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Google Has Created A Quantum Computer

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VR News

In case you missed it, Time magazine (yes, those things your great uncle still reads) recently had a ridiculous cover about VR. And, because internet, people are having a field-day with it. Per usual, Forbes’ David Thier’s comments on the matter echo my own, so go read his post. Five years from now, this shit …

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Skynet Awakens

First United has a glitch grounding all planes, and then the NYSE dives and glitches. Something is obviously up. That chart in the NYSE link is pretty amazing.

NYT Film: The Uncanny Lover

Pretty crazy short clip from the New York Times on the efforts of “Real Doll” creator Matt McMullen to develop convincing robotic dolls with AI and animatronics (the Oculus makes an appearance, but I don’t really get why you need that if you have a real Real Doll).

Is AI MIA?

There’s been a lot of talk recently about AI being super-scary and that it represents one of humanity’s greatest risks. This has been mentioned, with almost hyperbolic sincerity, by Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking. While that might happen someday, the current state of AI is simply not there. Google search, while impressive, isn’t “thinking”. At …

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