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Wearable brain-machine interface could control a wheelchair, vehicle or computer

Test subject who has flexible wireless electronics conformed to the back of the neck, with dry hair electrodes under a…

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Akamai speaks out on uptick of DDoS attacks

September 20, 2019 weblog Credit: CC0 Public Domain Internet security’s big bully: Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) which messes up…

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Researchers revolutionize 3-D printed products with data-driven design method

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Additive manufacturing (AM), also known as three-dimensional printing, is a process that fabricates parts in a…

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Instagram is cracking down on questionable weight-loss ads and cosmetic surgery

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Instagram doesn’t want teens seeing questionable weightloss product ads on its platform, so it’s doing something…

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Posted in Robotics

If robots take our jobs, what will it mean for climate change?

Credit: Suwin / shutterstock Nearly half of the tasks currently undertaken by humans could already be automated, even at current…

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New AI program better at detecting depressive language in social media

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new technology using artificial intelligence detects depressive language in social media posts more accurately than…

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Google’s Nest Hub Max is bigger, pricier and you can make calls

A year ago, we were so impressed with what was then called the Google Home Hub, we called it one…

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Scorching growth for renewables thanks to solar: IEA

The cost of electricity produced by solar panels has fallen by more than 80 percent since 2010 Growth in the…

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Posted in Computer Sciences

Using machine learning to reconstruct deteriorated Van Gogh drawings

Credit: Zeng, van der Lubbe & Loog. Researchers at TU Delft in the Netherlands have recently developed a convolutional neural…

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Why don’t we have electric aircraft?

Research into low-carbon planes is underway, but we won’t see electric long-haul flights any time soon. Credit: DENIS BALIBOUSE /…

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