemon Go, second version of the little monsters grew in 2017.

Estimates from research groups such as Gartner and TechCrunch, is market will move more than 100 billion dollars by 2021, as next year is from Copa, Japan by example promises unprecedented broadcasts to 2022 in Quatar.

The internet of things is increasing its possibilities, how much we thought that the technology of networks 5G was distant in the USA already is in operation in many places and could be a reality next year, with this the internet of the things that depends on this transmission efficiency can reach new directions such as water systems, low cost energy and sophisticated traffic control systems, finally entering the IoT (Interner of Things) in people’s lives.

Another concern, but we do not know if the systems will become more efficient, are the security systems this year WannaCry affected telephone systems and FedEX, among others, reaching up to affect more than 150 countries, there are promises for 2018. Data production reached 2.5 exabytes per day (1 exabyte = 10 ^ 18 bytes), and BigData’s technology came to stay, but an important ally in the handling and handling of this data should be Artificial Intelligence (in Picture vision abourt polygonal brain), the intelligent agents that will dominate the Web 4.0 should appear this year, but the forecast to become reality on the Web is for 2020.

3D printer and nanotechnology are already reality, but should move forward, as well as the early reality of the 5G internet, we posted yesterday yesterday the “novelty” gadgets, the conceptual smartphone and the 360-degree camera, in technology sometimes surprise these things bombing the practical reality.

The technology is part of the history of humanity, we will post tomorrow about the year 2017, in facts.

 

Europe plan 5G to advance

05 Mar

TijolãoThe Europe in the 90s was a leader in second generation GSM technology, the old lumbering cell, was lagging behind 4G networks of broadband services, in relation to the United States and Eastern countries such as Japan and South Korea.

In a panel during the fair MWC (see the post on 03 March), Guenther Oettinger EU commission for the Digital Society and Economy said; “With 5G, Europe has a great opportunity to reinvent the stage of its telecommunications industry,” indicating a return to growth that is strategic for the economy in general.

The operators in the region, including Britain’s Vodafone and Spain’s Telefonica, were slow in deploying 4G while Japan, South Korea and the US were quick when compared to other advanced economies.

 

(Português) As operadoras na Copa

09 May

Sorry, this entry is only available in Brazilian Portuguese.