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Collecting Cookie Data And Still Protecting Privacy
2014-03-07 14:38:14

The browser cookie has long been debated as a troubling side effect of the Internet. Privacy advocates and consumers fear that data collected from cookies are used in nefarious ways.

repair at a distance
2014-02-20 13:00:36

Numerous German companies are operating globally these days: They develop products domestically, but production is done in other countries like China, Brazil or the Czech Republic. If maintenance or repair work is needed, the engineers who had designed the complex production plants frequently have to travel from Germany.

Computer Algorithm Developed That Arranges Pictures Based On Their Artistic Aspects
2014-02-18 15:54:51

Computer scientists from Saarbrücken have developed a system to arrange pictures into a consistent order. It requires no more than a small number of pre-sorted example pictures. Operators of online portals or museums could use this technique, for example, to arrange complex datasets.

2013-07-19 16:01:37

For a car to accelerate there has to be friction between the tire and the surface of the road.

Creating Your Own Scenes For The Web And Animated 3D Characters
2013-02-28 16:42:19

It could be a grotto. Light is glowing up from below and gives the moving waves a glance of an opal under the sunlight. This computer graphic was written with our new description language by a schoolboy in not more than two hours after a briefly reading of the instructions

Lung Mucus Gel Prevents Nanoparticles From Getting Through
2012-10-23 10:54:10

Mucus coats our airways' internal surfaces. The viscous gel humidifies the lungs and prevents viruses and other small particles like diesel soot from entering the body unchecked.

2012-04-16 21:40:03

The Center for IT Security, Privacy and Accountability (CISPA) of Saarland University, Germany, and the University of Luxembourg's Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) have recently agreed upon a mutual course for the strategic development of new and integrative approaches to addressing key IT security concerns.

2012-03-30 10:26:36

It may be difficult to imagine, but pouring juice into a plastic cup can be a great challenge to a robot.

Automated Stress Testing For Web 2.0 Applications Helps Developers Find Programming Errors
2012-02-28 04:17:22

Web applications such as Google Mail, Facebook and Amazon are used every day. However, so far there are no methods to test them systematically and at low cost for malfunctions and security vulnerabilities.

2011-06-13 12:31:04

Just a few genes make enterohaemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC) extremely dangerous to humans.


Word of the Day
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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