Archivo mensual: septiembre 2018

Engineers add sense of touch to prosthetic hand

With funding from the U.S. National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, Johns Hopkins University (JHU) researchers have engineered an “electronic skin” that can incorporate a sense of touch into a prosthetic hand. The “e-dermis” is equipped with biosensors that … Seguir leyendo

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Meet the Winner of Robotics’ World Cup

NimbRo, a two-legged robot developed at the University of Bonn in Germany, won the soccer World Cup for adult-size robots this summer in Montreal, Canada. NimbRo is 135 centimeters tall and weighs almost 40 pounds. The robot’s exoskeleton is made … Seguir leyendo

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Patterson Says It’s Time for New Computer Architectures, Software Languages

University of California’s David Patterson, also a RISC pioneer and Google engineer, says Moore’s Law is over and computer architecture is on the cusp of a new era. Patterson, who served as ACM President from 2004 to 2006 and was … Seguir leyendo

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Report: Machines to Handle Over Half Workplace Tasks by 2025

Underscoring how rapidly the labor market will change in the near future, the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Monday released a report showing more than half of all workplace tasks will be completed by machines by 2025. The WEF estimates … Seguir leyendo

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Computer Science Graduates Make More Money Than Anyone Else in the U.K.

Computer science graduates in the U.K. earn more than any other undergraduate degree holder, according to the Good University Guide. In addition, computer science graduates earn more than five times as much as those who graduate with arts degrees. For … Seguir leyendo

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Building Quantum Computers With Photons

Researchers at the National University of Defense Technology in China have built a photonic quantum processor, which generates and manipulates two photonically encoded quantum bits (qubits) for universal two-qubit quantum computing. The photons are encoded via thermo-optical phase shifters controlled … Seguir leyendo

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Code.Org, CSTA Get Extra Computer Science Courses Through New Partnership

Code.org and the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) have partnered with Pluralsight, an enterprise technology learning platform, to expand their course offerings. The partnerships will bring specially curated online course libraries to thousands of additional computer science students and teachers. … Seguir leyendo

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