AI Trained To Navigate Develops Brain-Like Location Tracking

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Now that DeepMind has solved Go, the company is applying DeepMind to navigation. Navigation relies on knowing where you are in space relative to your surroundings and continually updating that knowledge as you move. DeepMind scientists trained neural networks to navigate like this in a square arena, mimicking the paths that foraging rats took as they explored the space. The networks…

May 11, 2018
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Asia-Europe spot rate rebound foreshadows more volatility

It is becoming apparent that the volatile spot rates that have characterized the Asia-Europe trade for as long as anyone can remember are not going to disappear, even though the carriers enjoyed a profitable 2017. (Above: the Port of Shanghai Yangshan.) Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Asia-North Europe spot rates have risen 28… Source: http://www.joc.com

May 11, 2018
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The $100B Bet: The Meaning of the Vision Fund

Two years ago, if you had asked experts to identify the most influential person in technology, you would have heard some familiar names: Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Alibaba’s Jack Ma or Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Today there is a new contender: Masayoshi Son. The founder of SoftBank, a Japanese telecoms and internet firm, has put together an enormous investment fund that is busy gobbling up stakes in the world’s most exciting…

May 11, 2018
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BrandPost: What is Content Governance? Top Benefits and Best Practices

Organizations are transforming their content management practices in an effort to manage, organize, and secure their content. This is especially important, given just how much content is being created on a daily basis. Where is your organization in terms of content management? Are you currently using a content management system? If so, are you happy with the ROI you’re getting with it?  In order to get the most out of…

May 11, 2018
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London Plans To Ban Junk Food Advertising On Public Transport

Junk food advertising could be banned from the entire Transport for London network under proposals announced by Mayor Sadiq Khan, as he tries to tackle rising levels of childhood obesity in the city. From a report: “I want to reduce the influence and pressure that can be put on children and families to make unhealthy choices,” Khan said in a statement announcing the proposals to ban advertisements for unhealthy food…

May 11, 2018
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