DeepMind takes next step in robotics research

October 31, 2021 3:40 PM Image Credit: John Williams RUS / Shutterstock DeepMind is mostly known for its work in deep reinforcement learning, especially in mastering complicated games and predicting protein structures. Now, it is taking its next step in robotics research. According to a blog post on DeepMind’s website, the company has acquired the…

How to go hybrid: The right recipe for mixing on-prem and cloud computing

October 31, 2021 8:40 AM Image Credit: Erik Isakson/Getty Images When cloud computing first became widely available, the advantages were clear: ease of use, unlimited capacity, availability, and flexible pricing. Suddenly, enterprises didn’t have to worry about capacity planning or the cumbersome and expensive process of setting up data centers. Cloud vendors empowered organizations to…

The science of fear: Why we love a good Halloween fright

Can’t wait for some screams this October? Here’s why.  Warner Bros. It’s that time of year. Millions of people are watching reruns of The Shining, tiptoeing through haunted houses and willfully participating in other forms of what basically amounts to light psychological distress. During spooky season every October, we crave fear. On the face of it,…