August 19, 2020
August 19, 2020 | Volume 12 Issue 48
- LEAD ARTICLE: AI: Who’s Teaching Whom?
- FEATURED ARTICLE: The Ethical Considerations of AI, Part 1
- FEATURED NEWS: IBM Reveals Next-Generation IBM POWER10 Processor
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: IBM offers teachers and students new learning resources focused on AI
- WHITE PAPER: AIX Security Basics eCourse
- FEATURED VIDEO: Design an Invoice in 10 Minutes
- EVENT: Webinar: IBM i Transformation Risks Every Business Leader Should Know
AI: Who’s Teaching Whom?
Robots manufacturing robots, household appliances communicating with each other and their owners. And now AI systems are teaching themselves to create other AI systems without humans writing any code. Is there such a thing as being too smart?
By Mark Simmonds
There was a time when the thought of robots terrified people. Some thought robots would take over the world. Science fiction movies that I watched as a teenager depicted robots capable of invading our planet, threatening our way of life, even causing destruction and enslaving mankind. But I noticed during my twenties and thirties that the message had softened to robots that were built to serve the human race. Service-based robots were designed to clean the house and perform menial tasks and to manufacture and mass-produce consumer products faster and more consistently than humans alone. As I look around my home, it’s staggering to think how much smart technology and AI…
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The Ethical Considerations of AI, Part 1
As AI algorithms become more complex and increasingly mimic human behavior, questions arise about how to ensure AI systems behave as ethically as humans are expected to. This two-part series examines some of the major AI ethical dilemmas and the efforts to find solutions.
By John Ghrist
Designing software has always been straightforward in certain ways, no matter what kind of application a developer is trying to create. The designer looks to accomplish a set of tasks and pass resulting information on to another program and, ultimately, other humans. As long as results are accurate, the issue of whether an algorithm’s output is going to be used in an ethical way is passed over as being, perhaps rightfully, beyond the software designer’s control.
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Node Webinar Series Pt. 1: The World of Node.js on IBM i
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Low Code: A Digital Transformation of Supply Chain and Logistics
Learn how businesses leverage Low-Code to continue to deliver value through digital transformation. Discover how the power of Low-Code is helping many businesses evolve their supply chain, increase ROI, and achieve more tangible results.
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IBM Reveals Next-Generation IBM POWER10 Processor
New CPU co-optimized for Red Hat OpenShift for enterprise hybrid cloud
By IBM Corporation
IBM today revealed the next generation of its IBM POWER central processing unit (CPU) family: IBM POWER10. Designed to offer a platform to meet the unique needs of enterprise hybrid cloud computing, the IBM POWER10 processor uses a design focused on energy efficiency and performance in a 7nm form factor with an expected improvement of up to 3x greater processor energy efficiency, workload capacity, and container density than the IBM POWER9 processor.