Computing in the Now Quantum Supremacy – sounds ominous, doesn’t it? Or maybe like a bad action film from the 80’s? Well really, it has to do with one of the most paradigm-breaking innovations in computing up to this point. For roughly 80 years, all of our computers have operated on the same basic premise: binary computations. Ones and zeros. Early on, this took the form of arrays of vacuum tubes. A given tube could
Ever follow someone on Instagram or Twitter and instantly get a message: “Hey, thanks for the follow! When you have a chance, check out _______ and let me know what you think”? Or you go to a retail website and a program pops up with a message: “Hi, what can I help you with?”. Of course you have. In fact everyone who has accessed social media or bought something online has spoken with a “chatbot”.
That’s right, the crypto craze is over. No more Youtube videos about self-made millionaires who cashed in their bitcoin before 2018. No more frat boys from the other side of the office telling you how they signed up with Coinbase and what currencies to buy… For now. Bitcoin, Litecoin, Altcoin and other strong competitors have all been on a downward trend since the beginning of 2018. Most people have lost interest in the game, but
The largest growth in the Aerospace industry has occurred in the last 13 years. Spending in the industry almost doubled in the U.S. from 2005 to 2014. Now the Aerospace industry has almost doubled in value 2014 according to Aerospace – Defense stocks and company portfolios. This is outstanding growth considering that the first human to fly into space was almost 60 years ago! In recent years, it seems that there has been a revival to
We all know what happened on March 18th, 2018 when an driverless Uber car ran into a pedestrian, walking her bike across the street in Phoenix, Arizona. Governor Doug Doucey pulled Uber’s driverless program out of the city. They are now bringing the Uber ATG (Advanced Technology Group) program to Pittsburg over the summer. To top that off, Telsa’s autonomous driving assistance, “Autopilot” has been found to have been in control during several accidents in
Net Neutrality no longer exists. On December 14th, 2017 the F.C.C. (Federal Communications Commission) repealed the Net Neutrality which regulated internet service providers to ensure equality between all internet services. In effect, this means that the agency no longer puts restrictions on internet service providers, which gives those providers the ability to charge more to certain internet based companies. This can create a trickle down effect to corporations and ultimately consumers. The question is whether or
If you’ve dabbled in Virtual Reality, you probably know that Oculus Rift was the most up and coming VR start up in the last 5 years. In March 2014, Facebook purchased Oculus for $2.3 billion. This may seem like a large investment, but this is a small price to pay for one of Facebooks biggest power plays on the digital world. Soon after the purchase, Oculus announced it’s partnership with Microsoft in 2015. They also announced that