Microsoft CTO: Understanding AI is part of being an informed citizen in the 21st century

22/01/19 10:29 AM By Nico - Comment(s)

Microsoft CTO Kevin Scott believes understanding AI in the future will help people be better citizens.


“I think to be a well-informed citizen in the 21st century, you need to know a little bit about this stuff [AI] because you want to be able to participate in the debates. You don’t want to be someon...

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with security, Narrator, and accessibility improvements

08/01/19 11:01 AM By Nico - Comment(s)

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview with improvements to security, the Narrator app, and accessibility. The update bumps Windows 10 from build 18305 (made available to testers on December 19) to build 18309. These builds are from the 19H1 branch, which will arrive in the first half of ...

The blind woman developing tech for the good of others

11/12/18 01:54 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

An accident in a swimming pool left Chieko Asakawa blind at the age of 14. For the past three decades she's worked to create technology - now with a big focus on artificial intelligence (AI) - to transform life for the visually impaired.


"When I started out there was no assistive technology,...

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