Technology

Will A.I. (artificial intelligence) replace doctors?

Undoubtedly, the concept and ability of Artificial Intelligence is becoming more prominent in most jobs, making the skills and abilities of people in many careers redundant[1]. However, in a job that is very people and skills-oriented, can this be the case? Will A.I replace doctors? From any perspective, it is clear to see that AI …

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What will commercial flight look like without fossil fuels and what is most likely to replace jet fuel in the near future?

Abstract Air transport plays a crucial role in modern life. It facilitates global transport, international travel and is critical to the workings of the world. However, the industry is heavily reliant on fossil fuels to operate. It is essential to consider alternative fuel options in which aviation can survive without finite fossil fuels. This poses …

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A Low-Cost Prototype Classroom Attendance Checker and Logger Using Facial Recognition

Ian Gabriel C. Santillan Ateneo de Davao University Senior High School, Davao City, PH [email protected] Abstract Facial recognition is a category of biometric software that maps a person\’s facial highlights and stores them as a faceprint. It works by contrasting chosen facial highlights from a given picture with faces in a database. Commercially available systems …

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Climate change: Can technology stop the effects of this never-ending issue?

These 5 solutions may prove pivotal in the race against the world’s increasing temperatures Biorock: From bracelets to earrings one of the most diverse sea habitats lies at the heart of your very own brooch. Although this sea mineral is commonly used in jewelry, it’s becoming more and more scarce. Rises in temperatures are currently …

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A Novel Application of Deep Learning in a Robotic Arm for the Classification and Sorting of Recyclables

Abstract Currently, the world disposes 1.3 billion tonnes of waste per year, with a projected increase to 2.2 billion tonnes by 2025 (World Bank, 2018). Out of the total waste produced in Canada, only around 27% is diverted. The other 73% end up in either landfills or incinerators, both of which increase pollution, while damaging …

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30th Birthday of the World Wide Web

 1989. Geneva. Tim Berners-Lee presented his new technological invention to his boss, Mike Sendall, at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). Initially described by his boss as ‘vague but exciting’[1], that discovery was the World Wide Web, an innovation that brought together the Internet and hypertext (hyperlinks), allowing information to be retrieved from the …

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