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July 9, 2020
What Is Machine Learning?
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Machine learning (ML) has become a hot topic in the last few years, but what you may not realize is that the concept of machine learning has been around for decades. The design of machine-learning systems used to this day is based on the human brain model described by Donald Hebb in 1949 in his book "The Organization of Behavior." Hebb noted that when cells in the brain fire in a repeated pattern ...
TechSpot
Tesla 'very close' to level 5 autonomous driving technology, Musk says
U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc is "very close" to achieving level 5 autonomous driving technology, Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Thursday, referring ...
Reuters
The Best Alternative to Dispensed Adhesives for SMT Assembly
PLACE-N-BOND underfilm eliminates dispensing and curing in SMT assembly. Many applications are using PLACE-N-BOND for solder joint strain relief, shock/drop ...
Technical Paper
A great technology wave is cresting over America because of the pandemic -- and it's largely a good thing
If history can teach us anything, it's that pandemics have a long-lasting and severe effect on the economy. But there's another lesson: Human ingenuity and adaptation ...
Market Watch
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Infineon Launches Battery Management Systems for EVs
Infineon Technologies has rolled out a new battery management system, called TLE9012AQU, which manages and balances the battery charge of an electric vehicle. ...
EE Times
Escape Your Head: How Overthinking Is Hurting Your Business
In light of recent world events, it's hard not to find yourself chronically overthinking. We worry about our health and our loved ones' health, just like we worry about ...
Entrepreneur
Apple expands independent repair shop program to Europe, Canada
Apple Inc said it is expanding a program to supply repair parts, tools and manuals for iPhones to independent repair shops in 32 countries in Europe as well as Canada. ...
Reuters
U.S. trade groups urge China to increase purchases of U.S. goods, services
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and over 40 trade associations urged top American and Chinese officials to redouble efforts to implement a Phase 1 trade agreement ...
Reuters
COVID-19 Pandemic Halts Double-Digit Growth of Smart Home Devices in Europe, Says IDC
In the first quarter of 2020, the smart home market grew 3.8% compared with the same quarter of the previous year, according to research by IDC. The market reached ...
IDC
Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality for Businesses
A team developed moldable nanomaterials using metamaterials, allowing the commercialization of inexpensive and thin VR and AR devices.
Circuit Insight - Technology Briefing
Apple, other US goods from China held up at Indian ports: Report
Apple, Cisco and Dell products are among the goods from US companies being caught up in India's border tensions with China, as the ports hold up imports from China, ...
The Times Of India
Foxconn sees decreased June revenues
EMS provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported consolidated revenues of US$12.25 billion for June, decreasing 6.83% sequentially and 9.08% ...
Digitimes
Generalizations About Component Flatness
Failure to have completely flat components and circuit boards can lead to opens, shorts, head on pillow, weakened solder joints and stressed solder joints.
Circuit Insight - Analysis Lab
Hon Hai Q2 Sales Bounce Back
Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. saw its second-quarter sales rebound to surpass US$33.90 billion due to solid demand for computers ...
Focus Taiwan
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Adding Chlorine to a DI (Deionization) Water System
We have had a recent issue of bacteria accumulation in our DI (Deionization) reservoir. In order to combat this we have put in a floater containing chlorine ...
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Quote of the Day
"Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens."
Jimi Hendrix
What Year Was It?
Wimbledon Tournament Begins
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The All England Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club begins its first lawn tennis tournament at Wimbledon, then an outer-suburb of London.
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"When opportunity knocked, I didn't recognize it. It was disguised as hard work."
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Test Your Knowledge Answer
What kind of image does a hologram slide produce?
Answer: Three-dimensional