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Summit Supercomputer, The Gig Economy, And Astra Labs Apps Are Saving Lives

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Waves of Tech

Steve & Dave

Studio MLN

Description: Technology news and information and its impacts to your life

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Summit Supercomputer, The Gig Economy, And Astra Labs Apps Are Saving Lives

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The United States is now owner to the most powerful supercomputer in the world - Summit. The computer has the ability to compute 20 quadrillion calculations in just one second and is optimized for artificial intelligence specific applications. The gig economy is changing the way people lives their lives, travel, and earn an income. A couple is using Rover and Taskrabbit to earn a living while traveling around the in their RV. In 2015, a young teen struggling with depression and attempted suicides created an app to serve as a resource for others battling the same. Three years later, Amanda Southworth is changing the app space with her purposefully built apps. Finally, the VPNFilter malware infection has moved across international borders and has infected 500,000 devices.

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