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Fatal error—why we don't fully trust technology

We've all been there. The presenter is about to begin, but then disaster strikes: the computer technology fails. Perhaps the computer has fallen asleep, the data projector is using the wrong input, or the mouse clicker has ...

dateOct 28, 2015 in Other
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A basis for all cryptography

"Indistinguishability obfuscation" is a powerful concept that would yield provably secure versions of every cryptographic system we've ever developed and all those we've been unable to develop. But nobody knows how to put ...

dateOct 28, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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Canadian ownership of tablets soars

Canadians are increasingly using tablet computers, with nearly half the population owning a device in 2014, up 10 points from the previous year, the government telecommunications agency said Tuesday.

dateOct 27, 2015 in Telecom
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Upgrading the quantum computer

Theoretical physicists have proposed a scalable quantum computer architecture. The new model, developed by Wolfgang Lechner, Philipp Hauke and Peter Zoller, overcomes fundamental limitations of programmability in current ...

dateOct 23, 2015 in Quantum Physics
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