Two University of Oxford biomedical researchers are calling for robots to be built with real human tissue, and they say the technology is there if we only choose to develop it. Writing in Science Robotics, Pierre-Alexis Mouthuy and Andrew Carr argue that humanoid robots could be the exact tool we need to create muscle and tendon grafts […]
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As AI becomes smarter, many are calling for caution, in case science fiction was right about robots destroying their masters. Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Stephen Hawking have all called for caution in the development of intelligent systems. When computers can make critical decisions for themselves there is reason to be worried, especially if the […]
It is the stuff of urban legends about Walt Disney, sci-fi cartoons and B-movies; the science of cryonics - preserving living (or dead) beings in low temperatures until they can be resuscitated.
It might sound like science fiction, but someday, thanks to creative scientists and engineers, our world may contain autonomous or semi-autonomous robots working with people, helping us do tasks that are better suited for machines.
Peter Diamandis: In accordance with Moore’s Law, by 2025 we’ll see an acceleration in the rate of change as we move closer to a world of true abundance.
What I Learned About the Future by Reading 100 Science Fiction Books By Tiago Forte: Over the past two years I’ve read 100 sci-fi novels, averaging about one per week. See the full list here, with my favorites. I started reading sci-fi to pass the time. I had good memories of readingJurassic Park as a kid. I continued […]