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From Smart to Intelligent Cities

Smart is being able to make the most out of a situation, leveraging on what can be available. Intelligent means the capability to look ahead and make “conscious” decisions now, taking into account their impact on a longer term. Most animals are very smart, only a few, including (sometimes) humans …

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Transportation leveraging on 5G

Most road transportation today is using wireless communications, both for its operation as well as offering connectivity, entertainment and information services to “passengers”. As important if not even more the use of wireless in tracking goods enabling continuous monitoring and effectiveness in the logistics value chains. In the coming years, …

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Life 3.0

In my search for information relevant to the recently launched Symbiotic Autonomous Systems Initiative I stumbled onto a fascinating book written by Max Tegmark, Life 3.0. When discussing on life from a scientific point of view the first question coming to the fore is what is meant by life, in …

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A question more important than the answer …

Philosophers have been debating on consciousness for ages. It is such an easy but slippery concept. We know that we are conscious but clearly defining it and, even more difficult, placing boundaries around it is tricky. If one is daydreaming is he conscious? What if he is under the influence …

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Post processing before taking the shot!

Post processing lets you tweak your digital photos to improve the image (what it might mean to you: making it as similar as possible to the image you saw or enhancing some aspects to steer the image perception where you want) and that is why it is called “post processing”. …

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205 “bits” to memorize your face!

If there is one things humans are very good is face recognition. We can recognise a face under different lightning conditions, we recognise it even if it grew a beard, if the haircut is different, even if it grew older! Other animals are also able to recognise our face, for sure …

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I didn’t say that!

Technology is opening up unexpected possibilities that in turns may lead to undesired results. This is surely the case with the results obtained in a collaboration between Princeton and Adobe: the editing of voice messages. The joint team has created a voice editor, VoCo, that works exactly like a text editor. With …

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