Category quantum computing

China Racing To Complete ‘Super, Super Computer That Will Be The First In The World To Process A Billion, Billion Calculations Per Second — ‘What Used To Be A Race For Supercomputing Primacy — Has Turned Into A Blowout’

China Racing To Complete ‘Super, Super Computer That Will Be The First In The World To Process A Billion, Billion Calculations Per Second — ‘What Used To Be A Race For Supercomputing Primacy — Has Turned Into A Blowout’   www.fortunascorner.com      The January 17, 2017 edition of The Daily Mail Online, published an […]

Why The United States Is Losing Its Technological Edge

Why The United States Is Losing Its Technological Edge The Department of Defense needs to completely overhaul its approach to technology strategy, injecting free market principles to keep pace with technological change. Ben FitzGerald January 16, 2017 TweetShareShare Earlier this month, President-elect Donald Trump drew headlines for his criticism of two major defense programs, the […]

Will Artificial Intelligence Be The Next Einstein? We Are On The Cusp Of A Very Exciting, And Likely Disruptive Period Of Breathtaking Advancement Across Almost Every Facet Of Our Lives

Will Artificial Intelligence Be The Next Einstein?  We Are On The Cusp Of A Very Exciting, And Likely Disruptive Period Of Breathtaking Advancement Across Almost Every Facet Of Our Lives   http://www.fortunascorner.com       That’s the title, and question that Tia Ghose explores in her December 8, 2016 article on the website, LiveScience.com.  “Forget […]

The Future Of Conflict Is In Cyberspace

Excerpts: What there isn’t, nor would you expect there to be, is an itemised budget for cyber weaponry as part of the “defend, deter and develop” strategy. “We know of the GCHQ budget for cyber due to the openness of former chancellor George Osborne,” says Peter Barbour, head of response with Context Information Security. “Similar […]

Is That A Bug?, Or A Spy? Newly Released Documents Reveal DARPA Has Been Trying To Perfect Insect Espionage For Decades — But, The Future Of Warfare Is About To Change — Radically

Is That A Bug?, Or A Spy?  Newly Released Documents Reveal DARPA Has Been Trying To Perfect Insect Espionage For Decades — But, The Future Of Warfare Is About To Change — Radically   www.foetunascorner.com        Kelsey D. Atherton had an October 24, 2016 article in the online edition of Popular Science, with […]

Artificial Intelligence Could Develop A Will Of Its Own: Warns ‘Robots’ May Be Humanity’s Greatest Disaster

Artificial Intelligence Could Develop A Will Of Its Own:  Warns ‘Robots’ May Be Humanity’s Greatest Disaster www.fofrtunascorner.com      Famed theoretical physicist and cosmologist, Dr. Stephen Hawking continues to pound the table on what he sees as perhaps the greatest existential threat facing mankind:  Artificial Intelligence (AI), and the fear that autonomous, AI robots will […]

Machine Learning: Why We Mustn’t Be Slaves To The Algorithm

Machine Learning: Why We Mustn’t Be Slaves To The Algorithm The Guardian · by John Naughton · October 16, 2016 Research has revealed that data culled from social media sites like Facebook contains embedded biases. Photograph: Kay Nietfeld/AFP/Getty Images The tech craze du jour is machine learning (ML). Billions of dollars of venture capital are being poured into it. All the big […]

Are We Living In A Matrix/Computer Simulation? Top Tech Billionaires Think We Are — And, They’re Funding Research To Help Us Escape — Bank Of America Study Puts Chances At 50 Percent

Are We Living In A Matrix/Computer Simulation?  Top Tech Billionaires Think We Are  — And, They’re Funding Research To Help Us Escape — Bank Of America Study Puts Chances At 50 Percent  www.frotunascoener.com      Andrew Griffin had an interesting article in the October 6, 2016 edition of London’s The Telegraph, discussing a topic that has […]

‘The Quantum Enigma Machine’: Unbreakable Encryption, Unhackable Communication, Is One Step Closer To Becoming Usable Technology

‘The Quantum Enigma Machine’:  Unbreakable Encryption, Unhackable Communication, Is One Step Closer To Becoming Usable Technology   http://www.fortunascorner.com        According to a September 27, 2016 article on the website, DEEPDOTWEB.com, and posted by American Guerrilla, the University of Rochester has begun work on what they call the Quantum Enigma Machine (QEM), which they claim will be […]

Computer Scientists Close In On ‘Perfect. Hack-Proof Code’

Computer Scientists Close In On ‘Perfect. Hack-Proof Code’   www.fortunascorner.com          Keith Hartnett had a September 23, 2016 article on WIRED.com’s website, with the title above.I refer you to WIRED.com and Mr. Hartnett’s article for the full piece.      As the Department of Defense (DoD) and the warfighter became more network dependent — […]