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Quantum Annealing Can Beat Classical Computing in Limited Cases
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Quantum Annealing Can Beat Classical Computing in Limited Cases

 Have mentioned Quantum Annealing methods here a number of time.  And D-Wave, a successful effort in delivering related capabilities as Quantum solutions.     Recall...

Smaller VR  is Good
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Smaller VR is Good

ACM TECHNEWSVR Headsets Reduced to Size of Regular GlassesBy Interesting EngineeringAugust 15, 2022Virtual reality (VR) headgear has been reduced to the thickness...

Chinese Humanoid Robotics
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Chinese Humanoid Robotics

More Human and dog-like forms and functions emerging. Xiaomi Builds a Humanoid Robot for Some Reason CyberOne is a new biped from China, but why does it exist? ...

Network Visualizations for Data Archive
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Network Visualizations for Data Archive

 Visualization always useful.  Network Visualization Tool Maps Information SpreadBy Indiana University Bloomington, July 29, 2022Network Tool visualizationNetwork...

Quantum Algorithm Simulates Evolving State of Quantum Particles
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Quantum Algorithm Simulates Evolving State of Quantum Particles

 Scratching to understand this beyond the broadest concept.  Materials I can see.  Quantum Algorithm Simulates Evolving State of Quantum ParticlesBy City College...

Robotics Research at Boston Dynamics AI Institute
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Robotics Research at Boston Dynamics AI Institute

Followed Boston Dynamics for years.Q&A: Marc Raibert on the Boston Dynamics AI Institute The founder of Boston Dynamics talks with us about the new $400 million...

Are we falling in love with robots?
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Are we falling in love with robots?

 Can see it, now even beyond the realm of computing work.Are we falling in love with robots?By Michael Dempsey  in the BBC, Technology of Business reporterIt'sCristiane...

Artificial Neuron Swaps Dopamine with Rat Brain Cells Like a Real One
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Artificial Neuron Swaps Dopamine with Rat Brain Cells Like a Real One

Like that we are seeing ways to use biological neurons compared to artificial ones. Artificial Neuron Swaps Dopamine with Rat Brain Cells Like a Real OneBy NewAn...

Understanding Human Goals
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Understanding Human Goals

AI and Goal direction is interesting. Computer Scientists Develop System That Helps AI Understand Human GoalsBy Interesting Engineering, August 8, 2022The framework...

Supersonic Flight Reemerges?
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Supersonic Flight Reemerges?

A relative flies for American Airlines, looking for more information on plans.   Cost still very high. American Airlines places deposit on 20 supersonic planes ...

College in a MetaVersity?
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College in a MetaVersity?

Change is coming,  but the metaverse is also not ready.     Based on our own experiences,  there is much yet to be done to prepare content, delivery and users of...

Asteroid Mining
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Asteroid Mining

 A longtime interest, here some good background information.  Skeptical of some value analyses, but ultimately this will be done.Asteroid Material Provides ‘Most...

Are Drones the Optimal Way to Distribute COVID-19 Tests?
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Are Drones the Optimal Way to Distribute COVID-19 Tests?

Don't see it except for exceptional situations.  Are Drones the Optimal Way to Distribute COVID-19 Tests?Texas A&M TodayRae Lynn Mitchell, July 22, 2022A new COVID...

GM Answers Questions on EV
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GM Answers Questions on EV

Useful outline.  GM wants to answer all your burning questions about electric vehiclesEV Live is the automaker’s latest effort to educate consumers about all things...

Nanomagnets, Wine  and AI
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Nanomagnets, Wine and AI

 Interesting application with energy implications.Nanomagnets Can Choose a Wine, Could Quench AI's Thirst for EnergyBy National Institute of Standards and Technology...

Large Language Models and AI Hardware
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Large Language Models and AI Hardware

 I thought LLMs were generally available,  but perhaps not generally so. Democratizing LLMs Needs a Revolution in AI HardwareBy TechTalks, August 2, 2022AndrewThere...

Future of Metaverse: An Interview with Matthew Ball
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Future of Metaverse: An Interview with Matthew Ball

Matthew Ball, Metaverse Theorist,  with a book forthcoming that I will read ...  on the Metaverse: We've never seen a shift this enormous  ...By Janko Roettgers...

Self-Taught AI
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Self-Taught AI

 Like the linking to how the brain works, though brain and AI are still very different.Self-Taught AI Shows Similarities to How the Brain WorksBy Quanta Magazine...

AI Will Come to the Rescue of Future Firefighters
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AI Will Come to the Rescue of Future Firefighters

Worked on the application of data to firefighting teams in my early days, appreciated this clearly can be further leverage by using AI methods. AI May Come to the...

Surveillance Too Cheap to Meter?
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Surveillance Too Cheap to Meter?

 Interesting point ....   And consider as AI in general becomes cheap.Surveillance Too Cheap to Meter   By Poul-Henning KampCommunications of the ACM, July 2022...
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