Apple debuted their latest monitor at $5,000 with a $1,000 stand
I used to work with a Creative Director who would joke that Apple could sell their Macbooks for $40 and the dongles for $3000 and still make the same profit. This is basically what's going on with their newest monitor, but people aren't terribly happy about it.
Making better hardware used to be about a marriage between form and function. This monitor is stunning... But no new function. The hardware is what I'd expect from a high end AV company like Bang and Olufsen, and that might be where Apple's headed.
Google's DeepMind AI takes on First Person Shooter games and beats everyone
The same AI that won at Chess, Go and StarCraft (a fast paced strategy game) - has now proven it can beat humans at shooting games, where it needs to be able to interpret abstract visuals, and not just patterns on a board.
After hundreds of thousands of simulations, the AI was not only able to beat elite gamers, but played cooperatively with them as well, better than humans play with each other.
AIs without ego will make for far more productive workers than humans.
Microsoft security experts say there's no point in changing your password every 3 months
Their rationale being, if someone hasn't figured out your password yet, why change it up. The only reason to change it is if it's been exposed.
There are no best practices that make sense anymore. Only common sense.
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