Nvidia Unveils Major Volta Upgrade to its SaturnV Supercomputer

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Nvidia has made a massive upgrade to its own supercomputer, the SaturnV, courtesy of the Volta V100 GPU.

The post Nvidia Unveils Major Volta Upgrade to its SaturnV Supercomputer appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259046-nvidia-announces-major-volta-upgrade-saturnv-supercomputer?source=computing

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Facebook facing lawsuit over alleged bias in housing and employment ads

Facebook is facing renewed pressure over its “ethnic affinity” ad-targeting option courtesy of a lawsuit that claims the feature is racially biased and in violation of the Fair Housing Act and the Civil Rights Act.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/08/facebook-facing-lawsuit-over-alleged-bias-in-housing-and-employment-ads.html

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TSA paid $47,000 for an app that just displayed an arrow

Today’s SMH story comes courtesy of the TSA, who Mashable reports paid IBM $47,400 for “software so simple” that creating it would have been well within the reach of a novice app developer.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/05/tsa-paid-47k-for-app-that-just-displayed-arrow.html

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4chan user might have chopped off part of his toe for the site

One of the day’s strangest, and most gruesome, tales comes courtesy of Mike Pearl at Vice, who recounts how a 4chan user apparently cut off a significant part of one of his toes at the request of another user.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/02/4chan-user-might-have-chopped-off-part-his-toe-for-site/

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