April 28, 2019 |
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.
April 16, 2019 |
Google has a new end-to-end, all-neural, on-device speech recognizer to power speech input in Gboard. It is only 80 megabytes in size and can work offline.
March 25, 2019 |
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 …
February 26, 2019 |
John Hennessy talked about the end of Moore’s Law and the start of a new golden age. He described the specifics of how general computer chips from Intel and others were sped up over decades. Speed came from scaling, parallelism …
December 6, 2018 |
Waymo, the subsidiary of Alphabet (aka Google), has started its commercial self-driving ride Sharing service. This is currently limited to cities surrounding Phoenix Arizona. This includes Tempe, Mesa and Chandler. The Waymo One program will give customers rides in self-driving …