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Nickel/Zinc Batteries: Safer Alternative to Lead-Acid and Lithium-Ion

By Dick Weisinger

The rechargeable Nickel/Zinc battery was patented by Thomas Edison in 1901 but ran into a problem with charging and was never able to bring the battery to market. In 1993, Morris Eisenberg at Stanford created an electrolyte that increased NiZn

GPUs: Will the Current Demand for Graphics Chips Crash Later this Year?

By Dick Weisinger

The global chip shortage has hit the graphics card and GPU market particularly hard. Demand is high, but Nvidia and AMD haven’t been able to keep up with it. The GPU market is expected to grow about 12 percent annually

GPT-3 Competition: Rapid Development of Massive Natural Language Systems

By Dick Weisinger

GPT-3 has received reviews of astonishment since it was first announced in late May 2020 by OpenAI. GPT-3 (Generative Pre-Trained Transformer 3) is the third generation of natural language processing models developed by OpenAI, an artificial intelligence research operation originally

Haptics: Tangible Feedback Enables Immersive Experiences

By Dick Weisinger

Haptics are the different sensations, the vibrations, bumps, and jerks of your phone, watch, wearable, gaming equipment and other devices that provide non-auditory feedback. Haptics can help make an experience more immersive and realistic by bringing tangible feedback to user

Graph AI: Improved Data Modeling by Including Contextual Relationships

By Dick Weisinger

After a decade of rapid advances in artificial intelligent, data scientists are continuing to look to how they can improve. One area that researchers are investigating is the use of graph data bases with AI. Graph databases are particularly useful