Memory

Hardware Interesting

The Magic Behind Multitasking: A Dive into Memory Paging

Have you ever paused to marvel at how effortlessly your computer juggles multiple tasks? From browsing the web, editing a document, to streaming your favorite show, it’s a seamless dance of digital multitasking we often take for granted. Yet, beneath this smooth operation lies a complex ballet of computing mechanisms, with memory paging playing the […]

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Current Events Developer Security

Why Does The White House Endorse Rust?

In this video, Mental Outlaw discusses how the federal government is pushing to have future software written in memory safe programming languages like Rust, and how this can bring jobs to Rust developers and overall improve our digital infrastructure.

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AI Ethics Neural Networks Research Science

Lab-Grown Brain Connects to Microchip, Recognizing Human Voices

This video from Anton Petrov makes me wonder where we are going as a society and as a species. Links: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41928-023-01069-w https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2023.02.28.530502v1.full.pdf https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33482329/

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AI Data Driven Red Hat

Creating a Home Lab, Speaking, and an Upcoming Webinar

In today’s episode, Andy Leonard and I catch up on their recent activities, including my presentation at the Red Hat Summit Connect. They discuss the event and the focus on AI and government agencies. Frank also shares his experiences with a new product called Ansible Lightspeed with Watson code assist, which is enhancing the use […]

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AI Philosophy Fridays Science

Do Feedback Loops Create Consciousness?

Very often I am asked when (or whether) we will create a conscious AI. I scratch my chin and ask “how would you define consciousness?” The answer usually involves something about “self-awareness.” I then point out that by that definition, your car is conscious as it has a “check engine light,” which is part of […]

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