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AI ripe for exploitation, experts warn

AI ripe for exploitation, experts warn

Technology
Drones turned into missiles, fake videos manipulating public opinion and automated hacking are just three of the threats from artificial intelligence in the wrong hands, experts have said.The Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence report warns that AI is ripe for exploitation by rogue states, criminals and terrorists.Those designing AI systems need to do more to mitigate possible misuses of their technology, the authors said.And governments must consider new laws.The report calls for:Policy-makers and technical researchers to work together to understand and prepare for the malicious use of AIA realisation that, while AI has many positive applications, it is a dual-use technology and AI researchers and engineers should be mindful of and proactive about the potential for its misuseBest pra...
Advisors not up to speed on blockchain technology will get left behind: Experts

Advisors not up to speed on blockchain technology will get left behind: Experts

Finance
If you're a financial advisor, chances are you're not using blockchain technology and not even sure how to define it.But you could be missing one of the biggest developments poised to disrupt the entire financial services industry, according to some financial experts.Blockchain technology was developed to serve as the backbone for the bitcoin cryptocurrency.But the blockchain is rapidly gaining popularity as people realize its value as a mechanism for executing transactions without the oversight of a third party or central bank, said Magdalena Ramada, senior economist at Willis Towers Watson, in a presentation at the Technology Tools for Today Advisor Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.The blockchain is defined as a digital distributed ledger, or registry of information, according to R...
3 Metabolism Experts Weigh in on the Great Breakfast Debate

3 Metabolism Experts Weigh in on the Great Breakfast Debate

Health
If there’s a discussion that we have often at Cooking Light, it’s about whether breakfast is really so important. Readers constantly ask: Will skipping breakfast cause me to gain weight? How exactly does breakfast help me stay healthy?And there’s so much conflicting research that it's hard to keep track. Some studies show that the meal jump-starts your metabolism, promoting weight loss. Others suggest it doesn't make much difference whether you skip it or not. Still others find skipping breakfast may help you lose weight.So to set the record straight—or at least get the most up-to-date info, we reached out to a team of professionals who agreed to provide some much-needed clarity.These experts have read the research, have helped plenty of clients get healthy, and know how to eat well and st
A CDC ban on 'fetus' and 'transgender?' Experts alarmed

A CDC ban on 'fetus' and 'transgender?' Experts alarmed

Health
Health leaders say they are alarmed about a report that officials at the nation's top public health agency are being told not to use certain words or phrases in official budget documents, including "fetus," ''transgender" and "science-based." The health community was reacting to a story in The Washington Post published late Friday citing an anonymous source who said the prohibition was made at a recent meeting of senior budget officials at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The seven words and phrases — "diversity," ''entitlement," ''fetus," transgender," ''vulnerable," ''evidence-based" and "science-based" — were not to be used in documents that are to be circulated within the federal government and Congress in preparation of the next presidential budget proposal, the p
The Hangover Cures Health Editors, Experts, and Influencers Actually Use

The Hangover Cures Health Editors, Experts, and Influencers Actually Use

Health
So last night a glass of wine turned into, well, a lot more than that—and now your stomach is churning and your head feels like it's splitting into a million tiny little pieces (oy). Before you swear off alcohol forever, check out these go-to hangover cures from health experts, influencers, and a few of our editors. These are the remedies they swear by to calm the nausea, replenish electrolytes, and get back on their feet after having one (or a few!) too many.Tea with ginger + a banana"I'll have tea with organic honey and fresh grated ginger root, and a banana. 
Ginger is a natural nausea fighter, and this trio also provides antioxidants, which can guard against some of the inflammation and damage caused by drinking (especially to your aching brain!)