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Yuval Noah Harari on what the year 2050 has in store for humankind

“As the pace of change increases, the very meaning of being human is likely to mutate and physical and cognitive structures will melt” Source: Yuval Noah Harari on what the year 2050 has in store for humankind Advertisements

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Scientists demonstrate first contagious airborne WiFi virus – ScienceBlog.com

esearchers at the University of Liverpool have shown for the first time that WiFi networks can be infected with a virus that can move through densely populated areas as efficiently as the common cold spreads between humans. The team designed … Continue reading

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We’re building a dystopia just to make people click on ads

We’re building an artificial intelligence-powered dystopia, one click at a time, says techno-sociologist Zeynep Tufekci. In an eye-opening talk, she details how the same algorithms companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon use to get you to click on ads are … Continue reading

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HPE: Moral Code, The Ethics of AI

The implications and promises of artificial intelligence (AI) are unimaginable. But what’s possible today will be dwarfed by the great potential of AI in the near future. The responsibility to raise these questions does not rest solely on the shoulders … Continue reading

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Chinese Researchers Achieve Stunning Quantum-Entanglement Record

  A team at the University of Science and Technology of China packed three qubits into each of six particles to pull off the unprecedented feat. Scientists have just packed 18 qubits — the most basic units of quantum computing … Continue reading

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How to see past your own perspective and find truth

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DRAGON: A Snakelike Drone Robot That Shape-Shifts in Flight – Colossal

The JSK Lab at the University of Tokyo has designed a modular flying robot that propels itself through the air with several small fans. The entire device is built to autonomously alter its shape during flight, allowing the robot to … Continue reading

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Pet Fan by MUID – Faith is Torment

A small desktop fan shaped like a pet by design studio MUID based in Xiamen, China. The portable fan can be detached from the body so you can walk around with it and recharge via USB. The fan is available in … Continue reading

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MIT Engineers Design Responsive 3D-Printed Structures Remotely Controlled by Magnets – Colossal

A new concept for 3D printed structures designed by engineers at MIT can be remotely controlled with magnets. The innovative gadgets include a smooth ring that wrinkles up, a long tube that squeezes shut, and a sheet that folds itself. The … Continue reading

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Imagine a city lit by glowing trees instead of streetlights – Fast Company

Could genetically engineered trees that have been crossed with bioluminescent algae be the emissions-free lighting source of the future? Source: Imagine a city lit by glowing trees instead of streetlights

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