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10 Cool Network and Computing Research Projects
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10 Cool Network and Computing Research Projects

If you think the latest enterprise and consumer network and computer technologies rolling into your data center and being snuck into your offices by end users are...

What Advanced Tech Will Dominate Your Car By 2025? IBM Knows
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What Advanced Tech Will Dominate Your Car By 2025? IBM Knows

An IBM study on the future of automotive technologies found self-healing cars and connections to the Internet of Things are the wave of the future. 

­.s. Intelligence Agency Wants Brain-Like Algorithms For Complex Information Processing
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­.s. Intelligence Agency Wants Brain-Like Algorithms For Complex Information Processing

The U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence wants to develop technology that will enable computers to think like humans. 

Ibm: In the Next 5 Years Computers Will Learn, Mimic the Human Senses
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Ibm: In the Next 5 Years Computers Will Learn, Mimic the Human Senses

A new generation of machines that learn, adapt, sense, and experience the world as humans do through the five basic senses is one of the technologies highlighted...

5 Grand Challenges That Will Boost Future Optic, Photonic Technology
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5 Grand Challenges That Will Boost Future Optic, Photonic Technology

A recent U.S. National Research Council report defines research priorities that would lead to advances in optics and photonics, highlighting five challenges facing...

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U.s. Losing High-Tech Jobs, R&d Dominance to Asia

U.S. companies are locating more of their research and development operations overseas, and Asian countries are rapidly increasing investments in their own science...

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Is Quantum Computing Real?

The answer is yes and no. And yes and yes. And no and no.

From ACM TechNews

Research in Game Theory Tackles It Complexity

Institute of Science and Technology Austria professor Krishnendu Chatterjee recently was awarded grants from the European Research Council and Microsoft to support...

10 Technologies That Will Change the World in the Next 10 Years
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10 Technologies That Will Change the World in the Next 10 Years

Cisco chief futurist Dave Evans recently outlined what he believes will be the top 10 technologies that will change the world in the next 10 years.

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Why There's No Nobel Prize in Computing

When Nobel Prizes are dished out each fall, the most accomplished professionals in computing, telecom, and IT have usually been left out in the cold. That's...

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After Delay, Hacker to Show Flaws in Siemens Industrial Gear

A security researcher who says he's found serious problems with Siemens computers used in power plants and heavy industry is now expecting to go public with his...

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Apple of My Eye? ­.s. Fancies a Huge Metaphor Repository

Researchers with the U.S. Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity want to build a repository of metaphors. You read that right. Not just American/English...

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Mit Researchers Boost Efficiency of Wireless Power

Wireless power transmission systems become increasingly efficient as more devices are being powered, according to researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of...

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Nsf Looking For Wicked Cool Visual and Data Analysis Algorithms

The National Science Foundation (NSF) wants to develop highly interpretive mathematical and computational algorithms and techniques to help the U.S. government...
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