Wednesday, March 08, 2017

solar: Hawai island Kauai += Tesla battery packs

Tesla battery packs power the Hawaiian island of Kauai after dark

"Using stored energy from Tesla's power packs is expected to save KIUC 1.6 million gallons of diesel fuel annually, which has traditionally been the way the utility generates power after dark."

Tesla built a huge solar energy plant on the island of Kauai - The Verge

AI: Google cloud += Kaggle

Google buys Kaggle and its gaggle of AI geeks - CNET

"Google acquires what it calls the globe's largest community of AI enthusiasts (data scientists and machine learning geeks)"

Quantum Computers: IBM, Google, Microsoft

Microsoft: Quantum Computing is now feasible, it is an engineering challenge to make it usable.

An Introduction to Quantum Computing | MVP Led TechDays Online February 2017 | Channel 9
from video: "atom is too large; quantum is dealing with electrons and photons"
"if an electron is size of an apple, an atom is size of the Earth"

Brian Beckman: Project Quark - A New Beginning for Quantum Computing Rises from the Ashes of Theoret | Going Deep | Channel 9

Quantum computers ready to leap out of the lab in 2017 : Nature News & Comment

Inside Microsoft’s quest for a topological quantum computer : Nature News & Comment

The Race to Sell True Quantum Computers Begins Before They Really Exist | WIRED

IBM Is Now Letting Anyone Play With Its Quantum Computer | WIRED

Quantum Computing Is Real, and D-Wave Just Open-Sourced It | WIRED

Quantum computing - Wikipedia