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This is your kid on smartphones


It seems that every generation laments the state of the youth at some point in their evolution into oldness. But what if — and just hear me out for a second — the kids are actually not all right? There’s quite a bit of data piling up on the mental health of young people and the picture is worrisome. Whether you look at anxiety or depression or suicide or even quality of friendships, the trends are not good, and this seems to be true in many different countries at the same time.

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Intel's new Gaudi 3 accelerators massively undercut Nvidia GPUs as AI race heats up


Pricing for products like these is typically kept hidden from the public, but Intel has bucked the trend and provided some official figures. The flagship Gaudi 3 accelerator will cost around $15,000 per unit when purchased individually, which is 50 percent cheaper than Nvidia's competing H100 data center GPU.

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How this professor teaches AI and thinks about the future of human creativity


Léonard Boussioux, photographed here after recording this week’s GeekWire Podcast, teaches a class called “Generative AI in the Era of Cloud Computing” at University of Washington’s Foster School of Business. (GeekWire Photo / Todd Bishop) “You need to use your human intelligence. No AI will take this away from you. … You need to just realize how beautiful this is, to be a human.

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DisplayLink gets 'Pro' upgrade with new Synaptics DL-7000 chip


DisplayLink docks provide an alternative to pricier Thunderbolt options by using data compression tricks to funnel high-res video streams through plain old USB connections. While you might notice some quality hits with intense gaming, most day-to-day desktop duties are unaffected. The key advantage is that these docks can often push.

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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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The Exploitation-Exploration dilemma’s fundamental role in intelligence and our lives

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The Exploitation-Exploration dilemma is deeply relevant, not only to business strategy, but to many aspects of our lives. It is also a fundamental underpinning of intelligence, human and artificial. The dilemma is essentially: should we continue with what we have, or leave that behind to find something better? Explore-exploit’s role in intelligence The exploitation-exploration dilemma lies at the very roots of the evolution of intelligent life.

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AMD teases "really cool" upgrades coming to its 3D V-Cache tech


PC Gamer spoke with Donny Woligroski, AMD's senior technical marketing manager, during Computex 2024 to get the inside scoop on future 3D V-Cache plans. When asked about potential developments for Zen 5, he said AMD is not "resting on laurels" and is "improving what we can do with X3D.

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Retailers fight back against gift card scams with education, technology


For Melody Randall of Queensbury, NY, it started with a voicemail: "Dear customer, this voicemail is to inform you that Spectrum is removing the 40 percent discount offer on your monthly bill. To reactivate this offer right now, please call back the number displayed on your caller ID. Thank you!