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Aug 26, 2017

Scientists Finally Prove Strange Quantum Physics Idea Einstein Hated

Posted by in categories: information science, mathematics, particle physics, quantum physics, space

The equations of physics are things that we humans created to understand the Universe, and it can be hard to disentangle them from the Universe’s innate properties. It turns out that one of the weirdest things scientists have come up with, what Albert Einstein derisively called “spooky action at a distance,” is more than just math: It’s a fact of reality.

That concept is also known as entanglement, and it’s what allows particles that have once interacted to share a connection regardless of the separation between them. A team of physicists in the United Kingdom used some dense mathematics to come to their Einstein-angering conclusion, taking an important step towards proving whether quantum mechanics’ weirdness is just the math talking, or whether it speaks to innate physical requirements. Their mathematical proof’s main assumption is that any new physics theory should be backward-compatible with the physics you learned in high school.

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Aug 26, 2017

Using Artificial Intelligence To Make Beer Better

Posted by in categories: futurism, robotics/AI

Rob McInerney, the founder & CEO of Intelligent Layer and co-founder of IntelligentX Brewing Company, explains the use of artificial intelligence in improving everyday products.

“We wanted to see if in the future the most effective brands are the ones that talk to their customers not to make better advertising but to share ideas. We thought that they’d use artificial intelligence to help real people and brands talk to each other and we wanted to prove this in an industry which people have very strong views on and that which we had a pretty significant interest in as well… Beer… So we created intelligent X the world’s first beer brewed by artificial intelligence.”

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Aug 26, 2017

Forget popping a pill, swallow a nanobot

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, nanotechnology

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Aug 26, 2017

Who are you? How the story of human origins is being rewritten

Posted by in categories: evolution, neuroscience

Think again, because over the past 15 years, almost every part of our story, every assumption about who our ancestors were and where we came from, has been called into question. The new insights have some unsettling implications for how long we have walked the earth, and even who we really are.


The past 15 years have called into question every assumption about who we are and where we came from. Turns out our evolution is more baffling than we thought.

By Colin Barras

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Aug 25, 2017

The first men to conquer death will create a new social order – a terrifying one

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, life extension

Immensely wealthy and powerful men like Peter Thiel and Elon Musk want to live forever. But at what cost?

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Aug 25, 2017

Never mind killer robots – even the good ones are unpredictable

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

A researchers at the University of Oxford explains how a group of robots may behave differently to just one individual robot on its own, and it may lead to unpredictable behaviors.

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Aug 25, 2017

Elon Musk’s Neuralink Gets $27 Million to Build Brain Computers

Posted by in categories: computing, Elon Musk, neuroscience

Neuralink Corp., the startup co-founded by billionaire Elon Musk, has taken steps to sell as much as $100 million in stock to fund the development of technology that connects human brains with computers.

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Aug 25, 2017

They baffled scientists

Posted by in category: futurism

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Aug 25, 2017

This amazing microchip can heal any part of your body with a single touch

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, computing

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Aug 25, 2017

NASA is building robots for planets made of ice

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, space

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