摘要： Ether dropped to $180.60, bringing its total decline for the year to 76 percent, according to data from CoinDesk. Investor enthusiasm for ether has been fading investors can now bet against the market, which has put pressure on prices. "Ether's price was inflated earlier due to the ICO mania," says Joe DiPasquale, CEO of cryptocurrency fund of hedge funds BitBull Capital.
摘要： LAST WEEK, BEN Goertzel and his company, Aidyia, turned on a hedge fund that makes all stock trades using artificial intelligence—no human intervention required. "If we all die," says Goertzel, a longtime AI guru and the company's chief scientist, "it would keep trading."
摘要： Machine learning has had fruitful applications in finance well before the advent of mobile banking apps, proficient chat bots, or search engines. Given high volume, accurate historical records, and quantitative nature of the finance world, few industries are better suited for artificial intelligence. There are more uses cases of machine learning in finance than ever before, a trend perpetuated by more accessible computing power and more accessible machine learning tools (such as Google’s Tensorflow).
摘要： Central banks are alert to the challenge of cryptocurrencies, and are contemplating reactions ranging from prohibiting private issuance to embracing such currencies. This column argues that the risks of introducing a central bank digital currency are high while the efficiency gains do not seem large. A more efficient system can be achieved via innovation in current payment infrastructure.