State-Of-The-Art Computers and Technology Breathe Life

State-Of-The-Art In the tapestry of modern existence, computers and technology have woven themselves into the very fabric of our lives. From the whirring hard drives of state-of-the-art data centers to the sleek touchscreens of handheld devices, the symphony of human ingenuity and electronic advancement resounds, shaping the contours of our present and illuminating the possibilities of our future.

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Do trucks mean Trump? AI shows how humans misjudge images

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A study on the types of mistakes that humans make when evaluating images may enable computer algorithms that help us make better decisions about visual information, such as while reading an X-ray or moderating online content.

Researchers from Cornell and partner institutions analyzed more than 16 million human predictions of whether a neighborhood voted for Joe

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Researchers develop a new method for denoising images

Researchers from Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology Develop a New Method for Denoising Images
The model can be trained on the fly to output high-quality images in just 12 seconds. Credit: Bochang Moon from Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

High-quality computer graphics, with their ubiquitous presence in games, illustrations, and visualization, are considered state-of-the-art in visual display technology.

The method used to render high-quality and realistic images is known as “path tracing,”

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Expressing and recognizing intentions in robots

Robots that recognize and express intentions
Getting intelligent computer programs to recognize and express intentions is complex, Michele Persiani’s thesis shows. Credit: Unsplash

The digital and physical worlds are becoming more and more populated by intelligent computer programs called agents. Agents have the potential to intelligently automate many daily tasks such as maintaining an agenda, driving, interacting with a phone or computer, and many more. However,

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How virtual production is helping actors say goodbye to

Based on George R.R. Martin’s book “Fire and Blood,” “House of the Dragon” is set roughly 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones. A much-anticipated prequel, the series focuses on the the House Targaryen (the House of the Dragon), the family from which Game of Thrones’ Daenerys Targaryen descends. It follows the family (and their accompanying dragons) through

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What is ‘the merge’? The Ethereum crypto update token users


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Ethereum, the blockchain network behind the world’s second-largest crypto token ether, just completed a major software upgrade that could revolutionize the cryptocurrency universe, some experts say.

The upgrade, called “the Merge” by crypto enthusiasts, promises to lower Ethereum’s energy consumption and attract more users. Climate activists have long criticized digital assets because producing them uses

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Three questions about quantum computing and secure

Three questions about quantum computing and secure communications
“One must remember that there are presumably large archives of recorded encrypted signals that might be quite interesting to read if one could decrypt them,” said Peter Love. Credit: Shutterstock

A radically different type of computing technology under development, known as quantum computing, could in theory decode secure communications and jeopardize military communications, critical infrastructure, and financial transactions, the federal

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A university professor wants to expose the hidden bias in

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Lauren Rhue researches the fast-paced world of artificial intelligence and machine learning technology. But she wants everyone in it to slow down.

Rhue, an assistant professor of information systems at the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business, recently audited emotion recognition technology within three facial recognition services: Amazon Rekognition, Face++ and Microsoft. Her

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