Robots will bypass stealing your job and go straight for stealing your college admission altogether.
Fujitsu and Japan's National Institute for Informatics are working on an "artificial brain" project, which has a simple goal: create a robot that can pass the University of Tokyo (Todai)'s entrance exam. It seems robots aren't coming for your job; they're coming for your college degree, which meets the same goal more efficiently. Classic robot.Read More
Japanese IT company Fujitsu and the government-funded RIKEN research lab announced that they have pushed a supercomputer past 10 petaflops, halfway toward 11, at 10.51. The computer, called the K Computer, achieves 10 quadrillion operations a second, which is many more operations than we can do per anything. It will be named the world's fastest computer when the official list is released next week.Read More