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Student Designed A Plane That Would Use 20% Less Fuel And KLM Is Already Building It

Air travel is one of the biggest factors when it comes to pollution. It is considered to be the most harmful traveling option, and despite various claims to be eco-friendly, most of the aviation companies have a long way to … Continue reading

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‘Mona Lisa’s Face Is Creepily Brought To Life Thanks To Samsung’s AI Technology – DesignTAXI.com

See the ‘Mona Lisa’s smile in a new light.[…]   A talking Mona Lisa via @Samsung‘s AI Centre 🤖 pic.twitter.com/XRKPX0OCWb — Omer Wilson (奥马尔) (@omer_wilson) May 25, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Source: ‘Mona Lisa’s Face Is Creepily Brought To Life Thanks To … Continue reading

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How the BBC makes Planet Earth look like a Hollywood movie

Vox Published on 20 Feb 2017 The technology behind the cinematic style of the BBC’s Planet Earth II.

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ITU Standardization – The technical foundations of the Information Society

  ITU Published on 24 May 2016 The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) was established in 1865 to meet the need for technical standards for international telegraph systems. From the day of the telegraph, through its formative role in telecommunications, and … Continue reading

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The Surprising Plant Helping Kenyan Farmers Prosper

Many families in Kisumu, Kenya survive by making rope out of sisal—a fierce-looking plant with sharp, sword-like leaves. The rope can be used to make bags, floor mats and other craft items. Yet because processing sisal is difficult and time … Continue reading

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Hannah Fry | The Incredible Story Behind Garry Kasparov’s Loss to IBM Deep Blue

Hidden Forces Published on 9 Oct 2018 Listen to Hannah Fry’s full episode here: https://www.hiddenforces.io/podcast/s… In Episode 64 of Hidden Forces, Demetri Kofinas speaks with mathematician and public educator, Hannah Fry. Dr. Fry’s mathematical expertise has led to the development … Continue reading

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Biodegradable bags can hold a full load of shopping after 3 years in the environment – ScienceBlog.com

Biodegradable and compostable plastic bags are still capable of carrying full loads of shopping after being exposed in the natural environment for three years, a new study shows. Researchers from the University of Plymouth examined the degradation of five plastic bag … Continue reading

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Should Computers Run the World? – with Hannah Fry

Hannah Fry takes us on a tour of the good, the bad and the downright ugly of the algorithms that surround us. She lifts the lid on their inner workings, to demonstrate their power, expose their limitations, and examine whether … Continue reading

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World’s First 3D-Printed Heart Made Of Human Cells Marks A Medical Breakthrough – DesignTAXI.com

Hopefully, heart transplants will be able to be performed without donors in the future. Israeli researches have produced the “world’s first printed heart” out of human tissue. The breakthrough will hopefully make it possible for full transplants to be performed … Continue reading

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Scientists predict internet of thoughts ‘within decades’ – ScienceBlog.com

Imagine a future technology that would provide instant access to the world’s knowledge and artificial intelligence, simply by thinking about a specific topic or question. Communications, education, work, and the world as we know it would be transformed. Writing in Frontiers … Continue reading

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