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 ...
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.
Computer crushes human 'Jeopardy!' champs (Update)
An IBM computer crushed two human champions Tuesday in the second round of a man vs. machine showdown on the popular US television game show "Jeopardy!"
To win an election, a strongly connected voter network is key, physicists conclude
Sandia fingerprinting technique demonstrates wireless device driver vulnerabilities
The next time you’re sipping a latte and surfing the Net at your favorite neighborhood wireless cafe, someone just a few seats away could be breaking into your laptop and causing irreparable damage to your ...
Researchers develop next-generation computer antivirus system
(PhysOrg.com) -- Antivirus software on your personal computer could become a thing of the past thanks to a new "cloud computing" approach to malicious software detection developed at the University of Michigan. ...
World's cheapest computer gets millions tinkering
It's a single circuit board the size of a credit card with no screen or keyboard, a far cry from the smooth tablets that dominate the technology market.
Catching quakes with laptops
Inside your laptop is a small accelerometer chip, there to protect the delicate moving parts of your hard disk from sudden jolts. It turns out that the same chip is a pretty good earthquake sensor, too -- ...