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Top 10 technology trends transforming Humanity beyond cyberspace, Geospace and Space

April 7th, 2019 at 12:54 am » Comments Off

Human interest in exploring the unknowns has always been universal and enduring. While, over the years, the nature of exploration has changed fundamentally, humans have always been keen to explore the unknown and discover new worlds: be it beyond our geographical boundaries, new trade routes, lands, or opportunities in cyberspace, geospace, and space (CGS). In […]



What are the values that drive decision making by AI?

April 7th, 2019 at 12:36 am » Comments Off

A screen shows a demonstration of SenseTime Group Ltd’s SenseVideo pedestrian and vehicle recognition system in Beijing, China, on Friday 15 June 2018. Moral technology Self-driving cars don’t drink and medical AIs are never overtired. Given our obvious flaws, what can humans still do best? A five-year-old boy is helping his grandmother cook by cutting […]



Earth’s magnetic north pole has officially moved

March 27th, 2019 at 12:08 pm » Comments Off

This map shows the new location of the magnetic North Pole (the white star). NOAA NCEI/CIRES Earth’s magnetic North Pole has drifted so fast that authorities have had to officially redefine the location of the magnetic North Pole. The extreme wandering of the North Pole caused increasing concerns over navigation, especially in high latitudes. Earth’s […]



Book sales are up this year over last year, and physical books are thriving

January 21st, 2019 at 12:07 pm » Comments Off

It’s a tale as old as time, or, at least, the internet: None of us are reading any more, the physical book is dead, Amazon has killed the independent bookstore, and it’s all only going to get worse. But this year, the story looks like just that—a fiction. We are buying books—especially the kind with […]



The U.S. just became a net oil exporter for the first time in 75 years

January 19th, 2019 at 9:23 am » Comments Off

America turned into a net oil exporter last week, breaking almost 75 years of continued dependence on foreign oil and marking a pivotal — even if likely brief — moment toward what U.S. President Donald Trump has branded as “energy independence.” The shift to net exports is the dramatic result of an unprecedented boom in […]



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