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What's fair?: New theory on income inequality

The increasing inequality in income and wealth in recent years, together with excessive pay packages of CEOs in the U.S. and abroad, is of growing concern, especially to policy makers. Income inequality was identified as ...

dateMay 27, 2015 in General Physics
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Combatting counterfeiting using QR codes

QR security codes, developed by the start-up ScanTrust, make it possible to authenticate and locate goods using a smartphone application. Housed in the Innovation Park at EPFL, the company has developed a new tool in the ...

dateMay 06, 2015 in Software
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Playing a video game using thoughts

The start-up MindMaze has opened up a new dimension in the world of video games: moving with thoughts through a virtual environment or even directly interacting through certain emotions. Introduced earlier this month at the ...

dateMar 18, 2015 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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