Problems Allege Cruz, Kemp Benefitting from Faulty Ballot Machines That Change Dem Ballots to GOP

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Early citizens submitting tallies for fiercely objected to races in Texas as well as Georgia declare that their states’ paperless voting machines are changing their choose Autonomous prospects to Republican politician, or deleting them entirely.

According to Politician, people, along with civil liberties groups, have submitted grievances affirming that problems are leading to elect Republican politician Sen. Ted Cruz(R-Texas) rather than his Autonomous opposition Beto O’Rourke. There have also been grievances that ballots have mosted likely to Georgia’s Republican prospect for governor, Brian Kemp, instead of his Democratic opponent Stacey Abrams.

Ballot technology specialists have stated that this is not the result of bad deed, however obsolete, faulty systems that don’t also leave a proof of what happened. Kemp, who is presently the Georgia Secretary of State, has stood up to past calls for the state to alter voting systems. His state has actually used the exact same system because 2002. Texas only makes use of electronic machines in some counties, however there have actually been records of ballots that were meant to be “straight ticket” elect one celebration were altered to the various other event.

Troubles with electronic voting is absolutely nothing new, according to Marian Schneider, head of state of Verified Ballot, an organization devoted to election stability that is opposed to systems that do not have an auditable proof.

“These electing devices problems surface every election, ever since 2006 when these were widely deployed,” Schneider informed Politician.

Texas Assistant of State Rolando Pablos condemned any type of issues on the voters themselves not bewaring enough, as opposed to any type of technological mistake.

Kemp’s camp denies that there is any kind of trouble.

“They have no evidence and no witnesses,” Kemp press assistant Cody Hall informed Politician. “Simply fake outrage and participants of the media who care much more about headings than facts.”

Update 11/5/18 6:08 p.m.: According to an agent for Pablos’ workplace the there have actually not been much issues about this in Texas, and also those that did come in came from both celebrations.

“We have received much less than 20 issues statewide from citizens who informed us they experienced this concern, as well as it came from voters who tried to vote straight celebration (both democrats and republican politicians) and after that began using the device before the display ended up rendering,” the spokesperson said.

Regulation&& Criminal activity had likewise reached out to the Elections Division in Georgia requesting for information about the quantity of problems as well as whether they were especially from Democrats or also consisted of Republicans, however they did not react.

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Texas Voting Machines Switching Over Elect Beto O’Rourke to Ted Cruz

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A number of Texas organizations have gotten reports of electing devices switching votes in the prominent Us senate race between incumbent Ted Cruz, who is apparently not ballots. The Hart eSlate devices were certified for usage in 2009, indicating that the majority of them go to least that old. Black Citizens in Georgia Say Something Amusing Is Going on With Their Voting Machines After citizens alerted the NAACP of irregularities with voting equipments across Georgia, including …< a href="http://

https://www.theroot.com/black-voters-in-georgia-say-something-funny-is-going-on-1829979736?rev=1540418000398″target=_ empty > Learn more Review Freedom was last certified for usage in 1776 as well as additionally has countless problems triggered by user mistake.

Robot submarine finds “holy grail of shipwrecks” with up to $17 billion in treasure

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A 310-year-old Spanish shipwreck carrying treasure that might be worth up to $17 billion was discovered with the help of an underwater robot. It’s called the Remus 6000 and it can dive nearly four miles and is loaded with sensors and cameras. 

Bronze cannons confirmed “the holy grail of shipwrecks” had been found at the bottom of the Caribbean Sea. They are engraved with dolphins – a telltale sign they belong to the Spanish galleon San Jose, lost more than 300 years ago.

“I just sat there for about 10 minutes and smiled,” said Jeff Kaeli, a research engineer with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. 

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Bronze cannons discovered the Remus 6000 at the bottom Caribbean Sea

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Kaeli was alone in his bunk on the search vessel when he spotted the cannons.

“I’m not a marine archaeologist, but…I know what a cannon looks like. So in that moment, I guess I was the only person in the world who knew we’d found the shipwreck,” he said. 

