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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

New Android feature alerts you to malicious app

Privacy and protection of personal data is the biggest bet of the “developers” of the “smartphones” operating systems, since the malicious people who look for them are always one step ahead. Google and Apple are constantly introducing tools with every “Android” and “iOS” software upgrade, and this time it was Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram – Take a break: The new feature for those who “burn”

Shortly before the inauguration of its CEO Adam Mosseri in Congress, the Instagram development team released new features, aimed at providing a safer place for teens. First, it launches the “Take a Break” feature, previously available in the US, UK, Canada and Australia. In practice, “Take a Break” is a Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

metaverse: Microsoft in the “race” against Facebook

Microsoft opposes Facebook by announcing that it is bringing “metaverse” into “Teams” —its own version of “Zoom”— which has also been integrated into Windows 11. Users, in the first phase, will be able, from 2022, to appear as live cartoons, or 3D digital personalities (“avatars”) in their web chats; as Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Smart gauze (bandage) communicates with doctors

In recent years, research teams around the world have created various types of medical pads (bandages, gauzes, patches, etc.), which are described as “smart”. Some of these patches incorporate medications and substances, which help in the rapid healing of the wounds, on which they are placed, while others incorporate technologies Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Metaverse: The new platform that Facebook is preparing

Facebook is preparing a new digital platform called “metaverse”. The new platform will allow users to meet each other in a virtual digital environment, using “augmented reality technology”. As it explains in the relevant announcement, the name “metaverse” comes from a combination of the words “meta” and “universe”. It will Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …