Even alarm clocks are smart now, and this one is only $20 today – Digital Trends

As we wake up from the collective Mandela Effect naggingly telling us that Daylight Savings Time shifts were permanently voted out, it is only natural to start thinking of a better way. Well, now at Walmart you can get a very *smart* alarm clock for just $20 as part of Walmart Black Friday deals. The Lenovo Smart Clock Essential is on sale for $30 off its standard $50 and is currently at the lo…….

Sarcos Robotics and Changi Airport test outdoor robotic baggage handling system – Robotics and Automation News

Sarcos Technology and Robotics, a manufacturer of advanced robotic systems, and Changi Airport has completed a demonstration of a jointly developed outdoor-based autonomous baggage loading system prototype.

In collaboration with CAG, Sarcos is developing an outdoor-based baggage loading system to automate the loading and unloading of loose passenger bags from narrow-bodied aircraft.

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Artificial Intelligence – Our World in Data

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems already have a large impact on our lives — they increasingly shape what we see, what we believe, and what we do. Based on the steady advances in AI technology and the large recent increases in investment, we should expect AI technology to become even more powerful and impactful in the years and decades to come. 

It is easy to underestimate how …….

Virtual reality space where you can fight zombies to open in Leeds – Leeds Live

A brand new virtual reality play park is coming to Leeds this month.

The Park Playground VR will open in the heart of Kirkstall Industrial Park on December 15. The company first launched in Belgium in 2018 and now has 11 locations across Europe. And it is about to hit Leeds after gaining great success.

The first 200 customers at the Leeds spot will get to go for free, and “escape …….

The 12 Vital Differences Between R and Python – Spiceworks News and Insights

R and Python are among the most-used programming languages in the world, particularly in the era of data analysis and artificial intelligence. This article provides an analysis and evaluation of the programming languages R and Python. It discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each language. You will also learn the 12 key differences between R and Python and thei…….

Cloud Computing: Federal Agencies Face Four Challenges – Government Accountability Office

As the federal government transitions to cloud computing, agencies face challenges in four areas: ensuring cybersecurity, procuring cloud services, maintaining a skilled workforce, and tracking costs and savings. Our work in these areas—and the implementation of our recommendations—can help agencies overcome these challenges

The Big Picture

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How much RAM does your Windows 11 PC need? – ZDNet

Sure there is, but the bang for the buck starts to trail off.

The time when more than 8GB of RAM becomes useful and starts paying for itself is when you’re running several resource-heavy applications simultaneously — especially high-end image or 4K+ video processing, CAD, or 3D modeling. 

Also: How to get Photoshop for free

If you’re running applications like Premiere Pro, …….

The Mac fell short of expectations in 2022–but still managed to blow us away – Macworld

Sometimes it’s easy to think of Apple as above it all. The company is so big, so beloved, and so successful that surely it can’t be touched, its momentum can’t be slowed. But of course, that’s not true. Apple is of the world, not above it, and when the company warns all of us that it can’t predict the future in the era of COVID, we really ought to take it at its word.

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