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Monday June 26, 2017 @ 05:20:33 AM mt

6 Things Quantum Computers Will Be Incredibly Useful For



Computers dont exist in a vacuum. They serve to solve problems, and the type of problems they can solve are influenced by their hardware. Graphics processors are specialized for rendering images; artificial intelligence processors for AI; and quantum computers designed forwhat? While the power of quantum computing is impressive, it does not mean that existing []

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Saturday June 24, 2017 @ 10:26:07 AM mt

This Weeks Awesome Stories From Around the Web Through June 24



SPACE NASA Finds Evidence of 10 New Earth-Sized Planets in Our Corner of the Galaxy Sean OKane | The Verge A total of 2,335 of those have been verified as exoplanets, 21 of which are Earth-sized and orbit in their stars habitable zone. Earth-sized planets are of particular interest because they can teach us about []

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Friday June 23, 2017 @ 11:19:14 AM mt

New Virtual World Sansar Is Ready to Pick Up Where Second Life Left Off



On its 14th birthday, a reflection on Linden Labs groundbreaking Second Life, and how their next project Sansar hopes to go even further. In May 2006, Bloombergs Businessweek ran a cover story detailing the business empire of real estate millionaire Anshe Chung. What caught the worlds attention, however, is that Anshe Chung wasnt a real []

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Friday June 23, 2017 @ 11:19:14 AM mt

Ray Kurzweil: Heres What Will Happen When We Connect Our Brains to the Cloud



Ray Kurzweil is an inventor, thinker, and futurist famous for forecasting the pace of technology and predicting the world of tomorrow. In this video, Kurzweil looks ahead to a time in the not-too-distant future when well be able to connect our brains to computers in the cloud. Individual computers and mobile devices are already billions []

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Friday June 23, 2017 @ 06:37:13 AM mt

This Tech Could Charge Electric Cars While They Drive



The global auto industry is worth $2 trillion, but electric and hybrid cars currently make up less than one percent of that figure. However, experts are predicting an explosion in electric car adoption. Financial services company UBS predicted demand for electric cars will reach an inflection point in 2018 as their cost shrinks to equal []

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Wednesday June 21, 2017 @ 04:09:38 PM mt

Is There a Multidimensional Mathematical World Hidden in the Brains Computation



Two thousand years ago, the ancient Greeks looked into the night sky and saw geometric shapes emerge among the stars: a hunter, a lion, a water vase. In a way, they used these constellations to make sense of the random scattering of stars in the fabric of the universe. By translating astronomy into shapes, they []

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Tuesday June 20, 2017 @ 10:37:15 AM mt

Deep Learning at the Speed of Light on Nanophotonic Chips



Deep learning has transformed the field of artificial intelligence, but the limitations of conventional computer hardware are already hindering progress. Researchers at MIT think their new nanophotonic processor could be the answer by carrying out deep learning at the speed of light. In the 1980s, scientists and engineers hailed optical computing as the next great []

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Monday June 19, 2017 @ 01:18:14 PM mt

Designing Antiviral Proteins via Computer Could Help Halt the Next Pandemic



As Bill Gates sees it, there are three main threats to our species: nuclear war, climate change, and the next global pandemic. Speaking on pandemic preparedness at the Munich Security Conference earlier this year, Gates reminded us that the fact that a deadly global pandemic has not occurred in recent history shouldnt be mistaken for []

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Sunday June 18, 2017 @ 04:38:36 PM mt

Why Interstellar Travel Will Be Possible Sooner Than You Think



The term moonshot is sometimes invoked to denote a project so outrageously ambitious that it can only be described by comparing it to the Apollo 11 mission to land the first human on the Moon. The Breakthrough Starshot Initiative transcends the moonshot descriptor because its purpose goes far beyond the Moon. The aptly-named project seeks []

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