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Tomorrow is good: Why deep fake media doesn’t worry me

Yesterday a colleague showed me a deep fake clip ripped from Home Alone. Both the face and voice of the lead actor Kevin were replaced by that of Sylvester Stallone - 'Home Stallone.' If you look around for examples of this deep fake technology, you'll see people like...

Incooling and GIGABYTE to Develop a New Class of Two-Phase Liquid-Cooled Servers

A coalition from Eindhoven and Taipei - start-up Incooling and multinational GIGABYTE - is focusing on developing a new class of two-phased liquid-cooled servers. Both companies believe that using liquid instead of air as a cooling system for servers saves energy and...

First ultrasound therapy worldwide with clinical approval for brain stimulation

Research is investing enormous efforts to find effective therapies for neurological diseases. Now a team of researchers at the Medical University of Vienna has developed an ultrasound therapy for brain stimulation that could lead to a breakthrough. Neurological...

Dutch universities are working on a brain-inspired system

Researchers from TU Eindhoven and TU Twente published a study in the Nature journal about the first building block for a new kind of self-learning system or computer which is inspired by the brain. That's what the two universities announced on their website on...

Reconstructing Notre Dame with the help of 3D data from Germany

On April 15, 2019, the famous Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris went up in flames and was partially destroyed. Since then, various protective measures have been taken. As part of the reconstruction, the Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg, the French research institute...

Scientists map out consequences of cyber attacks

According to experts, the current crisis in the Middle East is not going to lead to a large-scale international war on land any time soon. But there is a chance that a new form of strategic attack...

Tomorrow is good: An ode to futility

In the calm period after Christmas I wanted to quietly catch up on my backlog of unanswered emails that had accumulated during a busy first semester. However, the servers at my university had been...

Tomorrow is Good: Design Thinking and Ethics

If we want tomorrow to be any good, we’ve got to do improve it right now. The well-known American management professor Peter Drucker once said: “The best way to predict the future is to...

How innovation works: Welcome to the eSIM revolution

Michael Tagscherer has been Chief Technology Office (CTO) at the Munich-based security technology group Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) since July 2019. A newly created position. As a computer scientist and...

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