Providing the study of automating algorithmic processes that scale. A computer scientist specializes in the theory of computation and the design of computational systems.

Mystery Math Whiz and Novelist Advance Permutation Problem

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine (This article and its images were originally posted on Quanta Magazine November 5, 2018 at 12:02PM.) On September … Continue reading Mystery Math Whiz and Novelist Advance Permutation Problem

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New Supercomputer with 1 Million Processors Is World’s Fastest Brain-Mimicking Machine

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Space.com (This article and its images were originally posted on Space.com November 7, 2018 at 07:14AM.) Scientists just activated the … Continue reading New Supercomputer with 1 Million Processors Is World’s Fastest Brain-Mimicking Machine

Artificial intelligence bot trained to recognize galaxies

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The 3rd most powerful supercomputer in the world was turned on at a classified government lab in California — Here’s what the 7,000 square foot ‘mini city’ of processing power is like up close

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Tech Insider (This article and its images were originally posted on Tech Insider October 27, 2018 at 10:32AM.) The … Continue reading The 3rd most powerful supercomputer in the world was turned on at a classified government lab in California — Here’s what the 7,000 square foot ‘mini city’ of processing power is like up close

HTC Exodus 1 blockchain phone now available to preorder

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Bluetooth headphones are popular, but science confirms: mostly terrible

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This Teen Made a DIY Device That Measures the Strength of Your Bong Hits

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Motherboard US (This article and its images were originally posted on Motherboard US October 26, 2018 at 02:25PM.) Stoners get … Continue reading This Teen Made a DIY Device That Measures the Strength of Your Bong Hits

Here’s What the Quantum Internet Has in Store

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Tiny Drones Team Up to Open Doors

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Groundbreaking new technology could allow 100-times-faster internet by harnessing twisted light beams

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Automated system identifies dense tissue, a risk factor for breast cancer, in mammograms

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to MIT News – Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (This article and its images were originally posted on MIT … Continue reading Automated system identifies dense tissue, a risk factor for breast cancer, in mammograms

MIT has just announced a $1 billion plan to create a new college for AI

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DeepMind’s New Research Plan to Make Sure AI Is Safe

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Singularity Hub (This article and its images were originally posted on Singularity Hub October 15, 2018 at 11:05AM.) Making sure … Continue reading DeepMind’s New Research Plan to Make Sure AI Is Safe

The Latest Prostheses Take Orders Directly From Your Nerves

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Futurism (This article and its images were originally posted on Futurism October 10, 2018 at 10:42AM.) What Nerve Disability … Continue reading The Latest Prostheses Take Orders Directly From Your Nerves

The first “social network” of brains lets three people transmit thoughts to each other’s heads

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to New on MIT Technology Review (This article and its images were originally posted on New on MIT Technology Review … Continue reading The first “social network” of brains lets three people transmit thoughts to each other’s heads

The Ray Gun Is No Longer Science Fiction

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to RealClearScience – Homepage (This article and its images were originally posted on RealClearScience – Homepage October 3, 2018 at 12:51AM.) … Continue reading The Ray Gun Is No Longer Science Fiction

DeepMind’s New Research on Linking Memories, and How It Applies to AI

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Singularity Hub (This article and its images were originally posted on Singularity Hub September 26, 2018 at 11:06AM.) There’s a … Continue reading DeepMind’s New Research on Linking Memories, and How It Applies to AI

Researcher Discloses New Zero-Day Affecting All Versions of Windows

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to The Hacker News (This article and its images were originally posted on The Hacker News September 21, 2018 at … Continue reading Researcher Discloses New Zero-Day Affecting All Versions of Windows

Military Pilots Can Control Three Jets at Once via a Neural Implant

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Futurism (This article and its images were originally posted on Futurism September 19, 2018 at 10:28AM.) MIND CONTROL The … Continue reading Military Pilots Can Control Three Jets at Once via a Neural Implant

Are Digital Devices Altering Our Brains?

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Scientific American Content (This article and its images were originally posted on Scientific American Content September 11, 2018 at 08:04AM.) … Continue reading Are Digital Devices Altering Our Brains?

Scientists Say They’ve Found The Driver of False Beliefs, And It’s Not a Lack of Intelligence

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert (This article and its images were originally posted on ScienceAlert September 9, 2018 at 07:59AM.) This is why some … Continue reading Scientists Say They’ve Found The Driver of False Beliefs, And It’s Not a Lack of Intelligence

The 4 Waves of AI: Who Will Own the Future of ?

