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As vaccines for COVID-19 start to roll out, face masks are not withering away, but apparently becoming high-tech. Enter a concept called Xupermask, a $299 face mask conceived by Will.i.am, the lead member of Black Eyed Peas. That's an expensive price tag, sure, but like Will.i.am, who is also a record producer, songwriter, and technology investor, there are multiple layers to Xupermask. At its core, Xupermask (pronounced super mask) is a face mask with a silicone seal, secured by an adjustable elastic strap for comfort. It also has HEPA filters and dual three-speed fans for enhanced breathability, It makes a fashion statement (as you can see in the image above) while serving to mitigate the spread... Read more...
Less than six months after researchers at Google claimed to have achieved quantum supremacy, a notion IBM rejects, Honeywell has come out of the woodwork and essentially told them both to step beside, saying it achieved a breakthrough that will allow the company to introduce the world's most powerful quantum computer this year. Yes, the same Honeywell that makes consumer fans to keep the dog days of summer at bay, and the same Honeywell that might be stamped on your home thermostat or humidifier (among other products). Well, sort of the same Honeywell. The company involves itself in much more than just consumer products—it used to build computer systems and mainframes before exiting the... Read more...