Solar panel efficiency ‘research race’ ongoing as technology dashes toward records | Electrek

https://electrek.co/2018/02/17/solar-panel-efficiency-bloodsport-records-trina-sunpower-hanergy-thin-film-monoperc/

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The Limits of Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning | WIRED

https://www.wired.com/story/greedy-brittle-opaque-and-shallow-the-downsides-to-deep-learning/

Spacex May Be Launching Its First Global Internet Satellites Next Week

A recent Falcon 9 launch reportedly contained two prototype global internet satellites, bringing SpaceX closer to establishing the Starlink global network.

Source: Spacex May Be Launching Its First Global Internet Satellites Next Week

Ecuador is fighting crime using Chinese surveillance technology | South China Morning Post

Source: Ecuador is fighting crime using Chinese surveillance technology | South China Morning Post

Ecuador has introduced a security system using monitoring technology from China, including facial recognition, as it tries to bring down its crime rate and improve emergency management, according to state-run Xinhua news agency.

God (Gov) is always watching us

 

Kodak announces ICO, stock jumps 44% | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2018/01/09/kodak-announces-ico-stock-jumps-44/

Kodak is today announcing a partnership with Wenn Digital to create a “photo-centric cryptocurrency” that will “empower photographers and agencies to take greater control in image rights management.” Because why not. It’s 2018.