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23/06/2018 - 10:07
Facebook has recently come under intense scrutiny for sharing the data of millions of users without their knowledge. We’ve also learned that Facebook is using AI to predict users’ future behavior and selling that data to advertisers. Not surprisingly, Facebook’s business model and how it handles its users’ data has sparked a long-awaited...
23/06/2018 - 09:56
TC is looking to new partner Rockwell Automation to help it fulfil the smart factory ambitions that have fuelled acquisitions totalling $300 million in recent years. But the deal has left some questioning how it effects earlier, ongoing partnerships. At the company’s LiveWorx show in Boston this week, PTC CEO Jim Heppelmann filled in some key...
23/06/2018 - 09:53
A fresh blueprint outlining how to rebuild the Internet to make it super slick at handling rising traffic from new technologies has been unveiled by scientists. The Internet of Things and wireless sensor networks are just two recent new technologies that generate a vast growth of traffic, which puts an ever-heavier load on networks. But...
22/06/2018 - 22:58
EAI Endorsed Transactions on Serious Games Editor(s)-in-Chief: Ombretta Gaggi CALL FOR PAPERS Games are structured contexts where players have clear objectives, with victory as the end goal. In a game, players must solve problems, overcome challenges and face opponents (real or game characters) but always respecting a clearly-defined set...
22/06/2018 - 09:40
Readers will be able to quickly collect large amounts of tire data for manufacturers to utilize, making the production process more efficient. Radio frequency identification is being adopted rapidly in a growing number of tire industry processes and will deliver more transparency, fewer rejected tires and production failures and better control...
22/06/2018 - 09:09
As consumers add more and more connected devices to their personal IoT networks, security and privacy are paramount. These networks are only as secure as their weakest link – which is why Isabelle Noblanc, UL, says organizations making connected devices must practice security and privacy by design. Here’s how Noblanc says organizations must...
22/06/2018 - 09:02
The future of decentralization isn’t just a better internet, it’s a better capitalism, experience of democracy and a sharing economy where prosperity is shared and wealth inequality no longer exists. If blockchain was born in 2009, it was in fact the date was October 31st, 2008. Satoshi Nakamoto published his white paper. Many concepts of what...
21/06/2018 - 11:02
On March 6, 2016, a small drone belonging to the open-source software company Drone Employee lifted into the Russian sky, traveling across an open field of white snow. Drone flight is relatively unremarkable today, but this particular drone wasn’t controlled by anyone. Brought to life by a predetermined agreement, or “smart contract,” running on...
21/06/2018 - 10:57
AutoSens returns once again to the spectacular AutoWorld Museum in Brussels, Belgium this Autumn from 17-20 September. The speaker line-up and full conference agenda for its European event has just been revealed. The challenge of the automotive industry is to design computers and robots that can perform tasks better than humans can, while also...
21/06/2018 - 10:45
Across the world, experts in multiple industries seem to agree on one core assessment: We are only at the beginning of the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution.  Consider the scale of future impact. Over the next five years, humans will more than triple the number of "things" connected to the Internet, growing them from 15 billion today to...
21/06/2018 - 10:42
China's government will try to drive economic growth with the Internet Plus initiative, a plan to integrate innovations such as automation, big data, artificial intelligence and the internet of things into all aspects of the country's economy. In doing so, Beijing will maintain a firm hand over the internet using an array of strict laws and...
21/06/2018 - 10:41
Robotics in agriculture are rapidly developing. Government Europa looks at how technology is revolutionising the asparagus farming industry. Robotics in farming and agriculture are allowing European farmers to work in a safer environment, increasing yield and helping to develop more sustainable farming, in asparagus farming and other sectors....
21/06/2018 - 07:27
Cognitive abstraction is indeed quite different from knowledge of the “here and now” and “being in the world”. Such knowledge is embedded in our tools and surroundings. Intuitively we know how to use a hammer because of its shape and weight distribution – as Heidegger put it, such knowledge is “at hand” and “within the world”.This difference can...
21/06/2018 - 07:19
All things tend to disappear, and especially things man made. 'Ephemeralisation' was Buckminster Fuller’s term for describing the way that a technology becomes subsumed in the society that uses it3. The pencil, the gramophone, the telephone, the CD player, technology that was around when we grew up, is not technology to us, it...
21/06/2018 - 07:15
Alongside doubts that the USD-pegged crypto isn’t actually backed by the physical fiat it purports to hold in reserve, over the years Tether has been plagued by banking, transaction and withdrawal problems. Even the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has subpoenaed both Tether and Bitfinex (which share the same chief operators Phil Potter and...