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How to build The Matrix

How to build The Matrix

6 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Rizwan Virk Contributor Rizwan Virk is executive director of Play Labs MIT , a serial entrepreneur and author. Released this month 20 years ago, “The Matrix” went on to become...
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Need an Ohm's Law Party Trick? Take a Lightbulb's Temperature

6 hours ago   |   Wired

We can measure the temperature of an incandescent bulb's filament while it's connected to a variable DC power supply.
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Intel and Cray are building a $500 million ‘exascale' supercomputer for Argonne National Lab

8 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   6 articles

In a way, I have the equivalent of a supercomputer in my pocket. But in another, more important way, that pocket computer is a joke compared with real supercomputers - and...
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Japan is going to blast a crater in an asteroid for science

Japan is going to blast a crater in an asteroid for science

8 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft is doing some big things during its time at the asteroid known as Ryugu. JAXA, Japan's space program, arrived at the space rock last year and...
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New Record: Over 16 Percent Efficiency for Single-Junction Organic Solar Cells

New Record: Over 16 Percent Efficiency for Single-Junction Organic Solar Cells

9 hours ago   |   R&D Magazine

NewsAs a promising technology for renewable energy, organic solar cells have attracted particular interest from both industrial and academic communities. Contributed Author...
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America's first exascale supercomputer to be built by 2021

America's first exascale supercomputer to be built by 2021

10 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   6 articles

Details of America's next-generation supercomputer were revealed at a ceremony attended by Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Senator Dick Durbinat Argonne National Laboratory...
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Do Science. Pump. Repeat

11 hours ago   |   Scientific American

How to improve scientist-moms' breastfeeding experience
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Turning an organic molecule into a coherent two-level quantum system

11 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Researchers at Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light and Friedrich Alexander University in Erlangen, Germany have recently demonstrated that a molecule can be turned...
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Microbes can Grow on Nitric Oxide

Microbes can Grow on Nitric Oxide

12 hours ago   |   R&D Magazine

NewsA study by Max Planck scientist Boran Kartal and colleagues now published in Nature Communications sheds a new light on microbial transformations of this molecule...
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Mode 7 co-founder leaves to do brain science

13 hours ago   |   Rock, Paper, Shotgun   |   4 articles

Ian Hardingham, the co-founder of Mode 7 Games, has left the Frozen Synapse studio and the games industry altogether for a new career as a bona fide brain science man working...
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Apple's new iPads cling to old Apple Pencil

Apple's new iPads cling to old Apple Pencil

When a company, in this case, Apple, replaces one simply named product like the Apple Pencil with an identically titled successor, you'd usually be forgiven for assuming that... Read more ...

PC gamers will be able to test Halo: The Master Chief Collection before release

PC gamers will be able to test Halo: The Master Chief Collection before release

Following Microsoft's recent announcement that it would be bringing Halo: The Master Chief Collection to PC , the computer and gaming company has revealed that PC gamers will... Read more ...

The SEC says Elon Musk is in ‘blatant violation' of securities fraud settlement

The SEC says Elon Musk is in ‘blatant violation' of securities fraud settlement

The Securities and Exchange Commission says Elon Musk hasn't made a “good faith” effort to comply with the settlement the two sides reached last year over fraud charges related... Read more ...

Nvidia's $99 Jetson Nano Developer Kit brings GPU-supercharged AI smarts to...

Nvidia's $99 Jetson Nano Developer Kit brings GPU-supercharged AI smarts to maker projects

Machine learning is coming to the masses, and those hordes of DIY drones and robots are about to get a whole lot smarter. On Monday at Nvidia's GTC conference, the company... Read more ...

Atari VCS console switches to AMD Ryzen, delayed to end of 2019

Atari VCS console switches to AMD Ryzen, delayed to end of 2019

Before Bitcoin was making headlines, the most revolutionary thing to happen in our modern world was crowdfunding. It made dreams possible but also robbed some not only of their... Read more ...

Apple Quietly Releases New iPad mini and iPad Air

Apple Quietly Releases New iPad mini and iPad Air

Apple has at long last updated the much-loved iPad mini with modern-day specs. Joining it is a new iPad Air that's essentially an updated 10.5-inch iPad Pro with a worse camera... Read more ...

Activision unveils ‘Call of Duty: Mobile' for Android and iOS

Activision unveils ‘Call of Duty: Mobile' for Android and iOS

Games publishing giant Activision is bringing its massively popular first-person shooter franchise Call of Duty to Android and iOS. The game, which is simply titled Call of... Read more ...

SHODAN returns in System Shock 3 trailer

SHODAN returns in System Shock 3 trailer

OtherSide Entertainment has dropped the first real teaser trailer for its upcoming System Shock revival, offering a look at some “pre-alpha in-engine” footage of a doomed space... Read more ...

IPad Air vs. iPad Mini: Which new iPad from Apple is best for you?

IPad Air vs. iPad Mini: Which new iPad from Apple is best for you?

Apple has unveiled two new iPad models, including a new iPad Air and a new iPad Mini. Both devices have a lot to offer. But which iPad is right for your needs? We put the iPad... Read more ...

Amazon and Nvidia bring artificial intelligence to the cloud with T4 GPUs

Amazon and Nvidia bring artificial intelligence to the cloud with T4 GPUs

Nvidia announced the availability of new mainstream servers optimized to run the company's latest T4 GPUs with Turning architecture. Amazon jumped on board immediately... Read more ...