Some doctors in the US and other countries say TikTok videos about Tourette syndrome may be contributing to a rise in cases of teen girls with physical tics (Julie Jargon/Wall Street Journal)

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 …

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 (Kyle Chayka/New Yorker)

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.

AI Weekly: AI model training costs on the rise, highlighting need for new solutions

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

A look at US Cyber Games, jointly founded in April by the US government, academia, and the private sector to find and train candidates for cybersecurity careers (Noah Smith/Washington Post)

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 …

Report: 76% of manufacturers plan to adopt private 5G by 2024

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

The 2021 machine learning, AI, and data landscape

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

AnalogueOS turns Analogue Pocket into ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Gaming’

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