Energy & Green Tech

Clear window coating could cool buildings without using energy

As climate change intensifies summer heat, demand is growing for technologies to cool buildings. Now, researchers report in ACS Energy Letters that they have used advanced computing technology and artificial intelligence ...

Computer Sciences

Using sound to model the world

Imagine the booming chords from a pipe organ echoing through the cavernous sanctuary of a massive, stone cathedral.

Computer Sciences

Few-shot learning AI accurately 'senses' home appliances

NIALM (Non-Intrusive Appliance Load Monitoring) can "sense" appliances using electrical power. NIALM is used in homes and small buildings. For this, NIALM can require hundreds of labeled power signal images from each appliance ...

Computer Sciences

Computer system analyzes differences in the syntax of languages

For decades, linguists have racked their brains over the question of precisely how the syntax of various languages is different. Ph.D. candidate Martin Kroon has developed a computer system that brings us closer to finding ...

Business

How fear was used to pave the way for the computer

FOMO, or Fear of Missing Out, is an important driver of social media. But the emotion of fear has also been a key factor in the spread of computers in the last century. During the Cold War, fear persuaded governments, industry, ...

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