The enormous amount of on-board memory in the Cerebras WSE chip plays an important role in the image manipulation, said Jessica Liu, principal product manager at Cerebras, who has been working with Argonne on the project. The WSE has 18 gigabytes of on-chip memory, whereas GPUs typically carry only megabytes' worth. The small memory of each GPU means data must go back and forth to off-chip memory, which raises the problem of partitioning and distributing workloads. … [Read more...] about ‘We are doing in a few months what would normally take a drug development process years to do’: DoE’s Argonne Labs battles COVID-19 with AI
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Representing the United States in all its high-displacement, go anywhere, and fuel up at any diesel gas pump glory is the mighty Hummer H1. Yes, an actual Hummer, and not those newer H models with amenities and such. Under the hood is a 6.5-liter turbo diesel V8 with a whopping 197 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque. Sure, not as impressive compared to today's standards, but it has weight on its side, with the Hummer H1 tipping the scales at 7,200 pounds (3.6 tons). … [Read more...] about Watch: Hummer H1 Takes On AMG G63, Jimny, And L200 In Tug Of War
Hobbit Holes are also supposedly based on two-foot high by four-foot wide holes cut into the side of Camp Hill near Lydney Park, Gloucestershire, where he undertook an archaeological dig at nearby Roman ruins. Local folklore claims the holes were once inhabited by a race of small people. … [Read more...] about English landmarks that inspired key scenes in Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings and Hobbit books are revealed – including a Berkshire folly, a ruined Dorset castle and a wooded hill in Warwickshire
"If we found their signal in the first place, it's likely going to stay on constantly, or at least repeat often enough to be found in the first place," Vakoch said. "So SETI scientists who are willing to gamble on being able to observe the signal again the next day might simply wait to try to detect the signal again on their own." … [Read more...] about Ready, SETI, go: Is there a race to contact E.T.?
The Potential Threat is Growing Well, out of nearly 400 of the largest U.S. metro areas, the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim metropolitan area ranks No. 6 for identity theft, according to the FTC. During 2018, residents of this statistical area, which includes Laguna Beach, went to the authorities with 34,334 cases of stolen identities, which works out to 258 ID theft complaints for every 100,000 residents. … [Read more...] about What’s the Risk to Your Identity in Laguna Beach?
This is in line with how the captains who came after Kirk reframed the notion of command in “Star Trek.” Each contained ingredients that, in 55 years, led the character of Pike from its 1964 iteration ("I can't get used to having a woman on the bridge") to the more enlightened current version ("Starfleet … is a promise. I give my life for you. You give your life for me. And nobody gets left behind."). … [Read more...] about Kirk 2.0: Capt. Pike of new ‘Star Trek’ a welcome new icon