Wednesday, 1 de April de 2015

Noticias y opinión


Industry and research centres join forces to create EU-Platform for High Performance Computing

Major European suppliers of High Performance Computing (HPC) technologies, Allinea, ARM, Bull, Caps Entreprise, Eurotech, ParTec, STMicroelectronics and Xyratex associated with HPC research centres BSC, CEA, CINECA, Fraunhofer, Forschungszentrum Juelich and LRZ (Bavarian Academy of Sciences) have decided to combine forces to create a European Technology Platform (ETP), building on the previous work of PROSPECT and Teratec.

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The future of computer user interfaces

Researchers at the MIT Media Lab's Fluid Interfaces Group are prototyping more natural ways for people to interact with computers and access and store information. Here are 10 inventions that enrich our personal and professional lives

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Adobe's future is controlling what you watch, not delivering it

Streaming video is so 20th century

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The Web's Crystal Ball Gets an Upgrade

Bitly's shortened links can forecast the next trend online—a partnership with VeriSign is about to boost that predictive power.

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'Sound of Football' project allows blind to play football (w/ video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a show of just how far Smartphone technology has come, a new group funded by the Pepsi Refresh Project, has put together various technologies that allow blind people to play football using nothing but sounds that come to them from headphones connected to an iPhone mounted on their helmet. The idea, developed by Akestam Holst and Society 46, is to use surround sound technology to allow someone who cannot see, to move around and interact in an unknown and constantly changing real world environment. To demonstrate their technology, they set up a match between a group of ...

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Ericsson predicts tenfold mobile data traffic growth by 2016

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Georgia Tech Helps to Develop System That Will Detect Insider Threats from Massive Data Sets

When a soldier in good mental health becomes homicidal or a government employee abuses access privileges to share classified information, we often wonder why no one saw it coming. When looking through the evidence after the fact, a trail often exists that, had it been noticed, could have possibly provided enough time to intervene and prevent an incident.

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Microsoft Readies Kinect for Hands-Free Business

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ExakTime releases new biometric solution for construction sites

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ITI colabora con la azulejera Keraben en un proyecto de I+D para la secuenciación inteligente de la producción en el sector industrial cerámico

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Taming Big Data Main Theme of Cloud Expo 2011

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Video gaming gets back to roots in Paris show

From the 1970s table-tennis game "Pong" to the fast-paced, total-immersion of modern-day hits like "Call of Duty" , a new show retracing the four-decade history of the video game opened Thursday in Paris.

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Smart Phone Chips Calling for Data Centers

The processors are slower, but they use much less energy—a huge boon for those who run massive data centers.

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NIST Releases Paper Comparing Ocular and Iris Recognition Algorithms

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Amazon acquires voice recognition firm, fueling Siri speculation

Everyone is wondering whether online retailer Amazon.com is getting ready to produce a voice command service like the iPhone's Siri

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DARPA Seeks New Methods For Biometric Authentication

Defense Department invites experts to discuss ways to identify people when they sign into to computers without interrupting their normal activity flow.

 

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Java sigue siendo el lenguaje más popular

El último estudio de Tiobe Software muestra que Apple Objective-C y que Google Dart empiezan a ganarse el favor de los desarrolladores.

 

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Talking intelligent systems with IDC

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Microsoft: The Art of Touch

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GigaBlitz event seeks citizen scientists to capture images of nearby biodiversity

From a bike path in Montana to a backwater underneath a highway overpass in Austria, citizen scientists fanned out last June to capture high-resolution images for the first Nearby Nature GigaBlitz. Organizers are hoping for even broader participation in their efforts to document global biodiversity as they prepare for the second GigaBlitz, scheduled for the solstice week of Dec. 19-26.

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