Archivo de la categoría: Ciencia y programación

Honeywell Claims to Have Created the World’s Most Powerful Quantum Computer

Honeywell announced what it is calling the “world’s highest-performing quantum computer,” for its high score with regard to quantum volume. Honeywell said its system has a quantum volume of 64, making it “twice as powerful as the next alternative in … Seguir leyendo

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Countries Agree on Regulations for Automated Driving

The United Nations announced that 53 countries have agreed on common automated driving regulations, including Japan and all EU member states. The U.N. Economic Commission for Europe World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations adopted binding rules on Automated Lane … Seguir leyendo

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The First Intuitive Programming Language for Quantum Computers

Computer scientists at ETH Zurich in Switzerland have created the first intuitive high-level quantum programming language, a coding mechanism that they say is as simple, reliable, and as safe as classical computer languages. ETH Zurich’s Benjamin Bichsel described Silq as … Seguir leyendo

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Method Ensures Complex Programs Are Bug-Free Without Testing

Researchers at the University of Michigan, Microsoft Research, and Carnegie Mellon University have created a technique for verifying that complex programs are bug-free, without the use of traditional software testing. The Armada system employs formal verification to determine whether software … Seguir leyendo

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Army Researchers Find Ways to Test Swarming Drones

The U.S. Army has deployed an outdoor system for testing unmanned aircraft system (UAS) swarms that is vastly larger in volume than a typical testing facility. The Future Soldiers platform will function with many drones across a battlespace, using an … Seguir leyendo

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Don’t Stand So Close to Me: AI Cameras Police Social Distancing at Work

Artificial intelligence-powered sensors are being repurposed to meet a surge in demand from organizations trying to comply with government guidelines on social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, privacy advocates are concerned the technology could be used to track … Seguir leyendo

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New ACM Award to Recognize Research Using HPC to Combat COVID-19

ACM this week unveiled the new ACM Gordon Bell Special Prize for High-Performance Computing-Based COVID-19 Research, to be presented this year and next year. The award will single out exceptional research achievements using high-performance computing (HPC) applications to understand the … Seguir leyendo

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Australia wins AI ‘Eurovision Song Contest’

An Australian team won the unofficial AI ‘Eurovision Song Contest’, named for an annual international song competition cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event challenged contestants to write a song using artificial intelligence (AI). The Uncanny Valley … Seguir leyendo

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Singapore Deploys Robot ‘Dog’ to Encourage Social Distancing

Singapore’s government announced last Friday that it would deploy a robot from Boston Dynamics at a local park as part of a pilot project to encourage social distancing. Authorities said Spot, the four-legged “dog” robot, will patrol the area and … Seguir leyendo

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Data Visualization’s Breakthrough Moment in the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has spurred data visualization researchers and professionals to apply their expertise to combat the pandemic, designing interactive tools to inform the public and guide decision-makers. Johns Hopkins University researchers built a dashboard that displays current worldwide country … Seguir leyendo

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