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Tackling tomorrow's challenges today is a common theme of some of this week's featured articles on https://alumni.cern
CERN Openlab held its annual technical workshop last week,dedicating each session to one of three technology pillars:
•    exascale high-throughput and high-performance computing technologies,
•    artificial intelligence (AI), and
•    quantum technologies.
Discover more here: https://openlab.cern/tackling-tomorrows-computing-challenges-today-2021-cern-openlab-technical-workshop
The CERN Courier invites all CERN alumni to join its upcoming CERN Quantum Technology Initiative event, taking place on 31 March:
https://alumni.cern/events/54524
This follows the CERN Academic training lectures 'Introduction to Quantum Computing' we announced last week beginning on 29 March:
https://alumni.cern/events/54016
CERN is launching a new Technology Impact Fund to bridge the gap between the technology developed for research at CERN and its potential applications to address societal challenges:
https://home.cern/news/news/knowledge-sharing/cern-launches-technology-impact-fund-address-global-challenges
In our second in the series of 'News from the Lab' join Dave Barney who reveals a new and ambitious CMS Endcap Calorimeter system - called HGCAL (High-Granularity Calorimeter) on 1 April: https://alumni.cern/events/53724
Join us this Friday 26 March for the third CERN Alumni Virtual Company Showroom, where DAES and Fagerström Industrikonsult present their companies, activities and profiles they are currently recruiting: https://alumni.cern/events/53583
Finally, do you know how many new particles have been disovered by the LHC? Find out if your guess is correct here:
https://home.cern/news/news/physics/59-new-hadrons-and-counting

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