D-Wave is a very exciting project, but the implications are fuzzy. “D-Wave claims that its 512-qubit D-Wave Two computer is the most advanced quantum computer in the world,” according to The Register. That sounds awesome, but what does it mean? What are the practical applications
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We all have data problems. Mike Rhodin, the head of IBM’s Watson division, plans on fixing them. Watson, IBM’s artificial intelligence computing platform, is changing the way we compute… from Fast Company via Pocket
Link: The Avatar Will See You Now | MIT Technology Review Medical centers are testing new, friendly ways to reduce the need for office visits by extending their reach into patients’ homes.
nationalpost: China builds world’s fastest supercomputer that can do 33,860 trillion calculations every secondChina has built the world’s fastest supercomputer, almost twice as fast as the previous U.S. holder and underlining the country’s rise as a science and technology powerhouse. The semiannual TOP500 official listing
Link: How Intel Will Build the Holodeck That’s as direct a line into Perceptual Computing as you’ll find, since the plans that Intel has shown us to this point have been fairly ambiguous. Right now, we’re seeing the vanguard arrive, with features like the eye-tracking
Link: 3 Predictions On The Future Of Enterprise Software | TechCrunch The consumerization of collaboration and productivity tools starts with small workgroups that adopt a specific tool. At some point, the CIO notices that different groups are using the same external product. This means that
emergentfutures: Computing isn’t just getting cheaper. It’s becoming more energy efficient. That means a world populated by ubiquitous sensors and streams of nanodata. Full Story: Technology Review