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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Do you play video games? You are not flying solo. In the US, over 155 million people regularly play games with industry revenues north of $1 billion in the United States. According to statista.com "the...

We humans like to think of ourselves as on the top of the heap compared to all the other living things on our planet. Life has evolved over three billion years from simple one-celled...

Clark D. Cunningham, Georgia State University FBI Director James Comey’s Oct. 28 bombshell letter to Congress – which has the potential to affect the presidential election – may be based on illegally obtained emails. In his...
3-D print

Siddharth Dhomkar, City College of New York and Jacob Henshaw, City College of New York With the amount of data storage required for our daily lives growing and growing, and currently available technology being almost...

Vera Keller, University of Oregon While the Nobel Prizes are 115 years old, rewards for scientific achievement have been around much longer. As early as the 17th century, at the very origins of modern experimental...
marijuana

Raymond Hogler, Colorado State University and Greg Robinson, University of Utah Congress continues to resist decriminalizing marijuana even as a popular crusade to legalize its use state by state may soon mean almost a quarter...

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office  Press Inquiries In recent years, the best-performing systems in artificial-intelligence research have come courtesy of neural networks, which look for patterns in training data that yield useful predictions or...

It’s not exactly beating something into someone’s head. More like tapping it into the side. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a system that teaches people Morse code within four hours using...
Science

Here's a brief description of the National Science Foundation, found on their website's about page. France A. Córdova is NSFs Director.  "The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950...

Izegem, Belgium, October 2016 – Skyline Communications, global leader in end-to-end multi-vendor network management and OSS software solutions for the broadcast, satellite, cable, IPTV and mobile industry, announces that, for the third consecutive year,...
wikileaks

Paul Webster Hare, Boston University The U.S. election has given WikiLeaks an opportunity to revive its image as a world leader in “transparency” leaks. For several years, its leader, Julian Assange, seemed a forlorn and frustrated...

Mark Humphery-Jenner, UNSW Australia Those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it. So it is with a sense of familiarity that we greet AT&T’s proposed acquisition of Time Warner. In early 2000, AOL...