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New Sensor Detects Unattended Children in Cars

A new sensor detects, with extreme accuracy, the presence of occupants in a vehicle. A team from the University of Waterloo, Canada, developed the low-cost,...

“We Are Obliged to Build Robots We Are not Obliged to” – Interview With...

This interview is taken from the Mind Forest Podcast Episode 001: full-length episode here: http://www.buzzsprout.com/258312 Dr Joanna Bryson is a professor and researcher...

Artificial Intelligence to the Rescue: Smart Robots are Coming to your Garden

If you love gardening, you know how demanding the work can be. To craft a garden takes time, sweat and skills. As the body...

30 Years Ago, the World’s First Cyberattack Set the Stage for Modern Cybersecurity Challenges

Back in November 1988, Robert Tappan Morris, son of the famous cryptographer Robert Morris Sr., was a 20-something graduate student at Cornell who wanted...

Technology is Making Cities ‘Smart’, But it’s Also Costing the Environment

The Australian government has allocated A$50 million for the Smarter Cities and Suburbs Program to encourage projects that “improve the livability, productivity and sustainability...

So You Trust Your Hardware?

Smaller chips, sneakier attacks. How is the move towards small transistors exposing us to malicious attacks?

6 Ways Machines Can Help Kids with Autism

The story of an Autistic Child and the Robot who taught her to socialize.

From Sensing Proximity to Understanding Crowd Behavior

How do users interact with products in a store? What is the best disposition of artwork in a museum? How can airports prevent queue formation at security checks? Predicting crowd behavior through proximity sensors is not that far ahead in the future.

The Reconstruction of Ships: Sailing the Seas of International Collaboration

The study of ancient ships can uncover great knowledge about past and future civilizations. The ShipLAB wants to make it a worldwide collaborative effort. Computers are...

The Future of Entertainment – Web Summit 2016

How will games, movies, and music look like in the future?