Sebastian Echeverry

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Microsoft Develops App That Turns Any Smartphone Into a Comprehensive 3D Scanner

It seems like it was just yesterday that I first was introduced to 3D scanning as a desktop production method used for 3D printing, yet over the past …

Oxford University

We already knew the Earth was not the center of the universe, but now we know exactly where it is.

Scientists have mapped more than 8,000 galaxies to find the Earth's official address, and it turns out the universe is even bigger than we …

IBM Watson CTO: Quantum computing could advance artificial intelligence by orders of magnitude

Combining the vast processing power of quantum computers with cognitive computing systems like IBM's Watson will lead to huge advances in artificial …

What Is The Difference Between Machine Learning & Statistical Modeling

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‘Brain-to-Text’ system can turn a person’s thoughts into words – RtoZ.Org – Latest Technology News

Researchers have developed a new signal processing and automatic speech recognition methods for the first time, that it’s possible to turn a person’s …

Aziz Ansari on the Flaws of Insta-Boner Marriage, and the ‘Recipe for Misery’ That Is Dating in 2015

The ‘Parks & Recreation’ star talks about the Japanese men who despise sex, and new expectations for love in America, where ‘any time you touch their …

Computer independently solves 120-year-old biological mystery

For the first time ever a computer has managed to develop a new scientific theory using only its artificial intelligence, and with no help from human …

Artificial Intelligence

Arduboy is a fully programmable, classic gaming console the size of a credit card

Arduboy is a credit-card sized gaming system equipped with an arcade of free 8-bit titles and all the usual controls you would expect from a portable console. While there are a number of free titles available from the Arduboy Arcade, the system is built-on Arduino software making it easy to build …

Cannes: Hollywood paedophilia documentary is 'the tip of the iceberg'

The producer of a documentary about Hollywood paedophile rings has had to personally bankroll the film’s release after no major American distribution company would touch it.<p>Gabe Hoffman, the executive producer of An Open Secret, told an audience at the Cannes Film Festival last night that he was …

Old Brains Become Young Again In Neuroplasticity Study

Can an old brain learn new tricks?<p>The answer could soon be a resounding "yes."<p>Scientists from the University of California at Irvine may have found a way to restore the youthful flexibility of the still-developing brain. In a study on mice recently published in the journal Neuron, the researchers …

14 genius Stephen Hawking quotes that will make you question your place in the universe (pictures)

AI Project Designed To Recognize Scenes Surprises By Identifying Objects, Too

In this week’s edition of ‘omg the machines are on the verge of sentience,’ we bring you news of a research project out of MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory: A system designed to recognize specific scenes, which is a key ingredient in making computers smarter, turned out …

Artificial Intelligence

Facebook finally reveals new details on its big bet on virtual reality

Facebook-owned company Oculus VR finally revealed a release window for its virtual reality headset Wednesday: Quarter 1 of 2016.<p>The company also offered first images of the final consumer headset.<p>You'll be able to plunk down money to reserve a headset starting later this year; there's no word on …

Researchers Achieve Electrical Control of Quantum Bits, Paving The Way For Quantum Computers

For the first time ever, researchers have encoded quantum information using simple electrical pulses.<p>Researchers from UNSW in Australia are a big …

Quantum Computing

Heart muscle cells regrown in medical research breakthrough

Unlike animals such as the salamander and the zebrafish, humans are unable to easily regenerate heart cells, making it difficult to recover from the permanent damage caused by heart attacks.<p>But scientists from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and the Victor Chang Institute in Sydney have …

Medical Research

Carl Sagan: Cosmos, Pale Blue Dot & Famous Quotes

Called "America's most effective salesman of science" by Time magazine, astronomer Carl Sagan spent much of his career translating technical …

Scientists Decode Why 'Frustrated Magnets' Are Discontented Using Hall Effect

An experiment revealed an unlikely behavior in a class of magnets called "frustrated magnets," which were studied by researchers at the Princeton …

Watson's been used in everything from research to recipe creation

PSFK 2015 Conference Speaker Jonas Nwuke shares how IBM Watson is creating unprecedented opportunities to solve innumerable challenges<p>PSFK is excited …

10 Online AI Chatbots You Can Converse With

Image Source: Cultofmac<p>We are living in a century where technology dominates lifestyle; artificial intelligence (AI) is one such example. It is an …

Artificial Intelligence

Virtual nose keeps gamers from feeling sick

Simulator sickness—which often induces vertigo and even nausea—often afflicts players of virtual reality games, but inserting a “virtual nose” into …

Virtual Reality

Entanglement-Based Machine Learning on a Photonic Quantum Computer in principle and if scaled would show exponential speed up

For the first time, physicists have performed machine learning on a photonic quantum computer, demonstrating that quantum computers may be able to …

Allen Institute for Brain Science leads project to reconstruct 3D neural images with supercomputers

When asked what the “BigNeuron” project is all about, Hanchuan Peng quickly stands up and moves toward the window. He points to different trees …

Artificial Intelligence

3D flash technology moves forward with 10 TB SSDs and the first 48-layer memory cells

The flash memory inside our phones, tablets and SSDs is getting faster, cheaper and more capable every year, but there is a limit to how much data we …

Our future workforce: 3D-printed bionic ants

Gallery: Our future workforce: 3D-printed bionic ants<p>Gallery: Our future workforce: 3D-printed bionic ants<p>+ 4<p>+ 3<p>+ 2<p>Ants are nature's very own army: …

Robotics

Thousands of atoms entangled with a single photon

Physicists from MIT and the University of Belgrade have developed a new technique that can successfully entangle 3,000 atoms using only a single …

Stepcraft 2 Universal Desktop CNC Machine And 3D Printer In One (video)

Inventors, makers and developers that are looking for a desktop cnc system that is capable of milling, carving, engraving, 3D printing as well as …

First-ever quantum device that detects and corrects its own errors

Before the dream of quantum computing is realized, a number of inherent problems must first be solved. One of these is the ability to maintain a …

Boeing's 'plasma shields' would block explosion shockwaves

"Captain, magnetic seals in the anti-matter chamber are decaying!" "Shields up!" Now that we have <i>that</i> out of our systems, let's start by saying that unlike a <i>Star Trek</i>-style deflector, Boeing's plasma "shield" could never block shells or bullets, let alone anti-matter explosions. But if its patent …

Magic Leap's Augmented Reality FPS Demo Is Unbelievable

This is what we know about Magic Leap: the company is working on some kind of augmented reality technology, and Google invested $540 million in the …

Augmented Reality

How we'll live in space, according to people in the 1970s

Concept art for<br>NASA space stations<p>Imagining life on the high frontier<p>In the 1970s, NASA held a series of summer schools to explore practical designs …