Four short links: 16 August 2018
Distributed Execution, Roaming SIM, Social Robot, and Bad Design
- Ray — a flexible, high-performance distributed execution framework from OpenAI, targeting AI applications including reinforcement learning. (via “Notes from the first Ray meetup”)
- KnowRoaming Global SIM Sticker — Put your SIM card back in your phone. When you’re at home, the sticker. (via Engadget)
- Haru (IEEE Spectrum) — inside Honda’s new social robot.
- Botched CIA Communications System Helped Blow Agents’ Cover (Foreign Policy) — In the words of one of the former officials, the CIA had “fucked up the firewall” between the two systems. When bad systems architecture kills people…