Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Awesome video from AMD - AMD v/s Intel

Computex 2013, is an opportunity for large companies to show to the world their latest products, showing the best of their technical and creative skills.

However, this event is also the chance to compete, to assert the supremacy of one over the other. I recognize the value of these two great companies, now with AMD going for the consoles and all kind of devices...

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Arduino releases the new Arduino Due

The Arduino should be by far one of the most popular chips for creating home projects. And this is surely will be received with considerable enthusiasm, The launch of the Arduino Due, the new and revamped version of the platform of choice for amateur electronics enthusiasts.
According to the press release, the Arduino Due will provide students with "an opportunity to learn how a processor ARM works" more cheaply and more easily than ever. Its retail price will be $ 49, and will begin shipping today.

Monday, October 8, 2012

Security - 100 major universities were hacked

The collective known as GhostShell has claimed an outbreak on servers in 100 major universities worldwide among those obtaining Harvard, Stanford, the University of Pennsylvania and Michigan. A breach confirmed by many of the centers.

The hacker group hung on pastebin about 120,000 records from violated servers. A harmless  attack, according to the group the idea is to warn about the deficiencies in universityes worldwide.

A small portion of the published data showing what appear to be names, phone numbers, email addresses, logins credentials and other data from some of the servers. It appears that in some cases the security violation included multiple servers from the same university.

Saturday, September 8, 2012

the shortest laser pulse archived to date!

The laser, which first implementation dates from 1960, is present in the industry (welding, precision cuts, etc.), healt (eye operations) or telecommunications (thanks to the optical fiber or even outdoors) and indeed are still the basis of much research from multiple disciplines and areas of expertise. If we mentioned a few weeks ago that the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in the United States had established a record with the most potent laser (with 500 trillion watts), a research team from the University of Central Florida has published an article in which they describe a rather unique discovery: the shortest laser pulse achieved to date, only 67 attosecond pulse.

Friday, August 10, 2012

Wire worm - The new MIT robot!

A group of researchers from Harvard, MIT and Seoul National University are working on creating a robot that moves like a worm. The project aims to create an autonomous robot using soft and flexible materials. DARPA, the research arm and technological development of U.S. State Department, is responsible behind the financing. The idea is that this worm is able to move through rough terrain and achieve access into difficult areas such as cracks or crevices.