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Chipmakers Are Racing To Build Hardware For Artificial Intelligence

Chipmakers Are Racing To Build Hardware For Artificial Intelligence | Technology | Scoop.it
Intel, Nvidia, and a host of startups are rolling out new chips to make machine learning faster and more powerful.
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Google's AI just created its own universal 'language'

The technology, used in Google Translate, can translate unseen material between languages
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World’s hardiest animal has evolved radiation shield for its DNA

World’s hardiest animal has evolved radiation shield for its DNA | Technology | Scoop.it
Tough ‘water bears’ defy intense radiation by apparently wrapping their genetic material in a bizarre protein that can also protect human cells
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Psychotextiles could be next big thing in fabrics

Psychotextiles could be next big thing in fabrics | Technology | Scoop.it
Welcome to the world of cloths and materials that change depending on your mood.
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Not a Drill: SETI Is Investigating a Possible Extraterrestrial Signal From Deep Space

Not a Drill: SETI Is Investigating a Possible Extraterrestrial Signal From Deep Space | Technology | Scoop.it
The implications are extraordinary and point to the possibility of a civilization far more advanced than our own.
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Facebook fires human editors, algorithm immediately posts fake news

Facebook fires human editors, algorithm immediately posts fake news | Technology | Scoop.it
Facebook makes its Trending feature fully automated, with mixed results.
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The Growth of Cloud Computing Markets

The Growth of Cloud Computing Markets | Technology | Scoop.it
Cloud computing has taken markets by storm. Learn about what the term entails and why it is rapidly growing.
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Encryption breakthrough: Scientists derive truly random numbers using two-source extractors - TechRepublic

Encryption breakthrough: Scientists derive truly random numbers using two-source extractors - TechRepublic | Technology | Scoop.it
Computer scientists enhance data security by simplifying the creation of truly random numbers used to build encryption keys.
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This tiny storage breakthrough could hold 10 terabytes of data in one square centimetre | ZDNet

This tiny storage breakthrough could hold 10 terabytes of data in one square centimetre | ZDNet | Technology | Scoop.it
The system is based on chlorine atoms at -198 degrees -- but it could have a future in the cloud.
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First Surgical Robot from Secretive Startup Auris Cleared for Use

Teleoperated endolumenal bot can navigate inside the body, image and treat conditions without making incisions
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'Top universities to offer full degrees online in five years' - BBC News

'Top universities to offer full degrees online in five years' - BBC News | Technology | Scoop.it
Leading universities will offer fully accredited undergraduate courses online within five years, says the founder of a leading US online university network.
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Pokémon Go is a blueprint for the rise of robots

Pokémon Go is a blueprint for the rise of robots | Technology | Scoop.it
Pokémon's new augmented reality app reveals the challenges we'll face when robots and other autonomous technologies become commonplace.
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Basic robot building with Lego Mindstorms Nxt 2.0

Basic robot building with Lego Mindstorms Nxt 2.0 | Technology | Scoop.it
"The book teaches Basic Robot Building with LEGO® Mindstorms® NXT 2.0 technology with no experience needed."
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Brain-computer interfaces will convert your thoughts into text

Brain-computer interfaces will convert your thoughts into text | Technology | Scoop.it
Scientists at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, compared the pros and cons of using various brain imaging techniques to make the technology a reality in the future.
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Where machines could replace humans--and where they can’t (yet) | McKinsey & Company

Where machines could replace humans--and where they can’t (yet) | McKinsey & Company | Technology | Scoop.it
The technical potential for automation differs dramatically across sectors and activities.
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Professor uses facial recognition to spot bored students

Professor uses facial recognition to spot bored students | Technology | Scoop.it
If you've been to college or university, you'll know the feeling: when your professor drones on for hours on end, but you're hesitant to bring it up out o
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Genetic Engineering to Clash With Evolution | Quanta Magazine

Genetic Engineering to Clash With Evolution |  Quanta Magazine | Technology | Scoop.it
Gene drives promise to spread a trait across an entire population. But evolutionary forces are going to alter even the best-engineered plans.
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How Technology in Education Can Improve Faculty Research

How Technology in Education Can Improve Faculty Research | Technology | Scoop.it
Higher Education institutions have done well to incorporate technology into the classroom, but might be overlooking the flip side of the coin – providing staff with technology that makes them work better.
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USBee stings air-gapped PCs: Wirelessly leak secrets with a file write

USBee stings air-gapped PCs: Wirelessly leak secrets with a file write | Technology | Scoop.it
Technique turns connected storage devices into transmitters
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Introducing Mechatronics of Internet of Things

Introducing Mechatronics of Internet of Things | Technology | Scoop.it
With increasing number of smart devices, industries are wiring themselves to an upgraded version of Mechtaronics in order to being about a
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Moore's Law dead in 2021: Here's what the next revolution will mean - TechRepublic

Moore's Law dead in 2021: Here's what the next revolution will mean - TechRepublic | Technology | Scoop.it
A recent SIA report stated that we may no longer be able to fit more transistors on a silicon wafer after 2021. However, innovation will continue with lower cost for IoT and computing.
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The code that took America to the moon was just published to GitHub, and it's like a 1960s time capsule

The code that took America to the moon was just published to GitHub, and it's like a 1960s time capsule | Technology | Scoop.it
When programmers at the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory set out to develop the flight software for the Apollo 11 space program in the mid-1960s, the necessary technology did not exist. They had to invent it. They came up with a new way to store computer programs, called "rope memory," and created a special version of the assembly programming language. Assembly itsel
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Electronic "tattoo" muscles in on emotion mapping

Electronic "tattoo" muscles in on emotion mapping | Technology | Scoop.it
A ​team at Tel Aviv University's (TAU's) Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology​ have developed an alternative​ to the invasive needle electrodes used in electromyotherapy, in the form of an electronic "tattoo" that unobtrusively monitors muscle activity.​
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New record for storing digital data in DNA

New record for storing digital data in DNA | Technology | Scoop.it
A team made up of researchers from Microsoft and the University of Washington has broken a new record for DNA data storage, managing to store and retrieve 200 MB of data on strands of DNA.
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The 10 principles of food industry sustainability

The 10 principles of food industry sustainability | Technology | Scoop.it
"The 10 Principles of Food Industry Sustainability inspires and informs the progress .......... makes this complex topic approachable and actionable by identifying the most pressing sustainability priorities across the entire food supply chain ....... with tools and examples, how producers, processors, packers, distributors, marketers and retailers all play a role in advancing improvement."
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