Industry News: Week of August 31, 2020

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Every week we curate industry news and articles that reflect today’s trends so you can spend more time learning and less time searching. Here’s what we’ve been reading:


Intel scientist who built Steven Hawking’s communicator is updating it with AI and GPT-2, Open sourcing it
Forbes: Lama Nachman, the scientist who originally developed Steven Hawking’s communicator is updating it with AI capabilities and also open sourcing her technology to make it available to anyone.
Why Global Cities will flourish in a post-COVID future

The World Economic Forum describes how a dramatic re-imagining of the world’s major cities is being driven by necessity and the fourth industrial revolution.

Drone maker General Atomics lays off hundreds
General Atomics, prominent drone manufacturer for the U.S. Military, has made the decision to reduce its workforce by 6%.
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