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Take a screen on the go: 13 portable monitors that are on sale

An extra screen makes video conferences easier, and streaming entertainment looks far better on a big screen than on a mobile phone display. Original source: https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-only-thing-better-than-a-second-monitor-is-one-thats-portable-and-these-13-are-on-sale/#ftag=RSSbaffb68

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Nvidia clarifies Megatron-Turing scale claim

The importance of Megatron-Turing 530B is that it is the largest natural language processing model that has been “trained to convergence.” Original source: https://www.zdnet.com/article/nvidia-clarifies-megatron-turing-scale-claim/#ftag=RSSbaffb68

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Scrutiny of Facebook ramps up with flurry of new reports based on leaked documents – CNET

A number of major news outlets publish reports focused on the social network’s struggle to contain dangerous content. Original source: https://www.cnet.com/news/scrutiny-of-facebook-ramps-up-with-flurry-of-new-reports-based-on-leaked-documents/#ftag=CAD590a51e

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Inventing the iPod: How ‘really big risks’ paid off for Apple – CNET

For the 20th anniversary of the iPod, we talk with the inventor of Apple’s iconic music player, Tony Fadell, who reminisces about working with Steve Jobs and the success of the device. Original source: https://www.cnet.com/features/inventing-the-ipod-how-really-big-risks-paid-off-for-apple/#ftag=CAD590a51e

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EVE Online Gamers Role-Play as Covid-19 Researchers

A citizen science project based in this MMO space opera has saved scientists almost 500 years of mind-numbing data crunching. Original source: https://www.wired.com/story/eve-online-project-discovery-covid-19-citizen-science

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This Prairie Grassland Project Collects Native Seeds

Young members of the Fort Belknap Indian Community are learning how to identify and save local grasses as part of an effort to restore the land. Original source: https://www.wired.com/story/this-prairie-grassland-project-collects-native-seeds

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Artificial intelligence sees more funding, but needs more people and better data

A call for ‘developing metrics to assess goodness-of-data, better incentives for data excellence, better data education, better practices for early detection of data cascades, and better data access.’ Original source: https://www.zdnet.com/article/artificial-intelligence-sees-more-funding-but-needs-more-people-and-better-data/#ftag=RSSbaffb68

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A tech exec searched for this Hyatt hotel’s fitness center. Soon, he was fit to be tied

Should you believe what you see on hotel websites? Or should you be very wary when you travel on business? Original source: https://www.zdnet.com/article/a-tech-exec-searched-for-this-hyatt-hotels-fitness-center-soon-he-was-fit-to-be-tied/#ftag=RSSbaffb68

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Best full mattress in 2021 – CNET

From hybrid models to proprietary polymer grids, these comfy mattresses help level up your sleep. Original source: https://www.cnet.com/health/sleep/best-full-mattress/#ftag=CAD590a51e

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Best laptop for college 2021 – CNET

Find an affordable laptop for every type of student. Original source: https://www.cnet.com/tech/computing/best-laptop-for-college/#ftag=CAD590a51e

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