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holoportation: virtual 3D teleportation in real-time (Microsoft Research)

Teleportation

Is There Such a Thing as Too Many Supplements?

Feeling a bit overwhelmed by the amount of nutritional supplements you find yourself taking? I haven’t done an official count of what I take, but a …

Wellness

3tags.org is coming soon

A new report suggests that the marriage of AI and robotics could replace so many jobs that the era of mass employment could come to an end

Artificial Intelligence

The world's leading futurist wants to live forever — here's why

Google's resident futurist and famed inventor Ray Kurzweil says humans are just a few scientific breakthroughs away from achieving eternal life. During a visit to our office, the Google director of engineering talked to us about the future of health and medicine and his case for why we should live …

This worldwide trend will forever alter the way we retire

<b>People are living longer. Can you give us a sense of the scale of the changes that this is bringing?</b><p><b>Hodin:</b> The scale of the transformation is huge. It's as large a mega trend as any that exists today and, I believe, at the same scale as any major historical, sociological or economic change we've …

Apple is willing to bet big on artificial intelligence

Apple is ramping up its hiring of artificial intelligence experts in an attempt to compete with companies like Google.<p>According to a new report, Apple’s number of machine learning gurus has tripled or quadrupled in the past few years, and Cupertino is currently in the middle of a hiring spree for …

Artificial Intelligence

Senvol Database Continues To Expand With 100 New 3D Printers & Materials Added Over Summer 2015

3D printing isn’t going anywhere–and neither is the Senvol database–except for up, up, up. Knowledge is power, as we’ve all been told and most of us …

General Motors

Robot Passes Self-Awareness Test for First Time

A robot has for the first time displayed the human trait of self-awareness while attempting to solve a classic logic puzzle, scientists say.<p>In the …

Robotics

A Scientist Deploys Light And Sound To Reveal The Brain

Lihong Wang creates the sort of medical technology you'd expect to find on the starship Enterprise.<p>Wang, a professor of biomedical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has already helped develop instruments that can detect individual cancer cells in the bloodstream and oxygen …

Imaging

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work

By Blake Irving, CEO, GoDaddy — Artificial Intelligence has been the topic de jour lately with every corner of intellectual thought sounding in on …

Kurzweil Responds to 'When Robots Are Everywhere, What Will Humans Be Good For?'

Lately, media around the web has been bracing for robots — not time-traveling robots per se, but robot workers. Specifically, the increased …

Artificial Intelligence

The Singularity (University) Is Here

<b>My first words on Singularity University</b><p>When I first heard about Singularity University's Graduate Studies Program, I formed two theories about the near-future:<p>1.) if I got in, I would love it;<p>2.) it would be a long shot to get in.<p>Theory 2 was not meant to be critical or even a self-assessment, …

Ford Is Now Using Carbon3D's CLIP 3D Printers With Astonishing Results While Researching New Materials

The Silicon Valley startup, Carbon3D, has been in the headlines a lot lately. Following their launch out of stealth mode earlier in the year with …

Mind-controlled telepresence robots could restore mobility to the disabled

A brain-computer interface used in conjunction with telepresence robots could one day help the disabled find a measure of independence.<p>It may not be able to do grocery shopping or hang out laundry to dry, but a project involving current telepresence technology could help people with limited …

Welcome to the Dawn of the Age of Robots

Growing up, I believed that very soon we would all have robots like Rosie, from <i>The Jetsons</i>, cleaning up after us. For those out there who are too young to remember <i>The Jetsons</i>, Rosie is the family's domestically adroit robot maid. After all, why should anyone waste time doing dishes or folding …

Ray Kurzweil: Humans will be hybrids by 2030

In the future, humans are going to be artificially intelligent.<p>That's the prediction of Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google (GOOGL), who spoke Wednesday at the Exponential Finance conference in New York.<p>Kurzweil predicts that humans will become hybrids in the 2030s. That means our …

Singularity

Digitizing The Analog: The Ever-Expanding Toolkit For 21st-Century Makers

<b>Simplified design tools are helping makers take their ideas from 2D concepts and sketches into digital 3D models that can be readied for the</b> …

Robots 2015: Jibo and Others Make This the Year of the Robot

<b>While robots are becoming more useful for rudimentary duties, their lack of social sensibilities keep them from being common household items.</b><p>In 2015, …

Moore's Law in 2015: Millennials Marching to Quickening Metronome

<i>Silicon Valley historian Michael S. Malone, author of the 2014 book The Intel Trinity, explores what Moore’s Law means to younger generations as the</i> …

Here Are The First Connected Home Devices For Apple’s HomeKit

Apple’s HomeKit is finally starting to roll out to actual consumers, via the first crop of HomeKit-enabled accessories from third-party manufacturers. This means you’ll soon be able to get your hands on a range of products for the connected home that work with Siri on your iOS device, and that …