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Nvidia states the company will continue to follow Arm’s open-licensing model and will expand the company’s IP licensing portfolio with Nvidia technology. (Image credit: Nvidia)   Nvidia has become central to everything enginnering. Nvidia recently announced the coming acquisition of Arm Limited from SBG (SoftBank Group Corp) for an astronomical $40-billion, which will be paid through shares and cold, hard cash. “The combination brings together NVIDIA’s leading AI co ...
GitHub took a snapshot of all projects posted on the repository. About 2TB of data is stored on film reels, which are expected to last for 1,000 years. (Image Credit: GitHub)   Every project posted on GitHub before February 2, 2020 has been successfully stored away in an Arctic vault for 1,000 years. Last year, the code-hosting platform first revealed its plan as part of the Archiving Program. However, the pandemic set those plans back, but GitHub announced that the code was deposited on J ...
The London based artist uses old tennis rackets and random electronic pieces to create mesmerizing works of art. Ulian creates abstract faces and constellation in these unique pieces. (Image credit: Leonardo Ulian)   London based artist Leonardo Ulian took advantage of self-isolation to create new works of art that bring together two different worlds. His new Contrived Object series merges ordinary analog objects with electronic pieces found in digital devices. The latest work in his serie ...
On Thursday, April 24th, NASA announced it awarded contracts to three companies that will design and build a human landing system for the Artemis program, which aims to land two astronauts on the Moon's surface, near the South Pole region by 2024. This puts NASA on the right path for human exploration on the Moon for the first time in history.   "With these contract awards, America is moving forward with the final step needed to land astronauts on the moon by 2024, including the incredibl ...
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Bridge Section Manager

Posted by tvirdeevq1 Jun 16, 2020
Friends I am in an urgent need to hire a Bridge Section Manager must be a P.E. in the state of TX. Except for LinkedIn what other platforms I can reach out to when looking for an expert in the Industry? Here is what I need in the profile.   Master’s Degree in Engineering 10 or more years of bridge project design experience. Texas PE Certification or ability to obtain within 6o days required Experience managing, designing and delivering Responsible for managing single and multi- ...
Microsoft announced it has developed a supercomputer designed to train AI models. (Image Credit: Microsoft)   During the build developer conference on Tuesday, May 19th, 2020, Microsoft announced that it has developed one of the top five supercomputers in the world, which is designed to train OpenAI's artificial intelligence models. The supercomputer features over 285,000 CPU cores, 10,000 graphics processing units, and 400 gigabits per second of network connectivity for each GPU server. M ...
On May 30, 2020, SpaceX became the first company to send humans to orbit on a commercial spaceship, launching two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station in a Dragon capsule. This was the first manned flight from the US since 2011 when NASA retired its program. After an approximately 19-hour trip, the two astronauts, Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken will move into the station along with its current occupants, NASA’s Chris Cassidy and Russia’s Anatoly Ivanishin. For the return t ...
AI-generated works are not credited to the system that created them, but instead, the person who designed the system is named the author or inventor. (Image Credit: Gerd Altmann from Pixabay)   Artificial intelligence has played a role in creating things like art and music, but who gets credited for the works it created? In a case study, an AI system named Dabus was named the inventor of two patents. Still, the US Patent and Trademark Office recently rejected this right, stating that only ...
The Falcon 9 rocket will be used during the Demo-2 mission on May 27th. (Image Credit: NASA)   NASA will be launching its first crew mission on American soil for the first time since July 2011. Bob Behuken and Doug Hurley will be the first NASA astronauts to launch to the International Space Station aboard SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft in a final test flight for SpaceX. The Demo-2 mission, which will use a Falcon 9 rocket, is scheduled for a 4:32 p.m. EDT liftoff on May 27th from histor ...
Eco-activists turn Earth Day celebration into a virtual event. Earth Day Live is a three-day event featuring workshops, live performances, and teach-ins. (Photo from NRDC)   The world is currently facing a pandemic that has greatly changed our everyday lives. But the coronavirus won't stop these young climate activists from celebrating Earth Day in a big way. Organizers from the 2019 Climate Strike, along with Zero Hour and TREEaage are taking the celebration online. Earth Day Live is a th ...
Ford and General Motors are transforming their car factories into emergency ventilator manufacturing plants (Photos from Ford, GM)   Automakers Ford and General Motors are shifting their focus from manufacturing cars to ventilators. The two announced in March they would build the medical devices after shutting down car production. Ford teamed up with GE Healthcare in hopes of producing 50,000 ventilators within 100 days and up to 30,000 a month as needed. The ventilator is a licensed desig ...
NASA's Aura satellite images show the levels of nitrogen oxide levels reduced to unprecedented levels since the pandemic started, due to decreased transportation and factory emissions. (Image credit: NASA)   As COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe and negatively impacting our lives, it's having a different kind of impact on the environment. It's estimated that 1.7-billion people are under stay at home orders in their respective countries. As such, reduced transportation (both grou ...
Now the entirety of human history can be stored onto a tiny silver of glass (Photo from ORC)   When the Notre Dame cathedral burnt down in 2019, a plethora of history was lost. It helped put in perspective just how precious these historical artifacts are and how they can disappear in an instant. Now, we may have a new solution to store the entirety of human history, thanks to scientists at the University of Southampton. The team recently developed the technique to store data digitally usin ...
Language skills can help a user learn to code, rather than numeracy, since programming is similar to learning a new language. (Image Credit: Justin Abernethy/U. of Washington)   Anyone who wants to learn to code won’t need to rely as much on mathematical or engineering skills, but instead, on problem-solving and language skills. Researchers at the University of Washington discovered that people with a natural aptitude for learning languages have a better understanding of programming ...
Jeff Bezos contributed $10 billion to his new Earth Fund, which could help fight climate change in the future. (Image Credit: Pablo Martínez Monsiváis/AP)   Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, may have just shifted the fight against climate change by pledging $10 billion of his wealth (7.7%) to start the new Bezos Earth Fund. With all the virus talk these days, perhaps he should have donated to fight pandemics instead?   The announcement was made in an Instagram post on Monday, F ...