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Using your mood to operate a computer game

(PhysOrg.com) -- Brain Computer Interfaces measure electrical signals from the brain and convert them into data that can be used by a computer. You can move a cursor on your screen, for example, simply by ...

dateMay 28, 2009 in Other
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Curb the car dashboard technology, government asks

(AP) -- Auto dashboards are becoming an arcade of text messages, GPS images, phone calls and web surfing, the government says, and it's asking carmakers to curb those distractions when vehicles are moving.

dateFeb 16, 2012 in Other
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Lure kittens to play online with (computer) mice

(AP) -- A company that has developed technology for controlling remote robotic arms over the Internet has adapted the system so that people around the world can play remotely with kittens.

dateNov 10, 2010 in Other
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Many fliers refuse to turn off electronic gadgets

Gadget-dependent fliers are turning a deaf ear to flight attendants' instructions to turn off their devices during takeoff and landing, despite decades of government warnings, a USA TODAY investigation shows.

dateDec 23, 2011 in Other
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Beware of Hackers Controlling Your Automobile

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of researchers led by Professor Stefan Savage from the University of California, San Diego and Tadayoshi Kohno from the University of Washington set out to see what it would take to ...

dateMay 18, 2010 in Other report
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Industry and neutron science: Working to make a match

Industrial users are starting to eye the potential of neutron science for solving problems that can't be solved in any other way. At the same time, the Spallation Neutron Source and High Flux Isotope Reactor ...

dateSep 22, 2011 in Other
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Futuristic robots, friend or foe?

A leading robotics expert will outline some of the ethical pitfalls of near-future robots to a Parliamentary group today at the House of Commons. Professor Noel Sharkey from the University of Sheffield will explain that robots ...

dateApr 22, 2008 in Other
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Colorado woman must turn over computer hard drive

(AP) -- Readily available, easy-to-use software can encrypt a computer hard drive so thoroughly it would take years for a hacker to break in. But that seems to be no impediment for government prosecutors, who have obtained ...

dateFeb 21, 2012 in Other
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Concerns grow over children using tablet computers

Electronic tablets like the iPad are a revolutionary educational tool and are becoming part of childhood, but should be watched carefully so that overuse doesn't lead to learning or behavioral problems, experts ...

dateMar 29, 2012 in Other
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