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Боевой лазер HELIOS поступит на службу к 2021 году

HELIOS laser weapon to be in service by 2021

The U.S. Navy Command spokespersons shared plans to install the system on an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, which will serve in the Pacific Ocean.
Новая стратегия Facebook. Что с ней не так?

What’s wrong with Facebook’s new strategy?

2018 was the most difficult year for Facebook. Now, the company has announced a complete overhaul of its confidentiality and safety policies. This is not about customer experience - it’s a last-ditch effort to save the company
VR поможет в подготовке солдат

VR will help train soldiers

Virtual reality is most often associated with computer games, which is a shame, because this technology has some very important applications. For example, VR can be used to prepare military personnel for combat.

World’s Tallest Wooden Skyscraper Built in Norway

It seems that timber, as a construction material, has become a thing of the distant past. Norwegians, however, obviously do not think so, and to prove it, they have built the tallest wooden building in the world.

GauGAN neural network will transform your bad drawings into masterpieces

This isn’t the first time scientists are exploring artificial intelligence for improving photographs or creating portraits and still life paintings, but the GauGAN neural network is much more advanced than the others. This development offers startling possibilities.

Scientists have created a security system for pacemakers

Hackers can break into any device, including a pacemaker. The scientists at Purdue University have developed a device to avert any potential danger from patients.

Neural network creates work of art, to be sold at auction

A particularly curious lot will be auctioned off at Sotheby’s in London today: an artwork created by artificial intelligence. The estimated price of the exhibit makes it competitive with the finest paintings created by history’s greatest artists.

The Darknet

The Darknet is a part of the Internet that is not accessible to regular users. Essentially, it is a hidden network established by trusted…

A horizontal skyscraper is nearing completing in China

The building designed by outstanding architect Moshe Safdie, will be located near the confluence of the Jialing and Yangtze rivers. Since ancient times, they have been used by merchant ships, so the complex will symbolise ships’ sails.

Cars learn to understand human signals

Waymo experts have taught their driverless cars a lot: not only can they understand signals made by other vehicles, but they can also follow directions from traffic police.

Social engineering

Social engineering is a set of psychological techniques used to gain access to information. It is often incorrectly assumed that social engineering…

The effectiveness of pedestrian detection systems has been proven by testing

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has tested in practice the effectiveness of pedestrian detection systems in vehicles with a built-in automatic driving function. You can see the results on the video.