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Vintage SLAC accelerator software spreads its wings

Pioneering software called ACE3P was developed almost a quarter century ago to fine-tune the design of particle accelerators and their components. Now its latest incarnation is being adapted for scientific supercomputing and manufacturing design, thanks […]

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Has blockchain found a use beyond crypto trading?

The bitcoin boom spawned new billionaires and videos of beach parties and Lamborghinis. The crypto crash brought devastation for small investors and bankruptcy for many companies.This post was originally published on this site

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Strengthening Puerto Rico's power grid

When Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 storm with 155-mph winds, made a direct hit on Puerto Rico in 2017, it ravaged the island’s power grid and caused the longest blackout in U.S. history. Maria left […]

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Face-recognition software that lifts the veil

Face-recognition technology is advancing apace and has applications in security and biometrics, marketing, education, criminal investigation, and many other areas. It can now not only recognize the person but can ascertain the expression on their […]