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Unexpected ways that Artificial Intelligence will change your life in the next ten years

March 1st, 2018 at 10:05 am » Comments Off

The future of artificial intelligence is both exciting and terrifying. It’s development will have an impact on your life over the next ten years, in more ways than one. While yes, it will have many positive impacts, The Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence report recently warned that artificial intelligence could also be exploited by criminals […]

Using AI to help stroke victims when ‘time is brain ‘

March 1st, 2018 at 9:30 am » Comments Off

Since entrepreneur Chris Mansi cofounded in 2016, the best-funded wizards of artificial intelligence have taken on board games, and created emoji that mirror your facial expressions. Meanwhile, Mansi has been developing algorithms to save the brain cells of stroke patients.

The top 10 breakthrough technologies and the key players leading the charge, according to MIT Technology Review

February 28th, 2018 at 2:12 am » Comments Off

Every fall, MIT Technology Review’s editors get together to begin the months-long process of reviewing their coverage. The goal? To create a list of the top ten technological advances from the last year that will have the greatest longterm global impact on consumers.

20 mind- boggling facts about quantum computing everyone should read

February 27th, 2018 at 11:10 am » Comments Off

The dream of “quantum computing” – harnessing the power of quantum-level mechanics in order to create computers far faster and more powerful than any available today – came a step closer to reality recently.

Trent Fowler of the DaVinci Institute interviews futurist Robert Hanson

February 26th, 2018 at 3:42 pm » Comments Off

“In this far-ranging interview Da Vinci Institute associate Trent Fowler sits down with George Mason University economist and futurist Robin Hanson. They discuss Hanson’s two books (“The Age of Ems” and “The Elephant in the Brain”), the relationship between economics and futurism, the possibilities and dangers of self-improving AI, and many other things.

Workbench for virus design

February 23rd, 2018 at 10:56 am » Comments Off

ETH researchers have developed a technology platform that allows them to systematically modify and customise bacteriophages. This technology is a step towards making phage therapies a powerful tool for combating dangerous pathogens.

Scientists grow full sized, beating human hearts from stem cells

February 22nd, 2018 at 10:48 am » Comments Off

It’s the closest we’ve come to growing transplantable hearts in the lab Of the 4,000 Americans waiting for heart transplants, only 2,500 will receive new hearts in the next year. Even for those lucky enough to get a transplant, the biggest risk is the their bodies will reject the new heart and launch a massive […]

Celularity placental stem cell treatments for cancer, longevity

February 19th, 2018 at 12:10 pm » Comments Off

A startup that wants to use stem cells to keep us living longer just raised $250 million Celularity is a New Jersey-based startup co-founded by X-Prize founder Dr. Peter Diamandis and ex-Celgene executive Dr. Bob Hariri.

You can now book incredibly cheap flights with a new app that lets you bid on unsold airline seats

February 15th, 2018 at 11:31 am » Comments Off

Air Ticket Arena is a UK-based start-up that launched in February. It lets you bid on unsold airplane tickets up to two weeks before the departure date. It’s only available on Android, but will be available on iOs next month.

Alien AI text messages are the ultimate Pandora’s Box, say scientists

February 14th, 2018 at 9:52 pm » Comments Off

What if first contact with extraterrestrial life isn’t a UFO landing in the middle of Central Park, but rather just a message sent across the stars? What might be hidden inside that alien communication?

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