Archivo mensual: abril 2019

Could Technology Protect Synagogues, Soft Targets from Mass Shootings?

Activists and business leaders are focusing more on technological solutions that could prevent or limit the devastation caused by mass shootings, as political solutions have thus far been nonexistent. Private companies leading the push for safety solutions include Toronto-based Patriot … Seguir leyendo

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Universite de Montreal Prof Wins $100K Killam Prize for AI Research

The Canada Council named the Universite de Montreal’s Yoshua Bengio one of this year’s recipients of the $100,000 Killam Prize for his work on artificial intelligence (AI). Bengio founded the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms and is a co-recipient of … Seguir leyendo

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ACM Recognizes Outstanding Service to the Field of Computing

ACM has recognized four individuals with awards for their exemplary service to the computing field. Working in diverse areas, the 2018 award recipients were selected by their peers for longstanding efforts that have significantly shaped the role of computing in … Seguir leyendo

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Researchers Develop First Printed 3D Heart

Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) in Israel have created a three-dimensional (3D) fully vascularized human heart from human cells obtained through biopsies. The 3D heart matches the immunological, cellular, biochemical, and anatomical properties of the patient. The biopsy samples … Seguir leyendo

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The Images That Could Help Rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral

The work of Vassar College’s Andrew Tallon could help restore Paris’ fire-damaged Notre-Dame Cathedral, thanks to detailed scans he and Columbia University’s Paul Blaer took of the landmark in 2010. Tallon and Blaer used a Leica ScanStation C10 to laser-scan … Seguir leyendo

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How to Efficiently Dismantle Networks

Researchers at ETH Zurich in Switzerland have examined how network dismantling could help contain the global spread of viruses through air transport more cost-effectively. One protective measure that is often discussed would be to close the biggest airport hubs and … Seguir leyendo

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Changing how a country types

An international team of researchers led by Aalto University in Finland has created a new keyboard arrangement by using computational methods to position keyboard characters for easier, more intuitive typing. The end product is an algorithmically generated keyboard standard introduced … Seguir leyendo

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