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Things I read last week… (WB 24 Jan 2022)
Meta’s new AI Research SuperCluster will be the fastest AI supercomputer.
It will require 13M qubit quantum computer to break Bitcoin in 1 day.
State of Chinese unicorns 2021.
The technical challenge of hitting the UN COP26 2030 CO2 targets.
US Fed’s paper on CBDCs (central bank digital currencies). [PDF]
The early days of UNIX at Bell Labs. [YouTube]
“Since 1967, the Navy has been training dolphins and sea lions (and probably other marine life) for military applications such as mine clearing, force protection and recovery missions.”
Militarised dolphins protect almost a quarter of US nuclear stockpile.