Nicolai Christensen

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Watch Somebody Pilot A Drone With Google Glass

It was only a matter of time, really<p>This is one of those ideas it's surprising we didn't hear about earlier: a Google Glass-controlled drone! (Come on, guys, Google Glass has been around for, what, four months?) But then again, if this coding narrative from Glass developer Blaine Bublitz is any …

Inside The Largest Simulation Of The Universe Ever Created

A giant supercomputer is making massively detailed models of the cosmos.<p>Imagine being asked to solve a complex algebra problem that is roughly 95 percent variables and only five percent known values. This is a rough analogy perhaps, but it paints a fairly accurate picture of the task faced by …

How to Teach a Robot to Improvise

Drones are learning the difference between a car and a tree--and how to make their next moves<p>Self-piloted drones have become sophisticated enough to land on moving aircraft carriers, but put a single unexpected tree in the way, and they will crash. Now a five-university group that includes …

Cage Match

How science is transforming the sport of MMA fighting<p>Greg Jackson, the single most successful trainer in the multi-billion-dollar sport of professional mixed martial arts fighting, works out of a musty old gym in Albuquerque, New Mexico, not far from the base of the Sandia Mountains. On a recent …

Is naturalness already hidden within the Standard Model?

In a somewhat bizarre end-of-the-summer interlude, I just spent two nights and a day in Corfu at a Summer Institute on particle physics. Originally I intended to stay longer, but embarrassingly I agreed to give a lecture here months ago and then forgot. I also didn't realise at the time that it …

Warcraft - Hearthstone Arena - Warlock Part 1 - Draft and First Game

BioWare: next-gen Dragon Age: Inquisition will have "more immersive world"

BioWare has said the PC and next-generation version - or the gen four version, as EA calls it - of upcoming fantasy role-playing game Dragon Age: …

Why I think the $7.2 billion Microsoft-Nokia deal is a terrible idea

In 2007, when Apple launched its iPhone, a few saw it for what it was — an assault on business as usual in the telecom industry. It helped shift the …

Nokia bought by Microsoft, and not a moment too soon

The future’s suddenly a lot brighter for Nokia, argues Matt Warman<p>From the moment Nokia decided to use Microsoft’s mobile phone platform and nothing else, its purchase by the Windows-maker was inevitable. The company that once held 40pc of the global mobile phone market was doomed to be swallowed …

Brain-to-brain communication is not a conversation killer

It's a milestone breakthrough you would think came straight from science fiction, but a recent study conducted by the University of Washington claims to have demonstrated direct brain-to-brain communication between humans. Via an elaborate internet setup between two labs, scientist Rajesh Rao sent …