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Bobby Ford, vice president of HP: “Instead of going out looking for talent, I find it in my organization” | Technology

There are not many of them, but it is not difficult to find people trained in philosophy in the senior management of technology companies. Sergio Boixo, Google Quantum physicist, went through the classrooms of this discipline before becoming a reference…

“A Worldcoin employee has defrauded me of 731 euros”: a minor suffers the risks of the cryptocurrency that the iris recognized | Technology

Adrián, a 15-year-old boy from San Fernando de Henares (Madrid), was offered “free money” at the Plenilunio shopping center. It was September 2022. He had gone with a group of friends to a hamburger and the “money” offer was from…

Figure 01, the robot closest to the humanoid that science fiction anticipated | Technology

Figure 01 is the closest prototype to the humanoid that science fiction had anticipated. The robot, which this March received investment and technological support from the artificial intelligence company Open AI, the processor giant Nvidia and Jeff Bezos, founder of…

It’s time for ‘AIbus’: why Europe must create a great AI company | Technology

The impact of artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the main topics of debate in Europe. And, in relation to AI, Europe is in a very similar situation, perhaps worse, than it was with respect to aeronautics in 1970. In…

Kashmir Hill: “The face is the last bastion of privacy, which is why facial recognition is dangerous” | Technology

Journalist Kashmir Hill received a tip in November 2019 that a startup called Clearview AI claimed to be able to identify anyone from an image. Their source said that the company had collected thousands of millions of photos from social…

European elections: Which parties are trying to influence the vote through Facebook or Instagram? | Technology

The European elections on June 9, to which more than 370 million citizens are called, can become fertile ground for misinformation and political manipulation. This was already warned in October by the EU Agency for Cybersecurity (Enisa), where there is…

The dog that never was: Google responds to Sora with new AI video creation tools | Technology

The strategy is first of marketing: first the need is created and then the solution is sold. Google work tools, such as Gmail, Drive, Calendar, Meet or Docs, are used by 3 billion users, many of them for free with…

TikTok launches Lite in Spain, a new ‘app’ that will pay the user to watch videos | Technology

TikTok has launched a new version of its application in Spain that will give financial incentives to its users for watching videos. Concerned about its slow growth among older users, Tiktok has launched a version called TikTok Lite, now available…

How an engineer avoided a huge global cyberattack by a mistake of half a second | Technology

“I accidentally found a security problem while doing performance testing of changes,” engineer Andrés Freund wrote on the Mastodon social network. That chance discovery prevented one of the longest and most sophisticated operations to gain illegitimate access to millions of…

Darío Gil, IBM Research: “This year there will be the first artificial intelligence model in Spanish with use cases” | Technology

Darío Gil, vice president of IBM and head of the company’s global research division. The human brain is the most complex natural structure in the known universe, with 86 billion neurons that transmit 1,000 impulses per second. Imitating just a…

Melanie Mitchell: “Artificial intelligence will take off when it is inserted into robots that experience the world like children” | Technology

Are we overstating the potential of artificial intelligence (AI)? How intelligent is he? Will it ever reach humans? These are some of the questions that Melanie Mitchell (Los Angeles, 55 years old) asks in her book Artificial intelligence. Guide for…

Are teenagers an anxious generation? The definitive debate on mobile phones and young people arrives | Technology

The social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has just released his book in English The anxious generation. Why social networks are causing a disease epidemic, which will arrive in Spain on May 29 (Deusto). In one week it is the best-selling non-fiction…