Archivo mensual: febrero 2019

You Give Apps Sensitive Personal Information. Then They Tell Facebook

Testing by The Wall Street Journal demonstrated Facebook collects sensitive data from at least 11 popular smartphone apps seconds after users enter it, even if the user has no Facebook account to log in, or if the user is not … Seguir leyendo

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Is that a robot? Dr. Bear Bot helps care for kids at local hospital

Children’s National Health System in Washington, D.C., is the first pediatric hospital to deploy a remote-monitoring virtual liaison robot in its cardiac intensive care unit (ICU). “Dr. Bear Bot” makes rounds in the ICU, monitoring patients’ vital signs through a … Seguir leyendo

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Scientists connect a human brain and ‘rat cyborg’ brain together

Chinese researchers have constructed a wireless brain-to-brain interface that enables a human to direct a rat through a maze. The computer link, via electrodes installed in two sections of the rodent brain, allows decoding of the human brain’s signals, stimulating … Seguir leyendo

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New 3D Printing Technique Creates Solid Objects Using Rays of Light

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have created a three-dimensional (3D) printer to generate whole objects at once, instead of layer by layer. Computer Axial Lithography (CAL) carves an object out … Seguir leyendo

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Fleet of Robots to Park Cars at Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport in the U.K. is working with Stanley Robotics to test a fleet of robot valets to park cars for arriving travelers. The system could increase the amount of parking space available at the airport, because robotically parked cars … Seguir leyendo

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