When American physicist Richard Feynman in 1982 proposed creating a quantum computer that could solve complex problems, the idea was merely a theory scientists believed was far off in the future.
While researchers have long known of the incredible strength of spider silk, the robust nature of the tiny filaments cannot alone explain how webs survive multiple tears and winds that exceed hurricane strength.
In January this year Microsoft announced the HoloLens, a technology based on virtual and augmented reality (AR).
For decades, neuroscientists have been trying to design computer networks that can mimic visual skills such as recognizing objects, which the human brain does very accurately and quickly.
At this summer's Siggraph the premier computer-graphics conference researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) will present new software that amplifies variations in ...
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(Phys.org) —What does your Twitter profile reveal about you? More than you know, according to Chris Weidemann. The GIST master's student has developed an application that follows geospatial footprints.