Milad Liravi

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Future of AI & Longevity

What if we could generate novel molecules to target any disease, overnight, ready for clinical trials?

We're creeping ever closer to creating cyborgs

<i>Each week, we spotlight a cool innovation recommended by some of the industry's top tech writers. This week's pick is a hybrid between robotics and</i> …

Hybrid IT Strategies For AI -- Are You Ready?

If you’re involved in technology, you have almost certainly been hearing a lot about artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) recently. Digital Reality partners Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Apple and NVIDIA have all begun working on projects in this space. Google has announced the …

Artificial Intelligence

Holographic brain device would edit our senses and memories

Neuroscientists are building equipment to edit the sensations we feel, paste images we’ve never seen into our brains, insert non-existent scents into …

Neuroscience

Mark O’Connell: five books to understand transhumanism

Kurzweil argues AI will become so powerful we will become immortal creatures of infinite intelligence and capability<p>As humans, we are defined by, among other things, our desire to transcend our humanity. Mythology, religion, fiction and science offer different versions of this dream. Transhumanism …

Singularity

Top 10 books to help you survive the digital age

I’m an Irish writer whose new novel is set in the digital, hi-tech future. Which makes it … unusual. If traditional Irish literature was a car, it would have a wide selection of reverse gears, 30 or 40 rear-view mirrors and no headlights. I admire much of Ireland’s brilliant, backward-looking, …

How we'll become cyborgs and extend human potential

Humans will soon have new bodies that forever blur the line between the natural and synthetic worlds, says bionics designer Hugh Herr. In an …

Would Conscious Computers Have Rights?

The following is an excerpt from GigaOm publisher Byron Reese’s new book, <i>The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of …

Consciousness

How BP Uses Big Data And AI To Transform The Oil And Gas Sector

BP is a global energy company that operates in 72 countries and has become a leader in its industry for realising the opportunities of big data and …

Researchers are developing a brain editing device

Neuroscientists at the University of California Berkely are building a device that’ll hack our brains so we can ‘edit’ what we feel and remember. It looks like we’ve drawn “Total Recall” in the ‘which horrifying Arnold Schwarzenegger sci-fi movie will scientists recreate today’ lottery.<p>The …

Editing brain activity with holography

Using optogenetics and holographic projection, scientists aim to implant perceptions in brain<p>What if we could edit the sensations we feel; paste in …

10 things you (probably) didn’t know about your mind

We can imagine that we must have the ultimate ‘inside knowledge’ of our minds. How wrong we are.<p>The progress of science has been a succession of …

Virtual Reality Can Help Women Get Through Childbirth With Less Pain

Erin Martucci didn’t expect to be among the first women to experience virtual reality during childbirth, she just wanted to deliver her baby girl …

New A.I. application can write its own code

Computer scientists have created a deep-learning, software-coding application that can help human programmers navigate the growing multitude of …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Things You Should Know About Deep Learning

This type of machine learning is going to become increasingly important in analytics and enterprise applications.<p>1 of 11<p>Most IT leaders have heard of …

book | the Fourth Age

author: by Byron Reese <br>year: 2018In his book <i>The Fourth Age author B</i>yron Reese says technology has changed humanity 3 times in history:1. we harnessed …

Why Artificial Intelligence Could Fail Healthcare Providers in 2018

<i>Editor’s Note: Paul Clark, Director of Healthcare Research at Digital Reasoning, an AI-enabled solutions that reduce risk, drive opportunity, and</i> …

For IT in 2018, Think Change and Change Again

Even with the ongoing new developments in core technologies, IT organizations are facing dramatic changes in how they work in 2018 as they embrace …

When the government deactivates your implant

Should your transit card chip be invalid just because it’s under your skin?<p>The New South Wales government has deactivated a transit pass that one of …

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 …

Silicon Valley’s Singularity University Has Some Serious Reality Problems

The pitch was simple: Forget accredited graduate schools and think big at Singularity University. Google co-founder Larry Page and futurist Ray …

Want to live forever? You just have to make it to 2050

"If you're under 40 reading this article, you're probably not going to die unless you get a nasty disease."<p>Those are the words of esteemed futurologist Dr. Ian Pearson, who told The Sun he believes humans are very close to achieving "immortality" – the ability to never die.<p>Humans have been trying …

GitHub: Here are the biggest open source project trends we'll see in 2018

Users are starring projects where they can learn new coding skills, among other trends.<p>Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the …

Science Behind the Fiction: How people are trying to live forever

Netflix's new series <i>Altered Carbon</i> has been described as cyberpunk-noir, blending equal parts flashy sci-fi and gritty mystery. Based on Richard K. …

Opinion: 6 book recommendations that will make you smarter about artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence is not only poised to disrupt industries and workplaces, but also the way that we as humans interact. As our AI journey …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Data Science, Machine Learning and AI Podcasts You Must Listen To

With the rapid pace at which technology is driving innovation in machine learning and artificial intelligence, it has become immensely important to …

Forget the Robot Singularity Apocalypse. Let's Talk About the Multiplicity

For a species that’s conquered Earth and traveled through space and invented the Slapchop, we humans sure are insecure when it comes to technology. …

Statistician is one of the fastest-growing jobs for the future

Data geeks, rejoice! There has never been a better time to be a statistician.<p>Consider the 10 jobs that the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) expects to grow fastest from 2016 to 2026, shown in the chart below. This is based on a recently released report and only includes jobs that more than …

Demographics

According to Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil, These Are the Most Dangerous and Disruptive Ideas

The greatest unfair competitive advantage for your small business is leveraging this critical shift in how you view the drivers of the future.<p>As I was growing up I'd often quip that my grandmother, who had been born at the start of the 20th Century in a Greek village and lived to nearly the age of …

Singularity

5 ways big data will shake up supply chain systems

Big data is the buzzword we can’t avoid, but for good reason: it’s changing the way a lot of businesses operate, and will continue to do so, …