Daily Archives: 12.01.2021

Cosmic Opportunities №14

Greetings to our fellow readers! A new week is here and still not a lot of activity. Holidays are a difficult time for all of us, thus, we will continue to focus on retrospective in the nearest past. Phil Boyer – 12’20 has removed the notion that he is Investor, Board Observer in “Descartes Labs”. Thomas VanMatre – 12’20 has ...

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TextBox: A Unified, Modularized, and Extensible Framework for Text Generation

A lot of natural language generation models have been developed recently; however, most of them are suitable for a few specific tasks and focus on a special kind of technique. A recent study on arXiv.org addresses this drawback by suggesting a unified text generation framework. Image: pxhere.com, CC0 Public Domain It contains various text generation models, including variational auto-encoder, generative ...

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NASA mission extension enables first flybys of Jupiter’s moons in 20 years

Artist’s concept of the Juno spacecraft at Jupiter. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech In a pair of mission extensions, NASA has cleared the way for more seismic observations on Mars with the robotic InSight lander and approved plans for the Juno spacecraft to alter its orbit and perform close flybys of Jupiter’s icy moon Europa, Ganymede, and the volcanic moon Io. The Juno ...

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Banks to create payment app to rival Revolut and N26

If the plans get clearance, the service could start rolling out as early as this summer, it is understood Four of the five main Irish retail banks have notified the competitor regulator of plans for an app based payment system that would enable consumers to move money between each other with ease. If developed, the system would allow bank customers ...

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Ethereum Nears All-Time-High…but Nobody Knows which Watershed to Aim for

Source: Adobe/Sergey Nivens Media coverage of the latest crypto rally has largely focused on bitcoin (BTC)’s performance, with the token smashing all sorts of price records in recent weeks. But this bull market is not all about the BTC – altcoins are also having a field day, particularly bitcoin’s seemingly perpetual bridesmaid ethereum (ETH). And with ether experiencing growth of ...

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ISACA offers guidance for enterprise blockchain initiatives with new framework

ISACA, the association focused on security and governance for IT professionals, is looking at how enterprises can safely make the most of blockchain technologies with the launch of a new framework. The framework, which can be found in the Blockchain Framework and Guidance report, looks to help enterprises answer three questions with regard to implementation: Do the proposed blockchain control ...

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