Socially-assistive robots help kids with autism learn by providing personalized prompts
This week, a team of researchers from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering will share results from a pilot study on the effects of using humanoid robots to help children with autism practice imitation behavior ...
Leap Motion offers VR mount for hand recognition device, reveals plans for better VR experience
Phone snooping via gyroscope to be detailed at Usenix
Researchers hope to build universal human age estimator
Energy harvesting skin generates power from air conditioners
Autonomous robots: A self-organizing thousand-robot swarm (w/ Video)
The first thousand-robot flash mob has assembled at Harvard University.
Loudspeakers in jet engines
Unless one is attending an aeronautics convention or going on a trip, noise associated with aircraft engines is rarely tolerable. Different means of significantly reducing that noise are being tested by EPFL's Electromagnetics ...
Study analyzes role of mobile software in the future Internet
NY judge: TV clip service not violating copyright
A New York judge says a company distributing television clips and snippets of transcripts to customers including the White House and members of Congress has not violated broadcasters' copyrights.
Project "Outernet" looking to bring free Internet to entire world
Scientists create circuit board modeled on the human brain (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Stanford scientists have developed faster, more energy-efficient microchips based on the human brain – 9,000 times faster and using significantly less power than a typical PC. This offers ...
Google engineers open gates to Quantum Computing Playground
SDSC joins the Intel Parallel Computing Centers program
The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, is working with semiconductor chipmaker Intel Corporation to further optimize research software to improve the parallelism, efficiency, ...
Electronic Arts drops Ray Rice from Madden game
Video game publisher Electronic Arts is removing former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice from its recently released Madden NFL 15 title, the latest company to pull its support for the player.