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program : a sequence of coded instructions that can be inserted into a mechanism (as a computer) — Webster

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Computer program (also software, or just a program) is a sequence of instructions written to perform a specified task with a computer. A computer requires programs to function, typically executing the program’s instructions in a central processor. The program has an executable form that the computer can use directly to execute the instructions. The same program in its human-readable source code form, from which executable programs are derived (e.g., compiled), enables a programmer to study and develop its algorithms. — Wikipedia

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  • Yale Targets Covid-19 with Innovative...
    on March 1, 2021 at 3:44 pm

    YaleNewsYale University scientists applied novel computation design techniques to formulate a new class of antiviral agents with potential for creating Covid-19 treatments. The researchers used computer simulation to perform in silico screening to identify the existing antiseizure medication perampanel, a drug that already has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval, as a starting point, then used free-energy perturbation calculation to help design the new compounds. Testing showed […]

  • Biden Signs Executive Order to Address Chip...
    on March 1, 2021 at 3:44 pm

    CNBCOn Wednesday, U.S. President Joe Biden addressed a global chip shortage with an executive order that aims to strengthen supply chains. The order calls for a 100-day review of such products as semiconductors and advanced batteries for self-driving vehicles, to be followed by a long-term review of six sectors of the economy. The pandemic strongly impacted the supply chain for semiconductors, and raised concerns about U.S. reliance on overseas supply chains. Companies like Ford and General […]

  • AI Here, There, Everywhere
    on March 1, 2021 at 3:44 pm

    The New York TimesResearchers anticipate increasingly personalized interactions between humans and artificial intelligence (AI), and are refining the largest and most powerful machine learning models into lightweight software that can operate in devices like kitchen appliances. Privacy remains a sticking point, and scientists are developing techniques to use people's data without actually viewing it, or protecting it with currently unhackable encryption. Some security cameras currently use […]

  • Heavy Rain Affects Object Detection by Autonomous...
    on March 1, 2021 at 3:44 pm

    University of Warwick (U.K.)Researchers at the University of Warwick in the U.K. have found that the LiDAR sensors on autonomous vehicles (AVs) are less effective in detecting objects at a distance during periods of heavy rain. The researchers used the university's WMG 3xD simulator to test an AV's LiDAR sensors in different intensities of rain on real roads; they found that when the rainfall increased up to 50 mm per hour, object detection by the sensors dropped in conjunction with a longer […]

  • Philadelphia Airport Employs Robot for...
    on March 1, 2021 at 3:44 pm

    UPIPhiladelphia International Airport is using a robot to facilitate contactless food delivery for passengers. The Gita robot features a 40-pound (18.1-kilo) capacity cargo bin for food orders and uses Bluetooth to follow an airport AtYourGate representative to a location within the airport specified by the customer. The pilot program, which will run through April, allows customers to place food orders at airport restaurants via OrderAtPHL.com. PHL Food & Shops' Megan O'Connell said, "Gita […]