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Arthur C Clarke predicts the internet in 1964

In a BBC Horizon documentary in 1964, Arthur C. Clarke gives his vision for a city of the future with remarkable foresight.

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A.I. Is Monitoring You Right Now and Here’s How It’s Using Your Data

There’s wisdom in crowds, and scientists are applying artificial intelligence and machine learning to better predict global crises and outbreaks.

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Hundreds of Womxn Are Photographing How They Cope During Quarantine

Isabella Lanave (@isalanave) is a freelance photographer based in Curitiba, Brazil. “I think this quarantine is more physically isolating than socially isolating for me. I live with friends and this is a time to coexist. Time to stop and listen, … Continue reading

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TRENDS

The project started as an exploration of different techniques and visual languages inspired by the current projects in the Motion Graphics industry. Hence the name TRENDS. Slowly but surely, it outgrew the initial premise and started to take on a … Continue reading

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Why Are Conspiracy Theories So Appealing? | Dr David Grimes and Liv Boeree

It seems like many conspiracy theories — even the most extreme ones — are growing in popularity. To understand why, I chat with Dr David Grimes, physicist, cancer researcher and author of The Irrational Ape about the science behind belief-building … Continue reading

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How Trolls on Reddit Try to Manipulate You (Disinformation & How We Beat It) – Smarter Every Day 232

GET SMARTER SECTION 2017 Reddit Security Report: https://www.reddit.com/r/announcement… Link to Banned Accounts https://www.reddit.com/wiki/suspiciou… Link to iDrama Lab https://idrama.science/ Link to Jeremy’s Papers: “The Web Centipede: Understanding How Web Communities Influence Each Other Through the Lens of Mainstream and Alternative News … Continue reading

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An Astronaut’s Cosmic Visions

A former Detroit Lions wide receiver and NASA astronaut (take a moment to let that combination sink in) takes us on a journey into his magical space-induced dreamscape – where vivid colors and explosions of light are an every night … Continue reading

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Large Hole in the Arctic Ozone Layer Is Now Closed

This is a huge win for the planet. By Jessica Stewart on April 29, 2020 In a victory for the planet, a large hole in the ozone layer has closed up on its own. Located over the Arctic, it first … Continue reading

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New device simulates feel of walls, solid objects in virtual reality – ScienceBlog.com

Today’s virtual reality systems can create immersive visual experiences, but seldom do they enable users to feel anything — particularly walls, appliances and furniture. A new device developed at Carnegie Mellon University, however, uses multiple strings attached to the hand and … Continue reading

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Coronavirus: Good for the environment? | Covid-19 Special

Animals have begun reclaiming the empty streets and without us humans in the way nature is thriving. The lockdowns have caused nitrogen dioxyde pollution levels to dive in Italy and China. From a climate perspective, the coronavirus pandemic is not … Continue reading

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