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Bryan Walsh, author of Future
Feb 20, 2021 - Technology

Anthony Levandowski's Church of AI has shut down

Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios

A church dedicated to the appreciation of AI and founded by self-driving car engineer Anthony Levandowski has shut down, according to reporting by TechCrunch.

Why it matters: The Way of the Future church may have looked like a prime example of the weirdness of Silicon Valley, but it may eventually serve as an early indicator of how AI could fundamentally alter the human worldview.

Bryan Walsh, author of Future
Feb 20, 2021 - Science

Making quantum computing useful

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

New research shows how quantum computing can be used effectively on real-world problems.

The big picture: Quantum is undoubtedly the next frontier in computing, but theory still outpaces practice.