Artificial intelligence used to develop an enzyme to quickly break down plastic waste

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The goal of the research is to help the world overcome its growing struggle with plastic trash. Artificial intelligence is playing a considerable role in conducting research into the technology being sought to help overcome the plastic waste crisis around the world. The AI has been used to help develop an enzyme that will break plastic down in weeks, not years. Plastics are used for everything from kids’ toys, toothbrushes, toiletries and food packaging, among many other things. Due to the cost of recycling, among other factors, only a tiny…

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Toyota Material Handling to use virtual reality technology training resource

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VR Vision to be used for onboarding service technician and other professional training programs. Toyota Material Handling (TMH) has entered into a partnership with VR vision, a virtual reality technology company based in Toronto, Canada, to provide supplemental learning resources to the existing training programs for onboarding service technicians and other professionals. The idea is to enhance the complete training experience while improving the learning environment. “Our vision is to provide a learning environment that resonates with current and future generations of technicians,” said TMH Dealer Training Manager Holly Brotzman…

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Artificial intelligence researcher fired from Google in a growing trend

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The scientist was let go after reportedly having challenged the company’s findings. According to a recent news report, another AI researcher has been fired from Google following criticism of the company’s work. The media reports indicated that machine learning scientist Satrajit Chatterjee was let go. According to the report, Satrajit Chatterjee, an artificial intelligence researcher, was fired shortly after Google declined to publish a paper that the scientist and others had written in a challenge to the company’s earlier findings. The paper challenged the claim that computers would be able…

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Autocorrect creator explains why feature can be so ducking annoying

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The feature’s creator Ken Kocienda admits that it can be irritating, but that there are reasons for that. If there’s anything that virtually every smartphone user can agree on, it’s that autocorrect is a feature that can be as irritating as it is helpful. The creator of the feature, Ken Kocienda, is in complete agreement but can explain it. According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, the creator of the autocorrect feature in smartphones said that it has become more intelligent over the years. As a result, it is…

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Meta to release data for artificial intelligence research to support green energy

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The Facebook parent company will release data about catalysts to make hydrogen fuel cheaper to make. Meta has announced that it will be releasing catalyst data for artificial intelligence research that could make it possible to develop a cheaper way to produce hydrogen fuel, a carbon emission-free energy source. Meta’s catalyst data set was developed as a part of a collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University. The data set would be useful in artificial intelligence research used to develop cheaper chemical catalysts that are used in the vital reactions that are…

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