Jamala Henderson

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NASA responds to job application from boy, 9

The youngster receives a letter after responding to an advert for the role of planetary protection officer.<p>A nine-year-old boy received an …

Space Travel

Google's app that helps loved ones find you in an emergency is now on iOS

Smartphones allow us to stay in contact with our loved ones more closely than ever before, but some of the most important features, like location …

Google launches its own AI Studio to foster machine intelligence startups

A new week brings a fresh Google initiative targeting AI startups. We started the month with the announcement of Gradient Ventures, Google’s on-balance sheet AI investment vehicle. Two days later we watched the finalists of Google Cloud’s machine learning competition pitch to a panel of top AI …

Startups

A Team of Scientists Just Made Food From Electricity — and it Could be the Solution to World Hunger

The Electric Bioreactor Farm<p>Finnish researchers have created a batch of single-cell protein that is nutritious enough to serve for dinner using a …

Agriculture

Research examines SpiderMable’s ‘Hero’s Journey’ and why it exploded online

A University of Alberta master’s degree student is exploring the SpiderMable phenomenon and how the six-year-old superhero captured hearts across the …

Could there be a speculative script industry for narrative games?

Games writers have historically been treated as what Rhianna Pratchett dubbed 'narrative paramedics', brought in too late for an emergency operation …

The Science Behind Stories and Anecdotes

When I first started putting this blog/portfolio together in 2010, I wanted to think of a name for it. To some, the title of their blog is something …

Microsoft's new iPhone app narrates the world for blind people

The app uses AI to recognize people, objects, and scenes<p>Microsoft has released Seeing AI — a smartphone app that uses computer vision to describe the world for the visually impaired. With the app downloaded, the users can point their phone’s camera at a person and it’ll say who they are and how …

Artificial Intelligence

The cognitive trick that elite athletes use to achieve seemingly impossible goals

In July 2011, I was crawling down the aisle of a plane on my hands and knees while passengers screamed around me. We were on a flight from Spain to the US, and we thought our number was up.<p>The plane had hit a bout of extreme turbulence just as I’d left the restroom, causing the aircraft to shake …

National Academy of Sciences

3 Technologies You Need to Start Paying Attention to Right Now

The next big thing always starts out looking like nothing at all<p>At any given time, a technology or two captures the zeitgeist. A few years ago it was social media and mobile that everybody was talking about. These days it's machine learning and block chain. Everywhere you look, consulting firms are …

Innovation