You can become a cyborg

Technology has been influencing human sensory perception since we prioritized visual communication over hearing, and information over everything.

Chinese supercomputer is the world's fastest

China now has more of the world's fastest supercomputers than the US and without using US chips

Beyond Asimov: how to plan for ethical robots

As robots become integrated into society more widely, we need to be sure they’ll behave well among us.

Google combines two main quantum computing ideas in one computer

The appeal of this approach lies in the combination of simplicity and generality; in principle, any problem can be encoded. In practice, applications are restricted by limited connectivity, available interactions and noise.

Rio Olympics set to be most connected games in history

Claro, Net and Embratel join forces to ensure Rio is ready for internet demands expected to be four times greater than London Olympics.

Mathematics improve distribution of perishable products

Altering distribution networks will diminish transportation, storage costs and loss of food, ensuring products will reach consumers in less time and have greater shelf life.

Sextorsion: an understudied crime

Despite it is surprisingly common there is not official data nor specific penalties for sextorsion. 

New app offers custom guide for visiting Rio during Olympics

British journalists, Doug Gray and Luke Norman, created Rio Companion app, a travel guide that curates the best of the city.

Social Media to help combat crime in Rio

The military police in Rio de Janeiro embrace Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter.

Japan to finance $5 Million physics lab in Bolivia

Japan will finance the construction of a $5 million laboratory in Bolivia for the study of cosmic rays, Japanese Nobel laureate Takaaki Kajita said on Monday.


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