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Supercomputer Simulation Offers Peek at the Future of Quantum Computers

To find out whether quantum computers will work properly, scientists must simulate them on a classical computer. Now a record-breaking experiment has simulated the largest quantum computer yet. Computer scientists have a name for the point at which quantum computers become more …Continue reading

How Hot Weather and Climate Change Affect Airline Flights

Hot weather has forced dozens of commercial flights to be canceled at airports in the Southwest this summer. This flight-disrupting heat is a warning sign. Climate change is projected to have far-reaching repercussions – including sea level rise inundating cities and shifting weather patterns causing long-term declines …Continue reading

Amazon May Be the Next Tech Giant Muscling Into Health Care

At this point, there’s very little that Amazon isn’t involved in, or at least exploring: personal AI assistants, cloud services, TV shows, furniture, groceries … hell, it even finds time to sell the occasional book. So it shouldn’t come…

Origami Labs Launches Voice Powered Smart Ring That Turns Your Finger Into a Smartphone

Tired of looking at your smartphone screen? Origami Labs, a small team of based in Hong Kong, claims to have developed an easy way to reduce screen fatigue. The team has made ORII, a voice-powered smart ring which enables the user to …Continue reading

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