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Pope Francis to Address Ethical AI at G7 Summit
By The Smartencyclopedia Staff Writer with Agencies  In an unprecedented move, Pope Francis is set to address G7 leaders on the topic of artificial intelligence (AI) this Friday. This significant event highlights the Vatican’s increasing focus on the implications of new technology, both its potential benefits and its risks. The
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Understanding the Evolution of Linux: From Kernel to Full-Fledged Operating System
By José Carlos Palma* The world of operating systems is complex and often misunderstood, especially when it comes to Linux. You may have heard conflicting claims about Linux being “just a kernel” or “a complete operating system.” This article aims to clarify these concepts and explore the evolution of Linux
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The Future of Computing: Why 128-Bit Operating Systems Are Unlikely Anytime Soon
By James Mitchell* In the ever-evolving landscape of computing technology, the prospect of transitioning from 64-bit to 128-bit operating systems often surfaces in discussions about future advancements. While this leap might seem like a logical step in the progression of computer architecture, several significant barriers suggest that such a transition
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Understanding the Distinction Between Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
By José Carlos Palma* The 21st century has seen remarkable advances in technology, particularly in the realms of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). While these terms are often used interchangeably, they represent distinct concepts within the field of computer science. To understand the nuances of each and their
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Why Haven’t We Returned to the Moon? A Deeper Dive
By James Mitchell* In 1969, the world watched in awe as Apollo 11’s lunar module, Eagle, landed on the moon, marking one of humanity’s most significant achievements. With technology that now seems archaic, NASA managed to accomplish what many considered impossible. Today, with vastly superior technology, the question arises: why
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Understanding Processor Speeds in Xeon Servers: The Core Difference
By James Mitchell* It’s a common misconception that higher clock speeds equate to better performance across all computing tasks, especially when comparing desktop processors like the Intel i9 14900k with server-grade Xeon processors like the Xeon 8570. The truth lies in the design philosophy and intended use cases of these
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Mastering C++: A Journey of Knowledge and Commitment
By José Carlos Palma* For individuals with a strong foundation in C programming, the transition to learning C++ can be both rewarding and challenging. C++ builds upon the principles of C but introduces additional concepts and features, particularly in object-oriented programming (OOP) and template metaprogramming. The time required to learn
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Artificial Intelligence in Academic Research: Transforming Discovery and Innovation
By José Carlos Palma* In recent years, artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as a powerful tool reshaping academic research across diverse fields, from natural sciences to social sciences and humanities. AI’s ability to process vast amounts of data, identify complex patterns, and generate insights at speeds previously unimaginable is revolutionizing
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Debunking the Myth: Solid-State Drives (SSDs) and Reliability
By José Carlos Palma* Solid-state drives (SSDs) have revolutionized storage technology, offering enhanced speed and durability compared to traditional hard disk drives (HDDs). However, there are persistent myths about SSD reliability, particularly regarding the risk of losing data without warning. Let’s delve into this topic to separate fact from fiction.
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The Power and Efficiency of GPU Computing: Unveiling the Transistor Divide
By James Mitchell* Introduction In the realm of computing, the battle between CPU and GPU has long been waged, with each vying for supremacy in different domains of processing power and efficiency. While the CPU reigns supreme in general-purpose computing tasks, the GPU emerges as a powerhouse in parallel processing
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