Category Archives: The World and Beyond

Out-of-topic topics. About the world, outer space and stars, inner core of earth, animals, myths and legends, etc. You name it.

Hackers Hit Dozens of Countries Exploiting Stolen N.S.A. Tool – The New York Times

By | May 13, 2017

Eternal Blue, is the code name of technology that was leaked some time ago. This NSA technology is targeting vulnerable Microsoft Windows computers. In Russia, the country’s powerful Interior Ministry, after denying reports that its computers had been targeted, confirmed in a statement that “around 1,000 computers were infected.” By late Friday the attacks had… Read More »

Reading through closed books with terahertz – MIT Media Lab

By | September 13, 2016

One step forward to be able to read book without flipping a page. This is interesting if it gets mature. I would like to combine this with text-to-speech. Put a book on a desk and boom, there you go the bed time story.     Spatial resolution, spectral contrast, and occlusion are three major bottlenecks in… Read More »

Crazy Tree Grows 40 Kinds of Fruit

By | September 4, 2016

“Sam Van Aken, an artist and professor at Syracuse University, uses “chip grafting” to create trees that each bear 40 different varieties of stone fruits, or fruits with pits.” I never knew that it is possible to grow mango and harvest peach. It is amazing that someone could actually graft so many different fruit branches… Read More »