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This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through July 30)

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE DeepMind Has Predicted the Structure of Almost Every Protein Known to ScienceMelissa Heikkilä | MIT Technology Review“From today, the Alphabet-owned AI lab is offering its database of over 200 million proteins to anyone for free. …The update includes structures for ‘plants, bacteria, animals, and many, many other organisms, opening up huge opportunities for […]

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This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through July 23)

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE OpenAI Is Ready to Sell DALL-E to its First Million CustomersWill Douglas Heaven | MIT Technology Review“‘We’ve seen much more interest than we had anticipated, much bigger than it was for GPT-3,’ says Peter Welinder, vice president of product and partnerships at OpenAI. Paying customers will now be able to use the images […]

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Procore, Amazon Web Services partner on digital twin technology

Dive Brief: Digital twin technology is getting a boost with a new partnership between Carpinteria, California-based Procore and Amazon Web Services. Digital twins are complex digital representations of physical objects that are used by professionals ranging from contractors to medical practitioners to facility and city managers.  The deal will allow AWS’ proprietary IoT TwinMaker, which enables […]

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This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through July 16)

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Meet Plato, an AI That Gains Intuition Like a Human BabyMonisha Ravisetti | CNET“In collaboration with AI research laboratory DeepMind in the UK, this team developed an artificial intelligence system that learned ‘intuitive physics,’ that is, commonsense understanding of how our universe’s mechanics work, just like a human baby. ‘Current artificial intelligence systems […]

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The tech behind the spatial web

Companies across all different industries are looking to move beyond Web1 and Web2 to Web3 or the Spatial Web. The next iteration brings together the latest revolutionary technologies — such as augmented and virtual reality, immersion, artificial intelligence/machine learning and blockchain — to help facilitate the metaverse. It creates an exciting opportunity for brands to […]

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WeirFoulds Technology Insights: “Dark Web: What’s Underneath the Internet”

Overview As data breaches have shown in recent years, the dark web can be utilized as a means to hack into organizations, compromising millions of people’s information. Often, the compromised information is in turn sold for illicit purposes on the dark web. Organizations must therefore be aware of the dark web threats and, importantly, ensure […]

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Web Components at Big Tech Companies: Salesforce | by Marius Bongarts | Jul, 2022

If the enterprise can deploy web components, so can you! Today, I don’t want to discuss whether Web Components will replace Frontend Frameworks. Also, I’m not eager to discuss whether Frontend Frameworks are the future of Web Development, just as I don’t want to discuss if Web Components are already dead. In the following articles, […]

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This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through July 9)

SPACE Rocket Lab Offers Next-Day Shipping to SpaceDevin Coldewey | TechCrunch“It wasn’t long ago that orbital launches were something that took years of planning and months of tests and careful preparation. But Rocket Lab’s new program will enable customers to show up at the launch site with their payload in the boot and have it […]

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Need web data? Here’s how to harvest them

When Ensheng Dong co-created the Johns Hopkins University COVID‑19 Dashboard in January 2020, it was a labour of love. Dong, a systems engineer at the university in Baltimore, Maryland, had friends and family in China, including some in Wuhan, the site of the initial outbreak. “I really wanted to see what was going on in […]

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Is Web 3.0 A Data Revolution?

Man switching to the next generation of internet, Web 3.0 concept getty User data and the internet firms that monetize that data are transforming the global economy. As a recent article from Harvard Business Review observes, rather than dominating single industries, platform companies like Facebook, Google, and Twitter use “competitive bottlenecks” to aggregate and harvest […]

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