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China At A Glance
Pollution-Sensing Kites to Fly in Beijing Skies
This citizen-science initiative will launch in August
US State Governments Can’t Shake IT Woes
Microsoft's inauspicious Windows RT 8.1 update, where did the term “glitch” come from?
Deploy Simulation Apps Across a Larger Team
Build a custom application based on your mathematical models and let your colleagues and customers benefit from your expertise
Protecting GPS From Spoofers Is Critical to the Future of Navigation
GPS is vulnerable to spoofing attacks. Here’s how we can defend these important navigation signals
Video Friday: Artificial Evolution, Legged Machines, and Delivery Robots in Silicon Valley
Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos
Robot Arms, a Radar Antenna, and a Stick-On Docking System: Finally, My Jetpack Has Arrived
Though it never flew, this 1969 astronaut prototype influenced later NASA models
Cybersecurity Startup: If the DNC Had Our Security Tech, It Could Have Bricked Those Files
Silicon Valley’s ThinAir Labs aims to bring fraud detection tools from the credit card industry onto your computer
Winograd Schema Challenge Results: AI Common Sense Still a Problem, for Now
A Turing test alternative, the Winograd Schema Challenge aims to determine how well AI handles commonsense reasoning
How to Run a Successful Mobile Crowdsourcing Project
App developers must respect the quirks of smartphone culture when crowdsourcing
New Material Offers a Revolutionary Approach to Power Electronics
Two insulators become an amazing conductor when joined, promising efficient power electronics
Fending Off The Tyranny of Tools
“Distracting Ourselves to Death” isn’t just a metaphor anymore
Temporary Tattoo Keeps Tabs On Alcohol Intake
The device gives a discreet, disposable way to measure the alcohol level in your body
The Manager’s Guide to Multiphysics Simulation
Multiphysics simulation reduces risk and shortens product development time
Boeing at 100
This paragon of technological moxie bet heavily on outsourcing and lost. Can it recover its luster?
How Cognitive Radio Can Help LTE-U and Wi-Fi Users Get Along
Mix in a little bit of licensed LTE, and everyone wins
Now You Too Can Buy Cloud-Based Deep Learning
Cloud-computing services deliver AI to the rest of us
Tesla Divorces Mobileye, or Vice Versa
Tesla says it will develop its next-gen self-driving software in-house
Promise of Nanowires in Optoelectronics Realized By Getting Them Connected
Researchers fabricate a photovoltaic device with hundreds of organic nanowires connected to nanoelectrodes
Amazon to Test Delivery Drone Autonomy in the U.K.
It's not working yet in the United States, so why not move autonomous delivery to the U.K. and hope for better luck?