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CPU (Central Processing Unit) – otherwise referred to as a processor – is an electronic circuit that can execute computer packages. Fourth generation computers used built-in circuits and microprocessors with VLSI (very giant scale integration), RAM (random access memory), ROM (learn-solely reminiscence), and high-stage programming languages together with C and C++ The creation and growth of the World Huge Net and cloud computing (the power to ship hosted services using the Web ) significantly enhanced computing capabilities throughout this period.

Should you want to use your computer whereas sitting at your desk or must do some heavy-obligation work, a desktop computer is the best way to go. You will get nice computer hardware for an affordable price, … Read the rest

Musk’s newest startup is venturing into a series of hard problems

Musk’s newest startup is venturing into a series of hard problems

Enlarge / Elon Musk in Idaho in 2015. (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Tonight, Elon Musk has scheduled an event where he intends to unveil his plans for Neuralink, a startup company he announced back in 2017, then went silent on. If you go to the Neuralink website now, all you’ll find is a vague description of its goal to develop an “ultra-high-bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers.” These interfaces have been under development for a while, typically under the monicker of brain-computer interfaces, or BCIs. And, while there have been some notable successes in the academic-research world, there’s a notable lack of products on the market.

The slow progress comes, in part, because a successful BCI has to tackle multiple hard problems and, in part, because the regulatory and market conditions are challenging. Ahead of tonight’s announcement, we’ll take a look at all

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Tiny robot leaps around carrying its own battery, electronics

Tiny robot leaps around carrying its own battery, electronics

Enlarge / A Tribot leaps ahead of its peers. (credit: EPFL)

Robots have traditionally been roughly humanoid in form, which has some obvious advantages, in that the robots are better able to integrate into a human-designed environment. But there are lots of environments that aren’t human designed, and researchers have been experimenting with robotic forms that look more like insects or fish. Now, a team of Swiss researchers has produced a robot that looks like nothing more than a walking circuit board. Despite its small size, though, the robot is able to move by hopping, leaping, or walking, and it can even work in a group to coordinate activities.

Meet Tribot

The team calls its creation Tribot, for reasons that are obvious from its photo above. Tribot looks like a tiny circuit board because that’s what it largely is, but there are some significant additions to the circuitry.

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Quake III Arena is the latest game to see AI top humans

Quake III Arena is the latest game to see AI top humans

Enlarge / Representation of some of the behaviors developed by the FTW algorithm. (credit: Deep Mind)

Google’s AI subsidiary Deep Mind has built its reputation by building systems that learn to play games by playing each other, starting with little more than the rules and what constitutes a win. That Darwinian approach of improvement through competition has allowed Deep Mind to tackle complex games like chess and Go, where there are vast numbers of potential moves to consider.

But at least for board games like those, the potential moves are discrete and don’t require real-time decisionmaking. It wasn’t unreasonable to question whether the same approach would work for completely different classes of games. Such questions, however, seem to be answered by a report in today’s issue of Science, where Deep Mind reveals the development of an AI system that has taught itself to play Quake III Arena and can consistently

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