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Artificial intelligence and the evolution of the fractal economy

Money makes the world go round, or so they say. Payments, investments, insurance and billions of transactions are the beating heart of a fractal economy, which echoes the messy complexity of natural systems, such as the growth of living organisms and the bouncing of atoms.<p>Financial systems are …

Artificial Intelligence

A simple workflow for deep learning

As a follow-up to my Primer On Universal Function Approximation with Deep Learning, I’ve created a project on Github that provides a working example …

Deep Learning

The Freaky Artificial Muscles on this Human Skeleton Are the Future of Robotics

Using pneumatic pistons and servos to power robots makes them fast and strong, but also bulky and extremely heavy. No one is going to mistake ATLAS …

Breakthrough method means CRISPR just got a lot more relevant to human health

'The most clever CRISPR gadget to date'<p>The gene-editing tool CRISPR may one day change the way humans approach medicine — or at least that’s how it’s been portrayed so far. But for all the talk of using CRISPR to eliminate disease, the method was never very good at doing one important thing: …

Root, the code-teaching robot

Google, NASA put big money on D-Wave's quantum computer

Google. NASA. Lockheed Martin. Los Alamos National Laboratory. Big names in the worlds of big brains and cutting-edge technology are investing …

Gravitational wave mission passes 'sanity check'

<b>A European Space Agency effort to try to detect gravitational waves in space is not only technically feasible but compelling, a new report finds.</b><p>A panel of experts was asked to perform a "sanity check" on the endeavour, which is likely to cost well in excess of one billion euros.<p>The Gravitational …

LIGO

3tags.org is coming soon

3tags.org is coming soon

3tags.org is coming soon

The best Zite replacement is …

It’s been almost a month since my favorite smartphone app, bar none — the news discovery and reading engine Zite — shut down. Despite a pledge from …

The Rokos Core OS Turns Your Raspberry Pi Into A Bitcoin Node

The Rokos Core, now in its fourth version, is a disk image for Raspberry Pis that can turn your single-board computer into a full bitcoin node. The system will allow you to hold a bitcoin wallet and mine, send, and receive bitcoin over the network.<p>Understand that without specialized hardware this …

3tags.org is coming soon

Video Ad Startup Innovid Raises $27.5M

Less than a year after its last round, Innovid is announcing that it has raised $27.5 million in new funding.<p>The New York City-headquartered company works with more than 220 advertisers, including Best Buy, Procter & Gamble and Walmart, to create, target and measure their video campaigns.<p>Co-founder …

Procter & Gamble

Year in review: Epigenome makes its debut

In a landmark event more than a decade ago, geneticists unveiled the human genetic instruction book. This year, the book was turned into a movie …

Sex, love and robots: is this the end of intimacy?

Can’t find a partner? Don’t worry, the ‘sexbot’, programmed to meet all your desires, is on its way. Eva Wiseman explores the troubling world of sex robots<p>The world is ending. The sports fields are empty, the science labs closed. No babies have been born for years. Cut to a split screen of human …

Lips

Biologists Create More Precise Molecular Scissors for Genome Editing

By tweaking an enzyme that cuts DNA, synthetic biologists say that they can make genome editing even more specific—an essential improvement if the …

Biocosm: The New Scientific Theory of Evolution: Intelligent Life is the Architect of the Universe | Kurzweil

James N. Gardner’s Selfish Biocosm hypothesis proposes that the remarkable anthropic (life-friendly) qualities that our universe exhibits can be …

AWS Lambda Makes Serverless Applications A Reality

Most companies today develop applications and deploy them on servers — whether on-premises or in the cloud. That means figuring out how much server, storage and database power they need ahead of time, and deploying all of the hardware and software it takes to run the application. Suppose you didn’t …

Cloud Computing

Microsoft Simulator Brings Quantum Computing One Step Closer to the Masses

On Friday, Microsoft is releasing simulation software that it says will let academics, scientists, or even do-it-yourself eggheads simulate quantum …