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Tags results for 'computing'

Is Google’s Mysterious Barge Actually a Floating Glass Store?

Posted in Hardware on 28th Oct, 2013 10:55 PM
by AlexMuller
After an odd but engrossing CNET story last week, everybody’s wondering what the strange barge with ties to Google is doing docked near San Francisco.

Google Glass will usher in an era of superhuman vision

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Nov, 2013 02:34 AM
by AlexMuller
Rapidly increasing processor power will help fuel a new world of powerful new photographic tools.

Scientists exploring computers that can learn and adapt like a brain

Posted in Hardware on 30th Dec, 2013 02:23 AM
by AlexMuller
Computer scientists seek new ways to tackle problems that digital computers can’t easily solve.

Will Oculus Bring Immersive Virtual Reality To Consumers For $300 In 2014?

Posted in Games on 20th Jan, 2014 10:14 PM
by AlexMuller
The Rift is the first real candidate for a quality VR experience at an affordable price.

Insect Nervous System Copied to Boost Computing Power

Posted in Science on 29th Jan, 2014 11:36 PM
by AlexMuller
Brains are the most powerful computers known. Now microchips built to mimic insects’ nervous systems have been shown to successfully tackle technical computing problems.

For the first time, a majority of Americans are using smartphones, even seniors

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Apr, 2014 12:58 AM
by AlexMuller
The transition to a mobile-centric computing culture in the U.S. is now certified.

A neuromorphic-computing 'roadmap’

Posted in Software on 23rd Apr, 2014 01:07 AM
by AlexMuller
Now it could be possible to build a practical neuromorphic (brain-inspired) computer while minimizing energy requirements.

Synchronized oscillators may allow for computing that works like the brain

Posted in Science on 15th May, 2014 10:56 PM
by AlexMuller
It would use a fraction of the energy necessary for today’s computers, according to the engineers.

Google Glass rival with neck battery shown off by Lenovo

Posted in Hardware on 28th Jul, 2014 01:44 AM
by AlexMuller
Chinese computing giant Lenovo has shown off what it hopes will be a rival to Google Glass.

Google begins developing its own quantum computer chips

Posted in Hardware on 4th Sep, 2014 12:35 AM
by AlexMuller
Google has been researching potential applications of quantum computing since it bought a D-Wave quantum annealing computer with NASA.

Climate-Earth system computer model to be the most advanced ever created

Posted in Software on 27th Sep, 2014 11:24 PM
by AlexMuller
Armed with high-performance computing systems, DOE national labs and partners tackle climate and Earth-system modeling.

Google's Newest Attack On Amazon

Posted in Business on 5th Nov, 2014 12:43 AM
by AlexMuller
Forget disease-seeking nanoparticles and smart contact lenses: Google's putting its real efforts into catching Amazon in cloud computing.

Does Watson Know the Answer to IBM’s Woes?

Posted in Business on 6th Nov, 2014 12:02 AM
by AlexMuller
IBM is betting that research on more human-like artificial intelligence will help it turn things around.

Google makes the 'Nobel Prize of computing' worth $1 million

Posted in Online on 13th Nov, 2014 09:20 PM
by AlexMuller
Every year since 1966 it's been awarded to an accomplished computer scientist or engineer like Douglas Engelbart, the inventor of the computer mouse.

Mobile Computing, the Metatrend of the Past Decade

Posted in Hardware on 16th Dec, 2014 11:15 PM
by AlexMuller
Four billion people are buying new smartphones every two years, massively outpacing the PC industry.

Glass Fibers May Open Door to Neuromorphic Computing

Posted in Science on 22nd Mar, 2015 10:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have demonstrated how neural networks and synapses in the brain can be reproduced using glass fibers made that are sensitive to light, known as chalcogenides.

Computing at the speed of light with ultracompact beamsplitter

Posted in Hardware on 19th May, 2015 10:24 PM
by AlexMuller
Light is the fastest thing you can use to transmit information. With all light, computing can eventually be millions of times faster.

PlanetTech interviews Michael Stewart, founder, chairman & CEO of Lucid AI

Posted in Interviews on 21st Aug, 2015 11:43 PM
by AlexMuller
Lucid is an Artificial Intelligence company that is developing the causal reasoning system Cyc to solve complex business problems.

Will Google Glass feature holographic displays?

Posted in Hardware on 4th Oct, 2015 10:23 PM
by AlexMuller
Google filed for a patent of what seems to be a wearable device that would show holograms. A version of Google Glass that instead of a flat picture, it would show holographic images.

Nvidia launches Jetson TX1 GPU module to handle AI on drones and robots

Posted in Hardware on 11th Nov, 2015 07:20 PM
by AlexMuller
The NVIDIA Jetson TX1 is teraflop computing in a credit card size form.

Implant to 'Plug' Brain into Supercomputers

Posted in Science on 22nd Jan, 2016 11:21 AM
by AlexMuller
Potential applications of the technology are vast, but in the short term DARPA is hoping to create devices for those with sight or hearing impairments.

Dharmendra Modha Discusses the Roadmap for Neuromorphic Computing

Posted in Software on 5th Apr, 2016 12:14 PM
by AlexMuller
IBM is developing energy-efficient, brain-inspired machines that mimic the brain’s abilities for perception, action, and cognition.

Google moves closer to a universal quantum computer

Posted in Science on 10th Jun, 2016 08:39 PM
by AlexMuller
Combining the best of analog and digital approaches could yield a full-scale multipurpose quantum computer.

Google's Neven predicts in 10 years there will only be quantum machine learning and no machine learning on classical computers

Posted in Software on 11th Jun, 2016 09:24 AM
by AlexMuller
Google believes that quantum supremacy will advance its research in AI.

Google and other tech giants boosting cloud services with AI

Posted in Science on 2nd Aug, 2016 05:41 AM
by AlexMuller
Google announced in June that it had invented a new kind of chip to accelerate machine-learning software and make its cloud services more competitive.

New 'Artificial Synapse' Gets Closer to Mimicking Brain Connections

Posted in Science on 30th Sep, 2016 05:16 PM
by AlexMuller
A brain-inspired computing component provides the most faithful emulation yet of connections among neurons in the human brain, researchers say.

Cray and Microsoft accelerate deep learning training to minutes instead of weeks

Posted in Business on 12th Dec, 2016 02:35 PM
by AlexMuller
A team of researchers have been working on a project to speed up the use of deep learning algorithms on supercomputers.

Google Reveals Blueprint for Quantum Supremacy

Posted in Business on 6th Oct, 2017 06:26 PM
by Alex Muller
The ability of quantum machines to outperform classical computers is called quantum supremacy. Now Google says it has this goal firmly in its sights.

Algorithm will allow for simulating an entire brain on future exascale computers

Posted in Software on 24th Mar, 2018 12:24 AM
by Alex Muller
A team of scientists has developed an algorithm that represents a major step toward simulating neural connections in the entire human brain.

Microsoft Azure CTO: AI and machine learning 'are going to transform every industry'

Posted in Software on 9th Jul, 2018 02:47 PM
by Alex Muller
'Companies are taking advantage of AI and ML to automate processes and get insights into operations that they didn’t have before.'

An $18m supercomputer to simulate barins

Posted in Software on 10th Jul, 2018 05:08 PM
by Alex Muller
HPE has sold an SGI 8600 supercomputer system to a Swiss research institute for the Blue Brain Project's modelling of a mouse brain’s thalamus and neocortex.

China Is Becoming an AI Superpower

Posted in Business on 5th Sep, 2018 02:44 PM
by Alex Muller
Last year, China’s government put out its plan to lead the world in AI by 2030.

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