Master Coach Discusses Knowledge and Skill Acquistion

A great philosopher and MMA coach John Danaher discusses training for knowledge and skill acquisition. Repetition of technique has diminishing returns. Danaher discusses the goal of having the goal in each training session of improving or acquiring skills and knowledge. Drilling is a cooperative dance between two partners. The goal is to make each other …

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COVID-19 Is Accelerating the Destruction of the Old University Models

The USA has almost 19 million college students. There are about 1.5 million faculty in degree-granting postsecondary institutions. Most US colleges are re-opening because they would go bankrupt if they did not have classes and students are not willing to pay up to $60,000 per year for video classes. This article will review the following: …

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AGI Lags Compute Power and Technological Empowerment of Individuals is Lagging

This article will show that AI projects are getting access to petaflops and exaflops of computing power, which would match the raw compute power of the human brain. However, we still do not have insect-level AI system despite having the raw power for insect AI twenty years ago. AGI is lagging and will likely to …

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IBM 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 companies and researchers working on all aspects of operating systems, chips, electronics, software, testing, security …

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Real-Life Technology Will Continue to Lag in Movies and Television

There is a long delay in properly representing real-life technology in movies and television. The internet burst into popularity in the mid-1990s but the movies and television shows featuring the internet have been pretty consistently lame. It even took many years for movies to adapt to the fact that everyone has cellphones and smartphones. The …

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US Has to Out Innovate China in Long Term Technology Competition

China is seeking technological self-sufficiency and even superiority in key industries. It has concentrated military spending on advanced technologies. Its Belt and Road Initiative proposes a trillion-dollar investment program to project China’s influence across the world. What is China’s grand design, and how should the United States respond to it? China has ripped out the …

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Udacity Offering Free TensorFlow 2.0 AI Course

Nextbigfuture interviewed Dr. Mat Leonard of the Udacity School of AI. Udacity and Google have created a free course to help software developers to learn code AI applications. There will be 3 to 4 lessons released every few weeks. The 14 lessons can be completed over 2 months. The coursework will take about 5 to …

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USC Space Design Class 2018 Final Presentations

The University of Southern California has course ASTE 527. It takes an architectural approach to complex engineering concepts generation. It is a graduate elective course offered by the Department of Astronautical Engineering (ASTE). Madhu Thangavelu conducts the ASTE 527 graduate Space Studio Architecting course in the Department of Astronautical Engineering at the University of Southern …

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