Do you have Siri on your iPhone, or Google Assistant on your Samsung Galaxy? You may even have a Google Home or Amazon Alexa in your living room. Machine learning at its best!
Ever wonder who else is listening in?Continue reading “The Voice of Unreason”
I don’t have cable, but instead I have a PC hooked up to my television and receiver. I’ve recently embarked on remote controlling my setup better. It was an adventure, to say the least.Continue reading “Home theater adventures”
This is not a post about the Chinese version of ‘the Panic Room’. This is a post about artificial intelligence and the different types of AI out there.Continue reading “The Chinese Room”
This week, a weakness in the Wifi standard was revealed. This flaw was found in the standard itself, not in a device where it was just implemented wrong. That’s surprising. It means it affects just about every wifi-enabled device out there. The question now becomes: how do we make our devices safe again? I’ve ranted about IoT things before, this time I’m focusing on smartphones.
Continue reading “On Smartphone Security”
After the G20 summit, President Trump tweeted he’d like to form “an impenetrable Cyber Security unit” with the Russians. Commentators and Senators were quick to point out this was a stupid idea. I’d like to dig into why this is such a monumentally stupid plan. Continue reading “A US-Russia Cyber Unit is Like Pooling Nuclear Launch Codes”