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Three AI godfathers, two of them Canadian, selected for the ‘Nobel Prize of Computing’

Three AI godfathers, two of them Canadian, selected for the ‘Nobel Prize of Computing’

Three computer scientists who laid the foundations for many of the recent advances in artificial intelligence are being honoured with this year’s Turing Award, considered the field’s highest accolade.Geoff Hinton, an emeritus professor at the University of Toronto and a senior researcher at Alphabet Inc.’s Google Brain, Yann LeCun, a professor at New York University…


‘Arrogant’ Bitcoin Fans are ‘Totally Clueless’, Rants Crypto-Hating Roubini

‘Arrogant’ Bitcoin Fans are ‘Totally Clueless’, Rants Crypto-Hating Roubini

Bitcoin is an “exponential, parabolic bubble,” and bitcoin investors are “arrogant, ignorant, clueless” zealots and fanatics. That’s the opinion of avowed crypto-hater Nouriel Roubini, an economics professor at New York University.Roubini made the remarks in an interview with the CFA Institute, where he again trashed cryptocurrencies as worthless and its proponents as mouth-breathing morons.Bitcoiners are…


Bitcoin Troll Rips Crypto at Davos: ‘Overhyped’ Blockchain is ‘No Better Than Excel Spreadsheet’

Bitcoin Troll Rips Crypto at Davos: ‘Overhyped’ Blockchain is ‘No Better Than Excel Spreadsheet’

Noted bitcoin-basher Nouriel Roubini was at it again in Davos, claiming that blockchain is no better than an Excel spreadsheet. | Source: ShutterstockBy CCN.com: Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are the mother and father of all bubbles, and blockchain is nothing more than a “fancy database.” That’s what bitcoin-bashing New York University professor Nouriel Roubini said at…