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Apr 14, 2024

SpaceX Starship Flight 4: FAA Issue Resolved, Weekly Update

Posted by in category: space travel

SpaceX is making significant advancements in rocket engine production, launch infrastructure, and heat shield technology, positioning Starship as the leading vehicle in the future of space exploration Questions to inspire discussion What advancements is SpaceX making in rocket engine production? —SpaceX is making signi.

Apr 14, 2024

SpaceX Starship Gets Major Upgrades for Mars Mission!

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SpaceX is making significant upgrades to the Starship spacecraft, including improvements to the heat shield, landing legs, and payload capabilities, with the goal of transporting humans and cargo to Mars and building a self-sustaining city on the red planet by 2060 Questions to inspire discussion What upgrades is Space.

Apr 14, 2024

TSMC: One Trillion Transistor GPUs Will Be Possible in a Decade

Posted by in category: computing

3D-stacking chiplets will be the standard to increase compute power going forward.

Apr 14, 2024

Hackers Deploy Python Backdoor in Palo Alto Zero-Day Attack

Posted by in category: security

Threat actors have been exploiting the newly disclosed zero-day flaw in Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS software dating back to March 26, 2024, nearly three weeks before it came to light yesterday.

The network security company’s Unit 42 division is tracking the activity under the name Operation MidnightEclipse, attributing it as the work of a single threat actor of unknown provenance.

The security vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2024–3400 (CVSS score: 10.0), is a command injection flaw that enables unauthenticated attackers to execute arbitrary code with root privileges on the firewall.

Apr 14, 2024

Researchers Prove Electrons Move Along “Quantum Paths” in New Study

Posted by in categories: computing, quantum physics

The Quantum Insider (TQI) is the leading online resource dedicated exclusively to Quantum Computing.

Apr 14, 2024

Artemis 2 Orion spacecraft starts testing ahead of moon mission with astronauts in 2025 (video)

Posted by in category: space travel

NASA’s next moon spacecraft for humans made one small leap into an altitude chamber for vital testing before it brings astronauts on board.

The Orion spacecraft for Artemis 2 is slated to fly around the moon with four astronauts no earlier than September 2025 — but first, engineers with NASA want to make sure it is ready for the job.

Apr 14, 2024

3.5x Faster, Homegrown, and Ready to Take on Nvidia: Meta Unveils Monster AI Chip

Posted by in categories: innovation, robotics/AI

META, a leading technology company at the forefront of innovation, has unveiled its next-generation custom silicon chip.

Apr 14, 2024

Physicists solve puzzle about ancient galaxy found by Webb telescope

Posted by in categories: physics, space

Last September, the James Webb Space Telescope, or JWST, discovered JWST-ER1g, a massive ancient galaxy that formed when the universe was just a quarter of its current age. Surprisingly, an Einstein ring is associated with this galaxy. That’s because JWST-ER1g acts as a lens and bends light from a distant source, which then appears as a ring—a phenomenon called strong gravitational lensing, predicted in Einstein’s theory of general relativity.

Apr 14, 2024

Stanford researchers make critical COVID-19 discovery

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, robotics/AI

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Apr 14, 2024

Elon Musk ‘guesses’ AI will be brighter than people by the end of 2026, but there’s a 20% chance it might end humanity anyway

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, robotics/AI

Generative AI is quite impressive and has been the common denominator (in most cases) when tapping into new opportunities and unlocking new heights in the tech landscape. Microsoft has significantly benefited from the technology and is currently ranking as the world’s most valuable company, ahead of Apple with over $3 trillion in market capitalization. Market analysts attribute part of this success to its early investment and adoption of AI across its products and services.

Still, AI encounters its fair share of setbacks coupled with controversies and rumors. Perhaps one of the main challenges facing the technology is the lack of elaborate measures and guardrails to prevent it from spiraling out of control.

While relevant parties continue to try to establish control over the technology, billionaire Elon Musk predicts AI will be more intelligent than humans by the end of 2026 (via Business Insider). Musk shared these sentiments in an interview with Norges Bank CEO Nicolai Tangen on X (formerly Twitter).

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