Category Archives: Technology

Google’s AI seeks further Go glory

Google has challenged China’s top Go player to a series of games against its artificial intelligence technology. It said the software would play a best-of-three match against Ke Jie, among other games against humans in the eastern Chinese city of … Continue reading

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Plane-tracking app explores airspace in 3D

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Google’s new AI system unscrambles pixelated faces

Google’s neural networks have achieved the dream of CSI viewers everywhere: the company has revealed a new AI system capable of “enhancing” an eight-pixel square image, increasing the resolution 16-fold and effectively restoring lost data. The neural network could be … Continue reading

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As Moore’s law ends, brain-like computers begin

For five decades, Moore’s law held up pretty well: Roughly every two years, the number of transistors one could fit on a chip doubled, all while costs steadily declined. Today, however, transistors and other electronic components are so small they’re … Continue reading

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Neural networks promise sharpest ever images

Telescopes, the workhorse instruments of astronomy, are limited by the size of the mirror or lens they use. Using ‘neural nets’, a form of artificial intelligence, a group of Swiss researchers now have a way to push past that limit, … Continue reading

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Smartphones are revolutionising medicine

Researchers are finding new benefits to smartphone features such as camera and flash, which can help examine and diagnose patien

Smartphones are revolutionising the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, thanks to add-ons and apps that make their ubiquitous small screens into medical devices, researchers say: “If you look at the camera, the flash, the microphone… they all are getting better … Continue reading

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Wireless power transmission safely charges devices anywhere within a room

A new method developed by Disney Research for wirelessly transmitting power throughout a room enables users to charge electronic devices as seamlessly as they now connect to WiFi hotspots, eliminating the need for electrical cords or charging cradles. The researchers … Continue reading

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Dubai Is Set to Launch the World’s First Hover-Taxis Within Months

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Invisible TV

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Physicists have found a metal that conducts electricity but not heat

Share to TwitterShare to FlipboardShare to Copy LinkResearchers have identified a metal that conducts electricity without conducting heat – an incredibly useful property that defies our current understanding of how conductors work. The metal contradicts something called the Wiedemann-Franz Law, … Continue reading

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Slow Motion Visible Combustion

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Galileo satellites experiencing multiple clock failures

The onboard atomic clocks that drive the satellite-navigation signals on Europe’s Galileo network have been failing at an alarming rate. Across the 18 satellites now in orbit, nine clocks have stopped operating. Three are traditional rubidium devices; six are the … Continue reading

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Scientists create first 2-D electride

Researchers have brought electrides into the nanoregime by synthesizing the first 2D electride material. Electrides are ionic compounds, which are made of negative and positive ions. But in electrides, the negative “ions” are simply electrons, with no nucleus. The electrons … Continue reading

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Hover Camera

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Everykey in action

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Building Jarvis – by Mark Zuckerburg

My personal challenge for 2016 was to build a simple AI to run my home — like Jarvis in Iron Man. My goal was to learn about the state of artificial intelligence — where we’re further along than people realize … Continue reading

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Introducing Amazon Go

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The world’s first smartwatch powered by body heat

PowerWatch, from start-up company MATRIX, is the world’s first smartwatch that you never have to charge, powered instead by body heat. The PowerWatch is a rugged aircraft-grade aluminium smartwatch that wirelessly syncs with your smartphone, automatically adjusting to current time … Continue reading

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The ‘Super Bus’ that will drive over cars

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The future of medical learning

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