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Google Fiber: The smart person's guide

Image: iStockphoto/kummeleon Alphabet's attempt to provide gigabit internet with Google Fiber is, without a doubt, one of the company's most ambitious moonshots to date. Since its formal launch in early 2010, the service has seen many iterations and some have wondered whether Google Fiber is a long-term business for Alphabet, or a disruptive catalyst to…
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War Machine Is Your Sneak Peek at Netflix’s Blockbuster Future

Two summers ago ago, when Netflix announced it was backing Brad Pitt’s pricey combat comedy War Machine, the reaction in Hollywood was perhaps best summed up by the shocked-and-awed headlines of the press: “Game changer”! “Whoa”! “What does this mean for theaters?”! Their stunned surprise was understandable, given that Netflix’s only notable foray into original…
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Google’s AlphaGo Trounces Humans—But It Also Gives Them a Boost

The day Thore Graepel joined Google’s DeepMind artificial intelligence lab in the spring of 2015, his new colleagues sat him down for a game of Go. Over the previous year, they’d trained a neural network to play the ancient game. Graepel happened to be a player himself, holding a one dan rank, the Go equivalent…
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