Computer scientists use music to covertly track body movements, activity

As smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and other smart devices become more prevalent in our lives, computer scientists have raised concerns that these network-enabled devices, if not properly secured, could be co-opted to steal data or invade user privacy. Now researchers at the University of Washington have demonstrated how it is possible to transform a smart … Continue reading “Computer scientists use music to covertly track body movements, activity”

FlowRep Software can sketch, recreate 3D shapes

A University of British Columbia computer scientist has created a new software that can create a design sketch of an everyday object, addressing the challenge of accurately describing shapes. If you try to explain what your computer mouse looks like to someone who has never seen a mouse before, you’re going to struggle to verbally … Continue reading “FlowRep Software can sketch, recreate 3D shapes”

Google Shows Doodle for Ferdinand Monoyer who introduced Dioptre and invented Monoyer chart

The Search Engine Google is showing an animated Doodle in few Countries for the Ferdinand Monoyer’s 181st Birthday Ferdinand Monoyer was a French ophthalmologist, known for introducing the dioptre in 1872. A dioptre is a unit of measurement of the optical power of a lens or curved mirror, which is equal to the reciprocal of … Continue reading “Google Shows Doodle for Ferdinand Monoyer who introduced Dioptre and invented Monoyer chart”

Intel acquires Mobileye for $15.3 Billion

Intel has confirmed that it is acquiring Mobileye, a leader in autonomous driving technology, for $15.3 billion. Accordint to TechCrunch report, it is the biggest-ever acquisition of an Israeli tech company. The acquisition will couple the best-in-class technologies from both companies, including Intel’s high-performance computing and connectivity expertise and Mobileye’s leading computer vision expertise to … Continue reading “Intel acquires Mobileye for $15.3 Billion”

The Fearless Girl Statue near the Charging Bull of Wall Street

International Women’s Day is 8 March , i-e Today, and this year’s theme is Be Bold For Change. For effectively conveying this message, State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) have placed a statue of a young girl, representing the future, near Wall Street in New York City. They have installed the bronze statue of a fearless … Continue reading “The Fearless Girl Statue near the Charging Bull of Wall Street”