Texas boosts US science with fastest academic supercomputer in the world

[ad_1] Frontera is the fastest supercomputer at any university and the fifth most powerful system in the world. Credit: Jorge Salazar, TACC The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin today launched Frontera, the fastest supercomputer at any university and the 5th most powerful system in the world. TACC is […]

In a world of cyber threats, the push for cyber peace is growing

[ad_1] Digital conflict and military action are increasingly intertwined, and civilian targets—private businesses and everyday internet users alike—are vulnerable in the digital crossfire. But there are forces at work trying to promote peace online. It will be a tough challenge: In May 2019, Israel responded to unspecified cyberattacks by Hamas with an immediate airstrike that […]

Review: Carnival Row brings a richly textured fantasy world to vibrant life

[ad_1] Enlarge / Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne star as a human detective and a refugee faerie, respectively, in Carnival Row. Amazon Studios Humans and mythical creatures struggle to live together peaceably in the wake of a devastating war as a brutal serial killer runs amok in Carnival Row, a new “Victorian neo-noir” fantasy series on […]

Virtual reality helps Israeli soldiers enter new world

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain An Israeli soldier carefully eyes the narrow, damp tunnel carved from surrounding rock through a tightly strapped black headset. He is not in one of the attack tunnels built by Lebanon’s Hezbollah under the border with Israel, but one of a new generation of soldiers using virtual and augmented reality […]

Virtual reality helps Israeli soldiers enter new world

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain An Israeli soldier carefully eyes the narrow, damp tunnel carved from surrounding rock through a tightly strapped black headset. He is not in one of the attack tunnels built by Lebanon’s Hezbollah under the border with Israel, but one of a new generation of soldiers using virtual and augmented reality […]

How a group of visionaries predicted today's world a century ago

[ad_1] We need more blue-sky thinking. Credit: Yolanda Sun/Unsplash From shamanic ritual to horoscopes, humans have always tried to predict the future. Today, trusting predictions and prophecies has become part of daily life. From the weather forecast to the time the sat-nav says we will reach our destination, our lives are built around futuristic fictions. […]

Xiaomi teams up with World of Warcraft for Redmi Note 8 launch (but why?)

[ad_1] The Redmi Note 8 series launch is less than a week away, and we’ve already learned a few details about the upcoming devices. Xiaomi seems to be positioning the range as a photography and gaming platform of note, owing to the 64MP camera and Helio G90T chipset respectively. Further evidence of the gaming approach […]

Amazon, Microsoft, 'putting world at risk of killer AI': report

[ad_1] Demonstrators in Berlin take part in a “Stop Killer Robots” campaign organized by German NGO “Facing Finance” to ban what they call killer robots, in March 2019 Amazon, Microsoft and Intel are among leading tech companies putting the world at risk through killer robot development, according to a report that surveyed major players from […]

WEBINAR ON 09.18.19| MARKETING MAKEOVER: How to Stand Out in a Content Saturated World

[ad_1] At the core of modern marketing lies a couple of common questions… How do I make my business stand out with all this noise? How do I stop wasting money every day on stuff that doesn’t work? Sounds familiar? Thankfully, there’s a surprisingly easy answer, and it has to do with our collective confusion […]

Researchers convert used car batteries into units that could power farms in the developing world

[ad_1] Credit: University of Warwick As part of a Circular Economy for electric vehicle battery systems, as the number of such vehicles increases rapidly, the need to find the best way to reuse and recycle vehicle batteries becomes just as intense. Now researchers at WMG, University of Warwick, have found a way not just to […]