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3D revolution on Arduino

Until the last moment, controllers (and Arduino, in particular) worked either without an interface at all, or with primitive interfaces, relatively speaking, with one or two buttons. With the advent of the Arduino ...

Google's Magenta Project: Can a Computer Be Creative?

In the summer of 2015, a group of researchers from Google decided to make their dream in the field of artificial intelligence a reality and create a “creative computer”. Their program could not only ...

The world's first asymmetric single-piece drone

Engineers from the Institute of Dynamic Systems and Management of the Swiss Higher Technical School of Zurich (ETH Zurich) designed an aircraft with one moving part, which is called ...

A brief history of the physical theory of the great unification

Lawrence Kraus is a theoretical physicist, cosmologist, director of the Origins project, and founder of the Earth and Space Exploration School at Arizona State University. The author of such bestsellers as "The Universe ...

Taming multicast

Let us dwell on the analysis of multicast traffic through the IGMP protocol. Consider the implementation of the IGMP protocol, the operation of the PIM protocol, sending JOIN-requests. After analyzing the problem has been developed ...

NASA has set fire to the space ship Cygnus

For the first time in a spacecraft, an experiment was conducted with the ignition of a sample of a meter-long Cygnus tissue after undocking from the ISS. Photo source: NASA NASA engineers first conducted ...

[GT-H]: About system problems, the future and (some) Tesla - where do without it

Expensive GT-soo ... Perhaps, we will set aside false modesty - dear GT- and H-communities! Yesterday we set up a most interesting natural experiment - and its results have surpassed all the most daring ...

Image archive storage for a site in Azure Blob storage

The article tells about the experience of organizing budget storage of an image archive for a site with millions of ads. Images in my case are photos of apartments, houses, ...

Biker gang arrested, hijacked more than 150 cars Jeep Wrangler

Onboard Diagnostics System Port in a Jeep Grand Cherokee Car The FBI agents detained nine members of a biker gang that hijacked a Jeep Wrangler car using ...

Why it is impossible to prove the theory of evolution

Hello! Our team Sci-One is ready yet another video of a member of the Commission against pseudoscience Alexander Sergeev. This time it’s impossible to prove the theory of evolution. Video and his ...

Android Academy: now in Moscow

On September 5, Android Academy’s basic Android development course (Android Fundamentals) starts. We meet at the Avito office at 19:00. This is full-time and free tuition. For the basis of the course we ...

How to "glue" Intel-based server and overcome the scale-up ceiling in 8 processors

If you are engaged in growing large databases and suddenly run into the ceiling of performance - it's time to expand. With the scale-out extension is clear: add servers and grief is not ...

Draytek 2925 Series Router Overview. Part One: Overview, Features and Tests

In one of the previous reviews, published in two parts, available on the links: P1 and P2, we got acquainted with the Draytek 2912 series of routers, and made sure that they are functional and ...

Moto returns to Russia

Motorola's mobile division, a company with a nearly century-old history, became part of Lenovo after selling Google. Moto after a five-year break returns to the Russian market. The company introduced ...

3 weeks with Tesla

After my last publication about Tesla's car gained more views than any of the previous ones, and more than the outpouring of my soul in a cycle of 3 articles about creating ...

Particle physics: why do we need to do this, and why in this way

Who cares about particles? Why are physicists specializing in them interested in them so much? In fact, we are not interested in the particles themselves. Here is an analogy: imagine that you ...

All moon plants died

No sooner had mankind rejoiced at the first plants grown on the surface of the moon (in the biocontainer of the Chang'e-4 space probe), as on the same day the sad scientists came from Chinese scientists ...

Neural network made fake Obama

Digital counterparts of famous politicians and actors are under the full control of the "puppeteer". Illustration: University of Washington, 2015 3D-graphics programs coupled with neural networks have reached ...

IBM Watson studies information security specialist

The IBM Watson system has already learned Japanese, learned how to make diagnoses and find an individual method of treatment for patients with complex diseases. Also IBM Watson can compile ...

How we organized the competition of shifts between production workers (as in the USSR)

The original idea is very simple. A long time ago, one capitalist came to the factory at the end of the shift. He asked how much the change had made the parts, and wrote this number in millimeters in chalk on the floor ....