Day: August 24, 2021

Robotics

Tesla Bot vs Boston Dynamics Atlas!

Tesla just announced its first humanoid robot, which it’s calling Tesla Bot. Boston Dynamics has been working on its own humanoid robot for more than 10 years. Watch how both bots compare.

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Livestream

New Video Upload : Book Review: the #10X Rule

Book Review: the #10X Rule

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Quantum Computing

How African Researchers Are Building a Quantum Community from the Ground Up

Here’s an interesting article from Qiskit on efforts to build a quantum computing community in Africa. “By 2050, the population of Africa will double,” said Barry Dwolatzky, emeritus professor of electrical and information engineering at the University of Witwatersrand (Wits University) in Johannesburg, South Africa. Current projections indicate that most of this growing population will […]

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Quantum Computing

Quantum Computing 2021 Update

Here’s a review of the past 12 months of advances in quantum computing, including IBM roadmaps, Zuchongzhi and quantum supremacy, photonic quantum computing, and quantum computing as a service (QCaaS). Chapters: 00:00 Introduction 00:44 Quantum Basics 02:18 Quantum Pioneers 03:19 IBM 06:00 Zuchongzhi 08:10 Xanadu & PsiQuantum 10:36 The Expanding Quantum Cloud (QCaaS)

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Future Science

Hydrogen vs. Battery Electric Cars

Dianna Cowern aka “The Physics Girl” examines the differences between Hydrogen vs Battery electric cars.

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University of Tübingen Researchers Open-Source ‘CARLA’, A Python Library for Benchmarking Counterfactual Explanation Methods Across Data Sets and Machine Learning Models
AI Python TensorFlow

‘CARLA’ Python Library for Benchmarking Counterfactual Explanation Methods Across Data Sets and Machine Learning Models

Researchers at the University of Tübingen are unveiling a new python library CARLA (Counterfactual And Recourse LibrAry) which will allow for benchmarking counterfactual explanation methods across different data sets and machines. CARLA is an innovative open-source library that allows researchers to benchmark predictive counterfactual explanation and recourse CE methods for managing uncertainty in their analyses. […]

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Azure Chatbots

Showcasing How People are Using Azure Health Bot (Episode 4)

Azure Health Bot enables users to build a health bot by using built-in or custom scenarios. The information that each instance of the Health Bot service handles is privacy protected to HIPAA standards. It also meets Microsoft’s high standards for privacy and security. This four-part Learn Live series will guide you through the creation of […]

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AI Interesting Research

PonderNet: Learning to Ponder

Humans don’t spend the same amount of mental effort on all problems equally. Instead, we respond quickly to easy tasks, and we take our time to deliberate hard tasks. DeepMind’s PonderNet attempts to achieve the same by dynamically deciding how many computation steps to allocate to any single input sample. This is done via a […]

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Site Updates

Site Redesign

You may have noticed a few changes around here at Frank’s World. Due to a glitch, I had to expedite the planned redesign for the site’s 26th birthday in October. No time like the present to improve — just look out for unplanned WordPress debris.

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Azure Data Factory Databricks

Build Real-Time Applications with Databricks Streaming

In this presentation, explore a recent use case on real time streaming with Databricks. In this use case we are working with a large, metropolitan fire department. Our company has already created a complete analytics architecture for the department based upon Azure Data Factory, Databricks, Delta Lake, Azure SQL and Azure SQL Server Analytics Services […]

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