The exact location of the wreckage is still a secret, but it was discovered in November 2015 off the coast of Cartagena, Colombia. Its cargo of gold, silver, and emeralds could be worth as much as $17 billion.

The Remus 6000, operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute in Massachusetts, found the ship almost 2,000 feet below the surface. The underwater robot scanned the sea floor using long-range sonar then went back and took pictures of any objects that seemed out of the ordinary.

Jeff Kaeli, a research engineer with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.   

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“You can take bigger risks with your technology and go to places where it wouldn’t be safe or feasible to put a human being,” Kaeli said. 

The Remus used the same methods to find Air France Flight 447, which crashed off the coast of Brazil in 2009.

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British warships sunk the San Jose and its crew of 600 in 1701. For now, all of its treasure remains underwater.  Working with the Colombian government, the Woods Hole team also found artifacts like teacups and ceramic jugs.

“Everyone is focused on the treasure aspect….The whole thing is a cultural treasure. It’s a piece of history that’s sitting on the sea floor that tells a story,” Kaeli said.  

The wreck has been shrouded in secrecy because of lingering questions about who owns it.

Colombia and Spain both say it belongs to them. The researchers at Woods Hole say they are explorers, not treasure hunters, and are not involved in the ownership disputes.

Hanson Robotics debuts Little Sophia, a robot companion that teaches kids to code | VentureBeat

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Hanson Robotics, the Hong Kong and Los Angeles company behind Sophia, the humanoid robotic citizen of Saudi Arabia who’s appeared on CBS’ 60 Minutes, Good Morning Britain, and panels hosted by the United Nations and International Telecommunications Union, has a 14-inch sibling: Little Sophia. She wants to help kids learn how to code.

Following previews on the Tonight Show and at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in January, Hanson this week took the wraps off of Little Sophia, a “tutorial companion” that taps artificial intelligence (AI) and mobile apps to inculcate kids in the ways of programming — not to mention robotics, science, engineering, computer vision, deep learning, and math. The diminutive Bluetooth- and Wi-Fi-enabled mechanical companion supports both Python and block-based programming languages like Blockly, furthermore, and she’s able to interface with Raspberry Pi for even greater extensibility.

It’s not Hanson’s first stab at a robotic STEM toy for kids. Two years ago, Hanson’s founder and namesake, David Hanson, teamed up with toy industry veteran Andy Rifkin to launch Professor Einstein, a pint-sized playmate that can play games, chitchat, and walk budding scientists through math and science lessons. But Little Sophia is the first consumer robot Hanson’s built in house.

“Our vision at Hanson Robotics is to bring robots to life,” Hanson said. “Our team of AI developers, engineers, roboticists, scientists, and artists have designed Little Sophia with the expressiveness and engaging personality that made Sophia the Robot so appealing, further extending the reach of our character-driven AI technology.”

When Little Sophia isn’t tutoring, she’s showing emotions with “dozens” of facial expressions (including “happy,” “sad,” “surprise,” “grouchy,” and “delighted”). Or she’s walking, singing, reciting jokes, telling stories, responding to voice commands, or posing for selfies via the Sophia mobile companion app’s augmented reality feature.

Like her big sibling, Little Sophia boasts built-in facial recognition algorithms that enable her to spot faces and follow a person’s movement. It’s this ability to respond and engage — along with her “open” software platform — that elevates Little Sophia from toy to capable AI home assistant, according to CEO Jeanne Lim. That might sound a bit aspirational, but hey — Sophia managed to get approved for a credit card last year. Answering a few trivia questions is the least we’d expect Little Sophia to do.

“We are thrilled to announce the launch of our Little Sophia Kickstarter campaign to the public, and to provide an opportunity to empower young girls around the world by introducing STEM, coding and AI in a fun and adventurous way,” Lim said. “Little Sophia delivers a high-quality, entertaining, and educational experience that motivates and inspires young students to spend time learning with her.”

Little Sophia launches on Kickstarter today.