Hackathon team's GoogolPlex gives Siri extra powers
Google's Street View address reading software also able to decipher CAPTCHAs
Neuromorphic computing 'roadmap' envisions analog path to simulating human brain
(Phys.org) —In the field of neuromorphic engineering, researchers study computing techniques that could someday mimic human cognition. Electrical engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology recently ...
SRI microrobots show fast-building factory approach (w/ video)
Patent talk: Google sharpens contact lens vision
Land Rover demos invisible bonnet / car hood (w/ video)
MIT Transform project gives shape to human-object interplay
Power arm band for wearables harvests body heat
Intel, SGI test 3M fluids for cooling effects
See what a child will look like using automated age-progression software (w/ video)
(Phys.org) —It's a guessing game parents like to ponder: What will my child look like when she grows up? A computer could now answer the question in less than a minute.
Heartbleed bug find triggers OpenSSL security advisory
A new twist makes for better steel
In steelmaking, two desirable qualities—strength and ductility—vary indirectly: Stronger steel is less ductile, and more ductile steel is not as strong. Engineers at Brown University, three Chinese universities, ...
Engineers design video game controller that can sense players' emotions (w/ video)
(Phys.org) —Stanford engineers have developed what could be the next big thing in interactive gaming: handheld game controllers that measure the player's physiology and alter the gameplay to make it more ...