An Amoeba Just Found an Entirely New Way to Solve a Classic Computing Problem

An Amoeba Just Found an Entirely New Way to Solve a Classic Computing Problem  FIONA MACDONALD 21 DEC 2018 A gelatinous, single-celled life form has just solved an increasingly complex problem that many researchers use to test algorithms. Even more impressive is the fact that, as the problem got harder, the slime mould amoeba actually solved […]

Gatwick Airport: Drone attack grounds flights 12-20-2018

20-Dec-2018      22 minutes ago A drone attack at one of the UK’s busiest airports has left tens of thousands of passengers facing major disruption. Gatwick’s runway has been shut since Wednesday night, when two devices were seen flying over the perimeter fence. The airport said 110,000 passengers on 760 flights were due to […]

Honda tests self-driving, off-road “Autonomous Work Vehicles”

Honda tests self-driving, off-road “Autonomous Work Vehicles” Loz Blain Honda sees potential for its AWV in a wide range of applications, including construction(Credit: Honda) They’re almost cute, these little seatless quadbikes, and they can be programmed to autonomously perform a bunch of handy tasks outdoors. Honda has been testing prototypes in search and rescue, firefighting, construction, agriculture, […]