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Singularity Hub (This article and its images were originally posted on Singularity Hub September 7, 2018 at 12:11PM.) Recently, I … Continue reading The 4 Waves of AI: Who Will Own the Future of ?

Forecasting earthquake aftershock locations with AI-assisted science

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to The Official Google Blog (This article and its images were originally posted on The Official Google Blog August 30, … Continue reading Forecasting earthquake aftershock locations with AI-assisted science

China Is Quickly Becoming an AI Superpower

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Singularity Hub (This article and its images were originally posted on Singularity Hub August 29, 2018 at 11:04AM.) Last year, … Continue reading China Is Quickly Becoming an AI Superpower

Artificial intelligence nails predictions of earthquake aftershocks

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Nature (This article and its images were originally posted on Nature August 29, 2018 at 01:15PM.) An earthquake and its … Continue reading Artificial intelligence nails predictions of earthquake aftershocks

AI Can Transform Anyone Into a Professional Dancer

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to NVIDIA Developer News CenterNVIDIA Developer News Center (This article and its images were originally posted on NVIDIA Developer News … Continue reading AI Can Transform Anyone Into a Professional Dancer

A “GPS for inside your body”

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to MIT News – Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) (This article and its images were originally posted on … Continue reading A “GPS for inside your body”

EGaming, the Humble Book Bundle: Machine Learning is LIVE!

  The Humble Book Bundle: Machine Learning by O’Reilly just launched on Monday, August 27 at 11 a.m. Pacific time! Get titles like Introduction to Machine Learning with Python, Learning … Continue reading EGaming, the Humble Book Bundle: Machine Learning is LIVE!

Universal Method to Sort Complex Information Found

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine (This article and its images were originally posted on Quanta Magazine August 13, 2018 at 01:18PM.) If you … Continue reading Universal Method to Sort Complex Information Found

Watch 100,000 Volts of Electricity Course Through a Circuit Board in Slow Motion

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Motherboard (This article and its images were originally posted on Motherboard August 22, 2018 at 10:51AM.) Illinois’s resident mad scientist … Continue reading Watch 100,000 Volts of Electricity Course Through a Circuit Board in Slow Motion

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Build an oscilloscope using Raspberry Pi and Arduino

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Raspberry Pi (This article and its images were originally posted on Raspberry Pi July 20, 2018 at 08:38AM.) In … Continue reading Build an oscilloscope using Raspberry Pi and Arduino

Synopsis: Making Quantum Computations Behave

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Physics – spotlighting exceptional research (This article and its images were originally posted on Physics – spotlighting exceptional research July … Continue reading Synopsis: Making Quantum Computations Behave

Neuroscientists uncover secret to intelligence in parrots

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Latest Science News — ScienceDaily (This article and its images were originally posted on Latest Science News — ScienceDaily July … Continue reading Neuroscientists uncover secret to intelligence in parrots

World’s tiniest ‘computer’ makes a grain of rice seem massive

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Engadget (This article and its images were originally posted on Engadget June 23, 2018 at 06:03PM.) You didn’t think … Continue reading World’s tiniest ‘computer’ makes a grain of rice seem massive

Microsoft Just Put a Data Center on the Bottom of the Ocean

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Motherboard (This article and its images were originally posted on Motherboard June 6, 2018 at 10:03AM.) Microsoft just sent its … Continue reading Microsoft Just Put a Data Center on the Bottom of the Ocean

International Natural Product Sciences Taskforce (INPST) 2018 Science Communication Award

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to International Natural Product Sciences Taskforce (INPST) Rules for participation The INPST 2018 Science Communication Award will be given in Gold … Continue reading International Natural Product Sciences Taskforce (INPST) 2018 Science Communication Award

This DeepMind AI Spontaneously Developed Digital Navigation ‘Neurons’ Like Ours

  Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Singularity Hub When Google DeepMind researchers trained a neural network to tackle a virtual maze, it spontaneously developed digital … Continue reading This DeepMind AI Spontaneously Developed Digital Navigation ‘Neurons’ Like Ours

An electronic rescue dog

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Latest Science News — ScienceDaily Trained rescue dogs are still the best disaster workers — their sensitive noses help them … Continue reading An electronic rescue dog

12 data science mistakes to avoid

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to CIO AI, machine learning and analytics aren’t just the latest buzzwords; organizations large and small are looking at AI … Continue reading 12 data science mistakes to avoid

Computer scientists have found the longest straight line you could sail without hitting land

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to New on MIT Technology Review Back in 2012, a curious debate emerged on the discussion website Reddit, specifically on … Continue reading Computer scientists have found the longest straight line you could sail without hitting land

