Shoaib Khan

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C++17 In Details: Fixes and Deprecation

The new C++ Standard - C++17 - is near the end to be accepted and published. There's already a working draft, and not that long ago it went to the …

Nanosheets: IBM’s Path to 5-Nanometer Transistors

IBM says their stacked nanosheet transistors will give circuit designers more flexibility Photo: IBMResearchers at IBM believe the future of the …

Robot Uses Evil Alter Ego to Learn Reliable Grasping

Adversarial grasping helps robots learn better ways of picking up and holding onto objects Image: CMUCMU and Google researchers are using an …

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits | Inc.com

Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in deep-seated insecurities. Authentic confidence has nothing to do with …

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DARPA to Use Electrical Stimulation to Enhance Military Training

U.S. Department of Defense backs peripheral nerve stimulation as a tool to improve learning and military skills Illustration: Science Photo …

Men's Long Hairstyles & Haircuts: 30+ Ideas & Inspirations

<b>Steady on. Before you start thinking men’s long hairstyles are just for ‘girly guys’ or struggling arts and musicians it’s time to take a long hard</b> …

The World's Most Powerful MRI Takes Shape

<b>An MRI scanner equipped with a superconducting magnet strong</b> enough to lift a 60-metric-ton battle tank will offer unprecedented images of the human …

How to Control Hundreds of Dumb Robots with One Clever Remote

Computers have no trouble controlling huge swarms of robots, because the computer can just treat the swarm as a bunch of individually controllable …

Jetpacks, at Long Last?

"Where's my jetpack?"—a longstanding geeky question—has always gotten the same answer: It's just around the corner.<p>Now comes Martin Aircraft, of …

Voyager Captures Sounds of Interstellar Space

MongoDB: Now with Hive compatibility

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Flickr / junyaogura<p>MongoDB proprietor 10gen announced an updated version of its Hadoop connector on Tuesday that …

Tesla Model S Earns Highest Safety Rating Ever From US Agency

The Tesla Model S earned a 5-star safety rating, both overall and in each individual category, from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The company claims that the Model S achieved a new combined record of 5.4 stars.<p>Around 1 percent of cars tested by the NHTSA earn five …

How to set up Enterprise Mode and Edge to launch Internet Explorer

Moving away from plugins like Flash and the whole ActiveX model is good for security – there are dozens of security patches for Flash alone and if a …

Hackers Reveal Nasty New Car Attacks--With Me Behind The Wheel

Stomping on the brakes of a 3,500-pound Ford Escape that refuses to stop–or even slow down–produces a unique feeling of anxiety. In this case it also produces a deep groaning sound, like an angry water buffalo bellowing somewhere under the SUV’s chassis. The more I pound the pedal, the louder the …

Amazon Partners With Cloud vLab To Teach Developers How To Use AWS

Nobody has ever accused Amazon Web Services of hiding its complexities. It seems even Amazon acknowledges that getting started with its ever-expanding cloud services platform isn’t easy. For a while now, Amazon has offered a number of instructor-led classes, but today the company also announced …

Why the Internet Needs Cognitive Protocols

<b>Perhaps as early as the end of this decade,</b> our refrigerators will e-mail us grocery lists. Our doctors will update our prescriptions using data …

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What Is It About Bees And Hexagons?

Solved! A bee-buzzing, honey-licking 2,000-year-old mystery that begins here, with this beehive. Look at the honeycomb in the photo and ask yourself: (I know you've been wondering this all your life, but have been too shy to ask out loud ... ) Why is every cell in this honeycomb a hexagon?<p>Bees, …

Does Antimatter Fall Up?

One of the biggest unknowns in physics is simply this: does antimatter fall up or down?<p>It's a serious question. If antimatter is repulsed by gravity, …