If you recall, back at last year’s I/O conference, Google introduced us to Project Abacus, an effort aimed at ditching passwords-based logins in favor of a completely different system that takes into account various factors including your typing and walking patterns, location, and voice. 98 more words
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A study published on 30 May 2016 in the Journal “Nature Communications” claims that honeybees, in the “course of their foraging…are exposed to a surprisingly wide and concerning range of pesticides.” Scientists believe pesticide contamination may be a factor in the deaths of bee colonies world wide. 269 more words
Rebecca Blaevoet has an amazing vision for how she wants to show the world to the visually impaired.
Blind since birth, the Windsor native and her husband, Emmanuel, are trying to custom design a 3D printer that would produce objects with braille printed right on the piece. 479 more words
IBM’s “Watson” is a supercomputer learning to process human languages. In 2011, it defeated two human competitors on “Jeopardy,” proving it could out-think people. But can it match humans’ creativity? 245 more words
More than one in five people routinely block adverts on their phones, new figures say. 97 more words