Posts by Cyleron

Hacking in The Workforce

The media & entertainment industry has sensationalized what it means to be a “hacker” and tends to paint them all with a dark, broad brush. Viewing all hackers as cybercriminals and nefarious actors is inaccurate and outright unfair. In fact, one of the very best ways for an organization to protect their employees and information…

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What Exactly is Artificial Intelligence

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HAL : “I’m sorry Dave, I’m afraid I can’t do that.” Mother : “The ship will automatically destruct in T-minus five minutes.” The realm of science fiction (2001: A Space Odyssey, Alien) is littered with examples of artificial intelligence and/or artificial general intelligence. Today we live in a world where these sentient machines are nearly…

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What Exactly is Machine Learning

For tens of thousands of years humanity has applied its enormous capacity for environmental adaptation through the creation and implementation of tools, which Joseph Campbell referred to as “the beginning of a machine.” Since the mid-1950’s scientists and engineers have been attempting to develop machines that can think, and behave, more like human beings. In 1959,…

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