Organizations Turn to Open-Source Software to Improve HPC and AI Applications

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CIO

High performance computing (HPC) is becoming mainstream for organizations, spurred on by their increasing use of artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics. A 2021 study by Insersect360 Research found that 81% of organizations that use HPC reported they are running AI and machine learning or are planning to implement them soon. It’s happening globally and contributing to worldwide spending on HPC that is poised to exceed $59.65 billion in 2025, according to Grandview Research. Simultaneously, the intersection of HPC, AI, and analytics workflows are putting pressure on systems administrato… Read More “Organizations Turn to Open-Source Software to Improve HPC and AI Applications”

Ex-Google CEO says Ukraine proves value of IT in war

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AFP

Washington (AFP) – Ukraine has been a very effective proving ground for the use of contemporary information technology in war, from satellite dishes to smartphone apps, Eric Schmidt, the former Google chief executive, said Monday. Schmidt, now a US government consultant on artificial intelligence, told reporters after a 36-hour visit to the country that the civilian tech sector has been crucial to Kyiv’s defense. The proof came the day after Russian troops invaded on February 24.  After a long stall, Ukraine’s legislature came together to agree on a crucial step to protect all the government’s… Read More “Ex-Google CEO says Ukraine proves value of IT in war”

Look: NFL Reacts To Saquon Barkley Snub News

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The Spun

By Daniel Bates What a return to form it was for Saquon Barkley on Sunday. But when the league’s vote for the FedEx Ground Player of the Week opened up, Saquon’s name was nowhere to be found. Jonathan Taylor, D’Andre Swift and Nick Chubb all had great days in Week 1, but none of them rushed for as many yards as Barkley (164). The NFL World reacted to Saquon’s snub on social media. “Uhhhhh [Saquon]??” one user asked. “Saquon Barkley leads the league in rushing, his team wins the game, and he’s not up for this award? Huh?” tweeted Matt Lombardo. “How is Saquon Barkley not on the ballot?” replied… Read More “Look: NFL Reacts To Saquon Barkley Snub News”

Biden touts ‘Cancer Moonshot’ on JFK speech anniversary in Boston

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By Nandita Bose and Trevor Hunnicutt BOSTON (Reuters) -President Joe Biden signed orders on Monday to push more government dollars to the U.S. biotechnology industry, as he promoted his initiative to create new treatments and cut the death rate from cancer. Cancer “doesn’t care if you’re Republican or Democrat,” Biden said at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, on the 60th anniversary of JFK’s ‘Moonshot’ speech that urged Americans to lead in the exploration of space. Biden drew a parallel between the former president’s goal of reaching the moon and his own goal of cutting cancer death rate… Read More “Biden touts ‘Cancer Moonshot’ on JFK speech anniversary in Boston”

The best ways to avoid travel sickness

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DPA

Bags and children are all safely aboard the train or car, now all that’s left to do is look forward to your upcoming holiday – if it weren’t for that little devil called travel sickness. Here are some of the best ways to deal with it, irrespective of your mode of transport. Stay distracted The key to avoiding travel sickness is distraction, according to Tomas Jelinek, from the Berlin Centre for Travel & Tropical Medicine. This is the reason that the driver is usually spared: “because you have to concentrate on a task,” says Jelinek. Unfortunately, it’s often the kids who are particularly affec… Read More “The best ways to avoid travel sickness”

Liz Truss and the Gulf states: Deepening Britain’s ties

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Al-Araby

On 6 September, Liz Truss became the 15th British Prime Minister appointed by the late Queen Elizabeth II. With the UK facing an economic crisis, Truss will likely be devoting most of her attention to domestic issues such as soaring energy bills, union-backed strikes, and debates over tax policy. Nonetheless, countries worldwide are considering how the Truss administration will lead the UK’s foreign policy. Known as a hawk who intends to increase Britain’s defence spending, Truss sees China as a grave threat to the UK and she will probably increase her country’s steadfast support for Ukraine a… Read More “Liz Truss and the Gulf states: Deepening Britain’s ties”

3 Easy-to-Use AI Image Generator: A Sure Way to Artistic Photos

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Tekraze

Would you ever think that typing a word can be turned into an image without complexity? If not, AI image generator tools have made this for you. With its help, you can turn your imagination into stunning photorealistic images. AI image generator is a trending breakthrough of artificial intelligence. Generate the most beautiful art that you have ever thought of in life. The best part is you don’t need any coding to do that. Table of Contents [(#) What are the Best AI Image Generator Tools?1. Image UpscalerPricingHow to UseStep 1: Go to the Image Upscaler AI GeneratorStep 2: Fill the Text BoxSte… Read More “3 Easy-to-Use AI Image Generator: A Sure Way to Artistic Photos”

Bitcoin ATMs are spreading. They’re legal but can be tools for cyber crooks

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Miami Herald

MIAMI — Walk into a smoke shop or small convenience store in South Florida — anywhere from Homestead to Boynton Beach — and you might find not one, but two, ATM machines. Look closely before you try to get cash because there’s a big difference. One dispenses paper bills, greenbacks to spend. The other spits out a paper receipt for Bitcoin, far and away the most popular crypto currency. Nothing wrong with that if you’re comfortable with converting your honestly earned dollars into crypto. But South Florida’s cybercrime detectives also say crooks are using the growing number of Bitcoin machines … Read More “Bitcoin ATMs are spreading. They’re legal but can be tools for cyber crooks”

Truly autonomous cars may be impossible without helpful human touch

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By Nick Carey and Paul Lienert MILTON KEYNES, England (Reuters) -Autonomous vehicle (AV) startups have raised tens of billions of dollars based on promises to develop truly self-driving cars, but industry executives and experts say remote human supervisors may be needed permanently to help robot drivers in trouble. The central premise of autonomous vehicles – that computers and artificial intelligence will dramatically reduce accidents caused by human error – has driven much of the research and investment. But there is a catch: Making robot cars that can drive more safely than people is immens… Read More “Truly autonomous cars may be impossible without helpful human touch”

Truly autonomous cars may be impossible without helpful human touch

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Reuters UK

By Nick Carey and Paul Lienert MILTON KEYNES, England (Reuters) -Autonomous vehicle (AV) startups have raised tens of billions of dollars based on promises to develop truly self-driving cars, but industry executives and experts say remote human supervisors may be needed permanently to help robot drivers in trouble. The central premise of autonomous vehicles – that computers and artificial intelligence will dramatically reduce accidents caused by human error – has driven much of the research and investment. But there is a catch: Making robot cars that can drive more safely than people is immens… Read More “Truly autonomous cars may be impossible without helpful human touch”