The world of computing is full of buzzwords: AI, supercomputers, machine learning, the cloud, quantum computing and more. One word in particular is used throughout computing – algorithm. In the most general sense, an algorithm is a series of instructions telling a computer how to transform a set of facts about the world into useful information. The facts are data, and the useful information is knowledge for people, instructions for machines or input for yet another algorithm. There are many common examples of algorithms, from sorting sets of numbers to finding routes through maps to displaying information on a screen.… This story continues at The Next Web
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(Rochester Institute of Technology) Rochester Institute of Technology professors have received a National Science Foundation award to develop a hands-on data science course for non-computing majors. The course will first be offered at RIT and then across the country, in an effort to promote computing for all.
Camera makers feared how smartphone cannibalized their lower-end products but that only pushed them to adapt and hop on trends quickly. The latest trend, given how people aren’t going out as much these days, is meeting up over the Internet for pleasure as well as business. You’ll need a webcam for that, of course, and the best webcam might not … Continue reading
When Pokemon HOME was first revealed, it was pitched as a service that would allow players to consolidate their collections of Pokemon from a number of different sources. We were told that not only would Pokemon HOME accept transfers from the Switch games – Pokemon Let’s Go and Pokemon Sword and Shield, but also from Pokemon Bank on the 3DS … Continue reading
(Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) Optical frequency combs can link frequencies in the microwave domain to high-purity laser emissions, yielding unprecedented precision in time-keeping and metrology. Now EPFL scientists and their colleagues have generated variable low-noise microwave signals by building variable microwave gears with two compact optical frequency combs.
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