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August 20th, 2015 at 6:05 pm

Jobs held by men are most at risk from the robot worker

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The world is on the brink of a new industrial revolution in which advances in the field of artificial intelligence will obsolete human labor, according to many economists and technologists today. Two Oxford researchers recently analyzed the skills required for more than 700 different occupations to determine how many of them would be susceptible to automation in the near future, and the news was not good: They concluded that machines are likely to take over 47 percent of today’s jobs within a few decades.

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August 20th, 2015 at 5:50 pm

Project Sunroof uses Google Maps data to tell you if it’s worth installing solar panels on your roof

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With the help of Google Maps, there is a new service called Project Sunroof that aims to provide a “treasure map” of solar energy. Sunroof gives homeowners detailed information about how much solar power their roof can generate and how much money they could save on electricity costs by adding solar panels.

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August 20th, 2015 at 5:45 pm

Security researchers create a drone to find hackable devices

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Security researchers have created a flying drone capable of sniffing out devices connecting to the internet has been created by security researchers. Praetorian, a security firm, created the drone using a custom-made tracking tool.

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August 20th, 2015 at 5:41 pm

England is testing out roads that charge electric cars as you drive along them

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The UK is hoping to significantly boost the range of electric cars by introducing roads in an 18-month trial that can charge the vehicles as they drive along them.

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August 20th, 2015 at 5:36 pm

Google’s humanoid robot can now chase you like a Terminator

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Boston Dynamics, a Google-owned company, scared everyone earlier this year with its hive-mind 160-pound robot dogs that can run on almost any terrain. Now the company is taking things to an all-new level with new video of its humanoid robot, which is the closest thing to a real-life Terminator we’ve ever seen.

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August 17th, 2015 at 8:27 pm

Vail Resorts uses EpicMix app to offer crowdsourced, real-time wait times for ski lifts

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Vail Resorts is trying something different on its ski slopes this winter. The resort has updated its EpicMix smartphone app to offer its crowdsourced, real-time wait times for ski lifts. The app will collect data from the RFID-enabled season passes skiers carry at the resort. It’s one of the most ambitious efforts yet to bring Waze-style crowdsourced location data into the sports and vacation spheres.

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August 17th, 2015 at 6:57 pm

World’s first 3D-printed drug to blow the field of personalized medicine wide open

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3D-printed widgets and other medical novelties clearly illustrate the potential of 3D printing. They are set to radically change the biotech and pharmaceutical industry. With its extreme versatility and inherent ability to customize products, many experts believe that 3D printing will finally blow the field of affordable personalized medicine wide open. Yet so far it’s been mostly hope — and plenty of hype — with little sign that the radical technology might actually become a medical mainstay.

 

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August 17th, 2015 at 5:54 pm

Samsung hopes to provide affordable 5G Internet using low Earth orbit satellites

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Thanks to a proposal by Samsung, the Internet might soon become a lot more accessible by lending the world an extra zetabyte of bandwidth every month. The proposal describes a system requiring the deployment of 4,600 Low Earth Orbit satellites, abbreviated LEO.

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August 17th, 2015 at 5:50 pm

Travel nightmare: Airline to begin weighing passengers

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One airline is creating an even greater travel nightmare: weighing passengers.  In order to figure out calculate the gross weight of an aircraft before it takes off, Uzbekistan Airlines has announced it will be weighing both passengers’ luggage and their bodies before they board flights. Yes, weighing people. On scales. In the airport.

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August 17th, 2015 at 5:45 pm

Matter and antimatter are found to be perfect mirror images

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Scientists have discovered matter and antimatter appear to be perfect mirror images of each other as far as anyone can see, foiling hope of solving the mystery as to why there is far more matter than antimatter in the universe.

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