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Kroger and Meijer give out free N95 Masks
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Kroger and Meijer give out free N95 Masks

Though I am both a Kroger and Meijer shopper I had not noted this.   Though have read that N95 are much better for the task, it is still unclear how much good they...

Software Designed Microwave Cooking
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Software Designed Microwave Cooking

 As a long time amateur cook and with interest in it as a process and how it might be automated this is quite interesting.   Software-Defined Cooking Using a Microwave...

Teaching in Person and Online
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Teaching in Person and Online

 Been reading the book below, so far looks very good and to the point in these times.  Have not finished, but good so far.  The technical specifics may get outThe...

Testing the Meaning of Digital Darkness
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Testing the Meaning of Digital Darkness

Perhaps a good case study to understand the implications of complete digital darkness, how should we address this and what are the capabilities that need to beTonga...

MIT Reveals new Quantum Computing Language: Twist
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MIT Reveals new Quantum Computing Language: Twist

 A Language for Quantum ComputingACM NEWSA New Language for Quantum Computing, By MIT NewsJanuary 25, 2022Time crystals. Microwaves. Diamonds. What do these three...

Google Killing Off FloC
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Google Killing Off FloC

 Notable  How does this change the interaction with consumer, their privacy and Google Kills Off FLoC, Replaces It With TopicsBy TechCrunch, January 25, 2022FLoC...

Robotic Eldercare Advances
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Robotic Eldercare Advances

Saw a number of examples of this being done in visits to Japan, were impressive.   Aimed to support Japan's aging population.Robots Rise to Meet the Challenge of...

Ransomware: Insurance Might Pay
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Ransomware: Insurance Might Pay

And of course will foreign plays admit guilt for hostile actions?  And surely insurance premiums will increase. Via Schneier, with further comments:The insurance...

Qualcomm for Autonomous Cars
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Qualcomm for Autonomous Cars

More moves in automating features in vehicles.Qualcomm wants to make it easier to build semi-autonomous carsSnapdragon Ride Vision is open and scales to more cars...

Chefs Using AI
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Chefs Using AI

 We looked at some early work done by IBM using Watson in this area.  May have mentioned it here.AI: Why chefs are turning to artificial intelligence  By Michael...

Can AlphaZero Solving Problems and Rule Variations
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Can AlphaZero Solving Problems and Rule Variations

 Sharing variations of a problem.   All problems have variations, which specify their context, can this give us a hint for other solutions?Reimagining Chess with...

3D Map of Universe
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3D Map of Universe

 Durham University Fiber-Optics Help Largest 3D Map of UniverseBBC News, January 13, 2022Researchers at the U.K.'s Durham University built a component that helped...

Digital Pen Helping People Learn to Write
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Digital Pen Helping People Learn to Write

 AI and learning physical writing.  Like the interplay interplay of the old and new skills.Artificial intelligence: Digital pen helps people learn to writeby Karlsruhe...

Blood Clot Screw
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Blood Clot Screw

 Like the  implied visualizationThe microrobot has a helical structure like a propeller. Corkscrew-Shaped Robot Swims Through Blood Vessels to Clear BlockagesNew...

Eliminating some Quantum Computations
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Eliminating some Quantum Computations

Fascinating piece, with it seems big implications, see the full thing in QuantaMag pointed to below.  Look forward to see the implications in such futuristic machines...

Monitizing Personal Data
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Monitizing Personal Data

 Repeated after reading, well done.   Did a big project on related questions and how they drove decisions.Monetizing Your Personal Data, By Keith KirkpatrickCommunications...

Can or Will AI Destroy Education?
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Can or Will AI Destroy Education?

Not till it can become very adaptive to many contexts.  Replacing if it does better than teachers perhaps.Many contexts are at play. Selective humans are stillWill...

Lower Cost, complexity Recording Brain Activity
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Lower Cost, complexity Recording Brain Activity

 Recording a test subject’s brain activity. Device Developed for Easier Link Between Brain, Computer, BodySkolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Russia),...

Amazon Palm Scans Clothing Checkouts
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Amazon Palm Scans Clothing Checkouts

 ACM TECHNEWSAmazon looks further in the complexity of checkout, aims to be seamless. Amazon Opening 30,000-Sq.-Ft. Store with QR Codes, Palm-Scanning CheckoutBy...

Wharton on the Economy this Year
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Wharton on the Economy this Year

Where are we going?  What’s Ahead for the U.S. Economy in 2022LISTEN TO THE PODCAST:Wharton’s Jeremy Siegel speaks with Wharton Business Daily on SiriusXM about...
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