Category: Technical Articles

Technical papers written in the field of wireless sensor networks

Google Takes Action Against Spanish Spyware Framework

Across the European Union, spyware has been used to target opposition leaders, activists, journalists, and lawyers in multiple countries, calling for reforms. Recently, Google’s Threat Analysis Group announced an action to block one of these tools targeted at desktop computers,…

Researchers Are Teaching AI to Play Minecraft

Artificial Intelligence nonprofit OpenAI, recently designed the world’s most advanced Minecraft-playing bot by the analysis of over 70,000 hours of human gameplay through a novel training method. Although restricted to building pixelated buildings and tools, the researchers allege that the…

Interpol is Setting Up a Police Team in the Metaverse

Interpol, the global security organization has just announced ‘the first-ever metaverse specifically designed for law enforcement worldwide.’ They report that this would help police officers worldwide to ‘interact with other officers via their avatars,’ and take ‘immersive training courses in…

Mobile App Can Help Detect Parkinson’s Disease Early

A research team of neurologists and engineers led by RMIT University in Melbourne recently developed a novel screening test app which could help in the early detection of severe COVID-19 and Parkinson’s diseases with just the use of people’s voice…

Leading Tech Firms Promise not to Weaponize Robots

Boston Dynamics as well as five other robotics companies recently signed an open letter promising not to weaponize general-purpose robots— a much needed relief to the public. Agility Robotics, ANYbotics, Clearpath Robotics, Open Robotics, Unitree, and Boston Dynamics—the six leading…

Tiny Autonomous Robots Can Move on Human Hair

Cornell University is currently leading the race to create the smallest and most efficient robots. A team from the university recently developed a set of robots small enough to sit on human hair, and with the ability to move on…

Annual Salary for U.S. Engineers Drops

In 2021, the average income of engineers and other tech professionals in the U.S. went up to $160,097 from $154,443 in 2020. The IEEE-USA 2022 Salary & Benefits Survey revealed the bump in pay. However, when converted to real dollars,…