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Spy suspects allegedly used regular consumer tech

Before James Bond heads out on a mission, he has to stop in Q's laboratory for custom-made gadgets such as an exploding watch. Life wasn't so dashing for the suspected Russian spies arrested this week: They allegedly relied ...

dateJul 02, 2010 in Other
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Photoshopped Images Could Carry Warnings in France

(PhysOrg.com) -- A law has been proposed in France that would see digitally enhanced images carry a warning to viewers that the image has been retouched to change the physical appearance of a person. The proposed statement ...

dateSep 28, 2009 in Other weblog
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Want responsible robotics? Start with responsible humans

(PhysOrg.com) -- When the legendary science fiction writer Isaac Asimov penned the "Three Laws of Responsible Robotics," he forever changed the way humans think about artificial intelligence, and inspired generations of engineers ...

dateJul 29, 2009 in Other
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Experts detail the 3 rules for technological fixes

Technology can do great things, but it also can be over sold as panacea for a host of social ills. A better use of technology can be gained if those who guide technology policy, and thus investment, are clear about how to ...

dateDec 18, 2008 in Other
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'Digital piracy' may benefit companies

Unauthorised copying of software, music or films, so-called digital piracy, may have benefits for the affected companies, an Oxford researcher has claimed.

dateMar 17, 2008 in Other
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'Mind Gaming' Could Enter Market This Year

In an adapted version of the Harry Potter video game, players lift boulders and throw lightning bolts using only their minds. Just as physical movement changed the interface of gaming with Nintendo's Wii, the power of the ...

dateMar 14, 2008 in Other weblog
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