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Build mixed reality for Microsoft Edge with WebXR

Get started with the new web standard for developing mixed-reality applications in Microsoft Edge on Windows.

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How the cloud and big compute are remaking HPC

High-performance computing projects require massive quantities of compute resources. Pairing simulation and specialized hardware with the cloud powers the breakthroughs of the future.

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Ensuring that citizen developers build AI responsibly

'Trust but verify' is good advice, but can we realistically do either with AI?

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What Microsoft Mesh means for developers

Microsoft has unveiled a new framework for building collaborative, mixed-reality applications. What is Microsoft weaving into the Mesh toolchain and what will it mean for application development?

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Should you care about quantum computing?

The answer is often not what people want to hear. Here’s where quantum computing fits in the world of cloud computing, and perhaps in your business.

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Microsoft Azure Quantum opens for public preview

Microsoft’s quantum computing platform has been used for applications including cancer research, logistics and freight optimization, and risk management.

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4 technical hurdles to quantum computing

Viable, large-scale quantum computers will require better qubits, better control chip technology, more advanced error correction, and new components at every layer of the stack. We’re making progress.

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Microsoft taps LLVM for quantum computing

Using LLVM, Microsoft has created a common interface between programming languages and target quantum computers

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What is quantum computing? Solutions to impossible problems

Quantum computing has great promise to solve problems that are too hard for classical computers to solve in reasonable amounts of time, but they are not yet practical

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Amazon Braket: Get started with quantum computing

Amazon’s quantum computing service is currently good for learning about quantum computing and developing NISQ-regime quantum algorithms, but stay tuned

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Is AI ready to fly solo in your data center?

Server vendors, particularly Oracle, are pushing harder on automated, AI-driven server technologies. Are we ready to take our hands off the wheel?

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Is RPA really an AI process or much less?

Does robotic process automation eliminate mundane tasks or just perpetuate a marginally productive process that should be redesigned in the first place?

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Is that you or a virtual you? Are chatbots too real?

There's a fine line between AI that interacts for us and AI that interacts AS us. Or is there a line at all? Will anyone care? Questions abound.

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Will Google's AI make you artificially stupid?

The biggest threat from AI isn't software that steals your job. It's software that steals your mind.

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3 reasons you will be moved by haptics

Forget today's buzzing smartphones and rumbling game controllers. Next-generation haptics make the virtual real and smart enterprises will take notice.

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AI, machine learning, and deep learning deep dive

Download this 26-page in-depth guide to AI, machine learning, and deep learning for easy reading at your convenience

Get started with Angular

A step-by-step guide to installing the tools, creating an application, and getting up to speed with Angular components, directives, services, and routers

Python megaguide: The best frameworks and IDEs

Only on InfoWorld: A hands-on, in-depth look at 13 Python web frameworks and six Python development toolkits

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