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Our day-to-day lives are impacted by artificial neural networks which are used for a variety of tasks (virtual assistants, facial recognition and self-driving cars amongst many other applications ) . At CMS they are using artificial neural networks to search for exotic particles generated by the proton-proton collisions inside the LHC, find out more here: https://home.cern/news/news/experiments/cms-artificial-neural-networks-search-exotic-particles
Speaking of a different kind of proton, did you know that CERN alumni are behind the world’s largest secure email provider; ProtonMail? Editor of the CERN Courier, Matthew Chalmers, caught up with the CEO and CTO of ProtonMail for a recent interview: https://cerncourier.com/a/from-susy-to-the-boardroom/ Furthermore, 10-15% of Proton Technologies AG’s staff is CERN scientists and they are now recruiting. Check out the opportunities here:
Finally, we are pleased to announce that the March/April 2020 edition of the CERN Courier is now available online, featuring in particular “LHC, 10 years at the energy frontier”. Read it here: https://cerncourier.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/CERNCourier2020MarApr-digitaledition.pdf
A Simulated CMS collision where a long-lived particle is produced together with other ‘regular’ jets
ProtonMail CEO Andy Yen (left) and CTO Bart Butler. Both CERN Alumni
Mar/Apr 2020 edition now available online