2013 review: The year in technology

日期:2019-03-01 08:02:06 作者:鄂炅 阅读:666

ByNiallFirthandMichaelReilly(Image:PaulTaylor/Getty)Readmore:“2014preview:10ideasthatwillmatternextyear“ContinuingrevelationsoftheUSNationalSecurityAgency’smassivespyingapparatusredefinedtheterm

AI takes on humans to create video game

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ByDouglasHeaven(Image:RobotLovesKitty/LudumDare)MAKINGgamesthatareengagingandcreativeisalwaysachallenge.CouldanAIoutdohumans?That’swhatMikeCookofGoldsmiths

Wired Wild West: Cowpokes chatted on fence-wire phones

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ByBobHolmesBeforephonelinesgavebarbedwiretheboot(Image:KevinTaylor/Alamy)Personalisedringtones

Christmas Eve spacewalk a success for NASA

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ByJacobAron(Image:NASA)Takeabreather

Virtual tailor measures you up for perfect online shop

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ByRachelNuwer(Image:ArdenReed)IT’Sthecurseofonlineclothesshopping.Youcomeacrossashirtyousimplymusthave

One Per Cent

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(Image:DayZ)MoralzombiegameDayZtakesoffAvideogamehasmadeahugesplash:theuniquesurvivalshooter“DayZ”soldover172

Log your routine and say goodbye to passwords

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ByPaulMarks(Image:EricGarault/Picturetank)SICKofhavingtorememberazillionpasswords?Logginginusingobscurefactsaboutyoureverydaylifecouldbetheanswer.Callednarrativeauthentication

ButtonMasher: AI takes on humans to create video game

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ByDouglasHeaven(Image:RobotLovesKitty/LudumDare)Makingvideogamesthatareengagingandcreativeisalwaysachallenge.CouldanAIoutdohumans?That’swhatMikeCookofGoldsmiths

Robots aren't yet ready to work alone in space

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ByVictoriaJaggard(Image:B.A.Rupert/MissouriSandT)TwentyyearsafterfixingtheHubbleSpaceTelescopebyhand

We have the tools to keep sport free of match-fixing

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ByScottFerguson(Image:AndrzejKrauze)YOUmightthinkofmatch-fixinginsportasanewphenomenon

Collapsing backpack charges gadgets as you walk

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ByMacGregorCampbellWEARABLEcomputersareontheirwayandsoonyou’llbeabletopowerthemyourself.Anewtypeofnano-generatorconvertsmovementfromwalkingintoelectricitytokeepyourgadgetsgoing.Wearablegeneratorsoften

Cosmic explorer Gaia embarks on star-mapping mission

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ByJacobAron(Image:ESA)Betyourjourneytoworktodaywasn’tasexcitingasthis.Gaia

Thingful site brings linked Internet of Things to life

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ByKatAusten(Image:Umbrellium)Sharks

Try mixed reality, where the virtual and real collide

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BySandrineCeurstemont(Image:VirtualEnvironmentsandComputerGraphicsGroup/UCL)ISLIPonthevirtualrealityheadset

2014 preview: Google Glass for the masses

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ByHalHodsonReadmore:“2014preview:10ideasthatwillmatternextyear“Thistimenextyear

Dream Job: Scientific glass-blower

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ByJessicaHamzelouVideo:ScientificglassblowercraftsaChristmasbaubleAnyonewhohaseverworkedinalabknowsthatalotofscientificequipmentismadeofglass–thepennyusuallydropswhenthefirsttesttubehitsthefloor.Whe

Improvise! Shoestring solutions to big physics

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ByRichardWebb(Image:Getty)Whatdoyoudowhenthemoney’stooshorttorunyourexpensiveexperiment?Reachfortheducttape

2014 preview: Hydrogen SUV ready to hit the road

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ByRowanHooperReadmore:“2014preview:10ideasthatwillmatternextyear“DidyouknowthattheEmpireStateBuilding’sspirewasdesignedasamooringpointforhydrogenairships?Thatprovedtoodangerous

Electricity use drops as UK passes 'peak light bulb'

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ByMichaelMarshallWehavepassedpeaklightbulb.TheaverageamountofelectricityneededannuallytolightaUKhomefellfrom720kilowatt-hoursin1997to508kWhin2012

2014 preview: Private internet to beat the spooks

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ByPaulMarks(Image:KacperPempel/Reuters)Readmore:“2014preview:10ideasthatwillmatternextyear“What’sthepriceoflossoftrust?Wewillfindoutin2014astheafter-effectsoftherevelationsaboutthespyingcampai

Motion-captured laughs make animations more amusing

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ByPaulMarksVideo:FunnybodiesmovelikelaughingpeopleOneglanceatHarryGriffin’sanimationhasmeandmycolleagueinstantlyandinvoluntarilysniggering

Ultrasound killed the surgical star

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ByHelenThomson(Image:PatrickGeorge)Frombraintoprostate

Five DIY hacks to survive a space emergency

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ByJacobAron(Image:NASA)(Image:NASA)SnorkelscouldbecomelifesaversontheInternationalSpaceStation.NASAannouncedonWednesdaythatduringaseriesofthreespacewalksscheduledforthecomingweek

Replacement artificial heart keeps first patient alive

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ByNiallFirth(Image:Carmat)Ifyoustayedawakeduringbiologyinschool

Technology: Sound response makes for kinder cuts

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ByANNEDAVIESThenightmareofwakingupduringanoperationcouldbeoverforthemillionsofpeopleroundtheworldwhosufferthistrauma.Nowabrainmonitorthatdetectswhenpatientsareindangerofwakingupunderananaesthetichasbe

