Maxime Rolland

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New hydrogen-making process could make fuel-cell vehicles cleaner than EVs

It'll be about two years yet until you're able to buy a hydrogen-powered vehicle, but one company is already making progress in ensuring those cars will be as gentle on the environment as possible. BASF, the world's largest chemical maker, has come up with a hydrogen-making process that would …

NVIDIA Research's near-eye light field display prototype eyes-on (video)

A quick stroll through the Emerging Technologies section of SIGGRAPH usually reveals a collection of university projects and the latest Disney Research endeavor. However, we don't usually see the likes of NVIDIA amongst the fold there. This time around, though, the component maker is showing off an …

Leap Motion controller review

When the Leap Motion controller was revealed to the world, it brought with it the promise of a new and unique computer user experience. And, ever since we first got to see what the Leap Motion controller could do -- grant folks the ability to interact with a computer by waving their fingers and …

The thinking, breathing buildings on the horizon

Our cities of smooth stone and steel may become more like floating forests – with buildings that can think and breathe and cool themselves, says architect Philip Beesley.<p>Mankind is rethinking how we build the structures we live and work in – and that, in turn, is changing the way our cities look …

Future Cities

3D printing powered by thought

Imagine if you could print objects just by thinking about them. Camila Ruz visits one company to see whether this is far-fetched dream or a real possibility.<p>It’s definitely not a bird. Nor is it a plane. The garish orange piece of plastic, small enough to hold in the palm of a hand, could pass for …

3D Printing

The darker side of data science

Recent revelations about the US government have raised the thorny issue of how much collecting massive amounts of digital information compromises our privacy.<p>In 1975, the US Congress held a series of hearings to discuss a frightening new surveillance technology they feared would take away …

Surveillance

New designs to breathe life back into our cities

Urban buildings use up precious materials and cause pollution. We need visionary thinking to create more sustainable designs that respond to their environment, writes architect Neil Spiller.<p>By the middle of this century, our cities are likely to be hotter, experience more dramatic changes in …

Mega Cities
Intellectual Property

The internet's new secret social codes

A form of covert messaging is rapidly gaining influence online – hiding meanings in plain sight using references only sender and recipient can understand.<p>According to Herodotus, the Ancient Greek tyrant Histiaeus once used an innovative method to send a secret message: he shaved the head of his …

Social Media

4D printing: buildings that can change over time

What if buildings could adapt their shape and form – without any other input from us? Architect Skylar Tibbits says 4D printing could make materials that build themselves.<p>The way we build our structures has become more and more sophisticated. But the materials we build them from are static, waiting …

3D Printing

Reach inside your computer

See-through screens that allow us to reach in, touch and interact with objects? Jinha Lee believes his 3D devices will break down boundaries and make our digital experiences feel more real.<p>For decades, computer designers have been trying to break down the barriers between people and the computer …

Augmented Reality
Urban Design

Sciences et Avenir

Un algorithme quantique à l’épreuve de l’expérience

L’ordinateur quantique… peut-être la machine à calculer de demain. Aujourd’hui, il reste un défi technologique, mais il soulève aussi des questions …

Le Cosmographe

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Graphisme

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