Microsoft has announced the release of the first public dataset from its open-source SimuLand initiative. The telemetry and logging data can be used to facilitate security research in organizations.
In a statement to Neowin, Mozilla has called out Facebook for its counterintuitive approach to research, saying that the NYU Ad Observatory did not deserve to be banned from the platform.
The NYU Ad Observatory project studies political ads on Facebook. Its access to the platform has now been shut down because it breached user privacy by scraping data, despite repeated warnings.
Rigetti has introduced a novel modular chip design that will help scale up quantum computers. The chip will feature in an 80-qubit quantum computer that will be revealed by the end of this year.
In a paper, researchers test the best language models (GPT-2/3/Neo) at solving programming questions from coding interviews. Results aren't particularly groundbreaking but show potential.
OpenAI's improvements to contemporary diffusion models see them beat the state-of-the-art generative adversarial networks (GANs) in both conditional and unconditional image generation tasks.
Using Horse Ridge, a control chip for quantum computers, researchers demonstrated frequency multiplexing on two qubits using the same wire and reported 99.7% fidelity in randomized benchmarking.
Cambridge Quantum Computing has demonstrated Variational Inference on quantum computers for the first time. Results are encouraging, indicating a promising new approach in quantum machine learning.
New research from O2 has shown that many young people aged 18 to 24 are becoming 'mobilepreneurs'. It defined these as people who have started using an app to sell items online to make money.
Quantum Brilliance will be deploying its quantum accelerator at the Pawsey Supercomputing Center in Perth in an industry first. The accelerator works at room temps and is based on synthetic diamonds.
Elon Musk indicates that the SN10 engines lacked thrust. The rocket landed at 10 m/s, damaging some parts. It also used "Helium in header" to atone for SN8's explosion, but that was also problematic.
XNNPack and TensorFlow Lite now support efficient inference of sparse networks. Researchers demonstrated substantial speedups in inference times on realtime gesture detection and background blur apps.
IBM has released a study that suggests that gender equity in the workplace is not a top priority for 70% of businesses around the world. It provided several measures to address this.
The new blog channel will highlight scientific and technological developments in quantum computing. It will also be a place for sharing tutorials, customer stories, and news related to AWS.
IBM detailed its plans for realizing full-scale quantum computers by 2030. Latest updates promise 100x faster circuit execution, greater algorithmic complexities, and a tamed barrier to entry for QC.
Speaking on Clubhouse, Neuralink founder Elon Musk told that his company has wired up a happy simian to play video games. Videos on it could be dropping in about a month's time as well.
An in-depth look at Microsoft's quantum control chip - Gooseberry - and cryo-compute core that can be used to control thousands of qubits, paving way for practical large-scale quantum computers.
Malicious actors, reportedly from North Korea, are targeting security researchers with social engineering attacks using fake social media accounts, exploit claims, and injected malware.
DALL·E, a distilled version of GPT-3 with 12 billion parameters, is a transformer model that produces images from a given caption. The results are impressive with the model capturing minute details.
Starship SN8 executed an almost perfect high-altitude flight test before plummeting towards the earth at a velocity greater than the intended threshold. SpaceX and Musk extolled the test as a success.
Google has rolled out a new app that's meant to help medical researchers better understand human health by reaching a diverse population of Android users that can contribute enough data to research.
In the path towards improving data flow and networking in data centers, Intel showed off key advances like the tight coupling of CMOS technologies with photonics and miniature micro-ring modulators.
At Intel Labs Day 2020, Intel showed two robots running on its neuromorphic Loihi chip. Mercedes-Benz, Lenovo, and others have joined the INRC. A next-gen neuromorphic chip is also in the pipeline.
Trained on over 1-billion unlabeled lines of production-quality code, ControlFlag is a machine programming system that detects coding patterns, stylistic choices, and notorious code.
If the mission is successful, China will become only the third country to collect and bring back rock samples from the Moon to the Earth—a feat that has not been attempted for the past four decades.
The Intel OFS aims to increase the adoption of FPGAs in the industry by providing an open-source platform that enables code modularity and reusability when developing and deploying on FPGAs.
The new P4d instances will house eight Nvidia A100 GPUs and 96 Cascade Lake Xeon vCPUs and offer 2.5x times the deep learning performance compared to the last generation, lowering costs up to 60%.
Dubbed Crew-1, the Crew Dragon's second manned flight to the International Space Station is scheduled for next month on November 15, weather permitting, with four astronauts on board.
At QCE20, Intel will be presenting four papers highlighting its efforts in developing commercial-grade quantum computers. Here's an all-encompassing guide describing what you can expect.
Two teams at the Wyss Institute have demonstrated the use of NLP and CV techniques to optimize RNA sequences to develop improved sensors for the SARS-CoV-2 genome that is responsible for COVID-19.
The largest and most powerful space science telescope was subjected to low and high-frequency vibrations to test it against the harsh conditions that it will face during launch next year.
The firm has introduced a new production use case for early drug discovery, utilizing the PyTorch framework alongside Microsoft's Azure Machine Learning to support the latest research.
Built by Spire, these four nanosatellites will track shipping movements. Two of them have a supercomputer to predict arrival times with ML algorithms, the other are meant to act as relays for comms.
Orquestra, a software platform for designing and running quantum algorithms, is out of Early Access. Support for Honeywell's System Model HØ and quantum hardware from Amazon and IBM has been added.
OpenAI has exclusively licensed the largest transformer model to date—GPT-3—to Microsoft. The latter will use GPT-3's NLG and NLP capabilities in building AI solutions for its customers.
O2's latest research has found that without mobile connectivity, the U.K. economy would have lost a further £205 billion in economic output because more businesses would have collapsed.
After a testing period that lasted nearly two years, Project Natick proves that underwater datacenters are more reliable, easier to deploy, and possibly cheaper than their land-based counterparts.
By combining 189 sensors, a team has captured the world's first 3,200MP image—the largest single-shot digital image ever taken. This sensor is slated to be deployed at the Rubin Observatory in Chile.
Using the same 54-qubit quantum computer used to show quantum supremacy, researchers ran the Hartree-Fock approximation—twice as large as previous experiments with ten times as many quantum gate ops.
According to a study, global power consumption in Bitcoin mining reached new highs this year, topping 7 GW. Industry stands at 120 EH/s with China contributing significantly to the mean hashrate.