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Smallest-Ever Human-Made Flying Structure Is A Winged Microchip, Scientists Say : NPR

www.npr.org | 3 min read | listed 1 day ago in MIT Technology Review — The US is about to kickstart its controversial covid booster campaign

Northwestern University says these are the world's smallest human-made flying structures, and they could be used for monitoring the environment, population surveillance or disease tracking.

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Breakthrough joint surgery tech lifts us out of the dark ages | Inc.com

www.inc.com | 4 min read | listed 1 day ago in Bing News

Given the significant number of joint replacement surgeries each year, the fact that the tech is so similar after 50+ years is perplexing. Monogram could take us out of medieval times and into the 21st century.

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European Union Wants Universal Charger For Cell Phones, Other Electronic Devices : NPR

www.npr.org | 2 min read | listed 1 day ago in MIT Technology Review — The US is about to kickstart its controversial covid booster campaign

According to the EU, 38% of consumers reported struggling at least once to charge their cell phones because they couldn't find a compatible charger.

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China central bank vows harsh crackdown on cryptocurrency industry

www.cnbc.com | 2 min read | listed 1 day ago in MIT Technology Review — The US is about to kickstart its controversial covid booster campaign

China's central bank renewed its tough talk on bitcoin Friday, calling all digital currency activities illegal and vowing to crack down on the market.

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Matt Amodio, the Latest ‘Jeopardy!’ Star, Breaks $1 Million - The New York Times

www.nytimes.com | 2 min read | listed 1 day ago in European Media Monitor - Artificial Intelligence

The Ph.D. student in computer science at Yale is only the third contestant to reach that level of winnings.

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MIT Establishes New Initiative to Meld Humans and Machines

futurism.com | 2 min read | listed 1 day ago in reddit/singularity/MIT Establishes New Initiative to Meld Humans and Machines

"We must continually strive towards a technological future in which disability is no longer a common life experience."

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Samsung in talks with Tesla to make next-gen self-driving chips -Korea Economic Daily | Reuters

www.reuters.com | 1 min read | listed 17 hours ago in Synced Global AI Weekly — Synced Global AI Weekly 2021.9.25

Samsung Electronics is in talks with Tesla to make Tesla's next-generation self-driving chips based on Samsung's 7-nanometre chip production process, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday.

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A Computer Breakthrough Helps Solve a Complex Math Problem 1 Million Times Faster

interestingengineering.com | 3 min read | listed 1 day ago in European Media Monitor - Machine Learning

Researchers have discovered a new technique that can make reservoir computing a million times faster on specific tasks.

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Elon Musk And Grimes Split Up After 3 Years, 1 Child | HuffPost

www.huffpost.com | 2 min read | listed 1 day ago in European Media Monitor - Artificial Intelligence

“We are semi-separated but still love each other, see each other frequently and are on great terms,” the tech mogul told Page Six.

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COVID-19 is of less concern, greater threat to unvaccinated Americans | Pew Research Center

www.pewresearch.org | 5 min read | listed 22 hours ago in Pew Research Center — Biden loses ground with the public

Unvaccinated Americans are less likely to be concerned about health effects of COVID-19 and to wear masks in businesses all or most of the time.

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Germany Struggles to Stop Online Abuse Ahead of Election - The New York Times

www.nytimes.com | 2 min read | listed 1 day ago in MIT Technology Review — The US is about to kickstart its controversial covid booster campaign

Despite having one of the world’s toughest laws against online hate speech and harassment, Germany has struggled to contain toxic content ahead of its Sept. 26 election.

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America is at last getting serious about countering China in Asia | The Economist

www.economist.com | 5 min read | listed 1 day ago in European Media Monitor - Artificial Intelligence

But strengthening military alliances is not enough | Leaders

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Icelandic Education Minister Asks Apple for Help - Iceland Monitor

icelandmonitor.mbl.is | 2 min read | listed 1 day ago in Google Alerts — Daily Digest

Icelandic Minister of Education Lilja Alfreðsdóttir has sent a letter to Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc., asking him for help in preserving the Icelandic language.

