When Star Wars technology managed to predict our time

Star Wars was definitely ahead of its time and that had nothing to do with their subject matter alone. At a time —when space exploration was the hot topic of the day— George Lucas saw the vehicle through which all the concerns that troubled humanity at that time could be Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How will you know if you are being spied on through your device’s camera

As part of our digital lives, we are increasingly sitting in front of a screen, whether it is a laptop, smartphone or other device. This usually means that we are also sitting in front of a camera that —before the pandemic— most of us rarely used. But, while webcams can Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google Multisearch: Search by image and text at the same time

During the “Google I/O 2021” conference last May, the company introduced a new technology called “Multitask Unified Model (MUM)”, which enhances the possibilities for more complex search. In September he made a demo of “MUM”, for simultaneous image and text search through the “Google Lens” tool; and now is able Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Beware of email fraud sent by Greek Police

A mail fraud with the alleged sender of Greek Police has been circulating in recent days by perpetrators, who try to deceive/mislead the citizens. According to an announcement by the Police, the text message —which you will see below, as an alleged letter from the Greek Police— is false and Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The Peaky Blinders of the 21st century have been arrested

At the beginning of the 20th century, the Birmingham-based “Peaky Blinders” gang was active in Britain, which became famous thanks to the worldwide success of the TV series of the same name. London police say they have dismantled a hacker mob called “Lapsu$”. Seven key members of the mob have Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Artificial intelligence system discovers 40 thousand unknown substances for biological weapons in a few hours

At a conference on the negative effects of new advanced technologies, the young American biotechnology company “Collaborations Pharmaceuticals” decided to conduct an experiment: The company has modified the algorithms in the artificial intelligence program that it uses, so that —instead of producing positive results, i.e. the discovery of chemicals useful Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram adds parental control options

Since last December, the Instagram development team had promised to add new parental control features to the popular platform and now we are in the final stretch for their launch, as it started in the US. The head of Instagram, Adam Mosseri, describes the new options as the first parental Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

MIT manufactures the first fabrics that “eavesdrop”

Thanks to the special fibers, this fabric effectively detects the sounds of the environment, from the loud ones on a busy road, to the quiet sounds inside a library reading room. At the same time, the fabric is also capable of recording the sounds it hears and then reproducing them Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How will you know if your phone has been hacked

It is not uncommon for your cell phone to be hacked. It may sound strange to you, but it certainly happens in the best families. Some people —and we sometimes do— even store passwords in their cell phone notes to keep them accessible at all times, because ok, how many Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Young engineer came up with a program that translates sign language

Sign language is the voice for all our fellow human beings. Even deaf people of different nationalities from all over the world can communicate with each other, since sign language has a lot in common in all languages. But this is not enough for the full integration of the deaf Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Quantum radar detects objects under the ground

An object hidden beneath the earth’s surface was first detected using quantum technology. The achievement is characterized as a milestone, as it paves the way for the use of quantum gravity sensors that will “see” under the ground, a development with a variety of applications in science, industry, national defense Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram: New feature for anonymous likes in Stories

Another new feature is coming to the Instagram application, with head Adam Mosseri announcing that from now on we will be able to anonymously “like” the “Stories” we like, without sending a message to the creator. According to “Techgear”, with the next upgrade of the application for “Android” and “iOS” Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …