Next-gen supercomputers are fast-tracking treatments for the coronavirus in a race against time [Wood]

From DSC: On one hand: Next-gen supercomputers are fast-tracking treatments for the coronavirus in a race against time  — from cnbc.com by Charlie Wood Key […]

Contained, Open Source Environments Compatible With Everything? What Elearning Professionals Should Know About Docker

In just a couple of years, Docker, an open source platform to improve the development of applications, has taken the virtual world by storm. It […]

5 New Courses for Tech Students on Coursera

Coursera is  highlighting a handful of new and popular tech courses. We highly recommend these courses created by the world’s best universities and companies. Below […]

Near future scenarios for patient-generated health data [Future Today Institute]

Emerging Tech Trend: Patient-Generated Health Data — from futuretodayinstitute.com — Newsletter Issue 124 Excerpt: Near-Futures Scenarios (2023 – 2028): Pragmatic: Big tech continues to develop […]

FTI 2020 Trend Report for Entertainment, Media, & Technology [FTI]

  FTI 2020 Trend Report for Entertainment, Media, & Technology — from futuretodayinstitute.com Our 3rd annual industry report on emerging entertainment, media and technology trends […]

“Someone is always listening” [Future Today Institute]

Someone is always listening — from Future Today Institute Excerpt: Very Near-Futures Scenarios (2020 – 2022): Optimistic: Big tech and consumer device industries agree to a single […]

Reflections on “AI is in danger of becoming too male — new research” [Mateos-Garcia & John]

AI is in danger of becoming too male — new research — from singularityhub.com by Juan Mateos-Garcia and Joysy John Excerpts (emphasis DSC): But current […]

A new immersive classroom uses AI and VR to teach Mandarin Chinese [Hao; MIT]

A new immersive classroom uses AI and VR to teach Mandarin Chinese — from technologyreview.com by Karen Hao Students will learn the language by ordering […]

Reflections on “We Built an ‘Unbelievable’ (but Legal) Facial Recognition Machine” [Sahil Chinoy at nytimes.com]

We Built an ‘Unbelievable’ (but Legal) Facial Recognition Machine — from nytimes.com by Sahil Chinoy “The future of human flourishing depends upon facial recognition technology […]

Six global banks sign up to issue stablecoins on IBM’s now-live Blockchain Network [Huillet]

Six global banks sign up to issue stablecoins on IBM’s now-live Blockchain Network — from cointelegraph.com by Marie Huillet     From DSC: For the […]

Amazon is pushing facial technology that a study says could be biased [Singer]

Amazon is pushing facial technology that a study says could be biased — from nytimes.com by Natasha Singer In new tests, Amazon’s system had more […]

A new type of TV show — Part II

From DSC: In this posting, I discussed an idea for a new TV show — a program that would be both entertaining and educational. So […]

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