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July 14, 2015
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Robots, computers, humans

Conference explores ethical concerns as technology advances The recent human-computer romance movie Her and the 1940s-era I, Robot series of short stories may have seemed far-fetched to audiences, but, according to philosophers who have considered the issue, similar situations may … Continue reading

February 15, 2014
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Q&A: What studying networks can tell us about the world and ourselves

There was an opening ceremony on Feb. 5 for the Yale Institute for Network Science (YINS), dedicated to exploring fundamental properties of networks as they appear throughout the biological, physical, and social sciences. The interdisciplinary institute will be led by … Continue reading

February 5, 2014
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The Barriers of E-learning and How to Survive It

Students can experience convenience and benefits but at the same time, barriers of E-learning. These barriers hinder the learning process that is why it is important to evaluate the kind of barrier and know how to survive it. Technology Issues … Continue reading

April 4, 2013
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UCLA physicists’ technique for cooling molecules may be a stepping stone to quantum computing

The next generation of computers promises far greater power and faster processing speeds than today’s silicon-based based machines. These “quantum computers” — so called because they would harness the unique quantum mechanical properties of atomic particles — could draw their … Continue reading

February 12, 2013
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Social Network Use Reflects East-West Disparity

The stark contrast between America’s “me-first” culture and the “collective-good” mentality in China is reflected in the two countries’ use of social networking sites, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University scholar. U.S. citizens spend more … Continue reading

December 21, 2012
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UCLA Engineers Develop New Energy-Efficient Computer Memory Using Magnetic Materials

MeRAM is up to 1,000 times more energy-efficient than current technologies By using electric voltage instead of a flowing electric current, researchers from UCLA’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have made major improvements to an ultra-fast, high-capacity … Continue reading

December 15, 2011
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Computer Science Could Shed New Light on Dark Poem

Literary stylistic analysis gets boost from technology Unique research that brings technology to bear on T.S. Eliot’s famous poem, The Waste Land, promises to reveal insights that human readers may not find on their own and undergraduates are part of … Continue reading

August 28, 2011
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Helping Keep Children Safe Online

*Organizations around the world are addressing cyberbullying — and digital safety overall — by empowering youth and providing educators with resources to help them navigate the digital world. Includes tips for preventing cyberbullying.* Redmond, Wash. — Aug. 25, 2011 — … Continue reading