Archive for “February, 2018”

Good Bots vs. Bad Bots – Episode #0016

Bots. The Good, The Bad, The Evil. How to understand the coming Battle of the Bots

– Twitter Bots

How to spot a Twitter bot
https://www.theverge.com/2017/8/13/16125852/identify-twitter-bot-botometer-spambot-program

Twitter executive on fake news: ‘We are not the arbiters of truth’
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2018/02/08/twitter-executive-on-fake-news-we-are-not-the-arbiters-of-truth/?utm_term=.bd3f243444a2

– Facebook Bots

How do you know if a Facebook account is real or fake?
https://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch001850.htm

– Linked In

LinkedIn scams – how to spot fake connection requests & fake recruiters
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/linkedin-scams-how-spot-fake-connection-requests-bukhari/

How to Spot the Most Common LinkedIn Scams
https://www.thebalance.com/how-to-avoid-linkedin-scams-2062693

Human Tests

Think fast – this system watches you answer questions to make sure you’re human
Think fast – this system watches you answer questions to make sure you’re human

What’s the difference between “good” bots and “bad” bots?
https://www.axios.com/how-bots-and-fake-accounts-work-1513306547-4b0214b2-3277-422a-b492-06a1c0e2c61e.html

The SCAMMERS:

The Follower Factory – Inside social media’s black market.
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/01/27/technology/social-media-bots.html

After Florida School Shooting, Russian ‘Bot’ Army Pounced

Build Your Own Chat Bot;

Amazon Lex – Conversational interfaces for your applications Powered by the same deep learning technologies as Alexa
https://aws.amazon.com/lex/?sc_channel=PS&sc_campaign=pac_ps_q4&sc_publisher=google&sc_medium=lex_nb_pac_search&sc_content=chatbot_p&sc_detail=chatbot&sc_category=lex&sc_segment=webp&sc_matchtype=p&sc_country=US&sc_geo=namer&sc_outcome=pac&s_kwcid=AL!4422!3!243293793597!p!!g!!chatbot&ef_id=WkeymgAAAIVvYQ8g:20180221164537:s

14 MOST POWERFUL PLATFORMS TO BUILD A CHATBOT
https://www.marutitech.com/14-powerful-chatbot-platforms/

Steven Rosenbaum
Technologist / Business Leader / Author
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Space Talk with Elon Musk, What Will Amazon Eat Next?

Space Talk with Elon Musk, What Will Amazon Eat Next?

– Let’s Talk About Space

SpaceX aims to make history 3 more times in 2018
SpaceX aims to make history 3 more times in 2018

Lockheed Martin will work with startups to send their tech into space

Lockheed Martin will work with startups to send their tech into space

The global technopolitics of space exploration
https://www.ft.com/content/68ee09e8-0ced-11e8-bacb-2958fde95e5e

SpaceX could save NASA and the future of space exploration
http://thehill.com/opinion/technology/372994-spacex-could-save-nasa-and-the-future-of-space-exploration

Loving and Hating:
Loving: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/live-ly/id1085024470?mt=8
Hating: Network TV

– What Will Amazon Eat Next?

Amazon said to launch delivery service to compete with UPS and FedEx
Amazon said to launch delivery service to compete with UPS and FedEx

What Could Amazon’s Approach to Health Care Look Like?
https://hbr.org/2018/02/what-could-amazons-approach-to-health-care-look-like

– Does Facebook Need a Downvote?

Facebook confirms test of a downvote button for flagging comments
Facebook confirms test of a downvote button for flagging comments

Future Forward: The Apple Edition. Apple’s Future Beyond Computers.

Future Forward: The Apple Edition.
Can Apple’s Fortunes Be In Speakers, AirPods, and TV Shows? Just maybe yes.

Wherefore HomePod, Apple?

https://www.macworld.com/article/3252248/home-tech/homepod-lock-in-ipod.html

https://www.inverse.com/article/40652-apple-homepod-review-siri-ai-ios

Tech Spec Showdown: Apple HomePod vs Amazon Echo vs Google Home

AirPods

Apple saw $5.5 billion in revenue from AirPods, Watches, TVs and other products last quarter

What is Caffeine?

Ex-Apple execs take on Twitch with launch of new social broadcasting platform Caffeine

Apple Watch

https://techcrunch.com/video/apple-watch-series-3/59b841f944a64b2476f73e68/

What’s up with APPle’s new Sony Execs? Apple TV?

https://www.macworld.com/article/3250699/streaming-media/what-apple-must-do-to-establish-its-new-video-service.html

https://www.macrumors.com/2017/06/16/apple-hires-sony-tv-original-programming/

http://fortune.com/2017/06/16/apple-tv-sony-pictures/apple

Apple Video Deals

Apple Working on ‘Are You Sleeping’ TV Show Starring Octavia …
https://www.macrumors.com/2018/01/10/apple-see-drama-series/

Apple Inks Deal for ‘See’ Futuristic Drama Series Written by Peaky …
https://www.macrumors.com/2018/01/03/apple-are-you-sleeping-octavia-spencer-tv-show/

Dana Tuinier Joins Apple As Comedy Executive In Worldwide Video …
Dana Tuinier Joins Apple As Comedy Executive In Worldwide Video Division

Apple commissions series from ‘La La Land’ director
https://www.ft.com/content/8314eb9a-01fb-11e8-9650-9c0ad2d7c5b5

Apple taps SNL veteran Kristen Wiig for new comedy series for T
Apple taps SNL veteran Kristen Wiig for new comedy series for TV package

EXTRA CREDIT:

-Should Apple Aquire Netflix?
http://www.businessinsider.com/heres-why-acquiring-netflix-would-make-sense-for-apple-2018-1