Project with UC Berkeley scientists creates more efficient technology by Jeb Bing, Pleasanton Weekly Scientists at LLNL and UC Berkeley have developed technology that can beam a 3D video into a container of photosensitive resin like this one. Photo: Hossein Heidari/UC Berkeley “It looks like something you might find aboard the Starship Enterprise,” said…
Once it was fashionable to fret about the prospect of super-intelligent machines taking over the world. The past year showed that AI may cause all sorts of hazards long before that happens.
The National Quantum Initiative Act represents a bipartisan U.S. government push to keep up with China and other countries in developing technologies such as quantum computing, quantum cryptography, and quantum communication—all of which have some potential to upset the balance of economic and military power in the world.
Seagate and Western Digital are pursuing rival technologies to push the limits of hard disk drives By Amy Nordrum, IEEE Spectrum For most of the past 50 years, the areal density of hard disks—a measure of how many bits of data that engineers can squeeze into a given area—increased by an average of nearly…
Fujitsu has developed a judging system that can objectively score a routine based on the angles of a gymnast’s joints By Julianne Pepitone – Tech Talk blog, IEEE Spectrum Image: Fujitsu Perhaps more than any other sport, gymnastics is both an art and a science. As an athlete executes their carefully-rehearsed flips and leaps,…
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