Sunday Night Science & Innovation Links, Nov 06, 2016

A lot of people talk about science and innovation.  Few of them talk to each other.  

Talk!  To each other!

Links for Nov 06, 2016

“But technology is not destiny: These trends and the magnitude of inequality are not solely determined by technology.” — Jason Furman, Obama’s Chief Economic Adviser, on Artificial Intelligence – The Atlantic

“Adobe continues on a mission it started a long time ago: to make it easier for creators to create. Letting the machines take over, just a bit, is the logical next step.” — Adobe’s Project Felix Uses AI to Help You Craft Hyper-Realistic 3-D Renderings | WIRED

“The federal budget devoted to new energy technology is on the order of $6 billion a year, less money than American consumers spend on potato chips.” — Big Question on Climate Crisis: How to Inspire Innovation – NYTimes.com

“That’s why it created Alias, the Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System program. (Question America’s military might all you like: Its acronym game is fire.)” — Darpa’s Alias Program Turns Old Aircraft Autonomous | WIRED

““That’s the future, right?” she says. “There has to be this unfolding of a collection of things that are all connected, where the data that we can gather  all gets stitched together to create this very intense, high-fidelity structure that represents our world.”” — IoT 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Micro Drones

“So if the risk theory is right, a stronger safety net should lead to more entrepreneurial activity, not less.” — Want More Startups? Build a Better Safety Net – Bloomberg View

“A key role of standard setting organizations (SSOs) is to aggregate information on relevant intellectual property (IP) claims before deciding on a standard. This article explores the firms’ strategies in response to IP disclosure requirements—in particular, the choice between specific and generic disclosures of IP—and the optimal response by SSOs” — Patent Disclosures and Standard-Setting

 

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