These weird virtual creatures evolve their bodies to solve problems

Reading Time: 3 minutes “It’s already known that certain bodies accelerate learning,” says Bongard. “This work shows that AI that can search for such bodies.” Bongard’s lab has developed robot bodies that are adapted to particular tasks, such as giving callus-like coatings to feet to reduce wear and tear. Gupta and his colleagues extend this idea, says Bongard. “They … Read more

Bodies Are Canceled. Thanks, Instagram

Reading Time: 7 minutes A trove of leaked documents and a recent congressional hearing have proven the obvious: Instagram harms many of its users, and its parent company Facebook has known for years. As one company slide concluded: “We make body image issues worse for one in three teen girls.” The recent developments confirm years of independent research showing … Read more

Union MoS, Som Parkash interacts with representatives of Trade bodies

Reading Time: 3 minutes   SRINAGAR : Union Minister of State for Industries and Commerce (I&C), Shri Som Parkash today interacted with the representatives of various trade bodies of Kashmir at SKICC, Srinagar. The delegation comprised of the representatives of Federation Chamber of Industries Kashmir (FCIK), Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry … Read more

German government bodies urged to remove their Facebook Pages before next year – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 18 minutes Germany’s federal information commissioner has run out of patience with Facebook. Last month, Ulrich Kelber wrote to government agencies “strongly recommend[ing]” they to close down their official Facebook Pages because of ongoing data protection compliance problems and the tech giant’s failure to fix the issue. In the letter, Kelber warns the government bodies that he … Read more