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In this episode of Radio Corona, Gideon Lichfield will discuss the future of our connected world with Vint Cerf, one of the people known as a "father of the internet."
Researchers have developed an interactive simulation to raise awareness of the importance of social distancing during a pandemic.
Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence system that can identify sea plastic in satellite imagery.
The Kansan brood of 17-year cicadas are very sensitive to the local sound and light environment.
New technologies are transforming the future of in-person retail.
Researchers have developed an automated artificial intelligence system for training and running certain types of neural networks, which has a small carbon footprint.
Researchers have developed sensors that analyze footsteps by measuring minute floor vibrations.
Singapore launched its first aerial drone delivery service on April 19, with a parcel of vitamins dropped onto a ship anchored off the island.
Nearly half of 256 cybersecurity professionals polled reported having been reassigned to general IT tasks, due to the global COVID-19 outbreak.
A fleet of six-wheeled robots that deliver retail purchases is becoming increasingly popular in the British town of Milton Keynes during the coronavirus lockdown.
A survey found security practices such as not clicking on unknown links or emails were more widely adopted than countermeasures like ad blockers or credit report freezes.
Americans invented liquid crystal displays but couldn't capitalize on them. On the technology's golden jubilee, it's time to reflect on the value of research and development.
The deal for the Internet domain for nonprofit organizations had set off fierce opposition.
Researchers have developed mind-controlled arm prostheses that several amputees already are using.
Researchers in Australia have partnered with Amazon Web Services on using cloud-based services to process, analyze, and categorize genomic data to protect endangered animals.
UPS will use drones to make prescription deliveries to residents of The Villages in Florida, one of the biggest retirement communities in the U.S.
Carnegie Mellon University researchers have created an artificial intelligence-based technique to help educators rapidly develop intelligent computerized tutoring systems.
California Institute of Technology's Wei Gao has developed a perspiration-powered electronic skin twith embedded sensors to monitor the wearer’s vital signs.
Personal data from millions of customers ended up with Google, Facebook, and other trackers, making it easier for them to be tracked online and targeted with ads, according to a study.
Specialists at the London start-up BenevolentAI helped identify the arthritis drug baricitinib, which is now part of a clinical trial.
A decades-old conjecture about computational complexity is confirmed in just a few pages.
The open instruction set for microprocessors promises to reshape computing and introduce new, more powerful capabilities.
The social media platforms like their freedom, but information gerrymandering may require legislation to fix.