Nvidia’s flagship AI chip reportedly 4.5x faster than the previous champ
Enlarge / A press photo of the Nvidia H100 Tensor Core GPU. Nvidia announced yesterday that its upcoming H100 “Hopper” Tensor Core GPU set new performance records during its debut in the industry-standard MLPerf benchmarks, delivering results up to 4.5 times faster than the A100, which is currently Nvidia’s... Read more
Depression Rates Have Increased. Here’s How to Recognize It
What is depression? Depression is one of the most prevalent mood disorders. It affects how you feel, think and behave. And if left untreated, it can influence your ability to function in school, work or relationships. Depression is more than just feeling sad. Life events may trigger depression, but there... Read more
Have Some Scientists Gotten Too Excited About the Multiverse?
Sabine Hossenfelder is a theoretical physicist and creator of the popular YouTube series Science Without the Gobbledygook. In her new book Existential Physics, she argues that some of her colleagues may have gotten a little too excited about wild ideas like multiverse theory or the simulation hypothesis. “If you... Read more
Kaser Focus: Queen and country
Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Register today. Rest in peace, Queen Elizabeth II of England. 96-years-old is a heckuva run. Just to give some context, the Magnavox Odyssey came... Read more
Artemis I, NASA’s new mission to the moon, explained
NASA has once again delayed its historic Artemis I mission to the moon, after engineers discovered a leak in the rocket’s fuel system. While the Artemis I mission won’t land on the lunar surface, the trip itself will be the farthest a vehicle designed for human astronauts has ever... Read more
New Linux malware combines unusual stealth with a full suite of capabilities
Researchers this week unveiled a new strain of Linux malware that’s notable for its stealth and sophistication in infecting both traditional servers and smaller Internet-of-things devices. Dubbed Shikitega by the AT&T Alien Labs researchers who discovered it, the malware is delivered through a multistage infection chain using polymorphic encoding.... Read more