بایگانی دسته: Extreme

Pig-snails in the sky: How Google is exploring the essence of artificial neural networks

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The inner workings of artificial neural networks are still mysterious. Why do some work and others don’t? Google is trying to find out by pulling them apart.

Samsung’s security failures leave 600 million Android users vulnerable to simple keyboard hack

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A critical new vulnerability has been discovered on Samsung Galaxy S5 and S6 devices, but the state of the Android ecosystem means there’s nothing end-users can do about it (except avoid unsecured WiFi, anyway).

How AMD’s E3 event, Eve Valkyrie sold me on VR

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After seeing Eve: Valkyrie’s demo at AMD’s E3 event, I’m sold on the idea of VR for gaming — provided game developers are willing to put the work in on the front end to make it happen.

AMD Radeon Fury cards debut, from the tiny R9 Nano to the water-cooled R9 Fury X

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AMD announced multiple new GPUS yesterday, including upcoming dual-core models, a water-cooled single-GPU solution, and the tiny Radeon Nano — all of which promise dramatic performance and power consumption improvements over previous generation cards.

Intel’s Thunderbolt 3 offers USB compatibility — at full Thunderbolt speed

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Thunderbolt or USB 3? Thanks to Intel’s latest Alpine Ridge controller, there won’t be a need to split the difference in the future. Why settle for one when you can have both on a single piece of silicon?