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These Are What the Google Artificial Intelligence’s Dreams Look Like

Spoiler alert: they're as weird as electric sheep<p>Google's servers drive the much of the world's data, and apparently, they dream as well, according to a Google blog post by two Google software engineers and an intern.<p>Google’s artificial neural networks (ANNs) are stacked layers of artificial …

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

June 2015

Diversity

The last man to shoot a US president could soon be free

He already spends 17 days a month at his mother's house, away from the hospital where he's been committed for shooting president Ronald Reagan.<p>Now, the hospital has formally petitioned for Hinckley's complete release.<p>"Every witness agrees that he's ready and every witness agrees that the risk of …

Duke Energy will be in federal court for coal ash crimes

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — As the nation's largest electricity company prepares to plead guilty to violating the federal Clean Water Act, Duke Energy …

Russian spacecraft due to re-enter Earth's atmosphere, burn up

<b>(CNN) —</b> An unmanned space cargo ship that spun out of control after launch last week is due to re-enter the Earth's atmosphere within hours, when almost all of it will burn up, Russian state media said.<p>State news agency Sputnik cited Russian space agency Roscosmos as saying the spacecraft is …

Woz: We've made machines too important

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I am writing this at the behest of my leader, the Lady Laptop.<p>For a number of years now, she has tried to explain to me who's boss. I have offered resistance. Ignorant resistance. She tired of trying to …

Steve Wozniak

Tesla Powerwall

Ok, pay attention because this could very well be a game-changer. Yesterday Elon Musk introduced a suite of batteries for home, auto and utilities …

Baltimore protests: Crowds, police stand off after curfew

<b>(CNN) —</b> <b>Latest developments:</b><p>- 11:59 p.m. ET: Police arrested two people for looting and one for disorderly conduct, Police Commissioner Anthony Batts said. But most of the 10 arrests made after the 10 p.m. curfew were for curfew violation.<p>- 11:55 p.m. ET: Baltimore police have made 10 arrests since …

Justice

Fortune.com

• 1. To license Fortune articles, excerpts, or headlines for republication in various media (including books, eBooks, film, web, newsletters, …

Internet billionaires face off in renewed Texas space race

VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being …

Hubble and VLT team up to reveal giant galaxies shutting down from the inside out

Astronomers have used the ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) in conjunction with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to reveal how star formation shut …

Universe

Genomics guru dives deep into DNA data

Eric Schadt, director of the Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology at Mount Sinai in New York was thrust into the tech spotlight last month after launching an Asthma Health app with Apple.<p>The Asthma Health app was one of a number of medical research apps unveiled during Apple's glitzy …

France and the UK want a fleet of minesweeping robot ships

The biggest threat to America's Navy over the past 60 years hasn't been China's rapidly modernizing military, North Korea's nuclear saber rattling or even Russia's arctic overtures -- it's been underwater mines. They've damaged 15 of our ships since 1950. Sure, you can disarm these explosive …

Military

Asus G501 gaming laptop offers a thin build, 4K display and 960M graphics

The new ROG G501 from Asus pairs a thin build and high-end internals with Nvidia's latest GeForce GTX960M GPU. The graphics card is designed …

22 Egg Recipes to Kickstart Your Morning

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Eggs are a staple of my diet, and while I eat plenty for lunch and dinner, they're still most often seen on my breakfast table. Versatile, affordable, with a nice dose of protein to kick off your day, it's no wonder that eggs …

Ikea's new furniture can charge your phone, no wires necessary

Are you interested in tying down your furniture to a technology "standard" that's far from standard? Then you might be interested in some new products that will be on sale at Ikea in North America and Europe this spring. The Swedish furniture company has partnered with the Wireless Power …

Big Tobacco's Future: Big Pot

You may like technology (who doesn't these days) or the energy sector (where would we be without it) -- but if you're making a long-term bet as an …

Swedish woman who 'kept daughters captive for over a decade' arrested

A Swedish woman who allegedly kept her daughters captive indoors for several years has been arrested.<p>Police officers suspected that the 59-year-old “restricted her children’s freedom ... for quite a few years”.<p>One of the now adult children managed to briefly leave the apartment in the small …

Crime

Google warns of US government 'hacking any facility' in the world

Google is boldly opposing an attempt by the US Justice Department to expand federal powers to search and seize digital data, warning that the changes would open the door to US “government hacking of any facility” in the world.<p>In a strongly worded submission to the Washington committee that is …

Surveillance

Ukraine: US accuses Russia of breaching ceasefire after fighting at key town

The US has accused Russia of violating the ceasefire in Ukraine, amid reports that some Ukrainian troops are pulling out of the key strategic rail hub of Debaltseve.<p>The US joined other UN security council members in lining up to pour scorn on a resolution drafted by Moscow approving the …

Russia

Technologies join nuclear war, ecological catastrophe, super-volcanoes and asteroid impacts in Global Challenges Foundation’s risk report<p>Artificial intelligence and nanotechnology have been named alongside nuclear war, ecological catastrophe and super-volcano eruptions as “risks that threaten human …

Artificial Intelligence

Alien Star Missed Us by Less Than a Light-Year, Scientists Say

Astronomers say a red dwarf star and its brown dwarf companion passed within a light-year of our own sun 70,000 years ago, moving through the comets in the outer reaches of the Oort Cloud that surrounds our solar system.<p>The star is known as WISE J072003.20-084651.2, or Scholz's star. Today, it's 20 …

Astronomy

Mars One Picks 100 to Compete for One-Way Red Planet Trips

The Dutch-based Mars One venture says it's winnowed down its list of applicants to 50 men and 50 women who will compete for the chance to take a one-way trip to Mars. Yes, that's the reward — not the punishment. The Mars One project plans to put on a reality-TV competition to select 24 prospective …

Space Science

U.S. Shadow Group 'Has Embedded Spyware in Foreign Computer Networks'

The U.S. has succeeded in embedding virtually untouchable “implants” that are capable of spying on and even damaging foreign computer networks, …

Train derails, explodes in West Virginia

<b>(CNN) —</b> A train hauling crude oil derailed and exploded in West Virginia, displacing residents and threatening the local water supply.<p>At least 26 of the train's more than 100 cars veered off the tracks, the West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety said, and at least 19 of the …

Total War: Attila will bring out the barbarian in you (review)

My kid was asking me for a ride to a friend’s house. But I was busy trying to save the Western Roman Empire from eternal darkness. I was doing my duty for Rome, but it was kind of a no-win situation. Sega’s Creative Assembly has delivered another fine addition to its Total War real-time strategy …

Zooming contact lenses enlarge at a wink

A contact lens with a built in zoom that the wearer can switch at will between regular and telescopic vision could mean the end to dwindling …

Google Glass May Be On Shaky Ground, But Sony’s Showing Off Its New Smart Eyeware

Sony’s SmartEyeglass Attach! is something it debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show this year, offering up a smart display module that adds connected intelligence to any kind of existing eyeware, be they optical frames, protective goggles or sunglasses. The concept design is very similar in …