Researchers hope sensor-based system can help farms detect ammonia

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A team in Denmark has developed a sensor-based system which could help to tackle air pollution by detecting ammonia and other gases emanating from the agriculture sector.

Alongside chemical engineers and chemists, researchers from Aarhus University and the Technical University of Denmark worked on the technology as part of the Ecometa project, which is focused on cutting emissions connected to agriculture. 

The researchers at the universities are focused on photonics, a term the European Commission has described as “the science and technology of light.” Details of their system have been published in the journal “MDPI Photonics.”

According to an announcement earlier this week, those involved in the project have produced an integrated optical sensor which “measures ammonia in the air using a laser, a gas sensor and hollow-core optical fibres.”

Andreas Hansel is a postdoctoral researcher at Aarhus University’s Department of Engineering. In a

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Global Computer Aided Detection System Market 2020 Ecosystem Player Profiles, Value Chain and Industry Strategies to 2025

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The report focuses

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Huntsville students out all week after computer system attack

Huntsville school students will not return to campuses for the rest of this week as the school system responds to a computer ransomware attack, the system said today.

Principals, assistant principals, and some operations staff will return Wednesday, and teachers and other employees will return Thursday “to prepare materials for students,” the system said on its website. Curbside meals will be available at some locations Wednesday.

The school system said it is working with local and federal authorities on what is “an active investigation.” An FBI spokesman confirmed Tuesday that the bureau is “involved and working on the case.” No further details were released.

The system said it is working to “determine if any or what information may have been compromised” by the computer system break-in. It said “some families at several campuses may have received phone calls regarding internet access for students. This does not appear to be connected

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MIT computer system generates the right robot for the job


The RoboGrammar computer system, developed at MIT, can generate hundreds of thousands of robot designs to tackle particular terrain (Credit: Courtesy of the researchers)
The RoboGrammar computer system, developed at MIT, can generate hundreds of thousands of robot designs to tackle particular terrain (Credit: Courtesy of the researchers)


Choosing the right shape is vital for a robot’s ability to traverse a particular terrain, but it is impossible to build and test every potential form. Now, however, an MIT system could solve that problem by simulating designs and working out which is the best fit.

The computer system, known as RoboGrammar, was developed by a team led by Allan Zhao at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

First, the user tells the system what parts are available, such as wheels and joints, before telling it what terrain the robot needs to navigate. RoboGrammar does the rest, generating an optimised structure and control programme for the robot.

The advance could inject computer-aided creativity into the field, a research announcement claimed.

“Robot design is

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Global Universal Parking Guidance System Market 2020 Overview, Key Players, Segmentation Analysis, Development Status and Forecast by 2026

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Twitter is rebooting its verification system, and it could put Trump’s blue check mark in jeopardy



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  • Twitter announced Tuesday it’s relaunching its public application program for verified status, marked by a blue check.
  • The program was paused in 2017 after Twitter granted the verified blue check-mark to one of the organizers of the white supremacist Charlottesville rally, sparking outrage.
  • Twitter has now proposed a set of new policies for the program, which include the possibility that accounts have their blue check-marks taken away if they repeatedly break Twitter’s rules.
  • This means President Donald Trump, who will in January lose his “world leader” protections for rule violations in January, could be in danger of losing his verified status if he continues to tweet the way he has done in the past.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Twitter is rebooting its verification system, and the proposed new guidelines could see persistent rule-breakers stripped of their

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Global System Infrastructure Software Market 2020 Emerging Trends, New Investments Policy, and Development Analysis By 2026

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System Design For Next-Generation Hyperscale Data Centers

As we are in the process of hyperscaling the large volumes of data that our devices and sensors create, processing this data along the way at far and near edges, and transmitting the hard-to-imagine volumes of data through networks to data centers for processing, the data center itself is undergoing a fundamental shift with new networking and architecture co-design opportunities. In a previous blog post, I addressed some of the aspects of everything becoming programmable and the four core elements that Facebook considers for their data center development—compute, storage, memory, and networking. This post adds Google’s view to that picture with regard to how networking and compute intertwine in the next, fifth epoch of distributed computing.

What’s in a system? What is a system to begin with?

Very early in my career, I had humbling experiences when it comes to the aspects of “system design” and “system complexity.” My first

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Marvel’s Avengers Now Has An AI Ping System Following Latest Update

Marvel’s Avengers has received an update, and it’s added a useful new ping system that will make guiding your AI companions easier. Patch V1.3.6 is now live on PC, PS4, and Xbox One, and is coming to Stadia at a later date. The update also adds numerous fixes to the game.

The new ping system currently only works with AI companions, but it gives you more control over their actions. Players can toggle pings with the D-pad, and can set AI fighters onto specific enemies, or have them focus on hacking or smashing doors while the player deals with something else.

The system allows players to have a bit more control over situations they might find themselves in. While there’s currently not an equivalent system for the game’s co-op, developer Crystal Dynamics promises that it “will be implementing additional functionalities in future phases of the ping system”.

The update seems

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Intel and Nvidia Chips Power a Chinese Surveillance System

URUMQI, China — At the end of a desolate road rimmed by prisons, deep within a complex bristling with cameras, American technology is powering one of the most invasive parts of China’s surveillance state.

The computers inside the complex, known as the Urumqi Cloud Computing Center, are among the world’s most powerful. They can watch more surveillance footage in a day than one person could in a year. They look for faces and patterns of human behavior. They track cars. They monitor phones.

The Chinese government uses these computers to watch untold numbers of people in Xinjiang, a western region of China where Beijing has unleashed a campaign of surveillance and suppression in the name of combating terrorism.

Chips made by Intel and Nvidia, the American semiconductor companies, have powered the complex since it opened in 2016. By 2019, at a time when reports said that Beijing was using advanced

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