All You Need To Know About Chrome’s Offline T-Rex Game

Chrome's Offline T-Rex Game

What happens when you try to open a video, news article, urgent email, or social profile in Chrome browser and suddenly lose internet access? We all know the answer: you’re presented with a page displaying ‘No internet’ and a pixelated image of T-Rex. The dinosaur starts running when you hit space (on laptop) or touch ...

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12 Best Keyboard Apps For Android With Advanced Features Of 2018

Multiling Android Keyboard app

For many smartphone users, the standard built-in keyboards are just not enough. While the pre-installed apps are largely workable, they lack certain features which are sometimes necessary to do things efficiently. Fortunately, there are a number of good alternatives available out there with all the fun customizations, proper language support, and other features. But before ...

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Facebook Builds “SapFix”: An AI Tool That Debugs Code

AI tool by Facebook

Facebook develops an AI tool that performs automated end-to-end testing and repair in a large-scale codebase.  It lets programmer spend less time on debugging code and more on focusing what’s next.  The tool is still in development phase and intended for open source release.  Programmers like to write code, not debug it. Sadly, it’s an ...

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New Technology Can Power Devices Inside Human Body Without Batteries

power devices inside human body without batteries

Scientists have found a new way to communicate with battery-free devices implanted inside the body.  These tiny devices are powered by radio waves that are harmless to human tissues.  It can be used to monitor internal conditions and deliver drugs at appropriate times.  For many years scientists all over the world have been trying to ...

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DeepIM: An AI To Estimate 6D Pose From 2D Color Image

DeepIM an AI to Estimate 6D Pose

DeepIM is a deep learning based system that accurately estimates 6D pose of objects using color images only.  It considerably outperforms the state-of-the-art methods that use depth images for pose refinement.  Several real-world applications require object localization in 3D from a standard image. For example, in virtual reality apps, the ability to recognize 6D pose (3D location ...

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BMW Is Developing Self-Riding Motorcycle

BMW has been working on a self-riding motorcycle prototype for more than 2 years.  It can go from one stop to another, lean into turns and apply breaks all by itself.  It will still take years before we see these bikes on open roads.  The risk of an accident in a motorcycle is 35 times ...

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The Unprecedented View Of Human Brain Obtained Via Organ Chips

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A new model provides an unprecedented view of how vascular system of the brain controls metabolic functions.  It’s made up of organs-on-chips that simulate functions of living human organs. Each organ chip contains a flexible polymer about the size of a computer memory stick.  The human brain consists of more than 86 billion neurons, and a less ...

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15 Best Music Player Apps For Android In 2018

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A music player is something that comes pre-installed or by default in smartphones, such as Google Play Music but we still need a third party music application for our Android device, why? Well, there could be a multitude of reasons for that. For instance, a default music application might not have the particular feature you’re ...

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Most Efficient, Dual-Layer Solar Cell With 22.4% Efficiency

Dual-Layer Solar Cell

New double-layer solar cells use photoactive materials to harvest a wider solar spectrum.  It sets a new record of converting 22.4% of the sunlight into electrical energy.  The double layer solar cell sits on a two-millimeter thick glass substrate. The conventional (single-junction) solar cells convert less than 20 % of sunlight into electricity. Tandem (multi-junction) solar cells, ...

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Eating In 10-Hour Window Can Prevent Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome

Eating within 10-Hour Window Can Prevent Obesity

Researchers show that eating all calories in a 10-hour window could improve health.  They performed experiments with mice and found this type of fasting reduces the risk of developing diabetes, fatty liver, and high cholesterol.  The expression of several metabolic enzymes is regulated by the circadian clock – a biochemical oscillator that is synchronized with ...

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DeepLabCut: An Open Source AI To Track Body Parts Of Moving Species

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New deep learning-based algorithm tracks and labels body parts of moving species using minimal training data.  It doesn’t require any computational body model, time data and stick-figure.  To understand the brain of any species, it’s necessary to accurately quantify their behavior. Video tracking is one of the best options to observe and record animal behavior in different ...

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New Wireless System Can Enable Submarine And Planes Communicate Directly

Submarine And Planes Communicate Directly

Researchers develop translational acoustic radio frequency to enable seamless air-water communication. It only needs two components to work: an underwater transmitter and a receiver above the water surface.  Did you know that underwater machines (like submerged submarines) can’t communicate wirelessly with those on land? Both use different signals to send/receive data: Submarine uses SONAR (acoustic signals), ...

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