falls to the floor and in the blink of an
eye you turn to look. A prototype computer
vision system that does the same thing is
a step toward making machines more like us
lets you point and speak
Pointing to a map and saying 'there' is about as
clear is you can be, if you're talking to a person.
A computer, however, will be hard pressed to figure
out if your hand movement means anything at all,
let alone match it to your words.
logic counts on geometry
Most quantum computing schemes work by jolting particles
with energy. An alternative approach calls for taking
them on a gentle stroll through an imaginary landscape.
technique turns out flat screens
Silkscreening is an ancient technique for applying
a consistent layer of ink to a surface. It looks
like it might also be a cheap way to make billboard-sized
systems put privacy at risk
It's obvious that if you stand out in a crowd, you'll
get noticed. What's not so obvious is that spouting
off on seemingly anonymous online recommendation
systems can make you stand out.