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Ellen Glover Ellen Glover
Updated on February 23, 2024

Facial Recognition Technology, Explained

This controversial technology is now a standard identification tool.

Facial Recognition Technology, Explained
Michael Hines Michael Hines
Updated on February 22, 2024

2 Space Exploration Companies Helping NASA Usher in a New Intergalactic Age

Companies like Blue Origin and Maxar Technologies are powering the United States’ return to the stars.

2 Space Exploration Companies Helping NASA Usher in a New Intergalactic Age
Brooke Becher Brooke Becher
Updated on February 21, 2024

Types of Robots and How They’re Used

These programmable machines differ in specialty within a broad range of applications. 

Types of Robots and How They’re Used
Brooke Becher Brooke Becher
Updated on February 21, 2024

What Is Transhumanism?

This futuristic movement sees the merging of human and machine as the next logical step in our evolution.

What Is Transhumanism?
Brooke Becher Brooke Becher
Updated on February 15, 2024

What Is Microfluidics?

Liquids take on unique properties that can deliver an entire lab’s worth of research on a microchip.

What Is Microfluidics?
Yuval Boger Yuval Boger
Updated on February 13, 2024

What Role Will Open-Source Development Play in Quantum Computing?

Open-source products have proven influential in a wide range of enterprise applications. Will they have a similar effect on the coming quantum revolution?

What Role Will Open-Source Development Play in Quantum Computing?
Brooke Becher Brooke Becher
Updated on February 05, 2024

What Is Smart Dust?

These speck-sized sensors suspend in the air.

What Is Smart Dust?
Brooke Becher Brooke Becher
Updated on February 05, 2024

What Are Industrial Robots?

These rugged machines dominate assembly lines — without a coffee break.

What Are Industrial Robots?
Yuval Boger Yuval Boger
Updated on February 01, 2024

Quantum Computing Has Entered the Logical Qubit Era. Why Does That Matter?

Quantum computers are powerful but error-prone due to the nature of quantum mechanics, but the logical qubit might be able to change that. Our expert dives into what you need to know.

Quantum Computing Has Entered the Logical Qubit Era. Why Does That Matter?
Brooke Becher Brooke Becher
Updated on January 30, 2024

What Is Distributed Computing?

This computational method performs tasks in parallel from multiple computers in disparate locations.

What Is Distributed Computing?