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Sunday, February 7, 2016



Anti-Aging

Harvard genetics professor David Sinclair takes his research personally. Through the lens of his own mother's battle with cancer, Dr. Sinclair shares the endless potential of his age-reversing discoveries and the potential future for us all.


Futurism

In his new book leading innovation expert Alec Ross explains what’s next for the world: the advances and stumbling blocks that will emerge in the next ten years, and how we can navigate them.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Identity Theft: How to Make Sure your Personal Online Information is Protected


Cyber Security

As our world becomes more connected, the threat of identity theft grows. Here are a few simple steps you can do to protect your identity.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Researchers Develop New Laser Technology that Could Speed Up Adoption of Self-Driving Cars


Self Driving Cars

Using light to move mirrors could usher in a new generation of laser technology for a wide range of applications, including remote sensing, self-driving car navigation and 3D biomedical imaging.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Wendelstein 7-X Fusion Reactor Fires Up


Fusion Power

Angela Merkel switched on the first hydrogen plasma reactor at Germany's Wendelstein 7-X experiment, marking the start of scientific operation of the project. The objective of fusion research is to develop a power plant that derives energy from the fusion of atomic nuclei just as the sun and the stars do. 

Predictions for 2020s With Ray Kurzweil


Ray Kurzweil

3D printing food, future methods of payment and many more signs of things to come are discussed by Ray Kurzweil in this video.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

New Breakthrough In Heat Transport Could Open the Door For Quantum Computers


Quantum Physics

Scientists have unraveled a new method of heat conduction that improves earlier attempts by ten thousand times. The invention could be a major step in the creation of super-cooled quantum computers.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Martin Ford Explains How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact the Entire Economy


Technological Obsolescence

Economic forecasts increasingly point to high unemployment in much of the developed being persistent for longer and longer duration. Martin Ford suggests that as machine learning continues to expand in power today's unemployment numbers are only a hint of what's to come.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Scientists Witness Cancer Forming in a Single Cell for the First Time


Cancer Research

Researchers have, for the first time, visualized the origins of cancer from the first affected cell and watched its spread in a live animal. Their work could change the way scientists understand melanoma and other cancers and could lead to new, early treatments before the cancer has taken hold.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Scientists Now Able Decode Neural Signals Almost as they Happen


Mind Reading

Researchers using electrodes in patients’ temporal lobes have found that the signals carry information that let scientists predict what object patients are seeing, almost in real time.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Reinhard Lafrenz named new Secretary General of euRobotics


Robotics

Reinhard Lafrenz will now serve as the Secretary General of euRobotics in succession of Uwe Haass. Reinhard signed his contract at the recent euRobotics board meeting. euRobotics aims to promote excellence in robotics by providing many networking opportunities to its members from both industry and academia, to exchange knowledge within the robotics community and to shape the future of robotics in Europe. 

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Ben Goertzel Artificial General Intelligence and Its Broader Implications


Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence researcher and transhumanist Ben Goertzel recently gave a lengthy talk on the potential future of artificial intelligence, and his specialty, artificial general intelligence (AGI).

Wednesday, January 27, 2016



Artificial Intelligence

The American Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) has recently set up a multi-million dollar initiative aimed at developing brain-inspired computing base principles so it can better understand the challenges and potential opportunities for developing next-generation computer systems.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

What Are Some Of The Most Important Tech Inventions That Benefit Society?


Technology

Technology continues to improve and expand.  Here are just a few examples of some of the key technological innovations that we enjoy today.