Media Panorama

  • Tech News Review Week 4-11 January 2021, by Stelios Iordanis

    Robotics UK Military Unveils Tiny Spy Drones That Can Travel Over a Mile https://futurism.com/the-byte/uk-military-tiny-spy-drones-travel-over-mile Reckless application of such spy drones in urban settings is bound to happen and cause chaos and breach of personal freedoms not only by good actors.   Space SpaceX Wants to Catch Starship Booster With Its Own Launch Tower https://futurism.com/the-byte/spacex-catch-starship-booster-launch-tower Resource…

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  • Tech News Review Week 21-28 December 2020, by Stelios Iordanis

    AI How LiDAR is helping retailers fight Covid-19 | WIRED UK https://www.wired.co.uk/article/hitachi-social-innovation-lidar Computer vision-based surveillance is here to stay and while a controversial topic, in the context of fighting Covid-19, there could be no objections and skepticism.   Deep-neural-network solution of the electronic Schrödinger equation | Nature Chemistry https://www.nature.com/articles/s41557-020-0544-y The uses of solving Schrödinger's equation…

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  • Tech News Review Week 15-21 December 2020, by Stelios Iordanis

    Transportation The Boring Company plans to expand its Loop transport system in Las Vegas - Inceptive Mind https://www.inceptivemind.com/the-boring-company-plans-expand-loop-transport-system-las-vegas/16821/ Tunnel transport systems like the Loop transport system could help make car transportation more scalable in major metropolis centers, where the saturation level in road traffic is making people even more reluctant to invest in cars.  …

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  • Legal Tech News Review Week 30 November-13 December 2020, by Eleni Kozari

    EU Council publishes recommendations on encryption On December 1st, 2020, the EU Council published its recommendations on encryption acknowledging its dual role: a). encryption constitutes an important tool fostering trust in communications and digitalisation and enhances the protection of fundamental rights, b). encrypted communications and encryption tools are increasingly deployed for criminal purposes in the…

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  • Tech News Review Week 6-13 December 2020, by Stelios Iordanis

    Transportation Scientists Have Created A Star Trek-Like Plane That Flies Using "Ion Thrusters" And No Fuel | IFLScience https://www.iflscience.com/technology/scientists-have-created-a-star-treklike-plane-that-flies-using-ion-thrusters-and-no-fuel/ No propellers or jet engines with expendable fuel are entailed paving the way to super stealth fly planes that are solid-state and electricity- or even nuclear-driven. Unfortunately, a surrounding atmosphere is required, therefore, this thrust method…

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  • Tech News Review week 23-30 November 2020, by Stylianos Iordanis

    Biotech Researchers develop low-cost, portable brain imaging scanner https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-11-low-cost-portable-brain-imaging-scanner.html This type of technology could really extend the reach of MRI and allow truly point-of-care, bedside brain imaging for patients or scanning in remote locations, while allowing even amateurs, so-called ‘biohackers’ to experiment and make discoveries.   The US Army Is Developing Tech That Reads Soldiers’…

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  • AI & Rule of Law event was successfully completed

    The Athens Roundtable on Artificial Intelligence and the Rule of Law, held this year on November 16-17, is the premier international, multi- stakeholder roundtable specifically focused on legal systems and the rule of law. It was co-founded in 2019 by The Future Society, IEEE SA and ELONtech, and held under the patronage of H.E. the…

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  • Legal Tech News Review Week 16-29 November 2020, by Eleni Kozari

    Draft EU Council Resolution on Encryption   On 6th November, 2020 the EU Council submitted a draft Resolution ‘Draft Council Resolution on Encryption- Security through encryption and security despite encryption’. The Resolution constitutes a political statement of intent and has been circulated within the Council’s working teams. It will finally be adopted in December.  …

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  • Tech News Review week 9-17 November 2020, by Stelios Iordanis

    Biotech DOD Pours Millions of Dollars into Print-on-Demand Drugs - Defense One https://www.defenseone.com/technology/2020/09/dod-pours-millions-dollars-print-demand-drugs/168843/ These systems make drugs from starting materials to finished product in hours instead of weeks or months. Critical active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and their starting materials have long been sourced from overseas, such as China and India and the USA consider finding…

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  • Legal Tech News Review Week 9-15 November 2020, by Eleni Kozari

    Draft EU Council Resolution on Encryption   On 6th November, 2020 the EU Council submitted a draft Resolution ‘Draft Council Resolution on Encryption- Security through encryption and security despite encryption’. The Resolution constitutes a political statement of intent and has been circulated within the Council’s working teams. It will finally be adopted in December.  …

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