Artificial intelligence

educationIBM and NC State Are Leading the Development of a New Quantum Ecosystem

IBM and North Carolina State University are leading the massive amount of research that will be needed to create the full quantum computer ecosystem. The standard computer industry is a nearly $4 trillion a year global ecosystem. There are many …

artificial intelligenceUS Military Shipping Container Supercomputer Has 6 Petaflop Performance

The Department of Defense (DoD)’s High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) has a supercomputer in a shipping container with 6 PetaFLOPS of performance. It will be used for both training and inference workloads. It has 1.3 Petabytes of solid-state storage. …

artificial intelligenceA Series of Global Technology Disruptions

Tony Seba has a formal system for identifying and forecasting technological disruption. The link is to a 16-page guide that he created back in 2014. He used his methodology to identify the combined disruption of electric cars, self-driving and ride-sharing …

nasaNASA Developing Robots to Enable Assembly of Solar Arrays on the Moon

The NASA Assemblers project is a recently awarded Early Career Initiative (ECI) proposal led out of NASA’s Langley Research Center, seeks to advance the technology, including hardware and software, that would allow autonomous in-space assembly, a critical technology for future …

artificial intelligenceTesla Battery Day Will Describe Path to 2 Terawatt Hours Per Year in Batteries

Tesla battery drive train day is tentatively planned for April, 2020. Tesla would describe the challenges reach 2000 gigawatt-hours of batteries every year. If that level of batteries was only for making 100 KWH cars then it would be 20 …

artificial intelligenceTesla Already Building and Delivering Model Y

Tesla released 2019 fourth-quarter earnings and surpassed financial expectations on revenue and had $105 million in profit. The biggest new news is that Tesla already building and delivering model Y cars. Before Q3 2019, Tesla was talking about late 2020 …

antiagingMany Futurists Look at 2020-2070 in After Shock Essays

After Shock is a collection of essays by Futurists. It is published in 2020 which is the 50 year anniversary of Alvin Toffler’s Future Shock book. There are many essays reviewing and framing the key developments of the internet, social …

nanoscaleVisual Scanning of the Chemical Structure of Single Molecules at Angstrom Resolution

Nanocavity plasmonic fields can create Raman images of molecular vibration for a visual system that can map the chemical structure of single-molecule. This visual system has 0.1 nanometer (an angstrom) resolution. They merge the images at several different vibration modes …

artificial intelligenceData is the New Oil and Google DataSet Search is the Motherlode of Data

Data is the new oil and now Google is providing Dataset Search. Datasets are needed to train Machine Learning and for other computer projects. Data is a vital resource for the modern age and now Datasets are easily published and …

artificial intelligenceTechnology Revolutions Should Enable Ten Times the Production of the Prior Generation

There is a definition of a Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) as the age of digitalization. This is making smart cities, vastly improved factories and a lot of automation of tasks and services in our homes and at work. Industry 4.0 …