North American internet traffic took a dive during the eclipse

Internet traffic - Solar Eclipse - North America

Data collected during the period in which the eclipse was taking place showed a notable drop Throughout this week’s solar eclipse, there was a noticeable decease in the amount of internet traffic in the United States, Canada, and Mexico – all countries that were a part of the eclipse’s path of totality. The “Great North American Eclipse” took people voluntarily offline Data shared by Cloudflare showed that “The Great North American Eclipse” led to a decrease in internet traffic within affected countries.  It fell by 8 percent in terms of…

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New Microsoft artificial intelligence unit hire is a co-founder of DeepMind

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The technology giant has named Mustafa Suleiman director of the newly created consumer AI unit. Microsoft has taken a substantial step in strengthening its artificial intelligence side by naming one of Google’s DeepMind co-founders Mustafa Suleiman the director of the company’s new consumer AI unit. Suleiman was critical to DeepMind over a decade ago British entrepreneur Suleiman was a core participant in DeepMind’s founding in London in 2010 when it was first created. Suleiman will work under Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s guidance in taking the lead of a new artificial…

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Next step for artificial intelligence could be a DNA-embedded computer chip

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The technology has arrived at the proof-of-concept stage and is meant to boost processing levels A proof-of-concept computer chip with embedded DNA could end up being the next step in artificial intelligence technology. The computer chip was created using a substrate of DNA able to perform calculations The DNA-infused chip is able to perform calculations and is also capable of managing the processing of big data. The idea of using devices based on DNA isn’t anything new, but the proof-of-concept is.  The purpose is to be able to encode data…

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