AI better than most human experts at detecting cause of preemie blindness

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress This image of an eye shows how twisted and dilated vessels of the retina can indicate retinopathy of … Continue reading AI better than most human experts at detecting cause of preemie blindness

AI will be used by humanitarian organisations – this could deepen neocolonial tendencies

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Science + Technology – The Conversation Artificial intelligence, or AI, is undergoing a period of massive expansion. This is … Continue reading AI will be used by humanitarian organisations – this could deepen neocolonial tendencies

Robot developed for automated assembly of designer nanomaterials

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Latest Science News — ScienceDaily A current area of intense interest in nanotechnology is van der Waals heterostructures, which are … Continue reading Robot developed for automated assembly of designer nanomaterials

FDA approves AI-powered diagnostic that doesn’t need a doctor’s help

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to New on MIT Technology Review On Wednesday the US Food and Drug Administration gave permission to a company called … Continue reading FDA approves AI-powered diagnostic that doesn’t need a doctor’s help

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Seeing is believing—precision atom qubits achieve major quantum computing milestone

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories A scanning tunnelling microscope image showing the electron wave function of a … Continue reading Seeing is believing—precision atom qubits achieve major quantum computing milestone

EGaming, the Humble Book Bundle: Mad Scientist is LIVE!

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Why Hasn’t AI Mastered Language Translation?

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Singularity Hub In the myth about the Tower of Babel, people conspired to build a city and tower that would … Continue reading Why Hasn’t AI Mastered Language Translation?

Google Wants to Make Military Spy Drones Even Smarter

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Google has partnered with the U.S. Department of Defense to help the agency develop smarter drone software. According … Continue reading Google Wants to Make Military Spy Drones Even Smarter

Is Art Created by AI Really Art?

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Scientific American Content: Global You’ve probably heard that automation is becoming commonplace in more fields of human endeavor. Or, in … Continue reading Is Art Created by AI Really Art?

Silicon qubits plus light add up to new quantum computing capability

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories In a step forward for quantum computing in silicon — the same … Continue reading Silicon qubits plus light add up to new quantum computing capability

Job One for Quantum Computers: Boost Artificial Intelligence

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine In the early ’90s, Elizabeth Behrman, a physics professor at Wichita State University, began working to combine quantum … Continue reading Job One for Quantum Computers: Boost Artificial Intelligence

MIT’s new UV-sensitive ink allows 3D-printed objects to change color on demand

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Digital Trends A paper describing the work has been accepted to the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in … Continue reading MIT’s new UV-sensitive ink allows 3D-printed objects to change color on demand

Better than holograms: A new 3-D projection into thin air

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories This photo provided by the Dan Smalley Lab at Brigham Young University … Continue reading Better than holograms: A new 3-D projection into thin air

The Era of Quantum Computing Is Here. Outlook: Cloudy

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine After decades of heavy slog with no promise of success, quantum computing is suddenly buzzing with almost feverish … Continue reading The Era of Quantum Computing Is Here. Outlook: Cloudy

MIT Engineers Have Designed a Chip That Behaves Just Like Brain Cell Connections

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert The most promising artificial synapse to date. For those working in the field of advanced artificial intelligence, getting a … Continue reading MIT Engineers Have Designed a Chip That Behaves Just Like Brain Cell Connections

This Neural Network Built by Japanese Researchers Can ‘Read Minds’

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Singularity Hub It already seems a little like computers can read our minds; features like Google’s auto-complete, Facebook’s friend suggestions, … Continue reading This Neural Network Built by Japanese Researchers Can ‘Read Minds’

AI Uses Titan Supercomputer to Create Deep Neural Nets in Less Than a Day

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How a Machine That Can Make Anything Would Change Everything

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Physicists set new record with 10-qubit entanglement

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories False-color circuit image showing 10 superconducting qubits (star shapes) interconnected by a … Continue reading Physicists set new record with 10-qubit entanglement

Synopsis: Quantum Circulators Simplified

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Physics – spotlighting exceptional research B. J. Chapman et al., Phys. Rev. X (2017) The superconducting qubit is a leading … Continue reading Synopsis: Quantum Circulators Simplified

An Artificial Intelligence Just Found 56 New Gravitational Lenses

Your daily selection of the latest science news! This illustration shows how gravitational lensing works. The gravity of a large galaxy cluster is so strong, it bends, brightens and distorts … Continue reading An Artificial Intelligence Just Found 56 New Gravitational Lenses

This neural network aims to give your smartphone photos DSLR-like quality

Scientists from the Computer Vision Lab at ETH Zürich university have developed the new tool which uses deep learning to automatically improve photos.

