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Thursday, May 26, 2016

How to Upgrade Your Home Technology for the Modern Era


Gadgets

When choosing technological gadgets for your home technology the choices and functionality are vast. A contemporary, fully integrated, high tech home can make you the envy of your neighborhood, and may actually save you money.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

A Frightening Look at the Potential of Virtual Reality


Film

In the slums of the future, virtual reality junkies satisfy their violent impulses in online entertainment. An expert player discovers that the line between games and reality is starting to fade away. 3DAR’s latest short film explores the frightening potential of our next technological revolution. 

Hyundai to Collaborate with Cisco Systems on Connected-Car Technologies


Automotive

Hyundai Motors is joining the large group of automakers developing connected vehicles by partnering with Cisco Systems, one of the world's leading technology companies, specializing in networking equipment.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The Most Amazing Scientific Advancements in Medical Testing


Medicine

Medical testing technology has developed a lot in the last few years. New scientific discoveries, technology, and knowledge available are helping medical professionals keep us healthy and living longer. Here are a few examples.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Virtual Therapy


Virtual Reality

Guest writer Jerry Mooney relates his experience helping his 70 year old aunt experience virtual reality for the first time. She was amazed at how immersive the experience was.

Do Androids Have Rights? The Legal State of Artificial Intelligence


Artificial Intelligence

Robots will eventually become the world's main work force. What rights should artificial intelligence have in the not-to-distant future? The question, once the realm of science fiction, is becoming an increasingly important topic.

The Science of Sustainability: How Resources are Preserved in the Modern World

Environment

The practice of sustainability is a challenging task for science and engineering. Here are some practical examples of this environmentally aware practice.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Aubrey De Grey on the Disease Called Aging


Anti-Aging

According to Aubrey de Grey old age and sickness, a disease that can be combated. He believes that like the myth of Tithonus, scientists today are too focused on the diseases of aging and not aging itself.

Stephen Colbert's Pretty Sure George Church Said He's Going To Live Forever


Videos

Geneticist, biologist and molecular engineer George Church has cracked the genome, so Stephen Colbert is pretty sure that means we're all going to live forever.

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Why technogainism?


Ideas

Guest writer Connor Heflin introduces technogaianism—a word combining "techno-" for technology and "gaian" for Gaia philosophy.  Technogaians argue that developing safe, clean, alternative technology should be an important goal of environmentalists, and transhumanists.

DeepMind To Start Using TensorFlow for Future Artificial Intelligence Research


Artificial Intelligence

Google’s DeepMind research group has announced that for all future research it will use Google's TensorFlow, a machine learning library that the company open-sourced last year. 

Substance Related to Vitamin B3 May Hold Key to Regenerative Medicine


Regenerative Medicine

Researchers have discovered that the substance nicotinamide riboside (NR) may have regenerative effects, having used it to prolong the lives of elderly mice. NR helps stimulate mitochondria to help the body correct damage, a major accumulating factor in aging.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Key Skills That Will Make You Instantly Hirable In 2016

Careers

Believe it or not but there there are definitely skills that are going to increase your job hunting chances this year. Here are a few of the key skills that can push you forward into an exciting new career. 

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The Deadly HPV and Cervical Cancer Connection


Medicine

Human papillomavirus, or HPV is a group of more than 150 related viruses. Each HPV virus in this large group is given a number which is called its HPV type. HPV is named for the warts (papillomas) some HPV types can cause. Some other HPV types can lead to cancer, especially cervical cancer.