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Passwords are like “a confessional.” It frees you, “becoming the place where you leave things that have become burdensome, either because you can’t achieve them or, on the contrary, to identify them and separate yourself from them.
PARIS — On the other end of the line, the voice of the person from the IT maintenance service grows insistent. “Miss, I really need your password to unlock your computer.” You blush by yourself, try to be as inconspicuous as possible
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KUKA Robotics a leading manufacturer of industrial robots and solutions for factory automation, has created a self-standing robot that puts various parts together on the assembly line offering a wide range using the Microsoft IoT platform and Windows platform.
With Windows Tablets, KUKA staff has anywhere access to monitor the robot’s productivity and proactively respond to robot’s issues or malfunctions.
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Traditional alarm clock or mobile phone alarm can be annoying for couples who wake up or need to get up for work at different times, as one of them cannot carry on sleeping.
The alarm clock, called Wakē rouses individuals from their slumber one at a time using a focused beam of light and sound.
The wall-mounted device creates a ‘personal sunrise’ and emits focused ultrasonic waves to wake up each person in bed individually without disturbing their partner.
The Wakē alarm (pictured) is the invention of a firm in Los Angeles, California, which and creates a ‘personal sunrise’ and emits focused ultrasonic waves to wake up each person in bed individually.
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The most eye-popping videos of life in the future, from the 1920s and 1930s.
The Space Age gave us some beautiful, rocket-shaped visions of future cities. But before World War II, people were already imagining sleek, beautiful structures. And floating airports. And air taxis. And Futurama, circa 1939! These are the most eye-popping videos of life in the future, from the 1920s and 1930s.
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By simply plugging this device into any display, you can turn it into a computer.
Called the Chromebit, it uses Google's Chrome OS and contains a HDMI plug and a fully featured PC. Google also revealed two new $149 laptops aimed at schools.
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At the moment the two prototypes are only available in black and white, but other colors are expected to launch if the campaign receives enough funding.
Each shoe has a flexible e-ink display (pictured left) on the left and right sides. Inside the shoe's sole is a Bluetooth receiver that connects the displays to a smartphone app.
The shoes (pictured) were designed by Lithuania-based iShuu Technologies. Each shoe has flexible e-ink displays on the left and right sides which connect via Bluetooth to a smartphone app.
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Drones let us tour some of the worlds most visually striking cities from the air.
One of the coolest things about aerial drones is the way that they've been used in filming, flying high and quickly to capture astonishing views. In these videos, drones let us tour some of the worlds most visually striking cities from the air.
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So what are you waiting for? You can enjoy a richer, more emotional life; tune into the sensory pleasures of the world, and make better decisions. And all you have to do is listen to your heart.
Our top 12 stories of 2014. #9: When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.
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Image 1: Normal use of the smartphone ‘face-unlock’ system, it stores a single image of the owner.
Image 2: Shows the owner’s face ‘average’ – an image derived from many photos of a person – being encoded into the system.
Researchers look at brain function to improve face recognition technology.
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Scientists say they have discovered a way of finding out that age by creating a 3D scan of facial features. These 3D images are a composite of two sets of male faces, showing the average facial structure for each age group.
Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing have found patterns of ageing based on certain facial features that can be seen using a camera called the 3dMDface System.
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Each year an estimated one million tonnes of condiments are thrown away globally because leftovers cannot be scraped from jars and bottles, with up to 15 per cent of a product remaining in its container. The right-hand mustard bottle has been coated with LiquidGlide.
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Rainworks are positive messages and art that appear when it rains.
Their purpose: To make people smile on rainy days.
Famous for its notoriously rainy weather, Seattle is the perfect home for this new series of water-activated interactive artworks, illustrations, and hidden messages that only appear when wet. Titled Rainworks, the invisible pieces by Seattle-based artist Peregrine Church started popping up last
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