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Live-action roleplaying (LARPing) could make computer science education more engaging and effective.
The robots will glide along an overhead track, drop down at the right place, and retrieve whatever file or record is needed.
Investigators from 34 states and the District of Columbia, including Democratic and Republican attorneys general, joined the settlement.
University of Michigan researchers used an automated censorship tracking system to demonstrate that online censorship is proliferating in even the freest countries.
Although federal officials declared the 2020 presidential election the "most secure in American history," there were still technical problems.
Tyson Foods CEO Dean Banks said the U.S. meatpacking company is using infection-tracking algorithms and employee testing to protect workers from a Covid-19 surge.
Cornell University researchers have developed a fiber-optic sensor that can be use in a stretchable skin to sense deformations like pressure, bending, and strain.
A study by website Top10VPN found demand for employee surveillance software rose 55% in June 2020, compared to the average before the Covid-19 pandemic.
Boston Dynamics is programming its "Spot" dog robot to read gauges, look for corrosion, construct maps, and detect methane leaks.
A task force assembled by MIT examined how technology has changed, and will change, the work force.
Academic researchers and the technology industry are working to eliminate bias from artificial intelligence systems.
A soft fabric robotic gripper developed by University of New South Wales Sydney engineers can grasp, pick up, and release fragile objects without breaking them.
Computer scientists, neurobiologists, and a master-perfumer at Israel's Weizmann Institute of Science have developed a framework for odors that maps how they are perceived.
City College of New York researchers say they have developed a quantum algorithm with the potential to study a class of many-electron quantums system using quantum computers.
Survey finds widespread skepticism over how companies collect and use personal data.
Cosmic rays threaten quantum computation.
Social ties to classmates and how students feel could be more important than innate ability when it comes to enduring early STEM courses.
Unless action is taken now, by 2025 next generation technology, on which the world will increasingly rely, has the potential to overwhelm the defences of the global security community. Enhanced cybersecurity is the only means…
University of Texas at Dallas computer scientists have developed a countermeasure against video game cheaters.
The Milken Institute's biennial State Technology and Science Index names Massachusetts, Colorado, and California as having the greatest science and technology capabilities.
Researchers interviewed managers at quantum technology companies to determine how U.S. colleges and universities could help prepare the workforce for quantum technology jobs.
Silicon Valley software developers have trained facial recognition technology to monitor individual bears, as part of a project called BearID.
Autonomous vehicle startup Cruise has announced a partnership with Walmart to deliver orders from a Scottsdale, AZ, Walmart store to local customers' homes.
Researchers have developed a strain sensor for use in smart textiles and soft robotic systems that is extremely resilient.
Imperial Vice-Provost professor Nick Jennings and University of Oxford professors Ian Horrocks and Michael Wooldridg have been awarded the Lovelace Medal of the British Computer Society.
Scientists are exploring whether artificial intelligence can help clinicians better identify patients with early-stage dementia.
Researchers designed a rubbery bioelectronic cardiac patch that can be implanted on the heart to monitor its health.
A volumetric three-dimensional printing method can print objects almost instantly by takin advantage of a new class of materials.
Wireless Internet via light could well be a job for lasers, rather than LEDs.
An Alphabet X innovation lab project has been working on a high-speed wireless optical communications network that uses beams of light instead of cables or radio waves.