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Scientists discover how to 'upload knowledge to your brain'

Feeding knowledge directly into your brain, just like in sci-fi classic The Matrix, could soon take as much effort as falling asleep, scientists believe.<p>Researchers claim to have developed a simulator which can feed information directly into a person’s brain and teach them new skills in a shorter …

We Just Created an Artificial Synapse That Can Learn Autonomously

Mimicking the Brain<p>Developments and advances in artificial intelligence (AI) have been due in large part to technologies that mimic how the human …

Artificial Intelligence

Silicon Valley is no longer #1 for talent says huge global startup report

There’s no cooler biz on the planet than startups, and there’s no denying Silicon Valley is the startups capital of the world… for now.<p>Cities all over the world are vying to knock the crown off this tech king. And Startup Genome has all the cities doing their best to keep up with San Fran sultan in …

Startups

Kurzweil Claims That the Singularity Will Happen by 2045

by Dom Galeon and Christianna Reedy October 5, 2017 Future Society 253187<p>Kurzweil’s Predictions<p>Ray Kurzweil, Google’s Director of Engineering, is a …

I invented the web. Here are three things we need to change to save it | Tim Berners-Lee

It has taken all of us to build the web we have, and now it is up to all of us to build the web we want – for everyone<p>Today marks 28 years since I submitted my original proposal for the worldwide web. I imagined the web as an open platform that would allow everyone, everywhere to share information, …

Tim Berners Lee

We Need to Prepare for the 5G Jobs Apocalypse

5G will create millions of jobs but destroy millions more. We need a plan.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

Elon Musk: Humans must merge with machines or become irrelevant in AI age

Billionaire Elon Musk is known for his futuristic ideas and his latest suggestion might just save us from being irrelevant as artificial intelligence …

Sayōnara, Humans: Japanese Company Replaces Its Workers with AI

<b>34 workers at a Japanese insurance company are being laid off and replaced with an artificial intelligence (AI) system</b>. Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance, …

Comment on 6 Big Ways Tech Is Rewriting Society’s Rules by Whirled Peas

Our future depends on paying attention to the science of human development during the ages of zero to six (when the cognitive architecture and …

Child Care

Musk Is Preparing to Release "Brain Hacking Tech," And He's Not Alone

Making a New Kind of Human<p>The age of the machine is well underway, and there is a very good chance that humanity will be left behind. Artificial …

IBM 5 in 5

<b>5</b> in <b>5</b><p>Five innovations that will help change our lives within five years<p>Watch the replay presentation of the 5 in 5 from the IBM Think …

Graphene's Superconductive Power Has Finally Been Unlocked, And It's Crazier Than We Expected

Okay, wow.<p>It's official: graphene has been made into a superconductor in its natural state - which means electrical current can flow through it with …

AI Software Learns to Make AI Software - MIT Technology Review

Progress in artificial intelligence causes some people to worry that software will take jobs such as driving trucks away from humans. Now leading …

Artificial Intelligence

DARPA's Biotech Chief Says 2017 Will "Blow Our Minds"

The Pentagon’s research and development division, DARPA—the creative force behind the internet and GPS—retooled itself three years ago to create a …

The ultimate comeback: Bringing the dead back to life

A radical procedure that involves replacing a patient's blood with cold salt water could retrieve people from the brink of death, says David Robson.<p>“When you are at 10C, with no brain activity, no heartbeat, no blood – everyone would agree that you’re dead,” says Peter Rhee at the University of …

The mind-blowing AI announcement from Google that you probably missed.

In the closing weeks of 2016, Google published an article that quietly sailed under most people’s radars. Which is a shame, because it may just be …

Science Nonfiction - Super Materials

Our vision is to ultimately transform the human-built environment—skyscrapers, bridges, satellites.<p><i>Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy</i> stoked our …

The World Just Moved One Step Closer To Cord-Cutter Utopia

Here’s what cord-cutting utopia looks like: As soon as you turn on the TV, an onscreen guide offers a menu of live cable, local broadcast networks, …

When Will Our Meat-Filled Diets Go Post-Animal?

We can’t sustain the number of animals it takes to feed the planet. But soon we will be able to grow as much meat as we want—without the animals involved at all.<p>The hamburger is a nearly complete reflection of America through the 20th century.<p>Popularized by White Castle and McDonald’s, burgers only …

After a Decade of Research, Microsoft Is Ready to Start Building Quantum Computers

A Different Path<p>Microsoft is making a bigger push toward building a scalable quantum computer, and it’s focusing on a type of qubits it thinks are …

This $40,000 Robotic Exoskeleton Lets the Paralyzed Walk - MIT Technology Review

Paralyzed from the waist down after a BMX accident, Steven Sanchez rolled into SuitX’s Berkeley, California, office in a wheelchair. A half-hour …

Robotics

Scientists Show Human Consciousness Could Be a Side Effect of 'Entropy'

It's all connected.<p>It's impressive enough that our human brains are made up of the same 'star stuff' that forms the Universe, but new research …

The 4 Mind-Blowing Inventions Coming in 2017

Take the Hyperloop to get in your self-driving Tesla.<p>Nobody can say for sure what 2017 holds, but one thing’s for sure: the steady march of …

Prepare for a world without work

As we start the year full of good intentions to flourish at work, social scientists are warning that our careers could be over sooner than we …

"Machine consciousness" debunked in new mini-documentary by the Health Ranger

<b>About the author:</b> Mike Adams (aka the “Health Ranger“) is a best selling author (#1 best selling science book on Amazon.com called “Food Forensics“), …

Scientists may have discovered how to reverse the natural aging process

No matter how old you are, who hasn’t at some point had the <i>Benjamin Button</i> fantasy of winding back the clock on our personal aging process? Well, …

The rise of the robots?

Mark Mardell @BBCMarkMardell on Twitter<p><b>"Your bones will turn to sand. And upon that sand a new God will walk." Dolores in the latest sci-fi TV blockbuster, Westworld.</b><p>It may not quite be that bad. But a wall won't keep them out, a new work permit scheme won't stop their freedom of movement.<p>The rise …

47% of Jobs Will Disappear in the next 25 Years, According to Oxford University

Advertisement<p>The Trump campaign ran on bringing jobs back to American shores, although mechanization has been the biggest reason for manufacturing …

What Will Humans Look Like in 100 Years?

Advertisement<p>You've heard it all before - all those prosthetics, implants, and genetic modifiers scientists are inventing right now are increasing …

In 2016, solar-panel energy finally became cheaper than fossil fuels. Just wait for 2017.

The renewable energy future will arrive when installing new solar panels is cheaper than a comparable investment in coal, natural gas or other options. If you ask the World Economic Forum (WEF), the day has arrived.<p>Solar and wind is now the same price or cheaper than new fossil fuel capacity in …

Renewable Energy