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November 2015


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Autism Glass Project Kicks Off

Autism Glass Project Kicks Off

The Autism Glass project is a collaborative effort to develop a new Google Glass and facial recognition software to help train autistic children in basic social skills. 


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Researchers Develop a Fast, Noninvasive Brain-Computer Interface

Researchers Develop a Fast, Noninvasive Brain-Computer Interface

Researchers say they have developed a non-invasive brain-computer interface that offers the fastest information transfer rate ever achieved. 


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Robots Can Now Teach Each Other New Tricks

Robots Can Now Teach Each Other New Tricks

Two robots operating in different academic research labs have demonstrated a rudimentary ability to exchange knowledge. 


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How Wireless 'x-Ray Vision' Could Power Virtual Reality, Smart Homes, and Hollywood

How Wireless 'x-Ray Vision' Could Power Virtual Reality, Smart Homes, and Hollywood

The new RF Capture technology can pick up wireless reflections off the human body to visualize the silhouette of a person concealed behind a wall. 


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Closing the Last Loophole For ­nhackable Quantum Security

Closing the Last Loophole For ­nhackable Quantum Security

The perfection of device-independent quantum cryptography will enable devices that guarantee the messages sent on them remain confidential. 


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Ibm's Brain-Like Chip and the Quest For a 'cognitive Planet'

Ibm's Brain-Like Chip and the Quest For a 'cognitive Planet'

IBM's recently announced TrueNorth chip follows the principles of brain-inspired neuromorphic computing.


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Companies Proactively Seek Out Internal Threats

Companies Proactively Seek Out Internal Threats

Organizations must balance their concerns with the protection of employee privacy.


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John H. Holland 1929-2015

John H. Holland 1929-2015

John Henry Holland, a pioneer in the study of complex adaptive systems and of what became known as genetic algorithms, died in August at the age of 86.


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Brain Science Helps Computers Separate Speakers in a Crowded Room

Brain Science Helps Computers Separate Speakers in a Crowded Room

People can listen to a single voice amid the hubbub of a cocktail party; algorithms can help computers do it, too.


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Algorithmic Authors

Algorithmic Authors

Natural Language Generation software begins delivering on the promise of automated prose.

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