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Live out your locomotive dreams with this railroad simulator sale

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Get the Platinum Edition Bundle for $39.99, an 85% savings as of June 25. Traveling to faraway places seems like a distant dream right now. If you have hopes of traversing long distances via plane or train, you may want to take a rain check given the coronavirus situation. But if you're itching to hop on a train and experience new horizons, there is a way to do so without stepping on a platform. The Trainz Railroad Simulator is a simulator that you (and your 10-year-old self) will lose your mind over. Comprised of basically everything you could ever want with a simulator, this set boasts nine routes, 196 locos, over 1,100 rolling stock, and a whopping 21,000 items to deliver an unparalleled building experience.


Best-yet quantum simulator with 53 qubits could really be useful

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That might not sound like much, but in the quantum computing arms race, several groups are edging past one another as they aim to eventually make a universal quantum computer. A group of researchers at the Joint Quantum Institute has created a quantum simulator using 53 quantum bits, or qubits. Earlier this month, IBM announced a 50-qubit prototype, though its capabilities are unclear. With this 53-qubit device, the researchers have done scientific simulations that don't seem to be possible


Drone simulator is as close to the real thing as you can get without spending hundreds of dollars

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A state-of-the-art drone flying simulator called DRL Simulator is out on Steam today and it's as close to the real thing as you're going to get without spending hundreds of dollars on a high-end drone.


How AI, ML Are Transforming the Corporate E-Learning Landscape

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In today's digital age, artificial intelligence (AI) has found its applications in almost all spheres of life and business. In a time when organizations find it increasingly challenging to upskill and reskill their workforce, they are adopting AI to deliver effective corporate e-learning solutions. These solutions offer a personalized way for employees to learn and grow as per their needs. There are many ways AI helps to facilitate the overall corporate training and development experience. These days, the one-size-fits-all strategy doesn't work in regards to training the millennial work force.


'Farming Simulator' is revving up its own esports league

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Hang onto your straw hats, folks, Farming Simulator is getting its own esports league. After testing the water with the Farming Simulator Championships in 2018, the folks at Giants Software announced the Farming Simulator League for 2019, a new esports league that pits teams of Farming Simulator players against each other in farm-related activities for huge cash prizes. SEE ALSO: We hired a game tutor to get better at Fortnite. If you don't know what Farming Simulator is, it's a video game series where players simulate the day-to-day activities of operating a modern farm, which involves a whole lot of driving realistic tractors back and forth across fields. It may not sound like much to people who haven't played it, but the series is wildly popular in Europe and has been picking up steam in other areas of the world in recent years.