Four short links: 16 August 2018

Distributed Execution, Roaming SIM, Social Robot, and Bad Design

By Nat Torkington
August 16, 2018
  1. Raya flexible, high-performance distributed execution framework from OpenAI, targeting AI applications including reinforcement learning. (via “Notes from the first Ray meetup”)
  2. KnowRoaming Global SIM StickerPut your SIM card back in your phone. When you’re at home, the sticker. (via Engadget)
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  4. Haru (IEEE Spectrum) — inside Honda’s new social robot.
  5. 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…
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