Jeffrey Snyder

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You think it and a robot sees it: The future is here with mind-reading AI

The first “this could change everything” AI story of the year comes to us in the form of (yet another) AI that’s supposed to read minds. This time however, there’s no parlor trick. We’re one step closer to being able to broadcast our thoughts to a screen, thanks to artificial intelligence.<p>Japanese …

Earth’s Rotation Is Mysteriously Slowing Down: Experts Predict Uptick In 2018 Earthquakes

Scientists have found strong evidence that 2018 will see a big uptick in the number of large earthquakes globally. Earth’s rotation, as with many …

Same-sex couples could soon be biological parents after a huge scientific breakthrough

A groundbreaking scientific development means same-sex couples may soon be able to be biological parents.<p>Last month, scientists in Britain announced …

Is The Next Fitbit A Tattoo?

As with every New Year’s, fitness resolutions are sprouting, which means gym memberships, concocting the latest diets workouts to exact the sculpted …

Wearable Tech

The wearables market continues to grow, but also to perplex. Shrinking form factors, robust cloud storage, longer battery lives and more sensitive sensors make wearables capable of doing more than ever. This year you’ll see wearables taking new forms, finding new functionality, and yes, even being more fashionable

News > Blog<p>Wearables: Where Do We Go From Here?<p>December 21, 2017 <b><br>Robin Raskin</b>, Founder, Living in Digital Times<p>The wearables market continues to grow, …

Geologists Think They Finally Know Why Earthquakes Happen in The 'Wrong' Places

Our planet has scars.<p>Somewhere in Eastern Tennessee the ground seems to quiver ever so gently, only to swiftly pass and leave those who felt it to …

Robots May Steal As Many As 800 Million Jobs in the Next 13 Years

A new study by the McKinsey Global Institute estimates that between 400 million and 800 million of today’s jobs will be automated by 2030.<p>The …

U.S. scientists try gene editing inside a person for the first time, aiming to cure a disease

Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to try to cure a disease.<p>The experiment was done Monday in California on 44-year-old Brian Madeux. Through an IV, he received billions of copies of a corrective gene and a …

Inside the First Church of Artificial Intelligence

<b>Anthony Levandowski</b> makes an unlikely prophet. Dressed Silicon Valley-casual in jeans and flanked by a PR rep rather than cloaked acolytes, the …

This fictional video about AI-powered weapons makes The Terminator look like a Disney film

If you woke up today feeling like the world wasn’t a very scary place, and for some reason you didn’t want to continue feeling that way, we’ve got the remedy for you. “Slaughterbots” is seven minutes and forty-seven seconds of sheer horror designed to be a fictional warning against a future full of …

Stephen Hawking

US just approved a digital pill that knows whether or not you took it

Modern medicine can completely change someone’s life for the better, but only if they’re actually taking their prescriptions like they’re supposed …

Gear & Gadgets

New study suggests e-cigarettes could be damaging lungs in a unique way

E-cigarette use around the world is booming, especially amongst young people. In 2016 the US Surgeon General identified a 900 percent increase in …

An AI god will emerge by 2042 and write its own bible. Will you worship it?

In the next 25 years, AI will evolve to the point where it will know more on an intellectual level than any human. In the next 50 or 100 years, an AI might know more than the entire population of the planet put together. At that point, there are serious questions to ask about whether this AI — …

The ‘Lucifer’ Heatwave in Europe Is Reportedly Fuelling Terrifying Wasp Attacks

With climate change, bee and wasp attacks are expected to get worse.<p>A lethal heat wave is plaguing parts of Europe, and it's so intense that meteorologists are calling it "Lucifer." The heat wave is fuelling wildfires, shutting down tourist attractions, and being blamed for causing heart attacks. …

We Literally Used To Behead Astronomers Over Their Eclipse Predictions

On Oct. 22 in 2134 BCE, a total solar eclipse occurred over China, with the Emperor Chung K’ang’s records noting that “the Sun and Moon did not meet harmoniously.”<p>Two court astronomers, named Hsi and Ho, were quickly beheaded for not predicting the event.<p>In the 4,000 years since, astronomers have …

Astronomy

Wars and Rumors of Wars

Opinion<p>Posted: Aug 03, 2017 12:00 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>One month after …

North Korea

Never forget your keys again thanks to this microchip implant

A British inventor has implanted himself with a microchip which lets him open his front door, get into his office and even start his car.<p>Steven …

Earth has entered into a sixth mass extinction event

Lions used to roam across most of Africa, southern Europe, and the Middle East, all the way to northwestern India. Today, there are fewer than 25,000 …

Extinction