Can good design be cost-effective: Team builds massive database of mobile-app designs

By mining designs at scale, semantic relationships can be found between seemingly unrelated apps and learned from, Kumar says.

Google’s Machine Learning Software Has Learned to Replicate Itself

These results are meaningful because even at Google, few people have the requisite expertise to build next generation AI systems. It takes a rarified skill set to automate this area, but once it is achieved, it will change the industry.

FDA-approved robot assistant gives surgeons force feedback

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Engadget Surgeons are trained to accurately operate on you when you need it, but robotic assistants could help them … Continue reading FDA-approved robot assistant gives surgeons force feedback

Quantum Inside: Intel Manufactures an Exotic New Chip

The work was done in collaboration with QuTech, a Dutch company spun out of the University of Delft that specializes in quantum computing. QuTech has made significant progress in recent years toward developing more stable qubits.

Scientists develop machine-learning method to predict the behavior of molecules

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories A new learning algorithm is illustrated on a molecule known as malonaldehyde … Continue reading Scientists develop machine-learning method to predict the behavior of molecules

Microsoft makes play for next wave of computing with quantum computing toolkit

That quantum computing future is, fortunately, still likely to be many years off. For now, Microsoft is taking sign ups for its quantum preview today.

Scientists create world’s first ‘molecular robot’ capable of building molecules

Whilst building and operating such tiny machine is extremely complex, the techniques used by the team are based on simple chemical processes.

Breaking: An Entirely New Type of Quantum Computing Has Been Invented

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert Australian researchers have designed a new type of qubit – the building block of quantum computers – that they … Continue reading Breaking: An Entirely New Type of Quantum Computing Has Been Invented

Keep on marching for science education

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Nature – Issue – nature.com science feeds The new school year is beginning in the United States, and science education … Continue reading Keep on marching for science education

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AI Could Predict Alzheimer’s Disease Two Years in Advance

The technology is still in its early stages, but the findings suggest that AI analysis of brain scans could offer better results than relying on humans alone, Rosa-Neto told Live Science.

How machine learning could help to improve climate forecasts

Conventional computer algorithms rely on programmers entering reams of rules and facts to guide the system’s output. Machine-learning systems — and a subset, deep-learning systems, which simulate complex neural networks in the human brain — derive their own rules after combing through large amounts of data.

Quantum Computing Is Coming at Us Fast, So Here’s Everything You Need to Know

In the quantum world, objects can exist in a what is called a superposition of states: A hypothetical atomic-level light bulb could simultaneously be both on and off. This strange feature has important ramifications for computing.

Major leap towards data storage at the molecular level

The potential for molecular data storage is huge. To put it into a consumer context, molecular technologies could store more than 200 terabits of data per square inch – that’s 25,000 GB of information stored in something approximately the size of a 50p coin, compared to Apple’s latest iPhone 7 with a maximum storage of 256 GB.

Breakthrough ink discovery could transform the production of new laser and optoelectronic devices

The research titled Black phosphorus ink formulation for inkjet printing of optoelectronics and photonics has been published today in Nature Communications and was funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Featured video: A self-driving wheelchair

Your daily selection of the best tech news! According to MIT News  Singapore and MIT have been at the forefront of autonomous vehicle development. First, there were self-driving golf buggies. … Continue reading Featured video: A self-driving wheelchair

This Insane Nanochip Device Can Heal Tissue Just by Touching The Skin Once

By using our novel nanochip technology, injured or compromised organs can be replaced,” says one of the study leaders, Chandan Sen. “We have shown that skin is a fertile land where we can grow the elements of any organ that is declining. Wait, are we in Star Trek now?

This Teenage Girl Invented an AI-Based App That Can Quickly Diagnose Eye Disease

This ingenious system is called Eyeagnosis, and Kopparapu – a high school junior – recently presented it at the O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence conference in New York.

What Is Science?

Science is a systematic and logical approach to discovering how things in the universe work. It is also the body of knowledge accumulated through the discoveries about all the things in the universe. 

