News tagged with programmable matter

Shape-shifting robots (w/ Video)

By combining origami and electrical engineering, researchers at MIT and Harvard are working to develop the ultimate reconfigurable robot -- one that can turn into absolutely anything. The researchers have ...

Aug 05, 2010 4.5 / 5 (8) 1 | with audio podcast

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Is your USB stick the enemy?

Computer users everywhere are looking at the USB stick sat next to their computer this week with trepidation. Many are now wondering if this trusted friend has turned against them now that cybersecurity experts ...

Aug 12, 2014 4.4 / 5 (5) 3

Surveillance a part of everyday life

Details of casual conversations and a comprehensive store of 'deleted' information were just some of what Victoria University of Wellington students found during a project to uncover what records companies ...

Jul 24, 2014 5 / 5 (1) 0

Designing exascale computers

"Imagine a heart surgeon operating to repair a blocked coronary artery. Someday soon, the surgeon might run a detailed computer simulation of blood flowing through the patient's arteries, showing how millions ...

Jul 23, 2014 4.7 / 5 (18) 3

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