How will astronauts poop on the moon? New NASA challenge calls for innovative ideas.

NASA’s new contest challenges innovators to come up with a brand new space toilet design. (Image credit: NASA/HeroX) It’s no secret that humans poop — even in space.  But the actual, physical act of going to the bathroom while floating in space can be tricky, to say the least. In a new contest, NASA is […]

66 data-science teams worldwide participate in challenge to beat COVID-19

Winners identified location-based risks, developed apps to calculate infection risk, and delivered data-driven recommendations for Los Angeles County’s reopening stages. Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto Data scientists determined to facilitate transitions to reopen the economy participated in a two-week “2020 COVID-19 Computational Challenge” (CCC) in mid-June. The challenge was to “provide guidance for risk mitigation to serve” […]

IBM mette in evidenza tre risposte a Call for Code Global Challenge per combattere COVID-19

Le soluzioni iniziali hanno il potenziale per fare la differenza nel mondo e contribuire agli sforzi di risposta alla pandemia, afferma la società. Contenuto dello sviluppatore da leggere Come parte della sua sfida globale per il 2020 Call for Code focalizzata su COVID-19, IBM ha annunciato martedì tre primi importanti sforzi da parte degli sviluppatori. […]

IBM lancia la richiesta agli sviluppatori di combattere COVID-19 durante Call for Code Global Challenge

IBM, le Nazioni Unite e la Linux Foundation stanno chiedendo a programmatori, sviluppatori e ingegneri del software di unirsi alla lotta globale contro la pandemia di coronavirus durante il Call for Code del 2020. In risposta alla nuova pandemia di Coronavirus, IBM ha aggiunto una traccia COVID-19 alla sua annuale Call for Code Global Challenge. […]

Doctor warns innocent people will die if they do the ‘coronavirus challenge’

The ‘Coronavirus challenge’ involves people licking surfaces – a practice condemned by various medical experts (Picture: EPA/Dr. John Campbell/YouTube) Social media users licking toilet bowls and other surfaces in a so-called ‘Coronavirus Challenge’ have been slammed for putting lives at risk.  Shocking videos have emerged showing influencers across different platforms performing the stunt, despite official […]