Wednesday, 1 de April de 2015

Noticias y opinión


Big Trends (Hint: Mobile) Emerging In Online Advertising's Next Frontiers

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Fast Laser Could Revolutionize Data Communications

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Virtual reality in a Michigan Tech lab

I am in Room 314 in Rekhi Hall, arms spread wide, tippy-toeing across a rickety board and trying oh-so-hard not to fall into a gaping hole beneath my feet. One misstep and I join the dead cow at the bottom of the pit.

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Computer scientists develop smart, less obtrusive tracking system

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University at Buffalo and Amrita University in India have developed the framework for a smart environment that can track people's whereabouts without the use of invasive technologies such as constant filming or radio frequency identification (RFID) tags. The new tracking method could improve safety and security in nursing homes, hospitals and other closed spaces while providing occupants with freedom from continuous surveillance.

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New security tools protect virtual machines

5-product test reveals differences between Reflex, Catbird, Beyond Trust, Hytrust and Trend Micro

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Android, iOS attracted open source developers in 2010

Black Duck's KnowledgeBase project development tracker finds little new traction for Windows, Palm, Symbian, and BlackBerry

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Toward a More Social Sense of Place

A new crop of location-based services for mobile devices will encourage users to interact more.

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Turning Augmented Reality into an Open Standard

A team at Georgia Tech hopes to make it easier to create and use augmented reality applications.

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A Stretchy Sensing Tool for Surgery

An inflatable catheter covered with stretchy sensors could make cardiac procedures shorter and safer.

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A Laptop that Knows Where You're Looking

Eye-tracking cameras offer a new way to control your computer.

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Investigadores andaluces participan en un proyecto europeo para mejorar el consumo energético en el hogar

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El proyecto m:Ciudad convierte a los usuarios de telefonía móvil en productores de contenidos

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Nueva técnica para mejorar los sistemas de navegación de robots

Desarrollada con la participación de la FIUPM, permite crear mapas para robots móviles basados en antónimos

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Grid Pioneer Ian Foster Discusses the Future of Science in the Cloud

In this interview, Rich Wellner checks in with computer science pioneer, Ian Foster. Often called “the father of the grid” Foster serves as Director of the Computation Institute, a joint institute of the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory, a professor of Computer Science at the University of Chicago and also a key member of the Open Grid Forum and the Globus Alliance, the community guiding Globus toolkit development.

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Una 'cama virtual' para hospitalización domiciliaria

Telefónica I+D desarrolla una 'cama virtual' para la hospitalización del paciente en su domicilio. El sistema, con conexión 3G, controla las biomedidas del paciente para emitir alertas al hospital en caso de anomalías y permite la consulta remota.

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Language barrier: To take advantage of multicore chips, programmers will need fundamentally new software

For decades, computer scientists tried to develop software that could automatically turn a conventional computer program -- a long sequence of instructions intended to be executed in order -- into a parallel program -- multiple sets of instructions that can be executed at the same time. Now, most agree that that was a forlorn hope: Code that can be parallelized is too hard to recognize, and the means for parallelizing it are too diverse and context-dependent. "If you want to get parallel performance, you have to start writing parallel code," says MIT computer-science professor Saman Amarasinghe. And MIT researchers are investigating a host ...

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Los smartphones impulsan la realidad aumentada

Expertos esperan que la tecnología alcance al público global en 2021, gracias a la mejora de los dispositivos móviles y a la conexión permanente.

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San Diego Supercomputer Center Launches Trestles

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has deployed a new high-performance computer (HPC) called Trestles, the result of a $2.8 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Using artificial, cell-like 'honey pots' to entrap deadly viruses

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Accelerating Safety In Automotive Software

GrammaTech streamlines ISO 26262 compliance with static-analysis tool

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