Brain on a chip?
(PhysOrg.com) -- How does the human brain run itself without any software? Find that out, say European researchers, and a whole new field of neural computing will open up. A prototype 'brain on a chip' is ...
Software transforms digital photos into old-fashioned paintings
Not YouTube, HUGETube: Purdue researchers stream massive Internet video
Researchers at Purdue University's Envision Center for Data Perceptualization have transmitted what may be the largest movie ever streamed over the Internet.
Searching for an Unfriendly Face
As a soldier scans the crowded streets of Baghdad, so do another set of eyes. The second set, located on the soldier's rifle, belongs to a camera system that instantly recognizes the faces of potential threats.
Microchip sets low-power record with extreme sleep mode
A low-power microchip developed at the University of Michigan uses 30,000 times less power in sleep mode and 10 times less in active mode than comparable chips now on the market.
Avatar Mimics You in Real Time
Machines might talk with humans by putting themselves in our shoes
On the hunt for universal intelligence
How do you use a scientific method to measure the intelligence of a human being, an animal, a machine or an extra-terrestrial? So far this has not been possible, but a team of Spanish and Australian researchers ...
GPS receivers can be 'spoofed,' say researchers
(PhysOrg.com) -- Just like flat-screen televisions, cell phones and computers, global positioning system (GPS) technology is becoming something people can't imagine living without. So if such a ubiquitous ...
To win an election, a strongly connected voter network is key, physicists conclude
Color sudoku puzzle demonstrates new vision for computing
Researchers at the University of Warwick’s Department of Computer Science have developed a colour based Sudoku Puzzle that will help Sudoku players solve traditional Sudoku puzzles but also helps demonstrate ...
Engineers build Raspberry Pi supercomputer
(Phys.org)—Computational Engineers at the University of Southampton have built a supercomputer from 64 Raspberry Pi computers and Lego.
An unbeatable computer game?
Robot biologist solves complex problem from scratch
First it was chess. Then it was Jeopardy. Now computers are at it again, but this time they are trying to automate the scientific process itself.