Internet

Building a digital archive for decaying paper documents

Paper documents are still priceless records of the past, even in a digital world. Primary sources stored in local archives throughout Latin America, for example, describe a centuries-old multiethnic society grappling with ...

Computer Sciences

How knitting won the war

Craftivists have been savvy cryptographers for aeons longer than any computing geek.

Hi Tech & Innovation

Frenchman achieves 'dream' of first hoverboard Channel crossing

A French daredevil who spent years developing a jet-powered hoverboard zoomed across the English Channel on Sunday, fulfilling his quest after pulling off a tricky refuelling manoeuvre that had cut short his first attempt ...

Energy & Green Tech

Highly efficient solar cells thanks to solid foundation

The sun is an inexhaustible and sustainable source of energy. Hence, photovoltaics is gaining importance in German energy production. Among promising materials for solar cells—with a high efficiency and low production costs—are ...

Computer Sciences

A scientific take on awesome success of Gangnam video

(Tech Xplore)—When Gangnam Style busted out of its corner of the world in 2012, pundits and everyday people struggled to wonder why it was so catchy and why so liked.

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