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Scientists turned a living bacteria into the world’s first biological computer

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>You could argue that DNA is actually the oldest programming language on Earth, and today we’re starting to learn how to …

Immune System

Scientists stored a movie inside a living bacteria, then replayed it

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Today our computing platforms are mechanical and non-organic, but tomorrow’s will be biological, and immensely powerful, …

Genetics

Injectable biological computers get closer with DNA logic gate breakthrough

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Logic gates are a crucial component of today’s modern computing platforms, and creating ones using nothing more than DNA …

Nanotech

Futurist in Milton Keynes: The Future of Communities, Castleton European Summit

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>The future will have a huge impact on the future of communities, both good and bad, but with proper foresight and planning …

Smart Cities

Scientists successfully transferred memories between two snails

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>The brain still has many mysteries, memory formation being one of them, but breakthroughs in epigenetics and neuroscience …

Biology

Revolutionary algorithm lets tomorrow’s Exascale supercomputers simulate an entire human brain

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Today we can simulate 10 percent of the human brain in a supercomputer, but a whole brain simulation would revolutionise …

Algorithms

One in a million enzyme that breaks down plastic found in Japanese dump

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>When they were developed plastics were a wonder material, but their environmental legacy is proving devastating, now a fluke …

Pollution

Scientists steered nanomachines through living cells and wrote letters in cytoplasm

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>In the future we will increasingly rely on tiny machines to help monitor our health, and diagnose and cure disease, and …

Nanotech

Fanatical Futurist by Keynote Speaker and Futurist Matthew Griffin

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In the future we will increasingly rely on tiny machines to help monitor our health, and diagnose and cure disease, and …

Artificial Intelligence

Baidu’s AI can clone anyone’s voice in under a minute

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Being able to clone people’s voices, and mimic them, opens up a range of well meaning opportunities, but it also paves the …

Artificial Intelligence

DP World and Virgin unveil Cargospeed Hyperloop

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>The way we transport goods around the planet will change more in the next thirty years than it has in the last two hundred, …

DP World

Diagnose the onset of dementia using your voice and this smartphone app

4 views<p>1 0<p>WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Being able to diagnose cognitive conditions using just a smartphone, even if you have no formal access to …

Artificial Intelligence

Deadly new “Cyber RAT” turns any power power plant or oil rig into a bomb

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>One thing about the future is certain, all of our digital and physical systems are going to come under increasing attack, …

Cybersecurity

The US military is funding an AI that’s learning to write its own code

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>One day non-programmers will be able to instruct AI’s to create software on their behalf, this is one step in realising that …

Artificial Intelligence

Hackers find a way to neutralise Faraday cages to exploit air gapped systems

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Faraday cages are supposed to be the ultimate in stopping air gapped computer systems from being attacked and their data …

Magnetism

Hackers use infra red CCTV cameras to steal data from air gapped networks

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Air gapped computer systems that often hold highly sensitive data are generally thought to be secure, but more hackers are …

Ben-Gurion University

The world’s first Quantum blockchain is a “quantum time machine”

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>The introduction of Quantum computers threaten to undermine the encryption that supports all of today’s blockchain …

Quantum Mechanics

China’s surveillance network found a BBC reporter in under 7 minutes

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>As nation states roll out increasingly advanced and sophisticated surveillance networks, how we use them and the agenda of …

Surveillance

NIST scientists say they’ve created an “unhackable quantum machine”

WHY THIS IS IMPORTANT<p>In the future one thing is certain, there will be a plethora of new cyber threats so we need new ways to secure our systems and …

Quantum Mechanics

Rigetti combines Quantum computing with Machine Learning to boost AI

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Tomorrow’s ultra powerful Quantum Computers could revolutionise the direction and development of future AI’s, and companies …

Quantum Computing

Your next smartphone could be secured using sonar

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>With biometrics becoming an increasingly important way of authenticating people some of todays technologies still leave much …

Google Home

Basis creates a stable crypto currency, raises $133m from A-list investors

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>The value of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies swing wildly by the day making them almost useless as a medium of exchange, …

Cryptocurrency

UPS bets on blockchain to transform the $1 Trillion shipping industry

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Today’s global supply chains are plagued by a multitude of challenges, both bureaucratic and logistical, blockchain …

Blockchain

A new form of “Master algorithm” could pave the way for super intelligent machines

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>One day we will create super intelligent machines that far surpass our own level of intellect, and experts believe this new …

Singularity

New Quantum ML algorithm could revolutionise Quantum AI before it even begins

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Artificial Intelligence, whether it’s Artificial General Intelligence or even Artificial Super Intelligence, could be …

Artificial Intelligence

European Space Agency’s new Ion thruster runs on thin air

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>When satellites and rockets burn all their fuel they inevitably fall back to Earth and crash, but what if they didn’t need …

Space Exploration

China looks to re-create DARPA to create next generation weapons systems

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>DARPA’s public-private model of collaboration has been wildly succesful in helping the US military remain dominant over the …

Military

Futurist in London: The Future of Artificial Intelligence, British Museum

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>There is a risk that humanity is under estimating the impact that AI will have on the world, particularly in the criminal …

Artificial Intelligence

New Placenta-on-a-Chip technology could prevent birth defects and save lives

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Studying the effects that different drugs that pregnant women take during their pregnancies on their unborn children is …

Pregnancy

NASA’s new ion thruster smashes all the records

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Chemical rockets are big, bulky and expensive, and once they run out of fuel they’re useless, Ion thrusters operate without …

Space Travel