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Oct 1, 2022

All humans are believers

Posted by in category: futurism

Science and religion both flirt with the unknown. Belief is not just about God or ghosts but is an essential need for all humans.

Oct 1, 2022

CRISPR-like ‘immune’ system discovered in giant virus

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Circa 2016 Basically this could be modified to make our own immune system more advanced to evolve to each virus by itself.

Mimivirus defence system might lead to new genome-editing tools.

Oct 1, 2022

Tesla DOJO Update Explained

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

Tesla AI Day 2022 was one of the best technology presentation since long time! In this video I discuss Tesla DOJO updates from Tesla AI Day 2022.
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Oct 1, 2022

Tesla AI Day 2022: Optimus Unit 1 humanoid robot waves at the audience

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, robotics/AI, transportation

There was in-depth engineering rundowns as Musk asks AI experts to join Tesla and help build a better society.

Tesla AI Day 2022 explored the processes required to mimic the human, driver and worker. The autonomous robot and car were laid out in detail, from an engineering point of view. Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, opened the event, and laid out this event’s main focus, including the public in the Tesla projects, especially Optimus Tesla Bot.

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Oct 1, 2022

Researchers have produced vegetables from human hair

Posted by in category: sustainability

The keratin-based substrate is biodegradable, eco-friendly, sustainable, and could revolutionize urban farming.

Scientists at NTU grew crops from discarded clumps of hair. Hair served as the growth medium instead of soil.

The research is crucial to a more sustainable form of urban farming.

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Oct 1, 2022

Firefly’s Alpha rocket earns its wings with first successful launch

Posted by in category: satellites

The rocket managed to make to the orbit and deliver all three of its payloads.

There was much to celebrate on Saturday as Firefly Aerospace’s Alpha rocket successfully delivered a few tiny satellites to Earth orbit for the first time ever, according to an article by

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Oct 1, 2022

World’s ‘most advanced’ zero-emissions electric passenger ferry plan unveiled

Posted by in categories: sustainability, transportation

The vessel is claimed to fly above the water thanks to its electric propulsion technology.

Targeting the worldwide high-speed ferry industry, a maritime design and technologies company has presented the plan for its new 100 percent electric EF-24 passenger vehicle.

“Our high-speed passenger ferry provides a cost-effective public transport solution that helps address air pollution, congestion, and noise,” said Dr. Iain Percy OBE, Artemis Technologies founder, and CEO.

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Oct 1, 2022

Tesla’s robot strategy is inextricably tied to its Autopilot strategy, for better or for worse

Posted by in categories: business, Elon Musk, robotics/AI, transportation

Tesla unveiled its first prototype of its Optimus humanoid robot on Friday — an actual robot this time, by the strictest definition, instead of a flesh and blood human clad in a weird suit. The robot performed some basic functions, including walking a little bit and then raising its hands — all for the first time without supports or a crane, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

The company may be taking its first early steps into humanoid robotics, but it has a lot riding on the business. Musk has said that the Optimus bot will eventually be more valuable “than the car business, worth more than FSD (Tesla’s add-on ‘Full Self-Driving” feature, which is not self driving.)

What was apparent at the event Friday night is that Tesla is making the economically wise, but strategically questionable decision to yoke together the destinies of both Optimus and its Autopilot (and by extension, FSD) ambitions.

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Oct 1, 2022

The Nord Stream pipeline leaks are a disaster — the oil and gas industry has a much bigger mess

Posted by in category: futurism

It’s astonishing how much methane is leaking.

Oct 1, 2022

George Church on the state of aging research — present and future (videoclip)

Posted by in categories: genetics, life extension

Excerpt from an episode of Longevity by Design, hosted by Dr. Gil Blander and Ashley Reaver, MS, RD, CSSD, who were joined by Dr. George Church, Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School.

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