Computer Science

Researchers achieve HD video streaming at 10,000 times lower power

Wearable cameras such as Snap Spectacles promise to share videos of live concerts or surgeries instantaneously with the world. But because these cameras must use...

Army develops face recognition technology that works in the dark

Army researchers have developed an artificial intelligence and machine learning technique that produces a visible face image from a thermal image of a person's...

New algorithm could add more life to bridges

A new algorithm developed by the University of Surrey could help structural engineers better monitor the health of bridges and alert them to when...

Computer searches telescope data for evidence of distant planets

Machine-learning system uses physics principles to augment data from NASA crowdsourcing project As part of an effort to identify distant planets hospitable to life, NASA...
10 most popular books that help boost your tech career

10 most popular books that help boost your tech career

Reading can make you stronger and wiser, especially if you are in the fast-changing tech world. Here we introduce 10 most popular books that help...

Sensor-carrying drones ‘talk’ to each other

New hardware and software that can coordinate sensor-carrying drones may be able to assist in evaluating local atmospheric conditions, measuring electronic signals such as...
Driverless cars are already here but the roads aren’t ready for them

Driverless cars are already here but the roads aren’t ready for them

The recent deaths of a woman struck by a car Uber was testing in driverless mode and of a man whose Tesla Model X...

Self-driving cars can’t be perfectly safe – what’s good enough? 3 questions answered

On March 19, an Uber self-driving vehicle being tested in Arizona struck and killed Elaine Herzberg, who was walking her bike across the street. This...

How Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook targeting model really worked – according to the person who...

The researcher whose work is at the center of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data analysis and political advertising uproar has revealed that his method worked...
Can your cardiac device be hacked

Can your cardiac device be hacked?

Medical devices, including cardiovascular implantable electronic devices could be at risk for hacking. In a paper publishing in the Journal of the American College of...