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artificial intelligenceSamsung plans AI research centers in Canada, UK and Russia adding to US and Korea now

Samsung plans to establish three artificial intelligence (AI) Centers in Cambridge, the U.K. (May 22nd), Toronto, Canada (May 24th) and Moscow, Russia (May 29th) to strengthen the company’s AI capabilities and explore the potential of user-centric AI. Samsung Research also …

lithographySamsung process roadmap 7nm 2018, 5nm 2019, 4nm 2020 and 3nm 2021

Samsung plans to bring to mass production in 2021 the architectural successor to FinFETS, gate-all-around (GAA) transistors, at the 3nm (nanometer) node. They will begin 7nm (nanometer) production using extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography in the second half of this year …

economic impactBezos’s plan to set up Amazon-like delivery for ‘future human settlement’ of the moon

Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin have been circulating a seven-page white paper to NASA leadership and President Trump’s transition team about their interest in developing a lunar spacecraft with a lander that would touch down near a crater at the …

appleSpacex successfully launched and landed another rocket

SpaceX on Sunday successfully launched and landed its Falcon 9 rocket a day after aborting the mission seconds before launch. Falcon 9 was carrying the Dragon spacecraft, which successfully detached from Falcon 9’s second stage. Right on schedule, solar arrays …

computer memoryAnother five quit trapped ion question Antrim computer

In May this year, IBM announced it was making such a device available for anyone to use over the internet. Its computer has five quantum bits, or qubits, so can only handle relatively small problems – but it’s programmable just …

computersNASA proposes asteroid redirect mission with ion engine 20 times more powerful than recent Dawn mission

NASA has a proposed asteroid redirect mission which would use an ion propulsion that is 20 times bigger than the recent Dawn mission to Ceres and Vesta. NASA is developing a first-ever robotic mission to visit a large near-Earth asteroid, …

economic impactGeorge Church on the Augmented Human

George Church is an American geneticist, molecular engineer, and chemist. As of 2015, he is Robert Winthrop Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Professor of Health Sciences and Technology at Harvard and MIT, and has been a founding …

appleDARPA guided bullet program and the commercial Trackpoint precision firearms

In 2015, DARPA’s Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO) program developed a self-steering bullet to increase hit rates for difficult, long-distance shots, completed its most successful round of live-fire tests to date. An experienced shooter using the technology demonstration system repeatedly …

batteriesWhat If We Get Direct Matter To Energy 1: The Helium Bomb

A guest article by Joseph Friedlander What if thermonuclear power in a controlled manner is so hard to do that it is actually easier to directly annihilate matter and use that instead? In a sense it is, because if you …

computer memoryNorthrop Grumman wins Long Range Strike Bomber deal which will start at $21 billion and go up to at least $80 billion

The Pentagon on Tuesday awarded the most fiercely-fought weapons contest in more than a decade to Northrop Grumman Corp., a $21.4 billion initial deal to build new long-range bombers for the U.S. Air Force. Northrop Grumman was selected over a …