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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Maybe robots won’t kill us if they read ‘good’ books

The rapid pace of artificial intelligence (AI) has raised some fears that robots could act unethically or soon choose to harm humans. Some are calling for bans on robotics...

How to Improve Your IT Skills

Unemployment levels have never been higher and thanks to the digital revolution of today it’s important that everybody has a good set of IT skills. Basic IT skills are...

Battery for electric cars self-heats when it’s freezing

A new lithium-ion battery that self-heats could be the answer for electric car owners who drive in frigid weather and suffer from winter “range anxiety,” researchers say. “It is a...

Mini ‘force fields’ control tiny robot soldiers

  Researchers are testing a way to control a single microbot that operates as part of a group. The robots are too small for batteries, so instead magnetic fields allow...

Software makes 3D maps of buildings in real time

  When Thomas Schöps wants to create a 3D model of a building, he pulls out his tablet computer. As he completes a leisurely walk around the structure, he keeps...

Man maneuvers robotic arm with his thoughts

  Surgeons used a new technique to attach a thought-controlled robot arm directly to an amputee’s stump, giving him a far greater range of motion with the advanced prosthetic limb. The system,...

5 big questions about the science of ‘Star Wars’

As Star Wars: The Force Awakens cleans up at the box office, researchers from Georgia Tech are taking a closer look at the science of the films. Here they answer five big questions about...

Computer are reaching human learning abilities

Scientists have developed an algorithm that captures our learning abilities, enabling computers to recognize and draw simple visual concepts that are mostly indistinguishable from those created by humans. The work,...

Automated air traffic control will manage drone routes in the near future

When Jeff Bezos unveiled his vision of drones delivering packages to Amazon customers in late 2013, it struck many people as science fiction. But now, scarcely two years later, drones...

If you have a smartphone, you can have a 3D scanner

A new algorithm could bring high-quality 3D scanning capability to off-the-shelf digital cameras and smartphones. “One of the things my lab has been focusing on is getting 3D image capture...
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iPhone search

According to the Financial Times, Apple is working on its own search engine

One of the new features of iOS 14 was based on its own search tool, which went beyond the terminal itself to show web...

Do you feel like playing or training?

This game can also be considered a kind of virtual reality training. It is called Oh Shape and it is inspired by Beat Saber,...
Zuckerberg US Congress

US Congress accuses Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google of monopolistic practices

A 16-month investigation by a U.S. Congressional committee now yields its results in relation to the functioning and operation of the country's major technologies....
Rogue Company

Rogue Company becomes free to play after gathering more than two million players in...

Starting today, all those who want to launch into Rogue Company battles will be able to do so without having to go through the...

Farmville, the legendary Facebook game, will disappear along with Flash Player at the end...

December 31, 2020 is the date marked on the calendar by Adobe to end Flash Player. Thus an era ends, an era of the...
Rocket League

Rocket League, after moving to free-to-play, sets a record of more than one million...

Since its arrival, Rocket League has stepped up to the plate. Having been a free title at PS Plus during its debut month helped...
Ring Always Home Cam

Ring Always Home Cam, an autonomous drone that flies over the home

In the last hours Amazon has introduced a series of devices for the home like the new Amazon Echo and Echo Dot, Amazon Echo...

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