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By Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
Magnon excitation. Credit: Daria Sokol/MIPT Press Office Scientists Excite Magnons in Nanostructures With Laser Pulses Physicists from MIPT and the Russian Quantum Center, joined by colleagues from Saratov State University and Michigan Technological University, have demonstrated new methods for controlling spin waves in nanostructured bismuth iron garnet films via short laser…
By Penn Today
Advances in robotics are often looked at through the lens of our own biology. Is a new humanoid robot’s gripper gentle enough to safely give a handshake? Can it keep its balance as well as a toddler? Researchers from Penn Engineering and Cornell are looking through this lens at an…
By ET Bureau
Reportedly, Huawei Technologies is currently focusing on its growing cloud computing business, which can still access the US chips. This is despite the sanctions against the Chinese telecoms equipment maker – in order to secure its existence. The cloud computing business of Huawei deals with computing power and storage for organizations. This includes providing them with access to artificial intelligence, and it has been developing rapidly.
What Intel Is Planning for The Future of Quantum Computing: Hot Qubits, Cold Control Chips, and Rapid Testing
By Samuel K. Moore
Intel’s director of quantum hardware, Jim Clarke, says that quantum computing will really have arrived when it can do something unique that changes our lives. Clarke talked to IEEE Spectrum about how he intends to get silicon-based quantum computers there.
By Bernard Marr
To achieve quantum supremacy, Google’s quantum computer completed a calculation in 200 seconds that Google claimed would have taken even the most powerful supercomputer 10,000 years to complete.
A team of scientists at the University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering announced the discovery of a simple modification that allows quantum systems to stay operational—or "coherent"—10,000 times longer than before.
New Zealand-based researchers have taught a computer-generated baby how to make faces, read, and speak— could the robot apocalypse really be this adorable? Holding a children’s picture book up to his computer screen, a researcher for the Auckland Bioengineering Institute Laboratory for Animate Technologies in New Zealand coos and croons…
It doesn’t matter if you’re the author of a short blog post, an online or print publication, or a lengthy technical paper – there are fundamental writing guidelines that must be followed to maintain credibility and integrity. From citing to quotations, to authorship and beyond, it is clear that author…
By Gilad Maayan
SAP HANA is a popular relational database system, typically used for big data operations. It is 100x faster than traditional relational databases, and provides real-time analysis and parallel processing capabilities. You can deploy SAP HANA on-premises or in the cloud, through the Cloud Foundry platform or run it on Azure, AWS, and GCP. In this article, you will learn about the main differences between running SAP HANA on-premises or in the cloud.
By Michael Wong
SYCL is being talked about a lot, especially now that it has been selected as the programming model for Argonne National Lab’s Aurora supercomputer, the first exascale supercomputer in the world.
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning can offer real help against COVID-19. Neosperience created a team of experts working with our technologies to develop screening algorithms that support the health system.
Mesa Natural Gas Solutions (Mesa) is helping power computing modules by donating natural gas generators to assist in the urgent search for a cure to the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.
The White House has announced the launch of the COVID-19 High-Performance Computing Consortium to provide COVID-19 researchers worldwide with access to the world’s most powerful high-performance computing resources, which could significantly advance the pace of scientific discovery in the fight to stop the virus.
By Michael Martinez
The Air Force Science & Technology 2030 strategy is creating new opportunities for academia, large and small businesses, and other research organizations to turn their ideas into game-changing capabilities.
By Lori Cameron
As politicians try to solve the problem of affordable healthcare, computer scientists work behind the scenes developing new technologies that promise to revolutionize and streamline healthcare services.
By Kulmeet Singh, Chief Executive Officer, Founder, Twistle
Barbara has painful osteoarthritis in her 71-year-old knees, and it’s time to replace the left one. On the day of surgery, her husband drives her to the sprawling complex that is the hospital. On reaching the hospital’s main intersection, the couple has a choice of several paths to different…
Aravindhan Anbazhagan is working as a development associate with Teach for India, a non-profit organization in the education sector. He is an active volunteer of IEEE and the recipient of the IEEE Computer Society Richard E. Merwin Student Scholarship, MGA Larry K Wilson- Outstanding Asia-Pacific Student Volunteer Award, and EAB…
How the Blind Point a Smartphone at Everyday Control Panels—and Hear Prompts on Which of Those Microwave Buttons to Push. They Can Even Order Up Braille Labels.
By Lori Cameron
Push-button interfaces are everywhere—microwaves, toasters, coffee makers, thermostats, printers, copiers, checkout terminals, kiosks, and remote controls. And while they afford most of us great convenience, they are largely inaccessible to people who are visually-impaired.
How a woman named "Steve" became one of Britain’s most celebrated IT pioneers, entrepreneurs, and philanthropists
By Lori Cameron
In the realm of computing pioneers, Dame Stephanie "Steve" Shirley is one of the most celebrated, not only for building a $3 billion tech empire in 1960s England, but for doing it with an all-female, work-from-home staff of professionally qualified women who had left the work force after marrying and having children.
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