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Operations observability platform Avenue launches with $4M – TechCrunch

techcrunch.com | 3 min read | listed 1 day ago in Artificial Intelligence - TechCrunch

Avenue is building a command center for operations teams.

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Polls on COVID-19 vaccination closely align with CDC data | Pew Research Center

www.pewresearch.org | 4 min read | listed 22 hours ago in Pew Research Center — Biden loses ground with the public

Public polling estimates on COVID-19 vaccination have been within about 2.8 points, on average, of the CDC's calculated rate.

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Elon Musk and Grimes have broken up after 3 years of dating

news.yahoo.com | 2 min read | listed 1 day ago in European Media Monitor - Artificial Intelligence

Musk told Page Six that he and Grimes are "semi-separated" but still love each other and "are on great terms."

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Reddit's Work-Around for Vaccine Misinformation - The Atlantic

www.theatlantic.com | 9 min read | listed 1 day ago in MIT Technology Review — The US is about to kickstart its controversial covid booster campaign

The social-media giants are going after vaccine liars and conspiracists for technicalities. Is there a better way to protect the truth?

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He Escaped the Dark Web's Biggest Bust. Now He's Back | WIRED

www.wired.com | 4 min read | listed 1 day ago in Google Alerts — Daily Digest

DeSnake apparently eluded the DOJ's takedown of AlphaBay. The admin talked to WIRED about his return—and the resurrection of the notorious underground marketplace.

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Greece Is Back On The Map: Greek PM Meets With Top U.S. CEOs

greekcitytimes.com | 2 min read | listed 1 day ago in Bing News

In what is considered to be a positive sign of progress and recovery for Greece, Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis has met with a leading United States CEOs including Bloomberg L.P. CEO Mike Bloomberg and  Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla, as part of the government's efforts to get the nation back on track.

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AUKUS, the Quad, and India's Strategic Pivot

foreignpolicy.com | 8 min read | listed 1 day ago in European Media Monitor - Artificial Intelligence

As Joe Biden and Narendra Modi meet in Washington, the business of balancing China enters a serious phase.

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Seattle HR startup Humanly lands $4.2M to help companies automate parts of the interview process - GeekWire

www.geekwire.com | 2 min read | listed 1 day ago in Robert Dale — This Week in NLP: Friday 24th September 2021

Humanly has raised more cash to fuel growth for its HR software that helps companies screen job candidates, schedule interviews, automate initial communication, run reference checks, and more.

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NSF Grant Supports Future Designers of ‘Trustworthy’ Artificial Intelligence | GW Today | The George Washington University

gwtoday.gwu.edu | 5 min read | listed 1 day ago in Google News

SEAS received $3 million through the National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program to transform the future of work, develop a new model for graduate education and to fund cross-cutting student scholarship.

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Earth and Venus grew up as rambunctious planets

phys.org | 7 min read | listed 1 day ago in European Media Monitor - Machine Learning

What doesn't stick comes around: Using machine learning and simulations of giant impacts, researchers at the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory found that the planets residing in the inner solar systems were likely born from repeated hit-and-run collisions, challenging conventional models of planet formation.

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Portland considers automated system to reduce 911 call wait times | kgw.com

www.kgw.com | 2 min read | listed 1 day ago in Bing News

"You’ll actually be talking to an intelligent computer who will help to direct you to the resources that you need,” explained city commissioner Mingus Mapps.

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Amazon is reportedly planning a wall-mounted Echo with a 15-inch display | Engadget

www.engadget.com | 2 min read | listed 1 day ago in European Media Monitor - Artificial Intelligence

Amazon is reportedly working on new devices including an Echo with a 15-inch wall-mounted display, a soundbar, new Echo Auto technology and wearables..

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