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Huge New Solar Farm Just Came Online In China

Posted in Hardware on 11th Oct, 2020
by Alex Muller

The Chinese economy has suffered as a result of the pandemic, but one sector that’s forging full-steam ahead is energy.

OpenAI’s GPT-3 Is Their First Commercial Product

Posted in Software on 11th Oct, 2020
by Alex Muller

OpenAI’s GPT-3 natural language processing system is their first commercial product.

US Transportation Command Studying SpaceX Starships Anywhere In An Hour Capability

Posted in Business, Science on 11th Oct, 2020
by Alex Muller

U.S. Transportation Command has signed an agreement with SpaceX and Exploration Architecture Corporation (XArc) to study the use of SpaceX Starships to transport supplies in an emergency.

How A Memory Quirk Of The Human Brain Can Galvanize AI

Posted in Business on 6th Oct, 2020
by Alex Muller

Drawing inspiration from the mechanics of human memory, the team turbo-charged their algorithm with a powerful capability called “memory replay”—a sort of “rehearsal” of experiences in the brain that cements new learnings into long-lived memories.

President Xi Goal Is A Carbon Neutral China By 2060

Posted in Business, Science on 6th Oct, 2020
by Alex Muller

The changes would be gradual until 2035 and then they would speed up changes. The plan would need $15 trillion of investment.

The Far Side Of The Moon Is An Ideal Place To Listen For Alien Civilizations

Posted in Science on 6th Oct, 2020
by Alex Muller

Scientists have been dreaming of an observatory on the moon for years.

Oxford Scientists: These Are Final Steps We’re Taking To Get Our Coronavirus Vaccine Approved

Posted in Medicine on 27th Sep, 2020
by Alex Muller

Of the hundreds of potential Covid-19 vaccines in development, six are in the final stages of testing, known as phase three clinical trials.

Microsoft Had A Crazy Idea To Put Servers Under Water, And It Totally Worked

Posted in Business, Hardware on 27th Sep, 2020
by Alex Muller

We are now at the point of trying to harness what we have done as opposed to feeling the need to go and prove out some more”

How Is Our Nutrition Changing In Times Of Quarantine

Posted in Medicine, Science on 12th Sep, 2020
by Alex Muller

An important narrative during COVID-19 has been how vitamins can help fight off the virus.

NuScale Has Design Certified And Hopes To Build 80GW Of Nuclear By 2042

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 12th Sep, 2020
by Alex Muller

The NuScale small modular reactor (SMR) design is a fully factory-fabricated NuScale Power Module capable of generating 60 MW of electricity.

Apple And Google Say 25 States And Territories Have Explored Using COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps

Posted in Software on 6th Sep, 2020
by Alex Muller

Exposure Notifications Express capabilities are being introduced today as part of an iOS update and later this month for Android users.

Myst AI Claims Its AI Energy Prediction Technology Boosts Utilities’ Reliability

Posted in Business, Software on 6th Sep, 2020
by Alex Muller

Myst proposes several use cases for its near-term energy forecasting technology, including electricity demand, renewable production, and market prices.