Trillions of dollars will be invested in renewable energy over the next 25 years. This will drive some of the most profound changes yet in how humans get their electricity. That’s according to a new forecast by Bloomberg New Energy Finance that plots out global power markets to 2040.
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June is the time of year when we’re supposed to hear wedding bells. The invitations start coming in and you find yourself scurrying to order gifts from registries and block off summer weekends to attend ceremonies and parties.
Futurist Thomas Frey: Having just returned from a trip to Alaska, it occurred to me that most of the 660,000 sq miles of this beautiful state will never be habitable until a more complete off-grid solution is found. In Alaska, they’ve already figured out how to turn every one of their 3 million lakes into […]
Illegal drugs from China are as easy as typing on a keyboard to order. More than 150 Chinese companies sell alpha-PVP, according to guidechem.com. alpha-PVP is also known as flakka, a dangerous stimulant that is illegal in the United States but not in China, and was blamed for 18 recent deaths in one Florida county.
Trucking driving is the most common job in 29 of 50 US states, according to NPR. This seems a bit overboard, and depends on how jobs are categorized, but here is the chart.
Last week, the E3 2015 conference kicked off in Los Angeles with celebration and the growing sense that virtual reality was finally coming of age.
British experts have recently warned the growing online craze among some fitness communities, fetishists and chronic disease sufferers for buying and drinking human breast milk poses serious health risks.
Amazon has 15,000 robots in warehouse jobs to work beside humans. In his latest article, futurist speaker Thomas Frey states, “we are less than a decade away from workerless factories, robots with their own bank accounts, Watson-like judges dolling out sentences in court, and having wars filled with robots fighting other robots.”
By samim23: Recently, I experimented with Recurrent Neural Networks as applied to political speech writing. The result, Obama-RNN generated a fair amount of buzz and fuelled a productive debate, including speculation that Sara Palin is a bot. For the next experiment I decided to apply the system to TED.
The program provides hospital-level care while sparing the patient the possible discomforts of a hospital stay. When 82 year old Martin Fernandez went to Mount Sinai Hospital’s emergency room recently with a high fever and excruciating abdominal pain, he and his family were asked an unexpected question. He would have to be officially admitted to receive […]