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eResearch tools improve technological tracking of animals - UQ News Online - The University of Queensland

eResearch tools improve technological tracking of animals - UQ News Online - The University of Queensland | Computer Science | Scoop.it
The tracking of Australian animals will be made easier thanks to a collaborative project between biologists and computer scientists at The University of Queensland (UQ).
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Press Release: Roboticize Your World: Educational Kit Can Turn Artwork and Crafts Into Robots-Carnegie Mellon News - Carnegie Mellon University

Press Release: Roboticize Your World: Educational Kit Can Turn Artwork and Crafts Into Robots-Carnegie Mellon News - Carnegie Mellon University | Computer Science | Scoop.it

PITTSBURGH—Almost anything that can be made with paper, paint and cardboard can be animated with an educational robotics kit developed at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute. No technical experience is necessary to use the kit, but classroom teachers say it fosters interest in technology among students ages 11 and up.

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Tech Companies Announce 'Girls Who Code' Initiative

Tech Companies Announce 'Girls Who Code' Initiative | Computer Science | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, Twitter, General Electric, Google and eBay announced a new initiative called "Girls Who Code." By creating a mentoring and teaching program, they hope to increase the number of young women who become programmers and engineers.
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Stanford University Students Challenge Silicon Valley: More Femgineers, Less Nerds

Stanford University Students Challenge Silicon Valley: More Femgineers, Less Nerds | Computer Science | Scoop.it
Ayna Agarwal and Ellora Israni, Co-Chairs of she++ I received this email from Ayna Agarwal, a 19-year-old Stanford University student:  I am contacting you because I am the Co-Founder, along with my friend, Ellora Israni, of Stanford University's...
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Europe's Newsroom

Through R&D projects and working with experts from the Member States, the European Commission has been exploring the best ways to preserve, enrich and open up our cultural heritage for the benefit of today’s citizens and future generations. And for more than a decade, ICT has been recognised as a key technological solution

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Cisco: Global 'Net Traffic to Surpass 1 Zettabyte in 2016 | PCWorld Business Center

Cisco: Global 'Net Traffic to Surpass 1 Zettabyte in 2016 | PCWorld Business Center | Computer Science | Scoop.it
Global Internet Protocol traffic will reach an annual rate of 1.3 zettabytes in 2016 as more people connect more devices and download more video over the...

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Cornell Chronicle: A robot learns how to tidy up after you

Cornell Chronicle: A robot learns how to tidy up after you | Computer Science | Scoop.it
Foreshadowing personal robots for the home, Cornell researchers have trained a robot to identify objects, pick them up and put them away.

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Leap Motion - a Giant Leap for Mankind?

Leap Motion - a Giant Leap for Mankind? | Computer Science | Scoop.it
A San Francisco-based startup named Leap Motion recently unveiled a groundbreaking 3D motion control system.
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Silicon Valley needs humanities students

Silicon Valley needs humanities students | Computer Science | Scoop.it
Silicon Valley prizes STEM graduates. But a humanities PhD may be exactly what a tech startup needs.
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The Internet's Battle For Our Digital Souls

The Internet's Battle For Our Digital Souls | Computer Science | Scoop.it

Harvard neuroscience researchers have just confirmed what many of us have suspected all along: social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest are “brain candy” for Internet users.

 


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Ray Tomlinson, the inventor of email: 'I see email being used, by and large, exactly the way I envisioned'

Ray Tomlinson, the inventor of email: 'I see email being used, by and large, exactly the way I envisioned' | Computer Science | Scoop.it

In 1971, Ray Tomlinson was a recent MIT graduate hired to help build the earliest components of Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET), the precursor to the internet.....

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Top 10 Raspberry Pi Myths and Truths - Scott Hanselman

Top 10 Raspberry Pi Myths and Truths - Scott Hanselman | Computer Science | Scoop.it

First, let me go on the record as saying I'm a huge Raspberry Pi fan. If you haven't heard already, a Raspberry Pi is a small but complete $35 computer (or $25 without Ethernet)...

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Peer-to-peer applications sometimes have a bad name because of Internet piracy. But the same technology that has long helped Internet users illegally share copyrighted music, games and videos now promises to help content providers stream video to millions of viewers simultaneously using a fraction of the bandwidth of traditional methods. The transition is being helped by EU-funded research.

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STFC's 'Joule' in the crown is UK's most powerful supercomputer

STFC's 'Joule' in the crown is UK's most powerful supercomputer | Computer Science | Scoop.it
The Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) Daresbury Laboratory in Cheshire is officially home to the UK’s most powerful supercomputer, capable of more than a thousand trillion calculations per second.
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Viewing the Mind as Software | Psychology Today

Viewing the Mind as Software | Psychology Today | Computer Science | Scoop.it
The value of a computational neuroscience perspective on the mind. By Ogi Ogas, Ph.D....
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Internet co-creator Vint Cerf welcomes IPv6 elbow room (Q&A)

Internet co-creator Vint Cerf welcomes IPv6 elbow room (Q&A) | Computer Science | Scoop.it
Google's Internet evangelist, responsible for the address shortage on today's Internet, is anxious for IPv6 improvements. Also: his views on U.N.
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Millions of LinkedIn passwords reportedly leaked online

Millions of LinkedIn passwords reportedly leaked online | Computer Science | Scoop.it
A hacker says he's posted 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords on the Web -- hot on the heels of security researchers' warnings about privacy issues with LinkedIn's iOS app.
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Government teams up with Intel to make London smart

Government teams up with Intel to make London smart | Computer Science | Scoop.it
Intel to install sensors on objects like lamp posts to measure noise levels, wind speed and energy use...

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Google Privacy Inquiries Get Little Cooperation

Google Privacy Inquiries Get Little Cooperation | Computer Science | Scoop.it
All sorts of private Internet communications were casually scooped up as Google Street View cars photographed the world’s streets.
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Microsoft Patents 'Legal Intercept' Technology, Will Skype Have A Backdoor? — TheTelecomBlog.com

Microsoft Patents 'Legal Intercept' Technology, Will Skype Have A Backdoor? — TheTelecomBlog.com | Computer Science | Scoop.it
And now a newly patented Microsoft technology called ‘Legal Intercept’ that would allow the company to secretly intercept, monitor and record Skype calls is stoking privacy concerns.
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Berkley researchers study children to improve artificial intelligence

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Berkley researchers study children to improve artificial intelligence...

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Ubuntu transforms dual core phones into fully functional desktop PC's

Ubuntu transforms dual core phones into fully functional desktop PC's | Computer Science | Scoop.it
Ubuntu for Android effectively turns your phone into a full Ubuntu desktop computer when docked and connected to a monitor.
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