Daily Archives: September 13, 2018

US takes first step toward a quantum computing workforce

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612071/us-takes-first-step-towards-creating-a-quantum-computing-workforce/ Quantum computers promise to transform computer security, finance, and many other fields by solving certain problems far faster than conventional machines. To unlock that potential, the U.S. government has just passed a bill to foster a viable quantum computing … Continue reading

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MIT built a health-tracking sensor that can ‘see’ through walls

https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/13/mit-health-tracking-sensor-see-through-walls/ MIT An MIT professor has built a prototype device that can wirelessly track your health — even through walls — using a mix of radio signals and machine learning. Dina Katabi’s gadget resembles a WiFi router and is designed … Continue reading

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AT&T and Verizon want to manage your identity across websites and apps

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1374989 Enlarge / Project Verify would let you confirm or deny logins for other apps and websites. reader comments 4 The four major US mobile carriers have unveiled a system that would let them manage your logins across any third-party … Continue reading

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Find Free Housing With Airbnb If You’re Evacuating from Hurricane Florence

https://lifehacker.com/find-free-housing-with-airbnb-if-youre-evacuating-from-1829023955 Airbnb is asking hosts to open up their homes for free to people who are evacuating from Hurricane Florence, and to relief workers who have been deployed to the area. The company is coordinating free housing in the areas … Continue reading

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Former F1 team owner plans a more realistic kind of flying taxi

https://www.autoblog.com/2018/09/13/vertical-aerospace-flying-taxi-formula-one/ LONDON — A British energy entrepreneur and one-time Formula 1 racing team owner is entering the race to build new inter-city “flying taxi” services that tap recent aerospace advances while steering clear of more fanciful blue-sky visions touted by … Continue reading

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