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computersOpen Source Web Crawling is About Ten to Fifteen Years Behind Google

In 1999, it took Google one month to crawl and build an index of about 50 million pages. In 2012, the same task was accomplished in less than one minute. The 2012 capability is about 50,000 times faster. This is …

googlePreventing Google, Facebook and Twitter from Manipulating the US Election

Robert Epstein proposes a plan to limit Google, Facebook and Twitter from manipulating up to 15 million votes in the United States. Epstein is not a conservative. He has been center/center-left my whole adult life and supported Hillary Clinton in …

googleNear-term Quantum Computers Have Serious Challenges

Nextbigfuture was excessively optimistic on quantum computer achieving a smooth takeoff based upon announcements in 2018 with the 72 qubit Google bristlecone, IonQ's trapped ion breakthrough and a flurry of other advancements in quantum computers from Intel and IBM.

amazonMicrosoft Surging Over $1 Trillion to Number One

Microsoft stock surging over $1 trillion in market value in after hours trading with a strong earnings report.

artificial intelligenceEthics in AI – Google Announces External AI Advisory Council #emTechDigital

Google’s VP Kent Walker announced that Google will build an external AI advisory council. They come from our continents and from many disciplines. Google will be providing a release that has the names and details of the external AI advisory …

artificial intelligenceThe Human Impact of AI #EmTechDigital

Leaders in the field are looking beyond cutting-edge research to examine the impact that AI technologies are having in the world. Putting humans at the center of the discussion is critical to ensure that society will benefit from fair, unbiased …