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Computer-Assisted Judging Tested at Gymnastics World Championships
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Computer-Assisted Judging Tested at Gymnastics World Championships

Athletes in the 2019 gymnastics world championships were scanned by multiple laser sensors to create a precise, three-dimensional image of their bodies as part...

Following the Data Trail to Discovery
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Following the Data Trail to Discovery

A team at Brookhaven National Laboratory is looking to enhance scientific experimentation through a framework that tracks experimental data and metadata, pieces...

AI Researchers See Danger of Haves, Have-Nots
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AI Researchers See Danger of Haves, Have-Nots

The growing cost of artificial intelligence research means that fewer people can easily access computing power to advance the technology, which scientists warn...

Supercomputers Model the Universe's Building Blocks
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Supercomputers Model the Universe's Building Blocks

Physicist Gaute Hagen uses Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Summit supercomputer to run advanced models of atomic nuclei to study their structures and interactions...

Using Light to Speed Up Computation
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Using Light to Speed Up Computation

A new type of photonic integrated circuit called a PAXEL, for photonic accelerator, shows promise for high-speed, energy-efficient computing.

Research Team to Study Information Latency With $7.5M DOD Grant
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Research Team to Study Information Latency With $7.5M DOD Grant

The U.S. Department of Defense has tapped an interdisciplinary research team to study information latency and freshness in military Internet of Things systems with...

Researchers Push to Make Digital Materials Science Vision a Reality
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Researchers Push to Make Digital Materials Science Vision a Reality

"I have a vison of printing an entire robot that would walk off the printer," says Pallavi Dhagat, professor at Oregon State University. She and collaborators at...

UT Austin Announced Fastest Academic Supercomputer in the World
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UT Austin Announced Fastest Academic Supercomputer in the World

The Texas Advanced Computing Center at The University of Texas at Austin has launched Frontera, the fastest supercomputer at any university in the world.

The Next Hot Job: Pretending to Be a Robot
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The Next Hot Job: Pretending to Be a Robot

The proliferation of not-yet-autonomous technologies is driving a tiny but growing need for human robot-minders.

Roaches Help Researchers Steady Staggering Robots
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Roaches Help Researchers Steady Staggering Robots

Researchers at Georgia Tech leveraged the cockroach's superb scurrying skills to create a simple method to assess and improve locomotion in robots.

Engineers Make Transistors and Electronic Devices Entirely From Thread
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Engineers Make Transistors and Electronic Devices Entirely From Thread

A team of Tufts University engineers has developed a transistor made from linen thread, enabling them to create electronic devices that could be woven into fabric...

Flawed Algorithms Are Grading Millions of Students' Essays
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Flawed Algorithms Are Grading Millions of Students' Essays

Natural language processing AI systems now grade standardized tests in at least 21 states. Psychometricians and AI experts say that these tools may be fooled by...

A Psychological Approach to Human-Automation Interaction
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A Psychological Approach to Human-Automation Interaction

Nathan Tenhundfeld established the Advanced Teaming, Technology, Automation, and Computing Lab at the University of Alabama in Huntsville to study human-machine...

Scientists Discover New State of Matter
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Scientists Discover New State of Matter

A team of physicists has uncovered a new state of matter that could increase storage capabilities in electronic devices and enhance quantum computing.

Mathematician Solves Computer Science Conjecture in Two Pages
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Mathematician Solves Computer Science Conjecture in Two Pages

The sensitivity conjecture stumped many top computer scientists for decades, yet the new proof is so simple that one researcher summed it up in a single tweet. ...

Object-Oriented Programming—The Trillion Dollar Disaster
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Object-Oriented Programming—The Trillion Dollar Disaster

It is wrong that Object-Oriented Programming is considered the de-facto standard for code organization by many people, including those in very senior technical...

Researchers' Algorithm Aims for Economical, High-Performing Cricket Bat
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Researchers' Algorithm Aims for Economical, High-Performing Cricket Bat

A new cricket bat designed using machine learning at the University of British Columbia could put high-performing bats made of less expensive wood into kids' hands...

Will Your Future Computer Be Made ­sing Bacteria?
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Will Your Future Computer Be Made ­sing Bacteria?

Researchers have developed a novel approach to producing graphene materials in the lab: mixing oxidized graphite with bacteria.

Cyborg-Like Microchip Powered by Living Cells
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Cyborg-Like Microchip Powered by Living Cells

Scientists at the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research in Japan have developed the first microchip valve powered by living cells.
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