What I learned about virtual worlds by helping found OpenSim
When we started OpenSim many years ago (back with MW, lbsa71 and many others who have since drifted on), we had grand ambitions. Yes, it started as a fun tinkering project that we spun out of our original activities ? understanding Second Life from ...
Microsoft aims Teams at more frontline workers, retires StaffHub
... according to its latest figures, a number that includes three million paid users. It has 150 customers on its Enterprise Grid product, among them Capital One, Target, 21st Century Fox and Condé Nast and IBM, its largest deployment with over 110,000 ...
Global Battery Recycling Market Size 2018 ? Call2Rrecycle, Exide Technologies, Gravita India, Johnson Controls, East ...
A recent report by GlobalInfoResearch.biz titled Global Battery Recycling Market Size, Status and Forecast 2025 has thoroughly analyzed the Battery Recycling industry on worldwide and regional level. The report is rich with insights such as substantial ...
Graphene: You Don't Get What You Pay For
Science Magazine (blog)
... graphene in 2004 to its first commercial application in the Siren anti-theft packaging device took 7 years. Moore's Law ought to shorten the time between truly world-changing applications of graphenes from 1947 to the IBM-PC's rollout in 1981 (34 ...
Researchers say Data61-backed blockchain platform delivers scalability, energy efficiency
In August, the 'Australian National Blockchain' consortium, which brings together Data61, IBM and legal services firm Herbert Smith Freehills, announced it would build a platform allowing businesses to take advantage of 'smart' contracts with self ...
Next generation blockchain boosts speed and energy efficiency on global scale - CSIRO
New Virtual World Sansar Is Ready to Pick Up Where Second Life Left Off
Users were able import virtual items, buy and sell virtual goods, design and personalize avatars, and hang out in nightclubs, shopping centers, and art galleries?each created by Second Life's residents themselves. Major companies like IBM and American ...
A New Urbanist Developer Gives Saarinen a Reboot
Before Bell Labs, the Finnish-born Modern architect had designed the General Motors Technical Center outside of Warren, Michigan; the John Deere headquarters in Moline, Illinois; and the IBM Building in Rochester, Minnesota, to great praise. While the ...
IBM's Watson AI suggested 'often inaccurate' and 'unsafe' treatment recommendations for cancer patients, internal ...
Documents show IBM's Watson for Oncology system provided 'often inaccurate' and 'unsafe' treatment recommendations for patients, Stat News reported; A medical expert called it a 'piece of s***' that 'couldn't be used in most cases'; IBM says it ...
IBM's Watson supercomputer recommended 'unsafe and incorrect' cancer treatments, internal documents show
IBM Watson Reportedly Recommended Cancer Treatments That Were 'Unsafe and Incorrect'
IBM wins blockbuster $1B Federal Government deal
IBM has signed a whole-of-government deal with the Federal Government's Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) worth $1 billion. The blockbuster five-year agreement is expected to deliver more than $100 million in savings and benefits for taxpayers, with ...
Health Data Management
AI tools improve diagnostic accuracy to match that of docs
Health Data Management
IBM's Watson Health business has been criticized for falling short of promises that its system could help doctors select the best available cancer treatments for a given patient. Meanwhile, British regulators faulted a London hospital for transferring ...