Articles tagged Science
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Tuesday, 11th September 2012
Intel Dabbles In Science Fiction
Computers that simply do the sames things faster and faster are becoming boring. Been there, done that. But a device that can detect and interpret your emotions? Or intelligently organize a meeting, knowing that one of the participants is jogging at the time? That’s a more interesting proposition. Intel, perhaps surprisingly, is working on both.
Friday, 7th September 2012
How Brain Defects Increase Online Gullibility
In these enlightened times, you may think that the average Internet user is too sophisticated to be suckered in by online scams. But cyber fraud and theft are growing rapidly despite constant efforts to educate users to the danger. A new study suggests why some people, especially the elderly, seem so susceptible.
Tuesday, 7th August 2012
NASA Expanding Into Apps, More Video Games
When Mars rover Curiosity touched down Sunday, August 5th, it was more than a technological triumph for the space agency; it was another victory in a four-year-old social-media campaign that has expanded to Google+ Hangouts, Angry Birds and Xbox 360 Kinect games and, in the future, maybe mission-specific apps.
Monday, 23rd July 2012
Video: Now You Can Travel Back & Forth Through Time on Google Earth
Monday marks the 40th anniversary of the Landsat satellite program. It’s the longest-running continuous program capturing satellite images of Earth. Google is working with the U.S. Geological Survey and Carnegie Mellon University to make parts of the archive available to the public. Using Google Earth Engine, you can now travel back and forth…