Last Build Date: Fri, 28 Nov 2003 11:43:56 GMTCopyright: Copyright 2003 Roland Piquepaille
Fri, 28 Nov 2003 11:02:03 GMTSteven Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, recently talked with BusinessWeek. In this column, he expressed his thoughts on a wide range of topics. Here are my favorite picks.
Thu, 27 Nov 2003 17:13:33 GMTUntil now, 3D scanning was expensive and mostly used by corporations. Now, a new technology developed in Australia by CSIRO has the potential to deliver 3D scanners in our homes, if manufacturers are interested of course.
Wed, 26 Nov 2003 11:22:57 GMTOne of the growing market segment of the bakery industry is the production of buns and other rolls for fast-food restaurants. Now, research engineers from the Georgia Institute of Technology are working with bakers from Flowers Bakery on a machine vision-based approach in a quest to produce perfect buns.
Tue, 25 Nov 2003 12:01:02 GMTIn "Robo-receptionist clocks on," Nature tells us the story of Inkha, a robot which greets guests of King's College London (KCL) and adds artificial intelligence to the front desk.
Mon, 24 Nov 2003 10:56:41 GMTYou probably read Timeline, the book by Michael Crichton in which a group of historians travels back in time. As the movie adaptation is about to be released, Scientific American discussed with theoretical physicist Michio Kaku, whose ideas inspired Crichton, and asked him if time travel was plausible.
Sun, 23 Nov 2003 12:32:57 GMTDuring SC2003, the TeraGyroid Project used more than 6,000 processors and 17 teraflops at six supercomputing facilities located on two continents.
Sat, 22 Nov 2003 13:19:06 GMTThe New Scientist says that a robot able to carry humans was demonstrated in Tokyo. The article provides a nice picture.