Archivo mensual: diciembre 2019

Russia Announces ‘Successful Test’ of Its Unplugged Internet

Russia’s Ministry of Communications announced a successful test of a nationwide alternative to the Internet and claimed ordinary users did not detect any changes. The project entails restricting the points at which Russia’s version of the Internet connects to its … Seguir leyendo

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Trump Picks Computer Scientist to Lead NSF

U.S. President Donald Trump has nominated computer scientist and Arizona State University vice president Sethuraman Panchanathan to be director of the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF). Kelvin Droegemeier, head of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, cited … Seguir leyendo

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Google Has Performed Biggest Quantum Chemistry Simulation Ever

Google used its quantum computer to execute the largest quantum chemistry simulation to date, modeling the behavior of a chain of 12 hydrogen atoms. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University’s Linghua Zhu said, “When we use classical methods we always … Seguir leyendo

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Tony Brooker, Pioneer of Computer Programming, Dies at 94

Tony Brooker, designer of the programming language for the world’s first commercial computer, has died at age 94. While a student at the University of Cambridge in the U.K., Brooker met Alan Turing, then deputy director of the University of … Seguir leyendo

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