Brain-inspired highly scalable neuromorphic hardware — ScienceDaily

KAIST researchers fabricated a brain-inspired highly scalable neuromorphic hardware by co-integrating single transistor neurons and synapses. Using standard silicon complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) technology, the neuromorphic hardware is expected to reduce chip cost and simplify fabrication procedures.

The research team led by Yang-Kyu Choi and Sung-Yool Choi produced a neurons and synapses based on single transistor for highly scalable neuromorphic hardware and showed the ability to recognize text and face images. This research was featured in Science Advances on August 4.

Neuromorphic hardware has attracted a great deal of attention because of its artificial intelligence functions, but consuming ultra-low power of less than 20 watts by mimicking the human brain. To make neuromorphic hardware work, a neuron that generates a spike when integrating a certain signal, and a synapse remembering the connection between two neurons are necessary, just like the biological brain. However, since neurons and synapses constructed on digital or

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Tencent vows fresh gaming curbs after ‘spiritual opium’ attack zaps $60 billion

SHANGHAI, Aug 3 (Reuters) – China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) said on Tuesday it would further curb minors’ access to its flagship video game, hours after its shares were battered by a state media article that described online games as “spiritual opium”.

Economic Information Daily cited Tencent’s “Honor of Kings” in an article in which it said minors were addicted to online games and called for more curbs on the industry. The outlet is affiliated with China’s biggest state-run news agency, Xinhua.

The broadside re-ignited investor fears about state intervention after Beijing had already targeted the property, education and technology sectors to curb cost pressures and reassert the primacy of socialism after years of runaway market growth. read more

“They don’t believe anything is off limit and will react, sometimes overreact, to anything on state media that fits the tech crackdown narrative,” said Ether Yin, partner at Trivium, a Beijing-based

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President Biden Announces Five Key Nominations

WASHINGTON – Today, Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate the following five individuals to serve in key roles:

  • Ramin Toloui, Nominee for Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • Jennifer Clyburn Reed, Nominee for Federal Co-Chair of the Southeast Crescent Regional Commission
  • Leslie Bluhm, Nominee for Member of the Board of Directors of AmeriCorps
  • Lisette Nieves, Nominee for Member of the Board of Directors of AmeriCorps
  • Flor Romero, Nominee for Member of the Board of Directors of AmeriCorps

Ramin Toloui, Nominee for Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State

Ramin Toloui is Professor of the Practice for International Finance at Stanford University, and Tad and Diane Taube Policy Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. His teaching and research focus on international economic policy, financial crises, and the economic impact of artificial intelligence. He recently led the policy review for international

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American Horror Story Season 10 Trailer & Posters Reveal a Science Fiction Double Feature

We can quake with fright on Wednesday, August 25, as FX has finally given their American Horror Story: Double Feature a release date. As usual, the episodes will air weekly on FX, and then will be available to stream the following day on Hulu. They’ve also gifted us with new posters and of course, the highly anticipated trailer.

Ryan Murphy released on Instagram the new posters, captioned, “The tide is turning. #AHSDoubleFeature premieres 8/25, next day on #FXonHulu”

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The plot from what can be gleaned from the trailer is extraterrestrial beings meet the Murphy universe. It will be a pair of mini-series. Murphy assures fans, “It means two seasons for the fans airing in one calendar year. So double the viewing pleasure. One set by the sea (this cast has already been announced). A

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