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A new "e-nose" and computer vision help researchers cook the perfect chicken

Skoltech researchers have found a way to use chemical sensors and computer vision to determine when grilled chicken is cooked just right. These tools can help restaurants monitor and automate cooking processes in their kitchens, and perhaps one day e.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 13th, 2021

Calculations Show It"ll Be Impossible To Control a Super-Intelligent AI

schwit1 shares a report from ScienceAlert: [S]cientists have just delivered their verdict on whether we'd be able to control a high-level computer super-intelligence. The answer? Almost definitely not. The catch is that controlling a super-intelligen.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 22 min. ago

Apple Plans First iMac Desktop Redesign In Nearly a Decade

In addition to upgraded MacBook Pros, Bloomberg reports that Apple is also "planning the first redesign of its iMac all-in-one desktop computer since 2012," as it shifts away from Intel to its own silicon. From the report: The new models will slim do.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 22 min. ago

The best free recording software

Thanks to advances in computer software, it has never been easier to record your own music -- and for free......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 22 min. ago

The best computer desks for 2021

Looking for a new piece of furniture that will fit in your office, dorm, or gaming cave? Here's a list of the top desks to fit all kinds of spaces and angles......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 22 min. ago

Researchers trace geologic origins of Gulf of Mexico "super basin" success

The Gulf of Mexico holds huge untapped offshore oil deposits that could help power the U.S. for decades......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News16 hr. 50 min. ago

Towards applications: ultra-low-loss on-chip zero-index materials

A refractive index of zero induces a wave vector with zero amplitude and undefined direction. Therefore, light propagating inside a zero-index medium does not accumulate any spatial phase advance, resulting in perfect spatial coherence. Such coherenc.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News16 hr. 50 min. ago

The best 13-inch laptops for 2021

Whether you’re a student, a gamer, or just want to get some work done, we’ve got the perfect 13-inch laptop......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 50 min. ago

Twitter’s vision of decentralization could also be the far-right’s internet endgame

This week, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey finally responded publicly to the company’s decision to ban President Trump from its platform, writing that Twitter had “faced an extraordinary and untenable circumstance” and that he did not “fe.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 22 min. ago

CES 2021: My Top 3 Gadgets of the Show—and 3 of the Weirdest

Some ideas for new consumer products introduced at CES 2021 get five stars, others get five question marks CES 2021, the all-digital show I attended through a computer screen this week, had some 1900 virtual booths, several peripheral product s.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News18 hr. 50 min. ago

Watch every Marvel movie and TV show in the perfect order if WandaVision has inspired you - CNET

With the first Disney Plus show arriving, you may need a quick refresher on the MCU. Here's a look at what's new and coming soon, plus how to watch everything, if you dare......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  cnetRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

New data on the Quaternary ecosystems in the central Iberian Peninsula

Adrián Pablos and Nohemi Sala, researchers at the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH), lead the team that has recently published two papers in the journals Quaternary Science Reviews and Radiocarbon on the Cueva de.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Ocean acidification locks algal communities in a simplified state

Out with the old, in with the new, as the New Year's saying goes, but not where the marine environment is concerned. Researchers from Japan have discovered that ocean acidification keeps algal communities locked in a simplified state of low biodivers.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Simulating evolution to understand a hidden switch

Computer simulations of cells evolving over tens of thousands of generations reveal why some organisms retain a disused switch mechanism that turns on under severe stress, changing some of their characteristics. Maintaining this "hidden" switch is on.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Optical computing at sub-picosecond speeds

Vanderbilt researchers have developed the next generation of ultrafast data transmission that may make it possible to make already high-performance computing "on demand." The technology unjams bottlenecks in data streams using a hybrid silicon-vanadi.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

The coolest car gadgets for 2021

From a night vision camera to a Bluetooth-enbled tire gauge, here are some of our favorite car accessories......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

This 27-inch Dell computer monitor is $110 off at Staples — upgrade today!

If you need to upgrade your desktop monitor, you should take a look at Staples' offer for the Dell S2719H, a 27-inch LED monitor that's on sale for just $220......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Everything We Know Now About Schools, Kids, and Covid-19

Researchers are finally getting good data on how severely SARS-CoV-2 affects children and how they transmit it. What does it mean for reopening classrooms?.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Innovative gene stacks enhance wheat rust resistance

John Innes Centre researchers have helped in the development of pioneering gene stacking techniques to combat the growing threat of wheat rust......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Project maps "astronomical" number of celestial objects

Nearly 700 million astronomical objects have been carefully cataloged and made public as part of a major international collaboration involving researchers from The Australian National University (ANU)......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Optoacoustic sensor measures water content in living tissue

Researchers from Skoltech and the University of Texas Medical Branch (US) have shown how optoacoustics can be used for monitoring skin water content, a technique which is promising for medical applications such as tissue trauma management and in cosm.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021