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May 03, 2015
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The secret desire of urban daydreamers staring out their office windows at the sad brick walls of the building opposite them may soon be answered thanks to transparent light shutters developed by a group of researchers at Pusan National University in South Korea. A novel liquid crystal technology allows displays to flip between transparent and opaque states - hypothetically letting you switch your view in less than a millisecond from urban decay to the Chesapeake Bay. Their work appears this week ... read more

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Google security chief looks for balance with privacy
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