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FTN Daily #13 — Tuesday 18th October 2016 — Technology and Innovation

Ever more human-like Artificial Intelligence, the foolishness of Bitcoin purists, and the stagnation of batteries.


Born to be Wild

BMW’s concept bike offers a glimpse of motorcycles to come. Hannah Elliott for Bloomberg.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-11/bmw-motorrad-vision-next-100


Dave?

Artificial Intelligence is advancing. Google’s DeepMind behaves quite human already. Will Knight for MIT Technology Review.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-11/bmw-motorrad-vision-next-100


Reality Calling

The Blockchain/Bitcoin community needs to understand that it lacks appeal and adapt accordingly. An open letter by Moritz Bierling for Decentralize Today.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-11/bmw-motorrad-vision-next-100


The Wire

Facebook and Google are funding a new under sea data cable between California and HongKong with unprecedented capacity. Klint Finley for Wired.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-11/bmw-motorrad-vision-next-100


Does it Scale?

Battery research makes great progress. Actual product development not so much. But why? Richard Martin for MIT Technology Review.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-11/bmw-motorrad-vision-next-100


Clinton’s (or Trump’s) Homework

Whoever will be US president next year. A lot of innovation will happen in their term. And they better not ruin it. Tim Bajarin for Time.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-11/bmw-motorrad-vision-next-100


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