Meet the adorable robot camera Japan’s space agency sent to the ISS

Science can be cute as hell when it wants to be – take the JEM Internal Ball Camera (“Int-Ball” for short). The device, created by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency … Continue reading Meet the adorable robot camera Japan’s space agency sent to the ISS

U.S. to Fund Advanced Brain-Computer Interfaces

Matt Angle’s claim might have sounded eccentric before: for years, he insisted that the key to solving one of neuroscience’s most intractable challenges lay in a 1960s-era technology invented in … Continue reading U.S. to Fund Advanced Brain-Computer Interfaces

A future without fakes thanks to quantum technology

Gold microchip. Credit: Lancaster University Counterfeit products are a huge problem – from medicines to car parts, fake technology costs lives. Every year, imports of counterfeited and pirated goods around … Continue reading A future without fakes thanks to quantum technology

Tiny, Lens-Free Camera Could Hide in Clothes, Glasses

The lens-free camera is so thin it could be embedded anywhere, according to researchers. Credit: Caltech/Hajimiri Lab A tiny, paper-thin camera that has no lens could turn conventional photography on … Continue reading Tiny, Lens-Free Camera Could Hide in Clothes, Glasses

The world’s most powerful computer

China only started producing its first computer chips in 2001. But its chip industry has developed at an awesome pace. So much so that Chinese-made chips power the world’s most … Continue reading The world’s most powerful computer

These 7 Disruptive Technologies Could Be Worth Trillions of Dollars

Scientists, technologists, engineers, and visionaries are building the future. Amazing things are in the pipeline. It’s a big deal. But you already knew all that. Such speculation is common. What’s … Continue reading These 7 Disruptive Technologies Could Be Worth Trillions of Dollars

Wireless charging of moving electric vehicles overcomes major hurdle

Stanford scientists have created a device that wirelessly transmits electricity to a movable disc. The technology could some day be used to charge moving electric vehicles and personal devices. Credit: Sid Assawaworrarit/Stanford University If electric cars could recharge while driving down a highway, it would virtually eliminate concerns about their range and lower their cost, perhaps making electricity the standard … Continue reading Wireless charging of moving electric vehicles overcomes major hurdle

3-in-1 device offers alternative to Moore’s law

Illustration of the reconfigurable device with three buried gates, which can be used to create n- or p-type regions in a single semiconductor flake. Credit: Dhakras et al. ©2017 IOP … Continue reading 3-in-1 device offers alternative to Moore’s law

Elon Musk and linguists say that AI is forcing us to confront the limits of human language

In analytic philosophy, any meaning can be expressed in language. In his book Expression and Meaning (1979), UC Berkeley philosopher John Searle calls this idea “the principle of expressibility, the … Continue reading Elon Musk and linguists say that AI is forcing us to confront the limits of human language

IBM unveils world’s first 5nm chip

   IBM’s Nicolas Loubet, looking fairly awestruck by a wafer of the new 5nm chips.  The ASML EUV machine used to etch the 5nm chips at SUNY. (It’s fairly rare … Continue reading IBM unveils world’s first 5nm chip

Here’s How We Can Achieve Mass-Produced Quantum Computers

“These emitters are almost perfect.” Still waiting patiently for quantum computing to bring about the next revolution in digital processing power? We might now be a little closer, with a … Continue reading Here’s How We Can Achieve Mass-Produced Quantum Computers

Scientists Claim to Have Invented The World’s First Quantum-Proof Blockchain

Unhackable Bitcoin, anyone? Researchers in Russia say they’ve developed and tested the world’s first blockchain that won’t be vulnerable to encryption-breaking attacks from future quantum computers. If the claims are … Continue reading Scientists Claim to Have Invented The World’s First Quantum-Proof Blockchain

Google’s latest platform play is artificial intelligence, and it’s already winning

Google has always used its annual I/O conference to connect to developers in its sprawling empire. It announces new tools and initiatives, sprinkles in a little hype, and then tells … Continue reading Google’s latest platform play is artificial intelligence, and it’s already winning

Using graphene to create quantum bits

An insulating boron nitride sandwiched between two graphene sheets. Credit: ©EPFL/ LPQM In the race to produce a quantum computer, a number of projects are seeking a way to create … Continue reading Using graphene to create quantum bits

A Teenager Just Built The World’s Lightest Satellite – And NASA’s Launching It

What a legend. An Indian teenager has won an international competition to build a functioning satellite, and not only has he produced what is reportedly the world’s lightest satellite device … Continue reading A Teenager Just Built The World’s Lightest Satellite – And NASA’s Launching It

Cybersecurity Pros Will Soon Patrol Computer Networks Like Agents in ‘The Matrix’

Security analysts could soon become the first employees asked to show up to work inside virtual reality. Thanks to a new virtual reality tool built by the Colorado-based startup ProtectWise, … Continue reading Cybersecurity Pros Will Soon Patrol Computer Networks Like Agents in ‘The Matrix’