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Shell and Alphabet to build flying power plant

News has just come in about plans to build a power station with wind generators in Norway. The project will be implemented by Shell and Makani, a subsidiary of Alphabet. Construction will be completed within two years.
Нанотехнологии: работа тоньше ювелирной

Nanotechnology: making thinner jewelry

What is nanotechnology? Nanotechnology is a combination of many scientific disciplines, which include physics, chemistry, biology, and others. The…
Искусственный интеллект научился генерировать лица людей

Artificial intelligence has learned to generate human faces

The word combination "neural network" has become quite fashionable, but most people only know in theory what it stands for. Site thispersondoesnotexist.com, created to work with the StyleGAN neural network, is a pleasant exception.

Open government: what data the state is ready to disclose?

Governments of different countries are increasingly coming to the practice of more open management and providing more and more data on the work of departments. Nevertheless, to what extent are the authorities really ready to share information with the public? Moreover, where is the boundary between security, data protection, freedom of information and the interests of citizens?

NASA to print equipment on 3D printers

3D printing is one of the major inventions of our day. The first 3D printer appeared in 1986, and the technology has made great strides since then. It is nowadays used even in the space industry.

China introduces smart prisons

The system will be tested in Hong Kong. 8300 inmates currently hosted in local prisons will be controlled by cutting-edge technologies.

3D printing: from cakes to firearms

3D used to be known exclusively in cinemas. But in recent years 3D printing has become increasingly popular, and is sometimes called alternative design. The technology was first introduced in 1984. After several decades it has the possibility to change the world beyond recognition.

Artificial Intelligence looses to a human

The Project Debater Programme from IBM is intended to prove its opinion in debates with humans. Last summer it gained an impressive victory over TV anchor Dan Zafir but met with a more challenging opponent a few days ago.

When to expect a global wireless Internet

SpaceX, Google, Facebook and other companies are working to create a new wireless infrastructure. The developers will not only have to solve the complex engineering problems of moving the Internet into the stratosphere or into orbit, but also to deal with the space debris, to withstand competition and come to agreement with politicians and antitrust services

Scientists report on the dangers of self-driving cars

Sustainability, safety, and elimination of human error – these are all undeniable advantages of self-driving cars. But for any type of technology, there are potential risks…

Quantum computer: a panacea for computing technology?

Quantum computers are increasingly gaining traction — not just among scientists, but also with journalists excited…

A new virus attacks computers around the world

Information security experts have reported a new virus and there are no efficient methods today…