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Feb 1, 2016

Sin GIF — Find & Share on GIPHY

Posted by in category: futurism

Discover & Share this Sin GIF with everyone you know. GIPHY is how you search, share, discover, and create GIFs.

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Feb 1, 2016

Collision-proof drone

Posted by in category: futurism

This collision-proof drone can go to the world’s most dangerous places.

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Jan 31, 2016

Research at Google: Quantum A.I

Posted by in categories: education, internet, quantum physics, robotics/AI

Cool!


Stardrive, ISEP, Internet Science Education Project.

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Jan 31, 2016

Solar Systems Like Ours Remain Scarce

Posted by in category: space

Do we owe our existence to Jupiter? That used to be the standard paradigm in planetary theory, but now theorists routinely debate the merits of such a gas giant planet parked out at a 12 year orbit in our own solar system. However, one thing is clear; solar systems like ours with Jupiter analogs are pretty scarce.


Solar systems like ours, in which Jupiter-like planets orbit their parent stars at Jupiter-like distances, remain scarce in the local stellar neighborhood, says an Australian-led team of astronomers.

The team who report their findings in The Astrophysical Journal, analyzed the latest results from an ongoing planet detection survey of more than 200 solar-type stars mostly within some 300 light years of Earth.

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Jan 31, 2016

Smog is wreaking havoc — so why are cancer deaths plunging in China?

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, environmental

I would need to see more studies on this.


The mixed results of China’s new cancer study.

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Jan 31, 2016

The innovators: the swarm of sea drones sniffing out drugs and mines

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, drones, robotics/AI

https://youtube.com/watch?v=3pjTHDdC3C4

War on drugs has a new friend.


The football-sized robots are designed to work in packs, programmed for various tasks from locating wreckage to detecting contraband through a ship’s hull.

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Jan 31, 2016

Robot-Run Farm Will Open In Japan Next Year

Posted by in categories: food, robotics/AI, sustainability

My parents love their farm life, etc. However, as they are get older, and they need a way to maintain their land, etc. Maybe robots are the perfect solution. Certainly worth looking into.


Japan plans to open the first farm run completely by robots growing vegetables.

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Jan 31, 2016

Fun with a new data set: Chang’e 3 lander and Yutu rover camera data

Posted by in category: space

So, space fans, without further ado, here, for the first time in a format easily accessible to the public, are hundreds and hundreds of science-quality images from the Chang’e 3 lander and Yutu rover. I don’t usually host entire data sets (PDS-formatted and all) but I made an exception in this case because the Chinese website is a bit challenging to use.

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Jan 31, 2016

New Kind of Dark Matter Could Form ‘Dark Atoms’

Posted by in categories: cosmology, particle physics

Physicists have proposed a new kind of dark matter that might consist of dark protons and dark electrons that could form dark atoms, and build up dark matter disks around galaxies.

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Jan 31, 2016

Quantum computing near and disruptive, warns academic at Davos

Posted by in categories: business, computing, internet, quantum physics, robotics/AI, satellites, security, singularity

True points and many that I have been sharing on Quantum around its own potential to change everything that we know about technology (devices, internet & networking in general, wireless and satellites, AI, advancements in biotech, security, big data, and singularity itself). The author also highlights many of the same concerns that I have shared around hackers on Quantum breaking through the older digitized platforms and networks; therefore, many companies and governments are exposed as well as consumers who have not adopted Quantum.

Although the author speculates we’re less than 10 yrs for Quantum to be seen in the everyday usage; I believe we’re within 7 yrs.


Within four years quantum computers will have the beating of conventional computers and that will produce a dramatic change in both the technology landscape and in business, according to Professor Jeremy O’Brien from Bristol University.

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