Hardware like the headset made by Oculus VR will allow virtual worlds to offer person-to-person interactions that compete with real life.
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Entire GPS systems, including batteries and wireless transmitters for downloading data, are now no bigger than a coin.
… in much the same way as mainstream readers consume ordinary news, say computer scientists.
Collaborative software development can be hugely successful or fail spectacularly. An analysis of the metadata associated with these projects is teasing apart the difference.
No prizes for guessing who gets top billing. But who comes in at the bottom?
Ever wondered what fuel fires potatoes out of a cannon the fastest? The US Air Force now has the answer
If we want to bring coding skills to the masses, we may have to reinvent what programming is.
A new cosmology successfully explains the accelerating expansion of the universe without dark energy; but only if the universe has no beginning and no end.