A lot has changed in the three years since IBM first unveiled a prototype of its human brain-inspired SyNAPSE (Systems of Neuromorphic Adaptive Plastic Scalable Electronics) chip. That single-core prototype has now been significantly scaled up,…
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Why did George Washington draw this little hand?
From medieval times to the present, the symbol above has been used to direct attention to important passages of text. This mark is called a manicule (from the Latin root ‘manus’, meaining ‘hand’). This manicule was drawn by George Washington while he was annotating the first draft of the US Constitution on August 6, 1787. National Archives Identifier: 1501555
That’s freaking cool!
There’s nothing a certain type of record collector likes better than finding a stack of 78s on the Paramount label. Between 1917 and 1932, the label, which was one of several run by a furniture company in Grafton, Wisconsin, released thousands of records, but its real accomplishment was recording some of the greatest early blues and jazz performers. Jack White’s Third Man Records has joined with the reissue label Revenant to release the first of two packages documenting the label, with 800 songs from the label’s first ten years on a USB drive packed, with several books and packages of graphics, in a hand-made, velvet-upholstered oak box. Ed Ward has the story today.
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