Friday, November 17, 2017

Top 5 Ways to Listen to Loud Music without Hurting Your Ears

Music is part of almost everyone’s daily comforting activities. Without it, life would be so dull and boring. This is also the reason why smart phones now come with applications that can be used for playing music. Wherever you are, you can always listen to music as long as you have brought your phone with you. This is made possible with the use of headphones. Life has turned very convenient now that people can easily get what they want whenever they need it.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Latest ATLAS Video from Boston Dynamics Will Make You Flip

It has been a while since Boston Dynamics shared any of its latest robotics developments, but the wait has been worth it. In the span of a few days we have now seen the company's latest robotic dog, the SpotMini, and a new marvelously dexterous ATLAS humanoid. 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Demis Hassabis Charts His Path from Child Chess Prodigy to AI Wunderkind

Demis Hassabis is a British artificial intelligence researcher, neuroscientist, computer game designer, entrepreneur, and world-class games player. He was recently featured on BBC radio, and explained how he discovered his passion to solve intelligence while playing chess as a child.

AI Raises the Ante in Poker

Games are falling one-by-one to the advancements in machine learning. This infographic shows the  development of the technology over time to today's superhuman card shark systems.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Human Memory Enhanced With a Brain Implant For the First Time

A “memory prosthesis” brain implant has enhanced human memory for the first time. The device comprised of electrodes implanted in the brain boosted performance on memory tests by up to 30 percent in a new study. Such an approach may enhance other brain activities, such as vision or movement, says the team behind the work.

Technology Prices: Why They Need to Be Lowered

In this day and age, people have become reliant — even, obsessed with technology. Technology is no longer a privilege, it is now a necessity. Children as young as a few years old and adults as old as grandmothers and grandfathers use technology every single day in some way, truly changing the world.

Today, coffee and energy drinks are the most apparent things being consumed by busy people. Although these products are filled with caffeine and enough sugar to help you stay awake and get the energy you needed, these are not highly recommendable. Here are a few great alternatives to power up your day.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Rich Sutton on Why Today is a Special Time for Artificial Intelligence

Soon after DeepMind announced the opening of its first Canadian office, the head of that office, reinforcement learning pioneer Rich Sutton took a long view of the developments in the field and looked to the future of AI development.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Brain Organoids Growing Inside Rats Raise Ethical Concerns

Soon, two teams of researchers plan to present work on the unexpected interaction between implanted human mini-brain organoids and their rat and mouse hosts. The work has accelerated the need to consider and examine the ethical concerns about such research. 

Human Cells Rejuvenated in Breakthrough Aging Discover

A new way to rejuvenate old cells in the laboratory, making them not only look younger, but start to function more like young cells, has been uncovered. The discovery has the potential to lead to therapies which could help people age better, without experiencing some of the degenerative effects of getting old.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Stephen Hawking Explains How We Could Travel to Mars in Less Than One Hour

Stephen Hawking says it could be possible for humans to reach Mars in less than an hour in the future. The world-renowned physicist made the claim introducing the recent Tencent WE Summit in Beijing by video.

How Online Schooling Is Revolutionizing Education

Over time, a lot has changed in the education sector of this nation. Today, if you briskly walked into the classroom ready to remind yourself of the good old school days of your youth, you would be in for a rude shock. You would completely not relate to the current classroom environment. Books and pens have been replaced as note-taking tools by computers, tablets, and iPads. Even more shocking, the classroom might not even be a physical place where like minds converge for learning purposes.

Transhumanism Featured on Television News

Recently, ABC 13 News in Virginia ran a story featuring the worldview, Transhumanism and what it means. 

Friday, November 3, 2017

Colon Cancer Breakthrough May Lead to Preventing the Disease

New research demonstrates that autophagy – an essential process whereby cells break down and recycle harmful or damaged elements within themselves to keep our bodies healthy – causes tissue inflammation when dysfunctional, which in turn leaves us susceptible to harmful diseases, particularly in the gut. Understanding this link could lead to more effective treatments for gut diseases.