This is a guest post by Chenming Wu. Wu, the researcher credited with inventing the FinFET. He says: "On the 75th anniversary of the invention of the transistor, I’d like to answer two questions: Does the world need better transistors? And if so, what will they be like?"
Airships dwindled nearly a century ago—LTA Research thinks it can bring them back.
Studies will soon show whether electroceuticals outperform pharmaceuticals
The 2021 AI Index provides insight into jobs, publications, diversity, and more
With millions at stake, deep learning enters the art world
«Low-probability regions do not definitively signal the work of another hand. They could result from a bold, out-of-character experiment by the artist—or even just a bad day.»
These early adopters found out what happened when a cutting-edge marvel became an obsolete gadget... inside their bodies.
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The proposed strategy relies on manipulating with high precision an unimaginably huge number of variables
Having conquered Go and protein folding, the company turns to a really hard problem
Open Robotics, which includes the nonprofit Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF) as well as the for-profit Open Source Robotics Corporation (OSRC), announced that 0SRC is being acquired by Intrinsic, a company within Alphabet that’s making industrial robots intuitive and accessible.
Watching robots operate with speed and precision is always impressive, if not, at this point, always surprising. Sophisticated sensors and fast computing means that a powerful and agile robot, like a drone, that knows exactly where it is and exactly where it’s going can reliably move in highly dynam
Nvidia H100 and Intel Sapphire Rapids Xeon debut on ML Perf training benchmarks
The killer app for ambitious virtual reality could be our world
Making virtual worlds as interconnected as the internet will be tough
«Online video games like Fortnite and Roblox are pitching themselves as precursors to the metaverse because of their large 3D environments where millions gather every day.»
Overall, 2021 was a good year for tech professionals in the U.S., with the average salary up 6.9 percent to $104,566, according to online recruitment firm Dice. Dice released these numbers last month as part of its annual Tech Salary Report.
According to the best measures we’ve got, a set of benchmarks called MLPerf, machine learning systems can be trained nearly twice as quickly they could last year. It’s a figure that outstrips Moore’s Law by quite a ways.
The founder of Boston Dynamics talks with us about the new $400 million research institute
The dream for the next generation of wireless communications, 6G, includes speeds of up to trillions of bits per second. Now a new study reveals that neuron-like devices made of atomically thin films might serve as key switches in upcoming 6G networks.
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