Archivo mensual: marzo 2019

Turing Award Won by Three Pioneers in Artificial Intelligence

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) on Wednesday announced that computer science researchers Geoffrey Hinton, Yann LeCun, and Yoshua Bengio won this year’s ACM A.M. Turing Award for “conceptual and engineering breakthroughs that have made deep neural networks a critical … Seguir leyendo

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Robot precisely moves objects it’s never seen before

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a system that allows robots to do many different pick-and-place tasks, without having ever seen the objects with which they are interacting. The … Seguir leyendo

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A Google Employee Just Shattered Record for Pi Calculations

Google’s Emma Haruka Iwao led a team that broke the Guinness world record for calculating the most digits of Pi, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. The team computed Pi to 31.4 trillion decimal places, breaking the … Seguir leyendo

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Scientists turn back time with quantum computer

Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, along with physicists in the U.S. and Switzerland, say they have violated the second law of thermodynamics using a quantum computer. The second law of thermodynamics posits that an isolated system … Seguir leyendo

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Researchers Find Critical Backdoor in Swiss Online Voting System

An international research team warned of a critical backdoor flaw in Switzerland’s new Internet voting system. The flaw exists in a part of the system for confirming all of the ballots and votes counted in an election are the same … Seguir leyendo

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Microsoft Moves Into Biological Computing With Station B

Microsoft has launched a platform allowing researchers to engineer living cells using machine learning and data analysis. Station B is a joint effort of Microsoft, Princeton University, U.K. gene and cell therapy developer Oxford BioMedica, and U.K. scientific software company … Seguir leyendo

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SpaceX Crew Capsule, With Dummy Astronaut, Docks With Space Station

A new-generation SpaceX capsule autonomously docked with the International Space Station, in a successful test of the safety and reliability of computers and maneuvering systems deemed essential to carry U.S. astronauts on future missions. The goal of the flight was … Seguir leyendo

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