Archive For May 31, 2019

Chinese military to create new OS to thwart US government hackers

Chinese military to create new OS to thwart US government hackers

Chinese military won’t move to Linux, but develop a custom OS instead. 10 things you should never do in Excel   Amidst an escalating trade war and political tensions with the US, Beijing officials have decided to develop a custom operating system that will replace the Windows OS on computers used by the Chinese military….

Engineers create ‘lifelike’ material with artificial metabolism

John Munson/Cornell University Cornell professor of biologi Cornell professor of biological and environmental engineering Dan Luo and research associate Shogo Hamada have created a DNA material capable of metabolism, in addition to self-assembly and organization.   By Matt Hayes | April 10, 2019   As a genetic material, DNA is responsible for all known life. But DNA…

Flying cars are poised to take off

Flying cars are poised to take off

    By KARL WILSON | China Daily | Updated: 2018-10-08 07:20     Ehang 184, a passenger drone, takes a test flight in Guangzhou in February. FENG ZHOUFENG/FOR CHINA DAILY The stuff of science fiction is close to becoming reality Back in February, drone manufacturer Ehang released a video of the world’s first passenger drone, the Ehang…

Flying cars are poised to take off

Flying cars are poised to take off

    By KARL WILSON | China Daily | Updated: 2018-10-08 07:20     Ehang 184, a passenger drone, takes a test flight in Guangzhou in February. FENG ZHOUFENG/FOR CHINA DAILY The stuff of science fiction is close to becoming reality Back in February, drone manufacturer Ehang released a video of the world’s first passenger drone, the Ehang…

LED light can damage eyes

LED light can damage eyes

ANSES warns Amélie BAUBEAU , AFP•May 15, 2019                 LED lighting can damage the eye’s retina and disturb natural sleep rhythms         LED lighting can damage the eye’s retina and disturb natural sleep rhythms Yahoo News Video Scroll back up to restore default view. Maisons-Alfort…

Japan plans to create 10 billion 14-digit phone numbers using Huawei Technology

Japan plans to create 10 billion 14-digit phone numbers using Huawei Technology

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Increasing Tellurium content improves light absorption in organic solar cells

Increasing Tellurium content improves light absorption in organic solar cells

  by Brookhaven National Laboratory Tellurium-containing polymer-based solar cells can absorb light across an exceptionally broad spectrum and have the potential to enhance power conversion efficiencies. The investigation of light absorbing organic semiconductors is important for the development of lightweight flexible solar cells. Replacing sulfur atoms in commonly used, polymer-based solar cells with tellurium atoms results…

Hamas hackers goad Israel to an air strike

Hamas hackers goad Israel to an air strike

In a first, Israel responds to Hamas hackers with an air strike Israel military said it bombed building housing Hamas cyber forces. By Catalin Cimpanu for Zero Day | May 5, 2019 — 19:36 GMT (01:06 IST) | Topic: Security     Source: IDF   SEE ALSO 10 dangerous app vulnerabilities to watch out for (free PDF) For the first time, Israel…

Aweigh (Open source alternative to GPS)

Aweigh (Open source alternative to GPS)

PROJECT   BUILD   LIBRARY   CONTACT VERSION 3 – DEVELOP “I like that Aweigh is open-ended. It supports a kind of continuous search and questioning.— J. , stackoverflow enthusiast Aweigh – Version 3 was created for users like J. who appreciate the challenge and the freedom to build their own digital devices. All of Aweigh’s…

Aweigh (Alternative to GPS)

Aweigh (Alternative to GPS)

PROJECT   BUILD   LIBRARY   CONTACT   BASICS   0.  Intro Navigation technology is an essential ability for the survival, development, and organisation of both animals and humans. Aweigh combines a biomimetic hardware mechanism with an algorithm inspired by obsolete technologies to calculate the latitude and longitude of the user. This technology is currently…

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