John Martinis, Google’s head of quantum computing hardware development, resigned earlier this month after six years at the company, reported Wired. While it’s not entirely clear what happened, a possible explanation is that quantum computing is a nascent field in which disagreements over how to proceed can stall the progress of development. Martinis, who is also a physics professor at UC...
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Google is finally waking up. After weeks of excitement coursing through tech about OpenAI’s ChatGPT chatbot, paired with news coverage of how Microsoft plans to incorporate it into products like Bing and Word, Google has made a move. The tech company once seen as a leader in artificial intelligence on Monday unveiled its version of a conversational AI service, which it calls Bard. Google said...
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