Menu

Blog

Page 10984

Jun 2, 2015

Will Your Job Be Done By A Machine? — Quoctrung Bui | NPR

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

http://cdn1.tnwcdn.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2015/05/telemarketer-automation-prediction.png

“Machines can do some surprising things. But what you really want to know is this: Will your job be around in the future?…The researchers admit that these estimates are rough and likely to be wrong. But consider this a snapshot of what some smart people think the future might look like.” Read more

Jun 2, 2015

The 12 Most Exciting and Surprising Collaborations in Digital Health

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, futurism, health

From time to time, I come across news covering collaborations between companies which are either promising or surprising. Sometimes both. A future full of science fiction technologies in medicine &…

Read more

Jun 1, 2015

The only wearable, wireless, continuously monitoring intelligent thermometer.

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

TempTraq is the first and only 24-hour intelligent thermometer that continuously senses, records, and sends alerts of a child’s temperature to your mobile device.

Read more

Jun 1, 2015

Medical Microbots Take a Fantastic Voyage Into Reality — IEEE Spectrum

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

Engineers explore ways to take robotics to the limits of size and function

Read more

Jun 1, 2015

Hacking the Human OS — IEEE Spectrum

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Medicine has always sought to understand the human body’s operating system. Now, with biometric sensors and big data analytics, we’re learning how to fix the bugs

Read more

Jun 1, 2015

The debate on lethal robots is starting too late — Russell Brandom | The Verge

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

https://lifeboat.com/blog.images/the-debate-on-lethal-robots-is-starting-too-late-russell-brandom-the-verge.jpg

“Without human beings making the decision to kill, the concern is that killing will happen indiscriminately, slowly lowering the bar for the use of violent force. Once death happens by algorithm, what’s the incentive to preserve life? ‘Humans must ultimately bear moral responsibility and face the horror of war squarely, not outsource it to machines.’” Read more

Jun 1, 2015

Journey to the center of the moon: Samuel Ximenes at TEDxSanAntonio 2013

Posted by in category: space

It is human destiny to become a multi-planet species. The space frontier is opening up to private citizens and interplanetary entrepreneurs are redefining th…

Read more

Jun 1, 2015

Is it Ethical to heal a young white Elephant from his physiological Autism?

Posted by in categories: existential risks, particle physics

Is it Ethical to heal a young white Elephant from his physiological Autism?

Otto E. Rossler1, Cony Theis², Jürgen Heiter1, Werner Fleischer1 and Anonymous Student²

1University of Tübingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 8, 72076 Tübingen, Germany

²University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Im Wiestebruch 68, 28870 Ottersberg, Germany

Continue reading “Is it Ethical to heal a young white Elephant from his physiological Autism?” »

Jun 1, 2015

New design ideas to avoid wasting marble — Via Abitare

Posted by in categories: architecture, environmental, materials, sustainability
Vasi disegnati da Paolo Ulian per Bufalini Marmi con la texture Pixel


Vasi disegnati da Paolo Ulian per Bufalini Marmi con la texture Pixel

“Seen in Milan during the 2015 Fuorisalone, several new designs that allow for the recovery of every scrap of marble”

Jun 1, 2015

Do we really want to fuse our brains together? — Peter Watts | AEON

Posted by in categories: neuroscience, virtual reality

http://cdn-imgs-mag.aeon.co/images/2015/05/final1-1024x641.jpg

“What are the implications of a technology that wires brains together, that in theory at least permits the existence of hive minds? In fact, you know a lot more about that than you might think. You already are a hive mind. You always have been.” Read more