Tag: algorithm

April 25, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Scam Web scammers don’t need to guess who’ll fall for their cons.  Social media’s trove of user data + algorithms target their fake ‘news’ & ‘endorsed’ ads across multiple platforms – by age, interests, location or IP address – based on previous clicks on their links Guessed the Word?     Series 22 (8/8)      [pic:…

March 20, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Blockchain Algorithms that allow cryptocurrencies to be traded & verified over a computer network without a central ledger.  Initially sceptical, banks now exploring the tech to speed up back-office settlement systems Guessed the Word?      Series 21 (4/7)         [pic: kindfolk]

November 15, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Quantum bit Artificial intelligence, powered by quantum computing, is all down to 0s and 1s. A classical bit can be a 0 or a 1. A qubit can be a 0, or a 1, or both at the same time. 2 qubits can explore 4 states: 00, 01, 10, 11.  A 50-qubit quantum computer can explore 1.125 quadrillion…

July 31, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Algorithm Divide and conquer – the machine-learning system to bring order to an avalanche of data.  Iconic 1963 ‘bubble sort’ divides data into pairs repeatedly; the largest unsorted object rises to the top Guessed the Word?       Series 6 (3/5)     [photo: zjazjazoie]