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Overview of the ASUS ZenWatch 2 smart watch

1 year, 7 months ago


In May of this year there was first smart watch from ASUS ― ZenWatch. There passed not a lot of time, and already in anticipation of new, 2016, on the overview to us the new model, ASUS ZenWatch 2 (the factory WI502Q index) got.

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What we receive from computer games more: harm or advantage?

1 year, 8 months ago


Most of the people facing computer games have about it pastime or is negative, or positive opinion. Indifferent, in general, it is a little. And already many years do not cease disputes between opponents and supporters of computer games, and arguments are adduced the most various. Occasionally you wonder what logical chains build. And generally both parties rest for the moments connected with mentality, society, personal development. Let's try to understand that psychologists think of video games.

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ASUS ZenUI overview and Zen-applications

1 year, 8 months ago


As you know, today all Android-devices from ASUS go with a branded graphic cover of ZenUI. We mention it practically in each overview. But so left that there is no overview of ZenUI in the blog still. We decided to correct this omission, and devoted this overview to consideration of the latest version of a branded graphic cover of ASUS on the example of the ZenFone 2 smartphone.

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Why artificial intelligence most often female?

1 year, 8 months ago


You sometime paid attention that almost always systems of artificial intelligence, both in life, and at cinema, in a fantasy — "female"? But when reaches full-fledged anthropomorphous robots, they it is almost universal "men". Possibly, the reasons of this tendency are covered in our psychology.

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Обзор моноблока ASUS ZenAiO Pro

1 year, 8 months ago


В мае этого года мы уже рассматривали один моноблок от ASUS — ET2323. Не прошло и года, как вышла новая модель, ZenAio Pro. Устройство получилось совершенно непохожим на предшественника, избавившись от одних функций и обретя новые.

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Whether robots have to understand morals and ethics?

1 year, 8 months ago


What does the robot nurse have to make if the cancer patient asks to increase a morphine dose, and it is impossible to contact the doctor? Whether the robot driver has to prohibit the drunk person most to manage the car when it hurries in hospital to the child? On whose voice the robot rescuer in ruins after an earthquake — on children's or adult has to hurry? And if so it turned out that the adult is you, but not your child?
People dream many years of approach of an era of available robotics when smart machines relieve us of many works. "To what progress, reached unprecedented miracles". But at the same time development of robots will bring up the most serious questions of how they have to behave in the difficult situations connected with acute moral and ethical issues.

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Electromagnetic noise — an obstacle for the Internet of things?

1 year, 9 months ago


Many copies break rather possible methods of implementation of the Internet of things now. And feasibility raises many questions and disputes. However, judging by efforts of vendors, the Internet of things it is rather to be, than not to be. But there is one more problem of technical property: the Internet of things a priori represents the distributed wireless network on which the electromagnetic pollution created by uncountable devices and wires can exert strong and unpredictable impact.

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Overview of the ASUS ZenFone 2 Laser smartphones and flashlights of ZenFlash and LolliFlash

1 year, 9 months ago


The fine arts always played an important role in the history of mankind. Since the most ancient times we imprint the moments of personal and others' life in pictures. And many millennia, since the first rock painting, only one form of display of reality and the imagination — the images drawn manually was available to us. And passed only about 200 years as the first creation belonging to absolutely new genre of art — the photo was created.

All heroes of this overview have a direct bearing on the photo most. First, it is two new models of smartphones — ASUS ZenFone 2 Laser. They are equipped with the low-power laser accelerating and facilitating guidance of the camera on sharpness. And secondly, we managed to feel two types of photoaccessories — external flashes of ZenFlash and LolliFlash.

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To train it is impossible to program

1 year, 9 months ago

The scientist from university of Maryland Yannis Aloimnos watches how Baxter measures ingredients.

The mass culture generated a set of movies, series and novels about robots. Emergence of the robot which a cut above the predecessors becomes very often turning point in a plot. Rather about robot "brains" I also want to talk about the head.

Everything indicates the fact that in robotics a new era began. Today new models of robots which will work at plants already tomorrow are created and to service our houses. And if externally they not especially exchanged, in comparison with models of the recent past, then their "brains" represent something absolutely other.

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Overview of the ASUS ZenFone Selfie smartphone

1 year, 9 months ago


Most of owners of smartphones, at least once in life, did self. In most cases front-facing cameras are used for photographing, but not for video calls. It is possible to belong differently to self, but an opportunity to remove itself, being guided according to the image on the screen, it is very convenient. Tens of millions of people use this function. However in the majority of models of smartphones front-facing cameras have small permission. But demand, as we know, generates the sentence and therefore ASUS produced new model of the ZenFone Selfie smartphone, with the front-facing camera, nothing conceding the main.

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