Nvidia is stepping up production of GPUs because of crypto miners. This seems simultaneously wasteful and totally awesome in a cyberpunk sort of way.
Meanwhile, some analysts are claiming Nvidia and AMD are in trouble thanks to small, custom chips that are exclusively created to mine specific crypto currencies (Ether in this case). Is this bad? Sounds bad. But won’t “they” just turn around and create Ether 2 which requires new custom chips, and until those arrive, more generalized GPUs will work best?
And what does all this mean for the NVDA stock I own? Is that imaginary too now? I’m so confused. MMT FTW.
Cool article from the Smithsonian about utilizing AI to decipher the language of a book from the 15th century of unknown origin.Check it out.
Note, experts are skeptical:
Great article discussing why AI is not taking over any time soon.
Details here. My question is: how long until the hackers crack this thing and hold your junk hostage? I’m thinking not too long.
J, thought you’d find this article interesting.
Also, after reading this, I’m just going to assume you’re going to get the crap beat out of you when you travel to Japan and try to speak to the local town-folk.
As found in this article.
Here’s the link on Amazon:
First off, no, it’s not the Fulton recovery system. But it’s close. Seriously, go read this article in the NYT right now.
This is a pretty great honest review for No Man’s Sky. My favorite quote: “At least they got one part of space exploration right: crushing loneliness.”
We’ve been radio silent lately because we’re all addicted to Dark Souls 3. As such, here’s vid of DS3 with all textures replaced with crabs (HT Todd).
The title really says it all, check this shit out (HT Reddit, natch).
UPDATE: Apparently, this is child’s play. People are making actual computers now, and have been for some time. There are extensive wikipedia articles on it. SMH, it’s so meta I can’t stand it.