MacMusic  |  PcMusic  |  440 Software  |  440 Forums  |  440TV  |  Zicos
said
Search

PC / Tech. > Slashdot

Monday September 20, 2021. 01:34 PM
ellithligraw writes: Last month a Stanford research paper coauthored by dozens of Stanford researchers which terms some artificial intelligence models 'foundations' is causing a debate over the future of AI. A new research facility is proposed at Stanford to study these...
    0
An anonymous reader quotes the Record: An Irish man who ran a cheap dark web hosting service has been sentenced today to 27 years in prison for turning a blind eye to customers hosting child sex abuse material. Eric Eoin Marques, 36, from Dublin, operated the Freedom Hosting ...
    0
For 14 years Israel had wanted to kill Iran's chief military nuclear scientist and the father of its weapons program, who they suspected of leading Iran's quest to build nuclear weapons. Then last November 'they came up with a way to do it with no operatives present' using a ...
    0
jyosim summarizes an article at EdSurge: edX, founded by Harvard University and MIT a decade ago as a nonprofit alternative to for-profit online education providers, has agreed [in June] to sell its operations to a for-profit company, 2U. Exactly what that means is only now...
    0
Slashdot reader storagedude writes: With the release of LTO-9, just about every tape vendor has pushed its wares as a solution to the ransomware problem. After all, is there any backup technology that's more air-gapped? Tape IS great for backup — just not so much for...
    0
Sunday September 19, 2021. 11:19 PM
'China fired a fresh regulatory shot at its tech giants on Monday,' writes Reuters, 'telling them to end a long-standing practice of blocking each other's links on their sites or face consequences.' The comments, made by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology...
    0
'Y'all a plane just crashed into all those houses,' one eyewitness says in an online video. 'People jumped out of the plane with parachutes.' The two people — jumping from the 38-foot-long training plane — were both hospitalized, reports CNN: Police were notified of the crash...
    0
'Anyone can be a banker these days,' argues Reuters. All it takes it the right software: Global brands from Mercedes and Amazon to IKEA and Walmart are cutting out the traditional financial middleman and plugging in software from tech startups to offer customers everything...
    0
Oregon Health & Science University reported Friday that in the 45 days before September 14, five Oregonians had to be hospitalized 'because they consumed a potent antiparasitic drug despite there being no clinical data supporting its use for COVID-19... 'Two people were so...
    0
A Pennsylvania newspaper tracked down Dr. Kenneth Brown — who wrote Merck's original research protocols in the 1980s for studying ivermectin as a 'river blindness' treatment. They describe Brown as 85 years old, retired, and 'proud of his association with Ivermectin.' More...
    0
'Last week Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, the world's largest chipmaker, which supplies chips to Apple, pledged to reach net zero emissions by 2050,' reports the Guardian. 'But decarbonizing the industry will be a big challenge.' TSMC alone uses almost 5% of all ...
    0
The 31st annual Ig Nobel Prizes were awarded at a special ceremony on September 9th, announced the magazine responsible for the event, the Annals of Improbable Research. But this week they made another announcement. 'YouTube's notorious takedown algorithms are blocking the...
    0
'The whitest paint in the world has been created in a lab at Purdue University,' reports USA Today, 'a paint so white that it could eventually reduce or even eliminate the need for air conditioning, scientists say. 'The paint has now made it into the Guinness World Records...
    0
'The whitest paint in the world has been created in a lab at Purdue University,' reports USA Today, 'a paint so white that it could eventually reduce or even eliminate the need for air conditioning, scientists say. 'The paint has now made it into the Guinness World Records...
    0
Social media may be bad for our health, argues long-time technology reporter/commentator Kara Swisher in the New York Times: In March of 2018, I interviewed Marc Benioff, the chief executive of Salesforce, at the top of the company's San Francisco tower. He offered up an...
    0
'2021 Is the Year of Linux on the Desktop,' writes PC Magazine. 'No, really...' Walk into any school now, and you'll see millions of Linux machines. They're called Chromebooks. For a free project launched 30 years ago today by one man in his spare time, it's an amazing...
    0
Foreign Policy magazine explores just what happened after El Salvador adopted bitcoin as legal currency and launched its official government-approved bitcoin wallet Chivo: Chivo launched just after midnight on Sept. 7. The system started failing at three a.m. Server capacity ...
    0
Watch the video here! 'SpaceX safely returned its Crew Dragon spacecraft from orbit on Saturday, with the capsule carrying the four members of the Inspiration4 mission back to Earth after three days in space...' reports CNBC: 'Thanks so much SpaceX, that was a heck of a ride ...
    0
'Federal prosecutors plan to criminally charge a former Boeing Co. pilot they suspect of misleading aviation regulators about safety issues blamed for two fatal crashes of the 737 Max,' reports the Wall Street Journal, citing 'people familiar with the matter.' Mark Forkner,...
    0
Saturday September 18, 2021. 11:34 PM
CNET's Roadshow reports that a safety-oriented version of Boston Dynamics' headless dog-shaped robot 'Spot' will begin patrolling a Kia plant in South Korea, 'to survey industrial areas remotely and help identify issues before they happen.' For example, Spot's new thermal...
    0
News copyright owned by their original publishers | Copyright © 2004 - 2021 Zicos / 440Network
Current Date
Sep, Mon 20 - 15:51 CEST