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Engineers help artificial intelligence to learn more safely in the real world

Jan 3, 2023

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Penn State researchers are looking for a safer and more efficient way to use machine learning in the real world. Using a simulated high-rise office building, they developed and tested a new reinforcement learning algorithm aimed at improving energy consumption and occupant comfort in a real-world setting. Greg Pavlak, assistant professor of architectural engineering at Penn State, presented the results from the paper he co-authored, "Constrained Diff ...read more

Huawei Freebuds 5i offer Hi-Res Audio and ANC below £100

Jan 3, 2023

(Pocket-lint) - Huawei is expanding its true wireless earbuds range for the new year by launching the Freebuds 5i, and they come with a host of high-end features, delivered in a product that's below £100 in the UK.  It's rare to find TWS buds in this price bracket with both ANC (Active Noise Cancelling) and Hi-Res LDAC audio support, and yet, that's exactly what the Freebuds 5i has. Of course, in order to take advantage of the Hi-Res codec, you need a compatible phone or device to connect the ...read more

Walmart dropped the price of this popular robot vacuum to under $100

Jan 3, 2023

Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. Why trust us? Roomba deals aren’t the only way to save money on a new robot vacuum. If you’re willing to stray from the Roomba name, you’ll find a ton of fantastic options. Here’s one of the most popular choices outside of the iRobot-owned brand — Anker’s Eufy 25C robot vacuum, which you can get for just $96 from Walmart due to a $154 discount that more than halves its original price of $250. Mo ...read more

Programmatico

Jan 3, 2023

Products Best products Discover the best products by month Topics Browse products through topics Coming soon Check out launches that are coming soon Building in progress See what makers are currently building Collections Products curated by the community Time travel Most loved products by the community Newsletter The best of Product Hunt, everyday Web3 Keep up to date with the latest in web3 ...read more

A model to enable the autonomous navigation of spacecraft during deep-space missions

Jan 3, 2023

AstroSLAM in action, showing navigation solution and asteroid surface landmark map. Credit: Dor et al. Simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) is a promising technology that can be used to improve the navigation of autonomous systems, helping them to map their surrounding environment and track other objects within it. So far, it has primarily been applied to terrestrial vehicles and mobile robots, yet it could also potentially be expanded to spacecraft. Researchers at Georgia In ...read more

Top 5 Apple Christmas Sale Deals: Here's How to Get Discounts Up to $200

Jan 3, 2023

Urian B. , Tech Times 20 December 2022, 12:12 am Christmas is the perfect time to buy Apple devices and the perfect opportunity to give the gift of technology to the buyers' friends and family. Not only are the latest Apple devices great gifts, but they also come packed with features that offer many possibilities.  Buying Apple Products for the Christmas Sale Whether buyers are shopping for a new iPhone, an iPad, Apple TV, or something else, here are a few reasons why they should co ...read more


This is your last chance to get this 15-inch Windows laptop for under $200

Jan 3, 2023

Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. Why trust us? By Noah McGraw December 19, 2022 1:35PM If you’re looking around for sweet laptop deals, then you’re probably in the market for something cheap. If so, you won’t snub your nose at a slim notebook for under $200. Walmart is offering just a such a deal right now. You can grab this 15-inch Gateway Ultra Slim Notebook for $199, down from its usual $229. Walmart is reporting ...read more

Text Affirmations

Jan 3, 2023

Products Best products Discover the best products by month Topics Browse products through topics Coming soon Check out launches that are coming soon Building in progress See what makers are currently building Collections Products curated by the community Time travel Most loved products by the community Newsletter The best of Product Hunt, everyday Web3 Keep up to date with the latest in web3 ...read more

Not Big Brother, but close: A surveillance expert explains some of the ways we're all being watched, all the time

Jan 3, 2023

Credit: Shutterstock A group of researchers studied 15 months of human mobility movement data taken from 1.5 million people and concluded that just four points in space and time were sufficient to identify 95% of them, even when the data weren't of excellent quality. That was back in 2013. Nearly ten years on, surveillance technologies permeate all aspects of our lives. They collect swathes of data from us in various forms, and often without us knowing. I'm a surveillance researcher ...read more

Nintendo Switch Version 15.0.1 Is Finally Here; What's In the Rebootless Update?

Jan 3, 2023

Nintendo announced a system update for the Switch in November, boosting it up to Version 15.0.1. This version contained a number of repairs and enhancements, including "general system stability improvements" to improve the overall user experience. What's In Version 15.0.1? Nintendo Life reports that Nintendo has released a rebootless update for the same firmware, which does not require the console to be restarted or the user to do anything on their end. According to data miner OatmealDome, th ...read more