Posts Tagged 'computer science'

Machine-Learning Algorithms Could Help Debunk Twitter Rumors


Twitter is one of the fastest and most comprehensive ways of staying abreast of breaking news. However, it’s not always easy to tell whether these microblogging status updates are being truthful.

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Simulated Brain Performs Well at Simple Tasks


The Semantic Pointer Architecture Unified Network (Spaun) was created by theoretical neuroscientists to simulate complex behavior from fewer neurons.

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Cyber-Attacks Could Be Thwarted By CPU Symbiotes


Targets for hackers are becoming more widespread. The chips running car engines, routers that form the Internet’s backbone, power plants, and rail lines are all at risk because they can link to computers.

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High-Energy Physicists Set New Record for Data Transfer


Physicists at the California Institute of Technology have set a new record for data network data transfer speeds. The international team of high-energy physicists, computer scientists and network engineers achieved a rate of 339 gigabits per second (Gbps), which is equivalent to four million gigabytes per day, roughly doubling last year’s record.

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Verifying Identity with Patterns Could Make Computers More Secure


If there’s one thing that should be learned by everyone with the most recent hacking fiasco of Wired’s Mat Honan, passwords aren’t secure. A team of researchers from Stanford and Northwestern universities, as well as SRI International, have been experimenting with security to use the brain’s innate ability to learn and recognize patterns.

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