Archive for April 2017

Star Trek’s Tricorder Now Officially Exists Thanks To A Global Competition | IFLScience Star Trek’s all-purpose medical device, the Tricorder, has also inspired a fair few people to recreate its near-magical ability to instantly diagnose a patient. As it happens, the non-profit X-Prize Foundation were so keen to get one invented that they started a global competition to see if any mavericks would succeed. Rather remarkably, one team has emerged victorious

3 open source web design templates | Today, few people design their web pages from scratch. Most opt to use a pre-built template design, custom fit for their content management system of choice. Even developers building complex web applications came to rely on templating libraries to put together the majority of their application. But what if you want to build a

Power Integrations highlights importance of power factor correction at APEC 2017 | EDN–at-APEC-2017?utm_content=bufferce187&utm_medium=social& Power factor correction is the process of improving a low power factor in a facility by increasing the ratio of real (working) power to apparent (total) power. Power-factor correction allows the input current to continuously flow, reduces the peak input current, and reduces the energy loss in the power supply, thus improving its operation

Google’s New Program ‘AutoDraw’ Will Help Your Drawings Suck Less AutoDraw uses machine learning to match your doodles with professional works in order to clean up a sketch. Simply pull up AutoDraw on your phone, tablet, or desktop computer and start sketching.  As you draw, image suggestions will appear above the drawing pad.  “We hope AutoDraw will help make drawing and creating a little