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Algorithm given seat on board

Algorithm given seat on board | ComputingSci | Scoop.it
A venture capital firm has appointed a computer algorithm to its board of directors, allowing it to vote.
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The 12 cyber-scams of Christmas

The 12 cyber-scams of Christmas | ComputingSci | Scoop.it
Computer security expert Alan Woodward highlights 12 ways that cyber-scammers hope to catch you out over the festive season - and how to thwart them.
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Some things to watch out for over Christmas (...and all year!)

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Watch: Jaw-Dropping Software Makes 3-D Models From Any Photo | Wired Design | Wired.com

Tao Chen hopes that 3-Sweep can finally democratize 3-D design. (Amateur designers, rejoice! This mind-blowing program can turn objects in any photo into resizable3-D models.
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Now this is amazing!

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Nasa buys into 'quantum' computer

Nasa buys into 'quantum' computer | ComputingSci | Scoop.it
A $15m computer that uses "quantum physics" effects to boost its speed is to be installed at a Nasa facility.
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Google funds Raspberry Pi computers

Google funds Raspberry Pi computers | ComputingSci | Scoop.it
Some 15,000 Raspberry Pi microcomputers are to be donated to schools around the UK by Google as part of a push to improve computer science skills.
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Law relaxed on digital copying

Law relaxed on digital copying | ComputingSci | Scoop.it
Making digital copies of music, films and other copyrighted material for personal use is to be made legal for the first time under government plans.
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UK 'nation of internet shoppers'

UK 'nation of internet shoppers' | ComputingSci | Scoop.it
According a survey from Ofcom, UK consumers indulge in more web shopping and mobile downloading than any other nation.
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Is this surprising or not?

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Netflix Would Like to Tell You About the Internet's Fastest Internet - The Atlantic

Netflix Would Like to Tell You About the Internet's Fastest Internet - The Atlantic | ComputingSci | Scoop.it
Netflix Would Like to Tell You About the Internet's Fastest InternetThe AtlanticIf you have known the frustration of a buffering movie, you know something else, too: Netflix's terribleness, and Netflix's awesomeness, are pretty much directly...
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2012 Top 10 Robot Christmas Gift Ideas - Robots.net

2012 Top 10 Robot Christmas Gift Ideas - Robots.net | ComputingSci | Scoop.it
2012 Top 10 Robot Christmas Gift IdeasRobots.netIt just wouldn't be Christmas without our annual top 10 list of the best Christmas gifts in the world for your favorite robot geek.
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Ada Lovelace Would Have Been 197 Today!

Ada Lovelace Would Have Been 197 Today! | ComputingSci | Scoop.it

Ada Lovelace is regarded as having been the first programmer. Find out more about this remarkable woman here.

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IBM chip aims to speed up apps

IBM chip aims to speed up apps | ComputingSci | Scoop.it
IBM unveils a new chip that should make it cheaper for internet computer servers to handle large amounts of data at speed.
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Robot arm gets official US approval

Robot arm gets official US approval | ComputingSci | Scoop.it
A robot arm capable of picking up delicate objects has been approved for use by US medical authorities.
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UK pirates face copyright crackdown

UK pirates face copyright crackdown | ComputingSci | Scoop.it
The City of London Police has launched a unit to focus on serious digital and physical intellectual property crime.
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How Does a Quantum Computer Work?

For more on spin, check out: http://youtu.be/v1_-LsQLwkA This video was supported by TechNYou: http://bit.ly/19bBX5G A quantum computer works in a totally di...
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Interesting explanation of Quantum Computing (and its limitations)!

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Skyfall - Komodo Dragon/Fight Scene - HD

This is the scene from Skyfall in which James bond fights three men. It has a good example of the use of biometrics!
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DIY Tardis is 'bigger on its inside'

DIY Tardis is 'bigger on its inside' | ComputingSci | Scoop.it
A US-based inventor creates a Tardis that looks bigger on the inside than the outside thanks to the use of augmented reality.
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The Pi Store opens

The Pi Store opens | ComputingSci | Scoop.it
Another landmark for what must be one of 2012's most successful new technology products, the Raspberry Pi. You've seen Apple's App Store, Google Play and Amazon and Windows online shops for apps? Well, now there is a Pi Store.
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FREE PARKING: Computer glitch saves travelers thousands - WTVR

FREE PARKING: Computer glitch saves travelers thousands - WTVR | ComputingSci | Scoop.it
WTVRFREE PARKING: Computer glitch saves travelers thousandsWTVRTravelers in Seattle have been getting free parking when they fly — and the state says it's a mistake.
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Make sure your programs are as error free as possible!

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Robot 'race' to fix nuclear plant

Robot 'race' to fix nuclear plant | ComputingSci | Scoop.it
Japanese company Mitsubishi has joined the race to build a radiation-resistant robot to work on the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant.
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Robots are great for working in dangerous environments. Humans can then avoid these areas.

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Game sales 'dip' despite launches

Game sales 'dip' despite launches | ComputingSci | Scoop.it
The release of the Nintendo Wii U, Halo 4 and Black Ops 2 were not enough to prevent an annual drop in US video game sales, according to research.
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