Humans still rule drone racing, but NASA’s AI pilot might change that

How an AI-guided drone works, and why it lost. This drone means business. NASA/JPL-Caltech In a California warehouse in October, quadrocopter drones zoomed and buzzed, racing through an obstacle course of black-and-white checkered arches. On one team: drones guided by software and AI, the work of a team from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. On the other:… Please follow and like us:

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China is opening a new quantum research supercenter

The country wants to build a quantum computer with a million times the computing power of all others presently in the world. National Laboratory for Quantum Information Sciences The $10 billion National Laboratory for Quantum Information Sciences in Hefei will be the center of China’s attempt to take the global lead in quantum computing and sensing.… Please follow and like us:

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Big Data Experts See New Pastures In Private Equity, Unlisted Companies

The value that can be extracted from a growing wealth of data across boundless sectors is only just beginning to be grasped. If you look at search engines, or digital commerce platforms, an almost direct relationship exists between the amount of data users willingly give up and the value this has. There is also the added… Please follow and like us:

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How Instagram Can Help Hedge Funds Make Better Trades

Quandl is a professional supplier of financial, economic and alternative data to a select clientele of hedge funds, asset managers and investment banks. It’s well known that a potentially benchmark-beating trading strategy is only as good as its data, and as computing gets more powerful many hedge funds and asset managers are scoping out a wide… Please follow and like us:

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How to choose the right smartwatch for you

Your wrist deserves the best. Which smartwatch best suits your needs? Apple When choosing a smartphone, you’ll find lots of models to compare and contrast—at least you know whatever handset you pick will be able to perform the same standard tasks, such as making calls, sending texts, and running your favorite apps. When it comes to… Please follow and like us:

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7 in 10 Smartphones Apps Discreetly Share Your Data

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Our cellphones can reveal a lot about ourselves: where we live and work; who our family, friends and acquaintances are; how (and even what) we communicate with them; and our personal habits. With all the information stored on them, it isn’t surprising that mobile… Please follow and like us:

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Soon we’ll actually know where planes are as they fly over the ocean

Initial data is coming back from a system that will give air traffic control a global picture Aireon Over a 62-hour period, Aireon’s satellite-based tracking system traced the routes of 17,000 aircraft—including some in areas that Air Traffic Control has never been able to monitor before. This month marks three years since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370… Please follow and like us:

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Data is the new petroleum

SILICON VALLEY, CA. – A new era of anthropological evolution is upon us. Every 500 years or so, a great leap forward takes place. Egypt, the Sphinx and the Great Pyramids. The Roman Empire (eschewing the setback of the Dark Ages), the Renaissance and rise of the British Empire (followed by the Pax Americana) come to… Please follow and like us:

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