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.

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A neural network to determine children’s age of by their eye movement  

Artificial intelligence’ main advantage over human intelligence is its accuracy and attention to detail. Scientists from the University of Minnesota have once again confirmed the fact by creating software capable to determine a child age based on his or her eye movement.
Прогноз погоды с AR перепугал зрителей

Viewers Scared by Weather Forecast with AR Elements

In 2018, American Weather Channel started adding AR elements to its programs. A clear picture supporting the information presented by the hosts improves viewer perception. One of the latest programs has become a direst forecast.
Интерфейс «мозг-компьютер»: при чем тут кровообращение?

“Brain-computer” interface: what does blood circulation have to do with it?

A direct data exchange between the brain and the computer is a subject of heated discussions in the scientific community. Recently, another breakthrough has been made in this area.

War as a Game: What Do We Know about Microsoft’s Cooperation with US Army

The plans of US technology giant Microsoft to supply 100 thousand HoloLens AR headsets US Armed Forces were announced last year. Let us see what this product is about.

Orion spacecraft safety system passes all tests

NASA announced that the Orion emergency system has successfully completed all tests. The technology was built to safely move spacecraft away from its launch vehicle in case of malfunction.

Apple TV+ and the last video rental store, Spielberg and Netflix

At a recent presentation, Apple introduced several new subscription services including magazine platform Apple News+, iOS and…

Looking for a Violin Teacher? Take a Couple of Lessons from this AI

Spanish scientists from Pompeu Fabra University have created artificial intelligence that can play the violin. The developers have not yet decided whether the programme should teach music or engage in concert activity.

Boston Dynamics will equip robots with 3D vision

Boston Dynamics robots are famously high-tech, but most of them still have a long way to go before they can be integrated into the economy. The company has recently purchased a startup called Kinema Systems, which might completely change the current situation.

Autonomous cars take to the racetrack

Autonomous cars are known for being slow, but certain situations on the road require the ability to quickly react and perform intricate maneuvers. How can self-driving cars pass these tests? Scientists from Stanford University decided to find an answer for this question.

Bill Gates explains why we should all be optimists

Each year, MIT Technology Review selects the top 10 breakthrough technologies of the moment. In 2019, the magazine’s…

Excavators to be controlled by the joystick

Baltimore is an industrial city in the east of the United States. Local researchers have recently created an excavator control system using Stanley Black & Decker’s gaming joystick.

“Marker” Platform: Russia prepares an army of robots

The Russian Foundation for Advanced Research Projects posted a video clip demonstrating the truly amazing g capabilities of the "Marker" experimental platform.
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