The weekend is almost here! My weekly look at the Ethereum upgrade to the Merge (including the impact to Ethereum mining) and where AI still falls short – that includes autonomous vehicles and other time critical safety functions. The Fast Company article discusses a metric for AI reliability – F1 score, then calculates F1 scores for different AI applications.
Finally, do we really believe the blockchain market will grow to 162 billion U.S. dollars by 2027 as Statista Research Department shows? I find this unlikely. While blockchain technology is important for cryptocurrency, for most enterprise use cases there are more efficient ways to solve the problem than blockchain.
- Ethereum Mining Pools Will Survive the Merge – What About the Miners. As Ethereum prepares to move from proof-of-work mining to proof of stake, thousands of ETH miners may be left stranded. (Decrypt)
- I’m CEO of a robotics company, and I believe AI has failed on many promises. Here’s what comes next. AI Autonomous vehicles require over 99.9999% reliability in safety-critical functions, and today’s AI is not yet adequate for that. (Fast Company)
- What Are the Four Kinds of Blockchains? There are four main kinds of the technology used in the crypto, NFT and Web3 sectors. (CoinDesk)