According to Wired Magazine, tech giants have gathered enormous amounts of data for AI to crunch and make sense of. While Big Data is a corporate advantage, enormous data plus AI is apparently a huge advantage. Expect to see the NEWWorthy term “Enormous Data” appear again in fields like genomics and marketing.
Entertainment Weekly tells us that Jodie Whittaker — wonderful on “Broadchurch” — will play Doctor Who. She’s the first woman to play the Doctor. The next question is will she face Cybermen or Cyberwomen?
MIT Technology Review reports on the world’s fastest drone drag-race. Nearly 180mph!
MIT Technology Review reports that “researchers in China have teleported a photon from the ground to a satellite orbiting more than 500 kilometers [about 300 miles] above.” That’s not just the stuff of science fiction, it’s NEWWorthy!
Below is Beyond Science’s description of the event.
To software engineers, this newly discovered — though predicted — particle sounds like an extension to the C++ programming language. In actuality, the Xi-cc-plus-plus is a new kind of particle made up of two charm quarks. Here’s the detailed (pdf) slide presentation.
It’s a heavy particle, and one of the most important findings about the Xi so far is that it helps to confirm the Standard Model. In the long term, it might also help to refine our understanding of quantum chromodynamics.
Chemistry World reports that Marmite, Vegemite, and jelly are high in salt content and make good conductive materials for edible electronics used in diagnostic tests — such as for stomach abnormalities.
Below is an example of how Vegemite can be used in a 3D printing process to create an electronic circuit.