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Journalists found the author of the first computer virus. He’s fixing phones in Manila
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Journalists found the author of the first computer virus. He’s fixing phones in Manila

Journalists from the BBC found the author of the first computer virus – he repairs phones in Manila. In 2000, his program infected millions of devices around the world. On May 4, 2000, several users received emails with an attached file called “LOVE-LETTER-FOR-YOU”. They contained malicious code that overwrites files, stole passwords, and automatically sent...
The programmer introduced a prototype service for copying real objects in Photoshop
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The programmer introduced a prototype service for copying real objects in Photoshop

French developer and designer Cyril Dianier introduced a prototype application AR Cut & Paste, with which you can copy real objects and paste their images into Adobe Photoshop using artificial intelligence systems and augmented reality. The code and description of AR Cut & Paste are published on the GitHub. The AR Cut & Paste service...
Open source published for 3D printing of its own high-quality microscope
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Open source published for 3D printing of its own high-quality microscope

The open-source design from Bath University gives schools, homes, and laboratories the ability to 3D-print their own precision microscopes. It can be used to analyze samples and identify diseases. About this writes Biomedical Optics Express. The OpenFlexure microscope is a fully automated laboratory instrument with motorized sample positioning and focus control. It is unique among...
China developed smart glasses that measure the temperature of other people at a distance
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China developed smart glasses that measure the temperature of other people at a distance

Chinese startup Rokid has released smart glasses that can remotely measure the temperature of other people. According to the developer, such glasses will be especially relevant due to a pandemic of coronavirus infection. T1 glasses equipped with a Qualcomm microprocessor, infrared sensor, and camera allow the user to measure another person’s temperature in real-time. Now...
People are ready to disclose about themselves any data if they do it from a smartphone
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People are ready to disclose about themselves any data if they do it from a smartphone

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania published an article in the Journal of Markering stating that the device with which people communicate can influence the degree to which they reveal their personal secrets. Scientists say that people are more likely to reveal information about themselves on the Internet using their smartphones than computers. For example,...
Sony showed a prototype VR controller. It tracks the movements of individual fingers
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Sony showed a prototype VR controller. It tracks the movements of individual fingers

Sony has shown on which technologies the future PSVR 2 headset will work, with which users can track the movements of individual fingers in virtual reality. This is stated in the blog of the company. In the video, the company showed a controller similar to the Valve Index control system. It will track the movements...
AI test reveals glaucoma at a very early stage
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AI test reveals glaucoma at a very early stage

The AI ​​test detects glaucoma at a very early stage – 18 months earlier than doctors do now. The development of scientists from University College London is described in the journal Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics. Glaucoma is the leading global cause of irreversible blindness, which affects more than 60 million people worldwide annually. Scientists...