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Carmack is stepping down from his position as Oculus CTO to allocate more time to his AGI (Artificial General Intelligence) endeavor. (Image credit: Flikr via Wikipedia)   John Carmack recently announced his decision to leave his position at Facebook’s subsidiary Oculus to focus on developing AGI (Artificial General Intelligence), although he states he will remain a consulting CTO and will “still have a voice” for the VR company. A Facebook spokesperson in a Variety inte ...
The project aims to make chips that are secure enough to be used in data centers, storage, and computer peripherals. (Image credit: Google)   With so much exposure to technology, we’d like to think we’re savvy enough to avoid cyber attacks. But as we’ve seen in recent years, the more sophisticated technology gets, the more sophisticated hackers become, meaning no operating system, firmware, or processor is safe. To fight back, manufacturers have started relying on a &ldqu ...
Azure Quantum is an open cloud computing service that will provide developers with access to several quantum computers. (Image credit: Microsoft)   I wonder how hard Azure will be to use now... See my Azure project, showing said complexity. It would be interesting to see what I could do with quantum processing.   Microsoft recently announced it’s planning to release its open Azure Quantum cloud computing platform to select customers, which will gain access to several Quantum com ...
Microsoft’s Work-Life Choice Challenge project found that productivity increased during a four-day workweek, along with implementing 30-minute (max) meetings. (Image credit: Microsoft)   Microsoft’s offices in Japan recently implemented a four-day workweek as an experiment and found that productivity in said offices shot up by 40%. The test was part of a summer project fielded back in August, known as the Work-Life Choice Challenge, which examined work/life balance and its effe ...