What does it mean, and what do Facebook and Fortnite have to do with it?
Julie Jargon / Wall Street Journal: Some doctors in the US and other countries say that TikTok videos about Tourette’s syndrome may contribute to an increase in the number of teenage girls with physical tics– When teens started showing up at doctor’s offices with sudden, severe physical tics, social media suspects …
Kyle Chayka / New Yorker: A look at Raya, a secretive subscription-based social network with a rigorous user selection process and a rigid code of silence for accepted members– The app has created a space free of the problems that plague the rest of the internet, but only by leaving almost everyone out.
This week, Microsoft and Nvidia announced that they trained what they claim is one of the largest and most skilled AI language models to date: Megatron-Turing Natural Language Generation (MT-NLP). MT-NLP contains the 530 billion parameter parts of the model learned from historical data and achieves leading accuracy in a wide range of tasks, including … Read more
Noah Smith / Washington Post: A Look At The American Cyber Games, Co-Founded In April By The US Government, Academics, And The Private Sector To Find And Educate Candidates For Cyber Security Careers– As the US seeks to sharpen its defenses against cyber attacks, the government seeks to exploit the skills …
According to a report by Accedian, 76% of manufacturers plan to adopt private 5G by 2024. The potential of 5G to completely transform industries is immense. By promising reduced latency, enhanced security and the ability to support artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR), sectors such as healthcare, gaming and emergency services will be changed … Read more
my family has really come in subscription boxes this year. Covid-19 vaccinations have loosened restrictions for many, but my two young children are unvaccinated. For us, life remains about as socially distant as it was last year. A weekly or monthly gift subscription goes a long way toward alleviating the monotony. Irregular delivery times and … Read more
It’s been a hot, hot year in the world of data, machine learning, and AI. Just when you thought it couldn’t grow any more explosively, the data/AI landscape just did: the rapid pace of company creation, exciting new product and project launches, a deluge of VC financings, unicorn creation, IPOs, etc. It has also been … Read more
The seas were blessed calmly as we sailed across the canal and straight up the Seine, into the heart of Francia. The baldness led us in song, our voices rumbling over the calm water and thundering in our veins. We jumped from our longboat out to the banks of France and shouted glory to the … Read more
Join gamers online at the GamesBeat Summit Next in the upcoming 9-10. November. Learn more about what comes next. Analog Pocket is still coming soon. The FPGA-powered modernized Game Boy clone with a high-resolution display has faced many delays, but Analog has spent that time polishing the device’s new operating system, AnalogueOS. This interface allows … Read more