Technology: Periscope gives fresh angle on supersonic landings

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ByVINCENTKIERNANinWASHINGTONDCThedelicatebusinessoflandingsupersonicaircraftismademoredifficultbytheirlong

Technology: Virus busters get a shot in the arm

日期:2019-02-28 08:05:03 作者:屈突圳兴 阅读:666

ByJONATHANBEARinNEWYORKComputerscouldsoonfightoffvirusesthatattackthembyusinganin-built‘imm-unesystem’.Forauser

Technology: Crystal buckyballs are forever

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ByTARAPATELinPARISAmaterialsohardthatitscratchesthesurfaceofdiamondshasbeenmadebycrystallisingbuckminsterfullereneunderextremelyhighpressure.Thebuckminsterfullerenemolecule

Technology: There's oil in them there plastics

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ByANDYCOGHLANBPchemicalsisbuildingapilotplantthatwillconvertmostoftheplasticitemswethrowawayintoarichoilfromwhichchemicalscompaniescansynthesisevirginplastics.BPhasshownalreadythatthetechnologycanwork

Technology: Energetic transistor does two jobs for the price of one

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ByPETERHADFIELDinTOKYOToshiba

Technology: Germany's post vans go electric

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ByNORBERTLOSSAUinCOLOGNEZincandairwillsoonbereplacingpetrolanddieselasthedrivingforcebehindGermany’spostalservice.Fromnextyear

Technology: Perfect preservative for canned film

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The‘vinegarsyndrome’thatrotsmoviefilmstoredinsealedcanshasbeenbeatenatlast.ResearchersworkingforKodak

Technology: Cartoons become collector's item

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ByBARRYFOXMoneycannotbuythepresenteverycomputerbuffwillwantthisChristmas–a‘screensaver’programcalledOpus‘nBill.LegalactiontakeninCaliforniatopreventthedistributionofthisprogramhasturneda$40screensaver

Technology: Fusion hopes hang on refurbished JET

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ByJEREMYWEBBThemissiontoharnessthereactionthatpowerstheSunentersanewphasethisweek.Thedoorsoftheworld’sbiggestfusionreactor

Technology: Thimble gets in touch with reality

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ByDAVIDANSLEYinMASSACHUSETTSAyoungengineerhasdevelopedasurprisinglysimplewaytoaddtheelementoftouchtovirtualenvironments:athimble.Suspendedbyaluminiumrodsjustaboveadesk

Technology: No silver linings for CD's

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ByBARRYFOXSomefull-lengthCDspackagedinplasticboxesarebeingtarnishedbyairbornesulphur.Theirmanufacturer

Technology: High voltage sounds out colloids in the lab

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ByKENCROSELLinBERKELEYDesignersofpaints

Technology: Rapid-fire laser suits medical cases

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ByANDYCOGHLANCheap

Technology: The best way to speed the plough? Plug it in

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ByJONATHANBEARDinNEWYORKPloughingaccountsforalargeproportionoftheenergyconsumedbytheworld’sfarmers.Butaddingalittleextraenergyintheformofelectricitymightsaveasmuchas10percentofthefuelthattractorshavet

Technology: When and where to pile 'em high

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Technology: Robot jobsworths go on patrol

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ByMAXGLASKINSecurityguardscouldsoonbereplacedbyrobotsdevelopedbyateamoftheUniversityofOxford.ResearchersatOxfordareofferingtosendtheirmachinesoutonpatrol

Technology: Photocopies: now you see them, now you don't

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ByELISABETHGEAKEAmachinewhichconvertsphotocopiesbacktoblankpaperisbeingdevelopedbytheJapaneseofficeequipmentcompanyRicoh.The‘RecycleCopier’worksonmostdocumentsproducedbyphotocopiers

Technology: How to pick a drug in a million

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ByANDYCOGHLANMillionsofpotentialdrugscanbemanufacturedandtestedatthesametimeusingatechniquedevelopedbyaCalifornianbiotechnologycompany.Thetechniqueconsumesonlyafractionofthechemicalsrequiredforconvent

Technology: TV audience answers back

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ByELISABETHGEAKETrialsofinteractivetelevisionbeganlastweekonthecableTVnetworkinSaltLakeCity

Secret of Achilles' shield

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ByPAULCRADDOCKSecretprocesses

Technology: Silicon carbide pokes into DNA

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GeneticallymodifiedplantscouldbeproducedmorecheaplyandeasilyusingamethodannouncedlastweekbyscientistsfromZeneca

Technology: We'll be back after the break

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ByBARRYFOXAmericanswillsoonbesparedthemiseryofwatchingtheadvertisementsinprogrammestheyhaverecordedearlier

Technology: Smart network saves Danish bacon

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ByELISABETHGEAKEDanishpigfarmersarebringinghomethebaconwithameat-gradingrobotcontrolledbyanartificialneuralnetwork.ResultsjustpublishedbytheDanishMeatResearchInstitute(DMRI)inRoskildeshowthatintwoyear

Technology: Superconducting cables power on

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ByCHARLESARTHURAnAmericancompanyhasedgedclosertorealisingakeyaimofthepowerindustrybydemonstratingahigh-temperaturesuperconductingcablewhichwouldbeabletotransmitelectricitywithoutpowerloss.Inthelongrun

First glimpse of a black hole being born from a star’s remains

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SciencePhotoLibrary/GettyByAnnaNowogrodzkiWe’vereceivedabirthannouncementfrom20millionlightyearsaway

How to iron out gravity's creases in our map of the universe

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ESA/HUBBLE&NASAByRebeccaBoyleHOWdoyouironoutthefoldsinauniverse?Ourmostprecisemapofthebigbang’safterglow–thecosmicmicrowavebackground(CMB)–isflawed