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Apr 17, 2021

NASA chooses SpaceX to build Moon lander

Posted by in category: space travel

SpaceX will build a lander that the US space agency will use to return humans to the Moon this decade.

Apr 17, 2021

Autism Develops Differently in Girls Than Boys

Posted by in categories: genetics, neuroscience

Summary: Study reveals there are differences in genes and the genetic burdens that underpin ASD between males and females. Researchers also found specific differences in the ways the brains of girls on the autism spectrum respond to different social cues.

Source: University of Virginia.

New research has shed light on how autism-spectrum disorder (ASD) manifests in the brains of girls, prompting the scientists to warn that conclusions drawn from studies conducted primarily in boys should not be assumed to hold true for girls.

Apr 17, 2021

Dr. Patrick Bangert, Vice President of AI, Samsung SDS — Developing Next Gen AI To Serve Humanity

Posted by in categories: bitcoin, business, chemistry, information science, internet, robotics/AI

Developing Next Generation Artificial Intelligence To Serve Humanity — Dr. Patrick Bangert, Vice President of AI, Samsung SDS.


Dr. Patrick D. Bangert, is Vice President of AI, and heads the AI Engineering and AI Sciences teams, at Samsung SDS is a subsidiary of the Samsung Group, which provides information technology (IT) services, and are active in research and development of emerging IT technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, Internet of things (IoT) and Engineering Outsourcing.

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Apr 17, 2021

These are the asteroids to worry about

Posted by in categories: asteroid/comet impacts, existential risks, mapping, physics

Stephen Hawking thought an asteroid impact posed the greatest threat to life on Earth. Thanks to Kiwico for sponsoring this video. For 50% off your first month of any crate, go to https://kiwico.com/veritasium50
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Apr 17, 2021

In Nevada desert, Blockchains LLC aims to be its own municipal government

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, finance, government

Interesting initiative (US Smart Cities) that could be applied to space cities.


Jeffrey Berns, CEO of Nevada-based Blockchains LLC, envisions a city where people not only purchase goods and services with digital currency but also log their entire online footprint — financial statements, medical records and personal data — on blockchain. Blockchain is a digital ledger known mostly for recording cryptocurrency transactions but also has been adopted by some local governments for everything from documenting marriage licenses to facilitating elections.

The company wants to break ground by 2022 in rural Storey County, 12 miles (19 kilometers) east of Reno. It’s proposing to build 15000 homes and 33 million square feet (3 million square meters) of commercial and industrial space within 75 years. Berns, whose idea is the basis for draft legislation that some lawmakers saw behind closed doors last week, said traditional government doesn’t offer enough flexibility to create a community where people can invent new uses for this technology.

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Apr 17, 2021

Kepler Telescope Found New Planets Better Than Earth

Posted by in category: space

Apr 17, 2021

Need to draw blood? A robot in China can help you

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

Would you let a machine draw your blood?

Apr 17, 2021

Startup Says Its Super Powerful Laser Can Blast Space Junk From Down on the Earth’s Surface

Posted by in category: space travel

This might be the simplest way to get rid of space junk.

Apr 17, 2021

Welp, France Just Signed Off on Cyborg Soldiers

Posted by in categories: cyborgs, military

A French military bioethics panel has cleared the development of technological upgrades for members of the armed forces. The panel says the French Armed Forces may develop and deploy technological augments in order to preserve the French military’s “operational superiority.”

➡ You love badass military tech. So do we. Let’s nerd out over it together.

Apr 17, 2021

Japan is building a futuristic smart city

Posted by in categories: governance, robotics/AI, transportation

AI, self-driving cars, robotics and more… all in one place.

Find out more about our upcoming Global Technology Governance Summit: https://wef.ch/2NJDej0 # GTGS21.

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