Friday, 29 de May de 2015

Noticias y opinión


Hovering between boat and plane

It is a futuristic hybrid vehicle – a boat that flies or a plane that can cross the water. New Zealand mechanic Rudy Heeman developed and built the ‘hoverwing’ hovercraft himself.

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Theoretical Breakthrough for Quantum Cryptography

Quantum cryptography only works if Alice and Bob share their relative positions in advance. Now physicists have worked out how to do it without this information

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New research advances voice security technology

Most people are familiar with security technology that scans a person's handprint or eye for identification purposes. Now, thanks in part to research from North Carolina State University, we are closer to practical technology that can test someone's voice to confirm their identity.

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Putin Spearheads Innovation Effort

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The next Secure Hash Algorithm had better be a good one

New standard, expected to be named in 2012, will likely serve for 20 years

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Printable sensors to detect fingers without touching

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Quantum on Quantum

Entangled photons validate Feynman’s vision for simulating nature

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Data, data everywhere

Information has gone from scarce to superabundant. That brings huge new benefits, says Kenneth Cukier (interviewed here)—but also big headaches

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The Secret Lives Of Objects: StickyBits Turn Barcodes Into Personal Message Boards

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Predicen el número de citas que tendrán los artículos científicos

Investigadores de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) han elaborado un sistema predictivo para calcular el número de citas futuras que tendrán los artículos científicos publicados.

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Speech study may help phone booking lines

Automated ticket booking lines could be improved to better understand what customers are saying, thanks to research.

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Magic Fingers: Digging Into Multi-Touch Technology with Both Hands

Perceptive Pixel chief scientist Jefferson Han has big plans for changing how people use computers

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Want TV in 3-D? Then You'll Still Have to Wear Silly Glasses--At Least for Another Decade

As major TV manufacturers prepare to role out stereoscopic 3-D displays that require glasses, researchers are experimenting with ways of delivering 3-D to the naked eye

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The self-charging cellphone

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Automatic secretary can tame a bulging inbox

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An Electronic Health Record System's Interesting Interoperability "Glitch"

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A Lot of Zeroes = Hellabytes

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New Software Helps Architects Eliminate Noisy Designs

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Researchers develop 3D graphics capability for Firefox

The technique relies on software that performs real-time ray tracing

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The Power of Plant Clock Computing

A newfound ability to model the complex feedback loops that control plant clocks could have important implications for computing.

 

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