Gone are the days where quantum computing exists merely in the dusty drawers and imaginations of eccentric scientists. Today, enormous amounts of corporate and government funding are dedicated to researching and developing functional quantum computing systems.Once developed, quantum computing (QC) will mark a cornerstone in technological evolution. Namely, its existence will … [Read more...] about The dangers and promise of security in the quantum era
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SINGAPORE — Last week, leaders and officials representing more than three dozen countries from across the world gathered in Beijing for the second Belt and Road summit. The event marks the two-year anniversary since China first convened its flagship initiative to coordinate trillions of dollars of infrastructure across Eurasia and the Indian Ocean in a broad effort to … [Read more...] about Washington Is Dismissing China’s Belt and Road. That’s a Huge Strategic Mistake.
Huawei, the world's largest telecom equipment maker is on the bleeding edge of many technological innovations, backs well-intended academic work, and is an ever-rising presence in the mobile space thanks to a number of critically acclaimed Android smartphones in recent years. Yet, the amount of negative publicity surrounding the company, and on an almost daily basis is quite … [Read more...] about Is Huawei A National Security Threat To The U.S.?
When Avatara launched in 2010, it looked like a dozen other low-budget games. The world was a cartoonish expanse of pink trees and purple rocks, stirred by the occasional alien sprite. Its edges were covered by too many icons, and its interface was a little too eager to spam your Facebook friends with invitations. But to its designers, Avatara was more than just a game. It was … [Read more...] about The rise and fall of a super-intelligent, self-aware Facebook game
Updated 12:09 am PDT, Saturday, September 22, 2018 File-This Sept. 13, 2018, file photo shows Hazel Van Ummersen, then 11, left, Kelsey Julianna, then 20, and Avery McRae, then 10, joining other plaintiffs as they walk down the steps of the U.S. Courthouse in Eugene, Ore., hearing in the climate change case. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP, File) less … [Read more...] about Meet Eugene’s young climate ‘warriors’