Federico Reyes

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Is nature continuous or discrete? How the atomist error was born

The modern idea that nature is discrete originated in Ancient Greek atomism. Leucippus, Democritus and Epicurus all argued that nature was composed …

Quantum Mechanics

Don't Be Afraid of the Multiverse

Rumors of science's demise have been greatly exaggerated.<p>Almost anybody who has ever thought deeply about the universe sooner or later wonders if there is more than one of them. Whether a multiplicity of universes—known as a multiverse—actually exists has been a contentious issue since ancient …

Physics

The Basis of the Universe May Not Be Energy or Matter but Information

There are lots of theories on what are the basis of the universe is. Some physicists say its subatomic particles. Others believe its energy or even …

Stephen Hawking, Michio Kaku, And Other Scientists On God: The Existence And Mind Of God [Opinion]

Stephen Hawking and Michio Kaku both speak of God. So did Albert Einstein. Kaku is a believer in intelligent design, but Hawking doesn’t resonate …

TensorFlow Tutorial For Beginners

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>https://www.datacamp.com/community/tutorials/tensorflow-tutorial</i><p>Deep learning is a subfield of machine learning that is a set …

Build a portable computer on a USB stick

It's a PC that you can carry anywhere.<p>Linux, the free and open-source operating system, has fewer desktop users than Windows and macOS. But it's also far more flexible. In fact, you can install many of its versions (Linux comes in several different flavors, called distributions or distros) on a USB …

Raspberry Pi

Stanford Cryptography Professor Releases Free Cryptocurrency Lecture

For those who are particularly interested in delving a bit more into cryptocurrency, a Stanford University cryptography PhD professor has recently …

An Android Phone Makes A Better Server Than You’d Think

There was a time a few years ago when the first Android phones made it to market, that they seemed full of promise as general purpose computers. …

Code Your Own AI Assistant Using Python

<b>Code Your Own AI Assistant Using Python Language with Easy Steps, An AI Like JARVIS</b><p>As his 2016’s challenge, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark …

Play 'Pokémon Uranium' – a fan-made game that took nine years to complete

Have you played all the <i>Pokémon</i> games? If you've tackled the Elite Four from the original <i>Pokémon Red and Blue</i> in 1996 (and yes, we know it was …

Amazon makes it easy to create voice-based adventure games for Alexa

Amazon has something special in store for developers who support its Alexa voice-command platform. Starting today, the company will provide tools to enable developers to create voice-based games on Alexa.<p>Now a wide variety of developers will be able to create “choose your own adventure” games for …

New videogame gives you a tough course in capitalist theory

Colonialism, public debt, expropriation. These are what Karl Marx called primitive forms of accumulation; the spark that ignited the flame of …

Globalization

Pokémon Go Is All the Rage, But Where's the Science?

The <i>Pokémon Go</i> craze is still going strong, as players scamper about the great outdoors trying desperately to catch ‘em all. And amid all the …

Simple Cryptography Demo

Introduction<p>This (my first) article is a simple demonstration of public key cryptography and a character substitution encryption method. Additionally …

Which public key cryptosystems are not based on number theory?

Are there any public key cryptographic systems whose hardness assumptions don't involve number theoretic problems?<p>Yes. The McEliece cryptosystem …

Is 80 bits of key size considered safe against brute force attacks?

I came across the KATAN family of ciphers for small domain input blocks. They cipher arbitrary block lengths: 32, 48 and 64, but their key size is 80 …

Groundbreaking random number algorithm may be boon for online security

Generating a string of random numbers is easy. The hard part is proving that they’re random. As <i>Dilbert</i> creator Scott Adams once pointed out, “that’s …

Test Raspberry Pi Code on Your Primary Computer with VirtualBox and a Bit of Tweaking

The Raspberry Pi is great because it’s a low cost way to test all sorts of crazy electronics ideas, but sometimes you might want to test <i>before</i> you …

Algorithm ensures that random numbers are truly random

(Phys.org)—Generating a sequence of random numbers may be more difficult than it sounds. Although the numbers may appear random, how do you know for …

Algorithms

Indonesia Fires at Chinese Boats in Dispute Over Fishing Grounds

Indonesia and China clashed on Friday in their third naval confrontation this year when an Indonesian navy vessel fired at Chinese fishing boats and …

Scientists Have Recorded This Eerie 'Music' From 13-Billion-Year-Old Stars

Weird.<p>The technology we use to peer out into deep space is becoming amazingly more powerful all the time, which means scientists are tapping into a …

Fan made Star Wars Battlefront III gets go ahead from Valve, will launch for free on Steam

EA’s Star Wars Battlefront may have shifted some serious units when it hit the shelves last winter, but it appears fan-made project Galaxy In Turmoil …

This 90-Second Video Will Totally Change The Way You See The World

Africa, wth??<p>We've all looked at enough maps in our lifetime to have a pretty good understanding of the size of the continents and countries that …

how to prove our algorithm is secure against chosen plaintext attack?

I am working on a topic in cryptography where I have tried to develop an encryption scheme.<p>How could I prove mathematically that my algorithm is …

Information Systems

Google's new app lets users conduct scientific research on their phones

Google's new Android app revamps the clipboard for scientific field experiments. The app, called Science Journal, measures and records data in real time, and then converts that data into easily readable graphs and charts.<p>Users can store several projects in the app, and use tools like an …

Apps

Has the age of quantum computing arrived?

Ever since Charles Babbage’s conceptual, unrealised Analytical Engine in the 1830s, computer science has been trying very hard to race ahead of its time. Particularly over the last 75 years, there have been many astounding developments – the first electronic programmable computer, the first …

Quantum Computing

Amazon's new Dash Button can be configured to perform pretty much any task

Amazon’s Dash Button could just be a piece of hardware that would order you some toilet paper with the click of a button when needed, or perhaps some more dog food, but the company’s new Dash button isn’t for re-ordering products at all — it’s a programmable button that hooks users into the …

Dog Food

Use Facebook's Capture the Flag Platform to Test Your Hacking Skills and Learn Cybersecurity

Capture the Flag (CTF) competitions train participants in information security and technical skills, including things like encryption and reverse …

Computer Science

What Kind of Introvert Are You?

Are you an introvert? It depends on which book you read.<p>Here's a sampling of the various conceptualizations of introversion in pop culture …

Hide my private key in plain site: Password Thought Doodle

1. I hate storing passwords in one central place, encrypted with the use of one master password. Gives me the creeps.<p>2. How about a method that …