Tech & Security

Thanks to a rapid technological development, millions of people now take things for granted, that they could not even imagine a few years ago. However, everything new brings not only opportunities but dangers as well. In this section we write about the ways to use the former and insure you against the latter. We discuss what each product is intended for, what individual devices can do, who invents and produces them as well as how to keep your data confidential and not fall for machinations, tricks or hoaxes. You will find all about it here.

HE'S PEOPLE: THE BEGINNING

HE'S PEOPLE: THE BEGINNING

Imagine a picture of the ideal future. Smart and beautiful people develop ever more perfect cars and they live in large, bright houses. They are free from disease and addictions, they avoid conflict, are protected, and happy with everything.
An American pilot fights artificial intelligence

An American pilot fights artificial intelligence

The battle against a virtual enemy has been made possible through augmented reality technology.
How a quantum computer works: what the future will be in simple words

How a quantum computer works: what the future will be in simple words

A couple of years ago a journalist decided to play a trick on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau by asking him about quantum computers during a press conference at the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo.

ClipDrop allows you to instantly transfer items to virtual reality

The ClipDrop space scanning app performs work which used to take a long time to complete in just seconds.

Facebook is again accused of spying

As the plaintiff states, Instagram collects confidential data about its users through unauthorized access to their devices.

Scientists have created a new kind of touch-sensitive surface

Now you can turn almost anything into a touchscreen, by merely putting Protospray on top of any necessary surface.

AI learns how to take a simple sketch and turn it into a completed portrait

China has created an advanced analogue of pix2pixHD and Lines2FacePhoto programmes. The mission of the neural network is to help artists with their work.

Australia creates Hadrian X, a bricklaying robot

The company’s representatives are sure that the machine can already compete with human personnel.

New robots-extinguishers are to save firefighters from danger

Milrem Robotics and InnoVfoam have teamed up to create a family of fire-fighting robots that can take their live colleagues’ place.

Israeli scientists at the Ben-Gurion University have worked out how to hack air-gapped computers using their cooling system vibrations

Scientists have been looking for non-standard approaches to digital hacking systems for ages.   However, recently an exciting development has come to light that is a curious and innovating way of covertly extracting data from a personal computer.

The Cubbit Personal Cloud: subscription-free storage

We are used to cloud storage being controlled by a third party and requiring a monthly subscription. Cubbit startup offers a new approach to the popular service.

SOLAR.shell — Solar Panels on Facades

Germany has launched a new project involving the placement of solar panels on facades.  How will this idea change the architecture of the future?

Switzerland finds a way to make drones 10 times faster 

The reaction rate of today's drones is about 20-40 seconds. Swiss engineers have improved these figures to 3.5 seconds.

How do courier drones help coronavirus patients?

The closure of entire cities due to quarantine caused an increased demand for autonomous courier robots. A Chinese start-up technology company received an order for the production of 200 electric delivery vehicles.

Goodyear introduces the ReCharge self-healing tire

The device itself determines the degree of its own individual wear or tear, after the diagnosis the worn-out part is restored using special materials.
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