Björn Sahlberg

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Quantum physics may be even spookier than you think

<b>Atom (Sergey Nivens via Shutterstock)</b><p>A new experiment hints at surprising hidden mechanics of quantum superpositions<p>Philip Ball<p>May 27, 2018 6:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American<p>It is the central question in quantum mechanics, and no one knows the answer: What …

Quantum Physics

Tunable diamond string may hold key to quantum memory

A quantum internet promises completely secure communication. But using quantum bits or qubits to carry information requires a radically new piece of …

Nanotech

How to understand Stephen Hawking's final paper. Or at least try

It all started with a Big Bang. But then what?<p>Renowned theoretical astrophysicist Stephen Hawking had been trying to answer that and other questions …

Stephen Hawking's final paper bursts the multiverse bubble with a Holographic Universe theory

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking passed away earlier this year, but his legacy to science will live on. His final theory on the origin of the …

Elon Musk says Tesla Model Y will be a ‘manufacturing revolution’

Forthcoming electric crossover will begin production in 2020<p>Elon Musk said that Tesla’s forthcoming electric crossover vehicle, the Model Y, will be a “manufacturing revolution,” even though the automaker is still struggling to get its mass-market Model 3 out of the door and into customers’ …

Analys: Kronan på krisnivå – på grund av Riksbanken

Skakiga valutahandeln<p>Den svenska kronan har sjunkit till krisnivåer trots att konjunkturen är stark. Det var visserligen länge sedan kronkursen hade …

Your Instagram hashtags helped Facebook's AI get smarter at photo recognition

Facebook has claimed a new artificial intelligence victory in image recognition -- and all those Instagram hashtags helped it get there.<p>Usually, AI systems are trained using carefully labeled data -- this photo has a cat in it, that one has a steam engine. The result is an AI system that learns to …

Machine Learning

Stephen Hawking's final theory sheds light on the multiverse

Reality may be made up of multiple universes, but each one may not be so different to our own, according to Stephen Hawking’s final theory of the cosmos.<p>The work, completed only weeks before the physicist’s death in March, paints a simpler picture of the past 13.8 billion years than many previous …

Physics

A first for quantum physics: Electron orbitals manipulated in diamonds

While defects in a diamond are mostly undesirable, certain defects are a quantum physicist's best friend, having the potential to store bits of …

Machine Learning’s ‘Amazing’ Ability to Predict Chaos

Half a century ago, the pioneers of chaos theory discovered that the “butterfly effect” makes long-term prediction impossible. Even the smallest …

Buick unveils a stunning new all-electric 370 mile SUV concept w/ 4 second 0-60

I know that Electrek readers are tired of concept electric vehicles that have little chances of ever getting to production, but I thought this one was too stunning not to share.<p>Buick unveiled a beautiful new all-electric SUV concept with “up to 370 miles” of range. Sure, why not 1 million miles as …

Tesla Autopilot starts collecting videos from Model 3’s cameras in push for self-driving data

Automakers are currently in a race to bring self-driving vehicles to market and data is expected to be a big part of what will eventually enable a fully self-driving system that is safer than humans.<p>While many companies developing the technology are limited to test fleets to collect data, Tesla has …

VW’s Electrify America unveils 4 different ultra-fast charging stations for its massive network

VW’s Electrify America has announced today the selection of 4 suppliers to build 4 different charging stations for its massive electric vehicle charging network to be deployed in the US over the next few years.<p>As we previously reported, Electrify America was created as part of the German …

Tesla Solar Roof customer gives insights on cost and installation process

Reddit Email Comments<p>One of the first known Tesla Solar Roof residential customers has shed some light on the process for installing the unique …

Tesla battery degradation at less than 10% after over 160,000 miles, according to latest data

Battery degradation is one of the biggest concerns for electric car owners and potential buyers, but data from Tesla battery packs have been very reassuring so far.<p>Now the latest data shows less than 10% degradation of the energy capacity after over 160,000 miles on Tesla’s battery packs.<p>A group of …

Sweden modified a road to recharge EVs while driving

You can now charge your electric vehicle as you drive in Sweden, but only for about 2km (1.2 miles). That's the length of a road outside Stockholm that's been embedded with electrified rail, which is the first length in a government-planned nationwide rollout of EV-recharging streets. …

Luminar's New Lidar Could Bring Vision to Every Robocar in the World

Self-driving cars are nearly ready for primetime, and so are the laser sensors that help them see the world. Lidar, which builds a 3-D map of a car’s …

Cool, but scary: New Google AI tech can isolate a single voice in a crowd

It's hard enough for us to keep track of who's talking in a loud or crowded party, imagine how difficult it is for automated systems to follow. …

Machine Learning

Googles AI kan nu urskilja en röst bland flera

Tech<p>Google har lyckats ta fram ett AI-baserat system som kan urskilja en specifik röst bland flera, något som av flera bedömare anses vara ett mycket …

There are now gold-backed cryptocurrencies for Muslims that conform with Sharia

Cryptocurrency is not great for your blood pressure. With prices soaring and plummeting on a weekly basis, there is a fast buck to be made, but also a lot to lose—and quickly.<p>That doesn’t go down so well with Muslim nations. In the Islamic faith, it’s believed that economic activity should be based …

New Study Could Provide The Best Explanation For Dark Matter to Date

What if we already know one of the dark matter particles?<p>Physicists trying to understand the fundamental structure of nature rely on consistent …

Tesla Solar Roof Secrets Spilled In Exclusive Interview

Behold, one of the first examples of a Tesla Solar Roof in the wild.<p><i>***Update: Our good friend Alex Guberman had an opportunity to travel to a home</i> …

Scientists Discover Biophotons In The Brain That Could Hint Our Consciousness is Directly Linked to Light!

Scientists found that neurons in mammalian brains were capable of producing photons of light, or “Biophotons”!<p>The photons, strangely enough, appear …

Lockheed Martin Now Has a Patent For Its Potentially World Changing Fusion Reactor

When it first announced the project, the company said it could have a working prototype of the revolutionary power source as early as 2019.<p>Lockheed …

Black Hole Echoes Would Reveal Break With Einstein’s Theory

Gravitational waves have opened up new ways to test the properties of black holes — and Einstein’s theory of gravity along with them.<p>We all dream the …

Spot the Fake: Artificial Intelligence Can Produce Lifelike Photographs

By pitting AIs against one another, tech companies are creating realistic computer-generated images

Volkswagen's Electric-Car Program Is About to Blow Right Past Tesla

VW's electric-vehicle effort is global, comprehensive, and absolutely massive.<p>German auto giant <b>Volkswagen AG</b> (NASDAQOTH:VLKAY) said this past week …

German automakers unveil design of their own high-powered electric car charging network

Ionity, the new ‘ultra-fast’ joint electric car charging network by BMW, Mercedes, Ford and Volkswagen, is arguably the biggest development in electric car charging infrastructure since Tesla’s Supercharger network.<p>Now it gets a new design more worthy of its significance for European electric car …

Alternative Fuel

Google's new quantum processor could soon outperform classic supercomputers

With the quantum computing race heating up between Google, IBM and Intel, it feels like we're hurtling towards quantum supremacy, that milestone when …

AI Just Took a Big Step Towards Becoming More Human

They're now capable of training themselves.<p>In recent months, researchers at OpenAI have been focusing on developing artificial intelligence (AI) that …

Artificial Intelligence