22 Nov 2019

1. MIT researchers develop a much better way to optimize the control of soft robots MIT researchers have developed a new way to optimize how soft robots perform specific tasks — a huge challenge when it comes to soft robotics in particular, because robots with flexible bodies can basically…

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25 Sep 2019

1. A new 5,000-Qubit Quantum Computer by D-Wave Quantum computing company D-Wave Systems Inc. today revealed that it has sold the first of its next-generation, 5,000-qubit machines to the Los Alamos National Laboratory. The new machine is named “Advantage” because, D-Wave said, it gives organizations a significant edge over competitors…

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12 Sep 2019

1. How Kobalt is simplifying the killer complexities of the music industry Backed by over $200 million in VC funding, Kobalt is changing the way the music industry does business and putting more money into musicians’ pockets in the process. In Part I of this series, I walked through…

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22 Aug 2019

1. “AI, facial-recognition tools help agency find exploited children” Over the past 12 years, more than 49,000 cases of human trafficking in the U.S. have been reported to a hotline that receives an average of 150 calls per day. That’s one of many statistics that drives the mission of…

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