nexxworks’ Best of the Web - week September 4 to 10
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The Bionic Lens Could Push Eyesight Beyond 20/20 Vision
KYREE LEARY - FUTURISM
Ocumetics Technology Corporation is developing a replacement for the lens found in the human eye. Called the Bionic Lens, it could radically improve eyesight, prevent cataracts, and provide new ways to see the world.
A Glossary of Basic Artificial Intelligence Terms and Concepts
TRISTAN GREENE - THE NEXT WEB
In the next few years everyone is going to want to understand some basic terms about AI, because you’ll be seeing it all over the place as every gadget made in the near-future is going to have some form of artificial intelligence baked in.
The “Amazon Effect” On The Supply Chain
RICHARD HOWELLS - DIGITALIST MAGAZINE
Companies need to evolve supply-chain strategies to stay relevant in their industry. Amazon has set the bar high for its competitors and has changed the retail space.
Scientists Propose a New Kind of Quantum Computer, But What Does That Mean?
RYAN F. MANDELBAUM - GIZMODO
A team of researchers now have a blueprint for a new kind of qubit and therefore a new kind of quantum computing system, one built into silicon just like the parts of a regular computer. Such a system could potentially be important as a scaleable, space-saving qubit that stays quantum.
Elon Musk: Competition for AI Superiority at National Level Will Be the “Most Likely Cause of WW3”
KARLA LANT - FUTURISM
Elon Musk took to Twitter to respond to Putin's comments about AI and world war, stating again that he believes we are more likely to see a world war arise as the US, Russia, and China all compete for AI superiority than from any other cause.
Steven Has Even More News For You
STEVEN VAN BELLEGHEM - YOUTUBE
Every Friday, Steven Van Belleghem spoils you with a Weekly in which he presents a selection of news you cannot miss out on. In this week's episode Steven reveals stories on Russians who used Facebook in the US election, Amazon Echo who is moving forward fast and much more. Enjoy!