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Oct 28, 2020

Podcast #52: Nurturing Foresight in a Short-Sighted World, with Peter Hayward

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Fellow futurist podcaster Peter Hayward joins me to discuss the challenge of fostering foresight in a short-sighted world.

Oct 27, 2020

Microsoft unveils FREE app to create AI models without writing any code

Posted by in categories: futurism, robotics/AI

Microsoft has released a public preview of a free app lets helps people train machine learning models without writing any code.

The Lobe desktop app for Windows and Mac currently only supports image classification, but Microsoft plans to expand it to other models and data types in the future.

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Oct 27, 2020

Best way to detect ‘deepfake’ videos? Check for the pulse

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With video editing software becoming increasingly sophisticated, it’s sometimes difficult to believe our own eyes. Did that actor really appear in that movie? Did that politician really say that offensive thing?

Some so-called ‘deepfakes’ are harmless fun, but others are made with a more sinister purpose. But how do we know when a video has been manipulated?

Researchers from Binghamton University’s Thomas J. Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science have teamed up with Intel Corp. to develop a tool called FakeCatcher, which boasts an accuracy rate above 90%.

Oct 27, 2020

90,000-year-old Human Hybrid Found in Ancient Cave

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Researchers have just discovered the remains of a hybrid human.

Oct 27, 2020

Ban Gas Chamber Use in Utah

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S.B. 50 — Animal Shelter AmendmenEuthanasia by Injection, sponsored by Sen. Knudson For the fourth year in a row, we will be supporting a bill to ban the use of gas chambers for animal euthanasia. Utah is one of four states where a handful of animal shelters are still using the outdated and inhumane method of gas chamber euthanasia.

Oct 27, 2020

Diamond vise turns hydrogen into a metal, potentially ending 80-year quest

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Controversial claim may end 80-year quest for solid metal, but doubts remain.

Oct 26, 2020

Attack Drones Dominating Tanks as Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict Showcases the Future of War

Posted by in categories: drones, futurism

Azerbaijan’s Turkish and Israeli drones are wiping out tanks, artillery, and soldiers as the Armenians lose ground in the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh.

Oct 26, 2020

Top 5 functions of the Appendix

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Oct 26, 2020

Worried About AI Taking Your Job? More Likely, It Will Becomes Your Boss

Posted by in categories: futurism, robotics/AI

Today, we already have humans and robots working together. Kuka has deployed a new type of heavy industrial robots that can work and collaborate with humans, side-by-side.

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You got a little too caught up in Instagram and lost track of time. You dash over to your home office to quickly log into to work hoping no one will notice your tardiness. Alas, as soon as you connect, you get an immediate message from your boss: “You’re 17 seconds late to work! Your performance score will be impacted.” Ugh! It’s tough working for an AI boss.

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Oct 26, 2020

Rare, 2-headed snake discovered by Florida house cat

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A rare, two-headed racer snake turned up in Florida, after being caught by a curious house cat.

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