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Remembering Lotfi Zadeh, the Inventor of Fuzzy Logic
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Remembering Lotfi Zadeh, the Inventor of Fuzzy Logic

One night in July, 1964, the logician Lotfi Zadeh found himself alone in his parents' New York apartment, his dinner plans cancelled.

Moscow Unveils Monument to Kalashnikov, Designer of AK-47
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Moscow Unveils Monument to Kalashnikov, Designer of AK-47

The new statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov cradling his signature AK-47 assault rifle unveiled Tuesday in Moscow commemorates one of Russia's most renowned and reviled...

Electro-Optical Bistability Study Sheds Light on Next-Gen High Speed Data Transfer
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Electro-Optical Bistability Study Sheds Light on Next-Gen High Speed Data Transfer

A research team has demonstrated the optical and electrical bistability for switching in a single transistor at room temperature.

One Step Closer to Lifelike Robots
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One Step Closer to Lifelike Robots

Researchers at Columbia Engineering have developed a synthetic soft muscle with a strain density 15 times larger than natural muscle, and able to lift 1,000 times...

Why It's a Real Mistake to Count on a Cellphone When You Go Hiking
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Why It's a Real Mistake to Count on a Cellphone When You Go Hiking

Sarah Savage was alone in the woods and didn't know which way to turn.

Sandia Creates Terahertz-Speed Polarization Optical Switch
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Sandia Creates Terahertz-Speed Polarization Optical Switch

Researchers from Sandia National Laboratories and North Carolina State University performed optical information processing at terahertz speeds, a rate much faster...

NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn
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NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn

A thrilling epoch in the exploration of our solar system came to a close today, as NASA's Cassini spacecraft made a fateful plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn...

IBM Makes Breakthrough in Race to Commercialize Quantum Computers
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IBM Makes Breakthrough in Race to Commercialize Quantum Computers

Researchers at International Business Machines Corp. have developed a new approach for simulating molecules on a quantum computer.

You Are Already Living Inside a Computer
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You Are Already Living Inside a Computer

Suddenly, everything is a computer. Phones, of course, and televisions. Also toasters and door locks, baby monitors and juicers, doorbells and gas grills. Even ...

Cornell Tech Will Help Make Computers 'Accountable'
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Cornell Tech Will Help Make Computers 'Accountable'

A nationwide team of computer scientists has launched a project to make automated decision-making systems "accountable," ensuring they respect privacy and make...

What We Know about the Climate Change-Hurricane Connection
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What We Know about the Climate Change-Hurricane Connection

With Texas just beginning to recover from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey and the Southeastern U.S. preparing for Hurricane Irma's iminent arrival, people...

Data Swamped U.S. Spy Agencies Put Hopes on Artificial Intelligence
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Data Swamped U.S. Spy Agencies Put Hopes on Artificial Intelligence

Swamped by too much raw intel data to sift through, U.S. spy agencies are pinning their hopes on artificial intelligence to crunch billions of digital bits and...

As Amazon Pushes Forward With Robots, Workers Find New Roles
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As Amazon Pushes Forward With Robots, Workers Find New Roles

Nissa Scott started working at the cavernous Amazon warehouse in southern New Jersey late last year, stacking plastic bins the size of small ottomans.

iRobot CEO Colin Angle on Data Privacy and Robots in the Home
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iRobot CEO Colin Angle on Data Privacy and Robots in the Home

About a month ago, iRobot CEO Colin Angle mentioned something about sharing Roomba mapping data in an interview with Reuters.

In a High-Tech World, Car Designers Still Rely on Clay
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In a High-Tech World, Car Designers Still Rely on Clay

Car designers have every kind of software and virtual reality tool. But when they want to make sure a car's curves look just right, they rely on one of the world's...

Hurricane Irma Just Made a Digital Walkie-Talkie the No. 1 App Online
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Hurricane Irma Just Made a Digital Walkie-Talkie the No. 1 App Online

As Hurricane Harvey dropped anchor over Southeast Texas last week, Zello became the go-to app for rescuers working to save thousands of people trapped by floodwaters...

Water and Air: Flying Fish UAAV Can Go Anywhere
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Water and Air: Flying Fish UAAV Can Go Anywhere

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University are developing a fixed-wing, unmanned vehicle that can autonomously operate underwater and then propel itself into the air...

Argonne Efforts Accelerate 3-D Printing Journey
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Argonne Efforts Accelerate 3-D Printing Journey

Scientists are investigating the entire 3-D printing process to discover both how defects form and methods to avoid them.

Scanning the Future, Radiologists See Their Jobs at Risk
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Scanning the Future, Radiologists See Their Jobs at Risk

In health care, you could say radiologists have typically had a pretty sweet deal.

Banks Look to Step Up Employee Surveillance
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Banks Look to Step Up Employee Surveillance

Banks already using algorithms to monitor traders are looking to expand surveillance to cover more employees in the wake of the Wells Fargo & Co. scandal.
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