Alex Maďar

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Crowdsourcing Subtitles for Endangered Languages

Human Journey<p>[This text is from an official press release by Viki and the Living Tongues Institute.]<p><b>Video Streaming Site Viki Partners With Living Tongues,</b> <b><br>Helps Save Endangered Languages Through Subtitles and Global TV</b><p>SAN FRANCISCO (Sept. 16, 2014)–Recent reports suggest that less than 5 percent of …

Hacking our senses to boost learning power

Some schools are pumping music, noises and fragrances into the classroom to see if it improves exam results – could it work?<p>What did your school smell like? Was it noisy or peaceful?<p>It might not seem important, but a growing body of research suggests that smells and sounds can have an impact on …

Scientists 'make telepathy breakthrough'

Research led by experts at Harvard University shows technology can be used to send a simple mental message from one person to another without any contact between the two.<p>Neuroscientist Giulio Ruffini told the Today programme: "You can actually transmit information directly from one brain to another …

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Zeroing in

IN OUR special report on cyber-security in this week’s issue of <i>The Economist</i>, we highlighted the threat posed by so-called “zero-day vulnerabilities” …

Whisper accused of monitoring users' locations even after they opt out

Company calls new report "a pack of vicious lies"<p>Anonymish social network Whisper is tracking some users' location even after they opt out of tracking, according to a new report. The <i>Guardian</i> says that in the course of discussing a partnership with the Los Angeles company, it discovered that Whisper …

Exposing the hidden history of computer hacking

<b>In 1998, Chris Wysopal and friends discovered a way to shut down the internet.</b><p>With just 30 minutes of work they believed they could do enough damage to stop the world wide network operating for a couple of days.<p>They told people about what they found but not in a chat channel or discussion forum. …

Leatherman Jam + Style Skate Tool

What the Jam + Style from Leatherman lacks in outward aesthetic appeal, it more than makes up for in utility. The combination tool from the Portland, Oregon-based manufacturer consists of two separate tools that are cleverly designed to fit snugly and compactly together. The Jam is a purpose-built …