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  • Microsoft

    Microsoft tests undersea data center pod

    Project Natick reflects Microsoft’s pursuit of sustainable data center solutions that offer lower cooling costs and less latency.

  • Are we thinking about artificial intelligence all wrong?

    Are we thinking about artificial intelligence all wrong?

    Computer scientist Jerry Kaplan talks about automation and its implications for many government functions

  • Road to driverless vehicles paved with risk

    Road to driverless vehicles paved with risk

    Questions on safety standards and cybersecurity still need to be answered before connected and autonomous vehicles make their way onto the nations roadways.

  • The Naval Research Lab is testing a mathematical formula to help autonomous sail drones find thermals.

    There's an algorithm for everything, it seems

    The latest example: The Naval Research Lab is testing a mathematical formula to help autonomous sail drones find thermals.

  • What does it take to build agile robots?

    What does it take to build agile robots?

    The Agile Robotics for Industrial Automation Competition aims to make industrial robots more capable, versatile, collaborative and easier to program.

  • IARPA preps for human-machine forecasting, design tools for superconducting computers

    IARPA preps for human-machine forecasting, design tools for superconducting computers

    At two upcoming proposers’ days, researchers can learn about the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity’s plans to optimize human-machine forecasting and to build tools that will enable development of a superconducting computer.

  • NASA, Esri speed delivery of cloud-based imagery data

    NASA, Esri speed delivery of cloud-based imagery data

    Using image-compression technology with a meta raster format that breaks files into three parts that can be cached separately, users not only get faster performance but also lower storage requirements.

  • IARPA brain inspired computing

    IARPA scopes out brain-inspired computing

    Neurally inspired computing principles could deliver practical benefits for next-generation computers, according to the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity.

  • Facial recognition app may help spot PTSD

    Facial recognition app may help spot PTSD

    Facial recognition technology now being tested to identify autism in children may help screen for other illnesses, such as post traumatic stress disorder.

  • Army scores NFL funding for brain injury mitigation tech

    Army scores NFL funding for brain injury mitigation tech

    The Army Research Lab recently won funding as a finalist in the Head Health Challenge II for its solution to mitigate and prevent head injuries.

  • Researchers at Brown University have found a way to make 3-D scans from digital cameras

    3-D scans from smartphones?

    Researchers at Brown University have found a way to make 3-D scans from inexpensive digital cameras.

  • NASA spinoff techology transfer

    NASA spinoffs: Bringing space tech to Earth

    The latest technology transfer report highlights technologies that have come out of the nation’s space program and entered Earth-based markets.

  • ONR builds an immersive future with mixed reality

    ONR builds an immersive future with mixed reality

    The Office of Naval Research’s new laboratory leverages both augmented and virtual reality for more efficient and cost-effective training, maintenance and operations.

  • Agencies begin smartwatch tech countdown

    Agencies begin smartwatch tech countdown

    Because wearable technology has yet to take off, governments are proceeding with caution, primarily creating citizen-facing apps.