#Computer Science

Inaugural TOCHI best paper award goes to University of Leeds Engineers

3 weeks ago — 2 min read

The University of Leeds is celebrating after two of its researchers (Professor Roy Ruddle and Rhys Thomas from the School...

Engineering Talks – Colossus & the Breaking of Lorenz

3 weeks ago — 1.5 min read

By the end of World War Two 10 Colossus machines were working around the clock to find the start wheels...

Explore – Women in Computing: a British Perspective

4 weeks ago — 1.5 min read

The National Museum of Computing and Google have worked together to chart the history of women's involvement in computer science....

Facebook working on Brain-to-Computer interfaces

1 month ago — 2 min read

Facebook’s developers’ conference is underway this week. One of the most intriguing pieces of tech news to come out of...

The University of Bath is offering a fully funded PhD to investigate “Video Dressing Virtual Actors”

4 months ago — 3 min read

The CAMERA (Centre for the Analysis of Motion, Entertainment Research and Applications) project, part of the University of Bath, is...

Dexta Robotics showcases exoskeleton glove

9 months ago — 2 min read

Dexta Robotics generated a lot of buzz among  fans of VR in 2014 with the launch of its Kickstarter campaign....

Could MIT’s “Interactive Dynamic Video” technique revolutionize Structural Health Monitoring?

9 months ago — 2 min read

Abe Davis has produced a video breakdown of his on-going PhD dissertation at MIT. In it, algorithms are used to...

‘Mayhem’ reigns in Cyber Grand Challenge

10 months ago — 4 min read

This year's Las Vegas Def Con Conference has seen a program called Mayhem provisionally win the "Cyber Grand Challenge". The...

IBM achieves memory storage breakthrough

1 year ago — 4 min read

Scientists at technology giant IBM have achieved a breakthrough in memory storage. The team were able, for the first time,...

Washington University team turns smartphones into active sonar receivers

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpVUCEZvNjI Software developed by Washington University allows users to turn any surface into an input area for their smartphones, by...

Google AI beats world Go champion

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Google’s AlphaGo artificial intelligence program has defeated the world champion of Go, a complex Chinese board game. The program, developed...

Amputee able to feel textures again thanks to bionic fingertip

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

A team at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have developed a bionic finger which has been surgically...

Cambridge graduates start-up sold to Microsoft for £174m

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Swiftkey, a predictive keyboard software designed for smartphones, has been bought by Microsoft for £174m. Set up in 2008 by...

Computer breaks world-record for prime number

1 year ago — 0 min read

The world’s largest prime, a number that can only be divided by 1 and itself, has been uncovered by a...

Leading the race to build a supercomputer

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

The race is on to build the world’s first practical quantum supercomputer, capable of processing data far faster than it...

Simulation of insect brain can help scientists better understand human brain

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Scientists from Columbia University in the US and Sheffield University in the UK are collaborating to simulate the first complete...

Afterglow of the big bang could help encrypt messages

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Many encryption methods rely on security by generating large, random numbers to act as keys to encrypt or decipher information....

Researchers develop algae as possible alternative energy source

2 years ago — 0 min read

Researchers at Concordia University in Quebec have developed a power cell that is able to harness the electrical energy produced...