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Future Quantum Computing

Explaining the Hype Over Quantum Computers

In October 2019, Google announced its 53-qubit quantum computer named Sycamore had achieved ‘quantum supremacy.’ That’s when quantum computers can complete tasks exponentially more quickly than their classical counterparts. In this case, Google said its quantum machine completed a task in 200 seconds that would have taken the world’s most powerful computer 10,000 years to […]

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Autonomous Vehicles

The State of Self-Driving Cars

As millions of Americans hit the roads today for Thanksgiving travel, I wonder how different it would be if self-driving cars were the norm. CNBC explores the current state of self-driving cars. More companies are trying to bring self-driving cars to the masses than ever before, but a truly autonomous vehicle still doesn’t exist. It’s […]

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AI Generative AI

Researcher Explains Deepfake Videos

WIRED talks to Sam Gregory, program director at the human rights nonprofit WITNESS, about the implications of Deepfake videos and how we can adjust to this new and improving technology.

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Facebook Knows More About You Than the CIA
AI Privacy

Facebook Knows More About You Than the CIA

If any company takes the idea that “data is the new oil” to heart, it’s Facebook. Here’s a sobering interview with Yael Eisenstat, a former Facebook employee, by WIRED Magazine about the consequences of it all. The titans of social media are trapped, and we’re all suffering for it. As free services, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube monetize […]

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Science

The Science Behind Yanny vs. Laurel

By now, you have likely heard of the “Yanny vs. Laurel” debate that has gone viral lately. Here are two videos that explain the science behind the confusion.   

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Blockchain Cryptocurrency

Blockchain Expert Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty

In this video, watch political scientist and Blockchain researcher Bettina Warburg to explain blockchain technology to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a grad student, and an expert.

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