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Matterports scanner can create a 3D model from anything

Posted in Software on 28th Mar, 2012 03:16 AM
by AlexMuller
Y Combinator startup Matterport has invented a small scanner, that can scan any space or object and create a 3D model.
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Video: Face Recognition System Can Sort Through 36 Million Faces Per Second

Posted in Software on 25th Mar, 2012 10:08 PM
by AlexMuller
Japanese surveillance software can locate you, wherever you are
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Applying Watson technology for personalized cancer care

Posted in Software on 23rd Mar, 2012 11:39 PM
by AlexMuller
The resulting decision support tool will help doctors everywhere create individualized cancer diagnostic and treatment recommendations for their patients based on current evidence.
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Google imagines environment aware mobile adverts

Posted in Software on 23rd Mar, 2012 02:45 AM
by AlexMuller
If you have ever stood in the rain wondering where the nearest umbrella shop is, then the latest Google patent may interest you.
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Free apps eat up your phone battery just sending ads

Posted in Software on 20th Mar, 2012 02:37 AM
by AlexMuller
Up to 75 per cent of the energy used by free versions of Android apps is spent serving up ads or tracking and uploading user data: running just one app could drain your battery in around 90 minutes.
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Race Against the Machine

Posted in Software on 17th Mar, 2012 11:54 PM
by AlexMuller
Will technology create permanently high unemployment?
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Ex Google employee says Google+ has ruined the company

Posted in Software on 15th Mar, 2012 05:09 PM
by AlexMuller
The Google I was passionate about was a technology company that empowered its employees to innovate.
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Google working on motion interface for Android

Posted in Software on 9th Mar, 2012 06:20 PM
by AlexMuller
Microsoft has had great success with the Kinect, its motion detecting interface for the Xbox 360 game console
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Can Computers Catch You Telling a Lie?

Posted in Software on 5th Mar, 2012 11:59 PM
by APM
Research suggests that software might be better than law enforcement officials at detecting a lie. But will it really work?
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BitTorrent Pirates Go Nuts After TV Release Groups Dump Xvid

Posted in Software on 5th Mar, 2012 11:29 PM
by APM
Some Internet piracy groups decided to implement some new regulations and standards last week. Instead of releasing TV shows in the Xvid/avi format...
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Computer modelling: Brain in a box

Posted in Software on 2nd Mar, 2012 08:27 PM
by APM
Henry Markram wants 1 billion Euros to model the entire human brain. Sceptics dont think he should get it.
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Evi trumps Siri for general knowledge

Posted in Software on 29th Feb, 2012 06:53 PM
by APM
Move over Siri, Evi is the new kid in town. Its no Watson, but Evi, created by True Knowledge, a Cambridge, U.K. based semantic technology startup
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Eye controlled computer games for disabled children

Posted in Software on 28th Feb, 2012 02:29 PM
by APM
Computer games which can be controlled by eye movements are being developed by researchers at a UK university.
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Photoshop Touch coming to the iPad, reminds us Adobe finally gets mobile

Posted in Software on 27th Feb, 2012 08:22 AM
by APM
Adobe will officially launch its Photoshop Touch iPad app at the Mobile World Congress on Monday, months after Android users first got their hands on the app
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Stochastic Pattern Recognition Dramatically Outperforms Conventional Techniques

Posted in Software on 25th Feb, 2012 07:02 PM
by APM
A stochastic computer, designed to help an autonomous vehicle, outperforms a conventional computer by three orders of magnitude,
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Computer modeling: brain in a box

Posted in Software on 24th Feb, 2012 11:03 AM
by APM
Henry Markrams controversial proposal for the Human Brain Project (HBP) an effort to build a supercomputer simulation that integrates everything known about the human brain
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