Blockchain Could Shape AI; Assessing Natural Light (Without Seeing the Building); and More on This Week’s Five For Wednesday!
- Two big technology trends can help each other, according to experts. By utilizing the underlying tenets of Blockchain, artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms and techniques could be easily distributed to all users, instead of controlled by major companies. Technological ownership has been one of the many ethical dilemmas around using and creating more AI/ML applications.
- We hope none of you would have to use this guide for its fully stated purpose, but the Wirecutter’s research in how to keep your smart home secure from domestic abusers is valuable information in any situation. The guide includes password safety tips (including our favorites, two-factor authentication and passphrases instead of passwords), reset tips and tricks, and more.
- Got a client wondering how much natural light their next home might get? Instead of trudging out at all hours of the day to that listing, a new website might be able to get you that info. Right now, Localize.city only works in NYC, but I wouldn’t be surprised if more tools like these started popping up all over the country.
- Forbes recently asked eleven real estate pros to talk about how technology has been shifting the way the industry works. Frequent CRT Labs readers will nod their heads along at most of these insights – we knew you guys were a smart bunch!
- And for a little fun this week – the Onion explains Blockchain. (Warning: explicit language)