Dan's back! On this week's episode: IBM's Watson got a job — with the University of New Brunswick; PayPal and their censorship of a small Manitoba newspaper; driverless cars in the US and Canada; coding as the next blue collar job.
-Google Maps Lists
-Frenchman sues Uber
-Google paid Waymo engineers too much
-Sony develops insane smartphone camera sensor
-Google's new AI is terrifying
- IBM's Watson computer gets job fighting cybercrime | CBC News — "Now he gets a job and makes us some money," quipped Caleb Barlow, vice-president of IBM Security.
- PayPal freezes Canadian media company's account over story about Syrian family | CBC News — "You may be buying or selling goods or services that are regulated or prohibited by the U.S. government," PayPal said in an email to News Media Canada.
- Automakers are seeking broad exemptions from safety rules for self-driving cars | The Verge — elected officials from both sides of the aisle appear to be on board, aiming to craft legislation that would relax regulations on autonomous vehicles.
- Car wars: Why 'Canada is deal last' in the potentially huge self-driving industry | Financial Post — http://www.theverge.com/2017/2/14/14613056/facebook-video-autoplay-sound-turned-on-default
- The Next Big Blue-Collar Job Is Coding | WIRED — What if we regarded code not as a high-stakes, sexy affair, but the equivalent of skilled work at a Chrysler plant?
- Google Maps lets you save and share favorite places with launch of Lists | TechCrunch
- Uber is facing a lawsuit after a man’s wife learned of his affair from its app notifications - The Verge
- Engineers on Google's self-driving car project were paid so much that they quit | The Verge
- Sony develops cell phone camera sensor capable of 1080p 1,000 fps | Sony Global
- Video: super slow-mo with Sony's new sensor | YouTube
- New Google artificial intelligence learns to be 'highly aggressive' - Business Insider
- BONUS LINK: Jeff Bridges' behind-the-scenes film photos