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Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 845 Processor

Here’s Qualcomm’s list of the Snapdragon 845’s features: Qualcomm Spectra 280 ISP Ultra HD premium capture Qualcomm Spectra Module Program, featuring Active Depth Sensing MCTF video capture Multi-frame noise reduction High performance capture up to 16MP @60FPS Slow motion video capture (720p @480 fps) ImMotion computational photography Adreno 630 Visual Processing Subsystem 30% improved graphics/video […]

A link between young people’s ability to perform well at two popular video games and high levels of intelligence has been uncovered.

Abstract Hundreds of millions of people play intellectually-demanding video games every day. What does individual performance on these games tell us about cognition? Here, we describe two studies that examine the potential link between intelligence and performance in one of the most popular video games genres in the world (Multiplayer Online Battle Arenas: MOBAs). In […]

‘Slaughterbots’ film shows potential horrors of killer drones

The film is the researchers’ latest attempt to build support for a global ban on autonomous weapon systems, which kill without meaningful human control. In the film, thousands of college students are killed in attacks at a dozen universities after drones swarm campuses. Some of the drones first attach to buildings, blowing holes in walls […]