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The Last Bastion of Human Trading Is Giving up to the Algorithmic Overlords
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One of the last human points of resistance to the algorithmic take-over of professional trading can be found in the fixed-income trading desk. The deft relationship business is known for having participants with Ivy League pedigrees and a lacrosse playing background, a data point that a machine learning algorithm recently used when making hiring recommendations. Image source: Pixabay With an
AI Anchor Will Now Broadcast News In English And Chinese For Xinhua
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Image Source: New China TV / YouTube video (screenshot) If you live in China or closely follow Chinese news, don’t be surprised (or shocked) if you see an AI anchor presenting the news. China’s state-run news agency Xinhua has introduced new AI news anchors at the ongoing fifth World Internet Conference in Wuzhen. The so-called “composite anchors” combine artificial intelligence
Stephen Hawking Warns About Artificial Intelligence in His Final Book
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"There is no God," Stephen Hawking writes in his final book, Brief Answers to the Big Questions, which was posthumously published on Tuesday. "No one directs the universe." This assertion that we're on our own - made by the the famed scientist who did more to further our understanding of black holes than anyone before or since - could be