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Encryption is less secure than we thought

Information theory—the discipline that gave us digital communication and data compression—also put cryptography on a secure mathematical foundation. Since 1948, when the paper that created information theory first appear ...

Aug 14, 2013 4.2 / 5 (66) 9 | with audio podcast

Lighting for photography with drones

Lighting is crucial to the art of photography. But lights are cumbersome and time-consuming to set up, and outside the studio, it can be prohibitively difficult to position them where, ideally, they ought ...

Jul 11, 2014 5 / 5 (1) 0

Quantum algorithm breakthrough

An international research group led by scientists from the University of Bristol, UK, and the University of Queensland, Australia, has demonstrated a quantum algorithm that performs a true calculation for the first time. ...

Feb 24, 2013 4.8 / 5 (31) 17 | with audio podcast

Collaborative learning for robots

Machine learning, in which computers learn new skills by looking for patterns in training data, is the basis of most recent advances in artificial intelligence, from voice-recognition systems to self-parking ...

Jun 25, 2014 5 / 5 (7) 0