Electronics & Semiconductors

How to build brain-inspired neural networks based on light

Supercomputers are extremely fast, but also use a lot of power. Neuromorphic computing, which takes our brain as a model to build fast and energy-efficient computers, can offer a viable and much-needed alternative. The technology ...

Automotive

Breakthrough in faster-than-sound jet engines

Almost 75 years ago, U.S. Air Force pilot Chuck Yeager became the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound. Engineers have been pushing the boundaries of ultrafast flight ever since, attaining speeds most of us ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

A diffractive neural network that can be flexibly programmed

In recent decades, machine learning and deep learning algorithms have become increasingly advanced, so much so that they are now being introduced in a variety of real-world settings. In recent years, some computer scientists ...

Machine learning & AI

Q&A: How to make AI systems learn better

Artificial intelligence systems are smart. They can recognize patterns better than humans, for example. Yet humans are still very much needed. How can you better steer those AI systems? LIACS lecturer Jan van Rijn wrote a ...

Internet

Opportunistic networks for collaborative editing

Opportunistic networks are ad hoc networks that allow connectivity between users where conventional network infrastructure may not be present, allowing people to work together over the OppNet and share data. Writing in the ...

Security

Fingerprinting the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the growing number and type of devices that are connected to the internet. IoT devices range from Amazon Alexa and Google Home to bluetooth coffee makers and toothbrushes. Unlike cell ...

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