This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Although the bleeding edge of artificial intelligence has provided us with powerful tools that can outmatch us in specific tasks and best us in even our most challenging games, they all operate as isolated algorithms with none of the incredible associative power of the human brain. Our current computational architecture can’t match the efficiency of

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The population of the International Space Station (ISS) has just gone up, but the newest residents are not human. Last month, several small cube-shaped robots arrived, and now NASA has released an image of the Astrobee robot working aboard the space station. NASA delivered the Astrobee robots to the ISS on April 17 aboard a

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. In the months since Nvidia launched Turing, CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has been aggressive in positioning the GPU family as a decisive success. Sales data (not to mention Nvidia’s revenue) has not reflected this argument, but the collapse of cryptocurrency sales and the decline in data center shipments make it much harder to tease out how

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Tesla may have just raised $ 2.7B in additional funding, but the company’s cash burn rate is so high, even that amount won’t keep the lights on for very long. According to CEO Elon Musk, the company is instituting “hardcore” cost-cutting rules and scrutinizing every penny that leaves the firm. The absolute need to save

New Device Translates Silent Thoughts Into Speech

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. A new headset could revolutionize communication for locked-in individuals, people with ALS, and anyone who has suffered an injury that makes communication more difficult. In fact, research in this area is proceeding along several different paths. It may not be much longer before real-time speech communication is possible again for people who are now either

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) will be purchasing Cray to the tune of $ 1.3B. The deal represents a 17 percent premium over Cray’s current stock price. Cray, of course, is Cray — one of the leading companies in supercomputing, though its own role in that process has transformed over the years. In the beginning, Cray

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Sony and Microsoft have announced the inking of a strategic partnership between the two companies and implies they could work together on issues like hosting game services. The two firms have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to: explore joint development of future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure to support their respective game and content-streaming

SpaceX Delays Starlink Launch Again to Update Satellite Software

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. SpaceX hoped to have 60 custom communication satellites in orbit today, but instead, it has zero. The private spaceflight company scrubbed the first attempted launch of its Starlink internet satellites on Wednesday this week, and now a second launch has been aborted. It’s not mother nature’s fault, though. SpaceX says the satellites need a software

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Beresheet was supposed to be the first privately built spacecraft to land on the moon, and it technically succeeded in that task. The probe, built by Israel-based SpaceIL, lost contact with Earth during its landing on April 11, resulting in a crash landing. NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) passed over the intended landing site on

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Stars are not forever, although they have lifetimes measured in millions of billions of years. When they finally reach the end of their life, most of the planets that have called a solar system home will be blasted to pieces or ejected into deep space. New research from the University of Warwick points out that