Hierarchical mechanical metamaterials built with scalable tristable elements for ternary logic operation and amplitude modulation


Mechanical metamaterials (116) represent a type of artificial materials usually consisting of periodic microstructures whose architectures are carefully designed to offer mechanical properties that surpass those of conventional materials. These architected metamaterials mainly leverage the spatial motions, extreme deformations, multiple equilibrium states, and shape morphing of microstructures to obtain exotic properties and/or functionalities, such as zero/negative values of Poisson’s ratios (1720), thermal expansion coefficients (2124) and swelling ratios (25, 26), reprogrammable stiffness and/or dissipation (2733), controlled acoustic wave propagation (34, 35), and tailorable multistability (9, 36, 37). The latter property (i.e., tailorable multistability) is of rapidly increasing interests because of promising potentials for applications in information processing (3841), recyclable energy absorption (42, 43), and soft robotic

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ScienceLogic Raises $105M In Funding, Signaling Company’s Rise In The AIOps Arena

ScienceLogic, a developer of AIOps and IT infrastructure monitoring software, has raised $105 million in a Series E round of financing, the company said Tuesday.

The impressive financing round is sure to raise the profile of the Reston, Va.-based company in the rapidly growing hybrid-cloud IT management space.

“More than ever, IT operations management has taken root as a front-office priority supporting mission-critical digital experiences that define the way we live, work and play,” said Dave Link, ScienceLogic founder and CEO, in a statement.


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“As large enterprises shift workloads to the cloud while managing on-prem resources, new tools are paramount to deliver service visibility and faster incident resolutions made better by advanced AI [and] ML technologies,” Link said. “What we’re witnessing is a major investment cycle away from legacy monitoring tools and toward AIOps platforms.”


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Logic And Reasoning Are Not Enough When It Comes To Science

Throughout history, there have been two main ways humanity has attempted to gain knowledge about the world: top-down, where we start with certain principles and demand logical self-consistency, and bottom-up, where we obtain empirical information about the Universe and then synthesize it together into a larger, self-consistent framework. The top-down approach is often credited to Plato and is known as a priori reasoning, with everything being derivable as long as you have an accurate set of postulates. The bottom-up approach, contrariwise, is attributed to Plato’s successor and great rival, Aristotle, and is known as

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AIOps leader ScienceLogic gets $105M in late-stage funding

ScienceLogic Inc., a startup using artificial intelligence for managing information technology operations, said today it has raised $105 million in growth financing.

The Series E round was led by Silver Lake Waterman, with participation from existing investors Goldman Sachs, Intel Capital and NewView Capital. It brings the company’s total funding raised to $214 million.

“It’s a watershed moment for the company,” ScienceLogic founder and Chief Executive Dave Link (pictured) told SiliconANGLE. “This investment is essentially pouring gas on what we’re doing.”

Founded in 2003, ScienceLogic has emerged as one of the leading players in the AIOps market. AIOps is a phrase that was first coined by Gartner Inc. in 2017 to describe how information in IT environments could be potentially managed through automation.

It’s essentially a bid to replace current IT operations management point tools with a broader platform built for hybrid cloud environments from the ground up. ScienceLogic

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