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Prisoners made pc from the E-waste in prison

I know it’s hard to imagine your life without the Internet, and the same was the case of two Ohio prisoners who built personal computers from parts from e-waste, hid them in the ceiling, and connected those PCs to the Internet via the prison’s network. The incident occurred in 2015 but has now been made public by the State of Ohio’s Office of the Inspector General, which published a 50-page report  on Tuesday, following almost…

Business

24*7 Burning Mug

Have you ever burnt your mouth on that first sip of coffee? Have you ever struggled through that last bit of tepid tea? The Temperfect mug is a magical stainless steel mug that brings the temperature of your coffee or tea to the perfect sipping temperature right away and keeps it there for hours.The mug features an active insulation layer that absorbs the extra heat right away, bringing your drink to the perfect temperature, then…

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Roboy (humanoid robot) resembles the Iron man Jarvis

Roboy is a humanoid robot which is used for doing daily works which is similar to that of jarvis. Roboy is an advanced humanoid robot that was developed at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory of the University of Zurich. Originally designed to emulate humans with the future possibility of helping out in daily environments,Roboy is a project that has involved both engineers and scientists. Both the team members and the partners of the Roboy project share…

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App that overtakes the Google Maps

Google maps cannot predict and display the accurate location of mountains,or on a remote ski slope,or some stimes steppes,islands. British startup What3Words has an app for that. More precisely, they have an algorithm — with a GUI draped on top of it for user convenience, and an API so that others can integrate with the system. Here’s how it works: They started by dividing the entire globe up into 57 trillion 3 x 3m squares…

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Amazon Echo as Christmas Gift to your loved ones

Amazon Echo (known in-development as Doppler or Project D and shortened and referred to as Echo) is a smart speaker developed by Amazon.com. The device consists of a 9.25-inch (23.5 cm) tall cylinder speaker with a seven-piece microphone array. The device responds to the name “Alexa”. This “wake word” can be changed by the user to either “Amazon” or “Echo”. The device is capable of voice interaction, music playback, making to-do lists, setting alarms, streaming podcasts,…

Inventions

Scientist Makes Drinking Water From Sewage

Dr. Rajah Vijay Kumar, a Bengaluru-based scientist has made a device which can convert sewage water into drinking water while giving high-quality compost as a byproduct. He calls it the Boom Tube Resonator. Bengaluru and other cities in India are facing acute drinking water shortage, the world’s big cities aren’t any better. To solve the water crisis, the world is looking  for solutions, recycling&reusing is seen as one of the best solutions. And what better than using…

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Iron man ‘Jarvis’ at Mark Zuckerberg’s home as butler

Jarvis is not a physical robot, but an application.The software learns Zuckerberg’s tastes and patterns, among other things.Natural language processing and facial recognition built into Jarvis Mark Zuckerberg’s artificial intelligence-imbued software “butler” – named Jarvis – is now in service, and even plays with his family, the Facebook chief said Monday Natural language processing and facial recognition capabilities were built into Jarvis, enabling it to understand spoken or texted commands and recognize who is issuing…

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Research into Real-World Applications

Christopher White is a principal researcher within Microsoft’s research organization. In Chris’s mind, he was going to come to D.C. for two weeks during the summer, work on this program he literally didn’t know anything about, and that’s it,” says Randy Garrett, who was the program manager for Project Nexus 7 at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). White, an expert in training computers to extract information from troves of digitally processed information, had…

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Humans have Unique ‘Brain Fingerprints,’ Confirm scientists

Our brain fingerprints are so unique, that they can be used to identify individuals. People say “our brains are wired differently,” and now a team of scientists led by Carnegie Mellon researchers have proven that’s literally the case. What research was done? The group developed a way to “fingerprint” the human brain using diffusion MRI and found that its structural connections are so unique, they can be used to identify individuals. According to the team’s paper published…