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Jul 9, 2015

Switzerland begins postal delivery by drone

Posted by in category: drones

Swiss postal service says tests will run until the end of July although the widespread use of drones is not likely to kick in for another five years.

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Jul 9, 2015

Biggest Neural Network Ever Pushes AI Deep Learning

Posted by in categories: computing, robotics/AI

Digital Reasoning has trained a record-breaking artificial intelligence neural network that is 14 times larger than Google’s previous record.

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Jul 8, 2015

Lone Wolf Terrorism Prospects, a new book by a Millennium Project Team, Assesses the Likelihood and Strategies to Address this New Security Phenomenon

Posted by in category: futurism

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Lone Wolf (LW) terrorism is on the rise around the world but it can get a lot worse when self-motivated bad guys make weapons of mass destruction in their kitchens or bio-labs. Could 100,000 People be Killed in a Single Lone Wolf Attack? When? Where? And How Could this be Prevented?

In a recent study, half of an international group of security and other experts forecasted that a single individual could kill 100,000 people or more in a single attack by 2050. Or not: the other half of the panel said such an event might happen after the turn of the next century or never.

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Jul 8, 2015

Immortality Bus with Presidential Candidate Zoltan

Posted by in category: life extension

My newest initiative I’m very excited about. Please support it and contribute to it! Thanks!

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Jul 8, 2015

For the First Time an AI Machine Identified Galaxies All on Its Own

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, space

Researchers in the UK have developed a computer that can scan outer space and classify galaxy types on its own, without any human help. This image recognition AI could help develop robots that can “see” better on their own, possibly helping doctors spot tumors or airport security spot firearms.

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Jul 8, 2015

Our Robot Overlords Aren’t Quite Ready For Us — Yet — Caroline O’Donovan | BuzzFeed

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

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“The issue is that robots are really good at doing the same thing over and over again, but when a task calls for flexibility of any kind, it’s almost always easier to have a human do it.” Read more

Jul 8, 2015

Pluto’s Odd Dark Spots Continue to Puzzle Scientists (Photos)

Posted by in category: space

The images reveal a great deal of variation and complexity across Pluto’s surface — including the four large dark patches near the equator first spotted by New Horizons late last month. “This object is unlike any other that we have observed,” New Horizons principal investigator Alan Stern, of the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado, said during a news briefing today (July 6). New Horizons captured the new photos last Wednesday (July 1) and Friday (July 3), shortly before suffering a glitch that sent it into a precautionary “safe mode” on Saturday (July 4).

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Jul 8, 2015

Using the gravity of the universe to peer into a black hole

Posted by in categories: cosmology, space

Researchers at the European Space Agency harness the natural lensing properties of cosmic gravity to get a closer look at a black hole.

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Jul 7, 2015

Mic — How Lusie and her 3-D printed arm could change the world for…

Posted by in categories: 3D printing, futurism

This revolutionary new technology is changing the world for kids born without limbs.

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Jul 7, 2015

Linux Creator Linus Torvalds Laughs at the AI Apocalypse

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, singularity

No singularity for Linus.

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