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On Metamaterials: Talk With Current Examples by Sabine Hossenfelder
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On Metamaterials: Talk With Current Examples by Sabine Hossenfelder

As usual excellent YouTube talk on Physics and Related topics on MetaMaterials.  Notably superlenses and Earthquake cloaking.    The future of material design? Talk...

Harvard, Amazon  AWS to do Quantum Science
From The Eponymous Pickle

Harvard, Amazon AWS to do Quantum Science

 Yet more Quantum efforts starting up.ACM TECHNEWSHarvard, AWS Alliance to Advance Research in Quantum ScienceBy Harvard University John A. Paulson School of Engineering...

What Does the Ethereum Merge Mean?
From The Eponymous Pickle

What Does the Ethereum Merge Mean?

 Had exactly this question in mind when I read of the 'Ethereum merge'. Below an intro and much more at the link.What The Merge Means,  by Ali Yahya  from https...

Decodine Canine Cognition
From The Eponymous Pickle

Decodine Canine Cognition

 New ways to link to animal toughts? Decoding Canine CognitionBy Emory University, September 15, 2022Emory University researchers have decoded visual images from...

Building a Digital City
From The Eponymous Pickle

Building a Digital City

Much to consider in making a city and running it in simulation to improve its design and operation.How Do You Build a (Digital) City?BloombergImmanual John Milton...

Quantum AI Breakthrough: Theorem Shrinks Appetite for Training Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Quantum AI Breakthrough: Theorem Shrinks Appetite for Training Data

Less data for more results. Quantum AI Breakthrough: Theorem Shrinks Appetite for Training DataLos Alamos National LaboratoryAugust 23, 2022A proof devised by a...

Science and Technology links (September 16 2022)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (September 16 2022)

Attractive female students get better grades. They lose this benefit when courses move online. A research paper is much more likely to be highly ranked if the author...

Study Highlights AI Shortcomings
From The Eponymous Pickle

Study Highlights AI Shortcomings

Thoughtful piece and links ... Study highlights how AI models take potentially dangerous 'shortcuts' in solving complex recognition tasks   by York UniversityDeep...

NIST, Google to Create Chips for Researchers, Startups
From The Eponymous Pickle

NIST, Google to Create Chips for Researchers, Startups

 Note NIST and Google collaborationNIST, Google to Create Chips for Researchers, StartupsNIST News, September 13, 2022The National Institute of Standards and Technology...

A Silicon Image Sensor That Computes
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Silicon Image Sensor That Computes

New approach for image analysis?A Silicon Image Sensor That ComputesHarvard University John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied SciencesLeah Burrows, August...

Meta in Launch of Energy Storage Solutions Consortium for Carbon Reduction
From insideHPC

Meta in Launch of Energy Storage Solutions Consortium for Carbon Reduction

Meta has joined the Energy Storage Solutions Consortium, whose mission is to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions via adoption of electricity storage technologies...

HP Robotic Layout Tool
From The Eponymous Pickle

HP Robotic Layout Tool

 Coul have used this in a number of complex re-design efforts.HP's SitePrint robotic solution could revolutionize construction layout processThe company claimsBy...

The Future of Shopping
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Future of Shopping

 Interesting piece.The future of shopping   in McKinsey,    August 27, 2022   A confluence of trends, disruptions, and shifting behaviors is giving consumers growing...

China Discovers Fusion Fuel on Moon
From The Eponymous Pickle

China Discovers Fusion Fuel on Moon

How real are the claims here?  This could lead to considerable Space mining efforts as fusion capabilities progress. China Discovers Stunning Crystal on the Moon...

From Computational Complexity

Monarachy: A Problem with Definitions

 As I am sure you know, Queen Elizabeth II passed away at the age of 96 recently.  I am not a royal-watcher, but I am a royal-watcher-watcher. That is, the question...

BRV China-backed HPC-AI Tech Completes $6M Seed and Angel Round Financing 
From insideHPC

BRV China-backed HPC-AI Tech Completes $6M Seed and Angel Round Financing 

BEIJING, Sept. 14, 2022 — HPC-AI Tech, an artificial intelligence high-performance optimization platform, recently closed $6 million seed and angel rounds withBRV...

3D-Printed Surfaces Inspired by Nature
From The Eponymous Pickle

3D-Printed Surfaces Inspired by Nature

Interesting idea, biomimicry directly linked to 3D Printing, then back to human needs.  How deep can this go?  3D-Printed Surfaces Inspired by NatureRuhr-Universit...

Ethereum Completes Merge and Rehaul of Blockchain, Stock Falls
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Ethereum Completes Merge and Rehaul of Blockchain, Stock Falls

Will this be enough?   Ethereum Merge Brings 'Sell-the-Fact' Price Move in Crypto Markets  in CoinDeskThe price stability that prevailed after Ethereum's shiftBy...

Truly Autonomous Cars May Be Impossible Without Helpful Human Touch
From The Eponymous Pickle

Truly Autonomous Cars May Be Impossible Without Helpful Human Touch

Interesting take, but I think they will ultimately be fully possible and used.  We have too much desire for convenience and AI will fill in enough of that to ignore...

Learn from One Look
From The Eponymous Pickle

Learn from One Look

From the Google AI Blog,  Fascinating, Requiring less data for recognition.  intro is useful intro.   Link to talk,  ultimately technical.LOLNeRF: Learn from One...
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