Category Archives: Research

What Published Paper Has the Largest Number of Co-Authors?

Probably, this one: Why am I saying it has the largest number of co-authors?  Because it is not often that we can see a paper with 5,154 authors representing 344 different organizations! I guess, this is what it takes to … Continue reading

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Programmable Self-Assembly in a Thousand-Robot Swarm

This video covers some interesting project done at Harvard University recently: “Form a sea star shape,” directs a computer scientist, sending the command to 1,024 little bots simultaneously via an infrared light. The robots begin to blink at one another and … Continue reading

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The Hierarchy of IoT “Thing” Needs

Below is the Hierarchy of IoT “Thing” Needs.  It’s sort of an outlook on IoT from IoT’s point of view.  The absolute necessities (and things that need to be taken care of first) are at the bottom.  The ultimate goals, … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the Good Days (An Optimist’s View 2)

I initially posted this on February 6, 2017.  Even considering all the recent geopolitical events, I still hope I am right… I found a summary that tells us a story of technology, the development of weapons, human hopes, and human fears. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tallest Buildings in the World

I wrote earlier about how skyscraper designers cheat a bit to make their buildings taller and how the very desire to construct such expensive buildings might be a sign of an upcoming economic crisis in the country. In this post, I simply want to … Continue reading

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Statistics on the Earthquakes in Japan

Japan is known for its big earthquakes, like the most recent one in Fukushima, or the previous one in Kobe.  But, in order to understand the true scale of the effect on this island nation, we should look at all … Continue reading

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The Most Valuable Brands by Country

Below is an interesting map of the biggest brands in different countries around the world. Six years after it lost the crown to Apple Inc., Google Inc. has reclaimed the title of the most valuable brand in the world. However, we … Continue reading

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