Google Deepmind Intros Generalist AI Which May Lead to AGI

Arxiv – Deepmind introduces GATO, a generalist AI agent, which could be a path to AGI, Artificial General Intelligence. Inspired by progress in large-scale language modeling, Deepmind apply a similar approach towards building a single generalist agent beyond the realm of text outputs. The agent, which Deepmind refer to as Gato, works as a multi-modal, …

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Tesla SVP Drew Baglino Discusses Longterm Energy Transition

Tesla Senior Vice President, Powertrain and Energy Engineering, Drew Baglino discusses the long term issues building the battery and electric vehicle supply chain. This was at a Stanford University event. Drew talked with Yi Cui, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Director of the Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy and Will Chueh, Associate Professor …

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Elon Musk Interview at the All in Podcast

Elon Musk was interview at the All in Podcast. There were some highlights. Elon Musk thinks it is 100% certain that nuclear fusion will technically work. The question is will nuclear fusion be economically viable. Elon thinks nuclear fusion will not be economically viable. Elon repeated his point that there is a low birthrate problem. …

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ColdQuanta Cold Atom Quantum Computer is Commercially Available

ColdQuanta, the global quantum ecosystem leader, today announced its acquisition of Chicago-based Super.tech, a world leader in quantum software application and platform development, and the beta launch of Hilbert, the world’s first gate-based cold atom quantum computer. Super.tech’s full team of quantum information scientists and software developers, including CEO Pranav Gokhale and Chief Scientist Fred …

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The True Value of a Patent

The first step in learning about patents is to define what a patent is. Patents are rights granted to the creator of a technique or product that solves a problem or creates a new method of accomplishing a goal. The patent is a public document that documents these exclusive rights and benefits. The public is …

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Terraforming Mars for Plants and T-shirt Comfort Temperature and Air Pressure by 2150

Chris McCay describes how to terraform Mars within about one years of starting. Chris has determined that using supergreenhouse gases like C3F8 (Octafluoropropane) would warm up the atmosphere by about 40 degrees celsius and increase the pressure by 1000 times. This would enable Mars to grow plants and trees. The terraforming analogy is that of …

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Algorithm to Improve Reconstruction Exoplanet Images from Gravity Lensing

Going beyond physical limitations of telescopes, Stanford University astrophysicists have been working on a new conceptual imaging technique that would be 1,000 times more precise than the strongest imaging technology currently in use. By taking advantage of gravity’s warping effect on space-time, called lensing, scientists could potentially manipulate this phenomenon to create imaging far more …

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