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It should also help cut the size and weight of these crucial components, which could help us pack far more electronics into constrained platforms like drones or wearables.This Microchip Has Its Own Built-In Cooling System|Edd Gent|September 14, 2020|Singularity Hub
Vlontzos and his colleagues used this concept to constrain the future frames an AI could pick.How special relativity can help AI predict the future|Will Heaven|August 28, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Additionally, the bank is constrained by a $2 trillion asset cap imposed on it by the Federal Reserve.Wells Fargo cuts jobs as the pandemic and penalties for past scandals take their toll|reymashayekhi|August 21, 2020|Fortune
Ramstead sees this line of thinking as compatible with Krakauer and Flack’s formalism but usefully constrained by an account of how a biological entity maintains its own individuality.What Is an Individual? Biology Seeks Clues in Information Theory.|Jordana Cepelewicz|July 16, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Our perspectives have been constrained by the expectations and incentives that limit every other part of the system, as well as our perceptions of those limitations, which are not always correct.It’s time for business journalism to break with its conservative past|Katherine Bell|July 16, 2020|Quartz
Isha Aran at Jezebel worries that the show “glorif[ies] the way religion can constrain people.”Your Husband Is Definitely Gay: TLC’s Painful Portrait of Mormonism|Samantha Allen|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This argument is vital to a larger argument: Do we obey the rules set up to constrain government or not?
But when you can sing like that, how can you constrain that voice and possibly be comfortable in the back?
President Obama is at least as eager to constrain Medicare spending as Republicans, possibly even more so.
The response will be to get more security, to constrain how freely ambassadors move around.Finger-Pointing Set to Begin in Fatal Attack on U.S. Compound in Libya|Winston Ross|September 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The dramatist "may call up the shadows of the past, but like the Witch of Endor, in order to constrain them to reveal the future."The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
And the very instant the cloth was removed, she rose, unable to constrain herself any longer, and ran up stairs to her own room.Camilla|Fanny Burney
O for the lyre of some Orpheus, to constrain, with touch of melodious strings, these mad masses into Order!The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
I have urged him to use his power to constrain her, but he loves liberty himself too dearly, he says, to put force upon another.'Aurelian|William Ware
None did awake them, none did constrain them to eat, drink, nor do any other thing; for so had Gargantua established it.