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artificial intelligenceUdacity 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 …

artificial intelligenceThe End of Moore’s Law in Detail and Starting a New Golden Age

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 …

controverialGoogle is Negligent in Allowing Vandalization But Fixing It is Tricky and Dangerous

Google is negligent by not having the software coded mechanisms to prevent or rapidly repair vandalization of search results. People can use Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and other means to adjust search results. There are ways that people can manipulate …

carsWaymo Started Its Commercial Self-driving Ride Sharing Service

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 …

googleMicrosoft Edge Browser Cancellation Was an Ironic Surrender to the Chrome Near Monopoly

The Microsoft Internet Explorer became the Edge browser, but it has failed and Microsoft is replacing it with a Chromium-based alternative. This story of technology revenge dates back the dot.com days and the Microsoft versus Google browser wars. Netscape lost …

amazonMost Valuable Company Title Moved Between Amazon, Apple and Microsoft

The Most Valuable Company in the World title was with Microsoft on Friday. Over the weekend there a cease-fire in the Trade War between the USA and China. This gave more of a boost to Apple and Amazon on Monday. …

futureGoogle and NASA run classical supercomputer versus quantum chip races

Google and NASA have an agreement to compare Google 72-qubit quantum Bristlecone chip and possibly near-term follow-up quantum chips against regular supercomputers. Alibaba had a recent paper which indicates quantum simulations on classical computers can be more competitive against quantum …

appleApple CEO Tim Cook calls for strong privacy protection

CEO Tim Cook blasted Silicon Valley technology companies and their abuse of user privacy. Tim gave the keynote address at a privacy conference in Brussels Wednesday. Facebook and Google make most of their money from advertising. Cook said * Personal …

artificial intelligenceWaymo Self-Driving Cars use lasers to constantly guide safe driving

Waymo, Google’s self-driving car company, is building the world’s most experienced driver, with over 10 million miles self-driven on public roads and almost 7 billion in simulation. Discover what we’ve seen and learned along the way from literal curveballs in …

artificial intelligenceGeneralized Graph Networks ups Deep Learning to next level AI

Deep Learning and Machine Learning has made breakthroughs in recent years. There is tens of billions of dollars going into development of the new AI. Google and Deep Mind are recognizing that Deep Learning is not going to reach human …