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From cameras to computers, new material could change how we work and play

Serendipity has as much a place in science as in love. That’s what Northeastern physicists Swastik Kar and Srinivas Sridhar found during their four-year project to modify graphene, a stronger-than-steel infinitesimally thin lattice of tightly packed carbon atoms. 653 more words


Flying Aircraft Carrier!

Why haven’t these things been invented yet? An aircraft carrier not on the water, but in the air! Self contained flying cities, with hundreds if not thousands of people going about their business. 151 more words

And Now for the Robot Apocalypse…

Well, you can’t blame them for trying, can you?

Earlier today the grandiloquently named “Future of Life Institute” (FLI) announced an open letteron the subject of ‘autonomous weapons.’ In case you’re not keeping up with artificial intelligence research, that means weapons that seek and engage targets all by themselves. 865 more words

The International Reporter

Assassinations and Deliberate Car Crashes Possible via Wireless "Hacking"

Massive Vehicle Recall Follows Exposure of Hacker Threat

By Kevin SamsonFrom top to bottom, it appears that our modern Internet-driven world filled with interconnected smart gadgets and modern computing applications is making us vulnerable to potentially life-changing hacks.It previously has been proven that… 399 more words


Next-gen debugging: Having fun squashing bugs!

As software systems become ever more complex in both their feature set and their scale, the task of debugging them (the process of going through your code and eliminating bugs) multiplies also and costs a lot of money.  402 more words