Microsoft Blogs – 10.10.19 (10.8.19)
Artificial intelligence is a staple of many movie plots – and those thrilling stories often revolve around the potential dangers of AI, rather than the good it can do.
Since popular culture plays a part in shaping attitudes about technology, it’s not surprising that questions surrounding AI are informed by what we see in the movies.
People are asking whether we are creating a future that we’ll be able to control, and whether computers will remain accountable to people. This, too, has been the stuff of science fiction in popular films. Here are five times Hollywood has taken on AI.
Source: 5 times Hollywood has taken on AI
Microsoft Blogs – 10.9.19
The new school year is well underway in many parts of the world, and parents may be inclined to share news and photos of their star pupil’s success or involvement in new activities. Before you do, however, know that teens around the world say parents share (or “sharent”) too much about them on social media – so much so that it’s become a concern for more than four in 10.
Source: Teens say parents share too much about them online – Microsoft study – Microsoft on the Issues
Microsoft Blogs – 8.14.19
With the release of Gears 5 less than a month away, Inside Xbox will unveil the game’s Horde Mode! We’ll also premiere nearly a dozen never-before-seen trailers and have big news and reveals on Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint, Destiny 2: Shadowkeep, Wasteland 3, Empire of Sin, Greedfall, The Surge 2, Vigor, Metro Exodus, Blair Witch, Xbox Game Pass, X019, new accessories, and much, much more.
Read more: gamescom 2019 Kicks off with an All-New Inside Xbox
Microsoft Blogs – 8.7.19 (7.30.19)
If you were to ask people how AI could change their lives, they may immediately think of self-driving cars and chatbots. In a business context, increased efficiencies and advanced data analytics would be among the likely responses.
Read more: How AI is changing arts and culture | Microsoft On The Issues
Microsoft Blogs – 8.6.19 (7.31.19)
Over 80% of large companies around the world are adopting IoT solutions, stoking an “invisible revolution” that will reach 94% of enterprises in two years, according to a new Microsoft survey, IoT Signals.
Read more: The Internet of Things is going mainstream, Microsoft survey finds