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Metaverse UGC Platform BUD Raises $36.8M Series B 
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Metaverse UGC Platform BUD Raises $36.8M Series B 

23rd May 2022; BUD, a metaverse user-generated platform, announces its $36.8M Series B round led by Sequoia Capital India with participation from ClearVue Partners...

D-Wave Announces Slate for Public Company Board of Directors
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D-Wave Announces Slate for Public Company Board of Directors

PALO ALTO, Calif. & BURNABY, B.C. (May 23, 2022) – D-Wave Systems Inc., a quantum computing systems, software, and services company, has announced the anticipated...

Use of Digital Twins in City Planning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Use of Digital Twins in City Planning

Had not seen this approach used in city planning beforeBarcelona Bets on 'Digital Twin' as Future of City PlanningPolitico Europe, Aitor Hernandez-Morales, MayOfficials...

Potentially Deadly AI?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Potentially Deadly AI?

Don't know how much of a real issue this is, but it is being reported by the Swiss Spiez lab, about their own drug discovery platform.  I would like to see a deeper...

Infant Pacifier as Sensor
From The Eponymous Pickle

Infant Pacifier as Sensor

 Clever applicationSmart Pacifier Developed to Monitor Infant Health in HospitalsBy WSU Insider, May 19, 2022U.S. and South Korean researchers have designed a wireless...

Advances in Image Captioning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Advances in Image Captioning

 Another example of an area we worked in, Webinar, details at the link:AI advances in image captioning: Describing images as well as people doImage captioning is...

Hello World! ISC Is ON And We Are Back!
From insideHPC

Hello World! ISC Is ON And We Are Back!

As the HPC world gathers in Hamburg, Germany for the International Supercomputing (ISC) conference, a deep and heartfelt sigh of relief can be heard from everyHello...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Hilbert’s Lost Problem

Mathematics consists in proving the most obvious thing in the least obvious way—Pólya. David Hilbert famously presented 23 important open mathematical problems...

Designing Societally Beneficial Reinforcement Learning Systems
From The Eponymous Pickle

Designing Societally Beneficial Reinforcement Learning Systems

Integrating game playing.Designing Societally Beneficial Reinforcement Learning Systems  in Bir BerkeluyNathan Lambert, Aaron Snoswell, Sarah Dean, Thomas Krendl...

From Computational Complexity

In the 1960's students protested the Vietnam war!/In 1830 students protested... Math?

 I was at SUNY Stonybrook for college 1976-1980. I remember one student protest about a change to the calendar that (I think) would have us go home for winter break...

Pentagon Making Cybersecurity Progress
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pentagon Making Cybersecurity Progress

Worked at the Pentagon, but long before this level of analysis was being done, but like to see advances being completed.   It is now essential now that cyber security...

Market Overview of Stereoscopic Software Solutions
From The Eponymous Pickle

Market Overview of Stereoscopic Software Solutions

Currently looking at how Lidar is being used for geology oriented analyses.    Discovered this overview survey regarding stereo Mapping and analyses.  MARKET OVERVIEW...

For Better Understanding of Deep Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

For Better Understanding of Deep Learning

Very good extensive piece.A Deeper Understanding of Deep Learning   By Don MonroeCommunications of the ACM, June 2022, Vol. 65 No. 6, Pages 19-20   10.1145/3530686...

Chinese Hackers Tried to Steal Russian Defense Data, Report Says
From The Eponymous Pickle

Chinese Hackers Tried to Steal Russian Defense Data, Report Says

More examples of hacking based warfare.Chinese Hackers Tried to Steal Russian Defense Data, Report SaysBy The New York Times, May 20, 2022The emails landed on March...

Net-zero Transition in the Wake of the War in Ukraine
From The Eponymous Pickle

Net-zero Transition in the Wake of the War in Ukraine

 Ultimate meaning in how much time and integrated level of risks?The net-zero transition in the wake of the war in Ukraine: A detour, a derailment, or a different...

Gen Z and Cryptocurrency and NFT
From The Eponymous Pickle

Gen Z and Cryptocurrency and NFT

In a recent encounter also  discovered this, was surprised at the fluency seen in  these technologies.  But not the risk in their use.  How Gen Z is hooked on cryptocurrency...

Robot 'Chef' Represents Leap Forward in Automated Cooking
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robot 'Chef' Represents Leap Forward in Automated Cooking

Practical application still behind, will it ultimately take over?  Ultimately in  what contexts?   Big interest of mine. Robot 'Chef' Represents Leap Forward in...

Rephrasing Communications in  Context
From The Eponymous Pickle

Rephrasing Communications in Context

 Advances in assistant communications.  In Google Blog,  As always context is very important. Contextual Rephrasing in Google AssistantTuesday, May 17, 2022Posted...

Vaccine Hesitancy
From The Eponymous Pickle

Vaccine Hesitancy

 Researchers Can Predict Vaccine Hesitancy at Zip Code LevelUSC Viterbi School of EngineeringMaya Abu-Zahra, May 16, 2022University of Southern California (USC)...
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