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Aalto-2 no longer responds to commands

Astronauts at the International Space Station released Aalto-2 into orbit on 25 May. The first satellite signal was detected from Japan on the same day, and later that evening the satellite had already made contact with the ...

dateJun 15, 2017 in Space Exploration
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Digital self helps in getting to know new people

This Aalto University study explored augmented reality interactions between strangers in the same space using an HMD (Head Mounted Display). There were 23 participants in 6 multi-party gatherings each involving 3 to 5 individuals, ...

dateJun 13, 2017 in Social Sciences
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Refrigerator for quantum computers discovered

The global race towards a functioning quantum computer is on. With future quantum computers, we will be able to solve previously impossible problems and develop, for example, complex medicines, fertilizers, or artificial ...

dateMay 08, 2017 in Quantum Physics
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People find changes in user interfaces annoying

Researchers modelled learning and visual search and predicted how users learn new or partially changed user interfaces. The model shows that even small changes can disturb visual search and impede use.

dateApr 12, 2017 in Software
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