- JULIAN on Sheryl Sandberg Keynote @ Grace Hopper Conference – Nov 10 2011on Facebook Tech Talks – live streaming video powered by Livestream
- JULIAN on ACM letter concerning proposed changes at the University of Florida
- Imran Soudagar on A robot that flies like a bird – YouTube
- Imran Soudagar on Intel Museum – The Intel 4004
- Imran Soudagar on How did the leopard get its spots? Codebreaker Alan Turing was right all along – Telegraph
Author Archives: Alain Chesnais
This is the accompanying video from a paper to be presented at SIGGRAPH ASIA in Hong Kong in December. There will be many more papers presenting the most advanced techniques in computer graphics at the conference. You can still take … Continue reading
Some pretty interesting early results for giving you tactile feedback when interacting with a glasses free 3D interface. You can read the article at the Akihabara News site at http://bit.ly/n3IHiI
Developed at Tufts, this is pretty amazing. A 1 nanometer electric motor. They are going for a world’s record with this. Single molecule is tiniest electric motor ever – tech – 05 September 2011 – New Scientist.
This research from the Neils Bohr Institute could provide the basis for secure quantum theory based communications. By maintaining two atomic systems in a state of entanglement for up to an hour, it opens the door to practical applications leading … Continue reading
One last TED talk for today. This is a stunning TED talk about the robot bird developed at Fasto. Seeing it fly over the heads of TED attendees is stunning. A robot that flies like a bird – YouTube.
This is a great TED talk about the importance of algorithms in the today’s world. Kevin Slavin: How algorithms shape our- YouTube.
I came across this video today while testing code for a project that I am currently working on. I wish that my computing classes had been as much fun 30 years ago when I was working on my thesis. That … Continue reading
I just watched this TED talk about the mathematical models used to describe the growth of cities, organisms and companies. It got me thinking about the implications in our field, specifically when it comes to the need for an increased … Continue reading
There is a great post over at Calvin College concerning the US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ predictions for job creations in the US for the period ranging from 2008 through 2018. There are several interesting tidbits in this article: There … Continue reading