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Dec 23, 2015

Engadget: Happy Holidays!

Posted by in category: futurism

http://www.engadget.com/2015/12/22/boston-dynamics-spot-sleigh/

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Dec 23, 2015

We are lucky to be alive

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, life extension

Quoted from Richard Dawkins’ book “Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder”.The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science (Official)

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Dec 23, 2015

Adam Alonzi interviews Edouard Debonneuil — MMTP — Major Mouse Testing Program

Posted by in categories: life extension, media & arts

I am really pleased to announce that our mouse longevity program has finally begun. We have submitted our proposal for funding to Longecity and shortly will begin fundraising so we can begin testing.

You may enjoy our brand new podcast where our project lead explains what the project is about and how we can help develop longevity interventions.

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Dec 23, 2015

Faraday Future: What if?

Posted by in categories: futurism, transportation

What if there was an electric car that not only helped preserve the environment — it actually made us look forward to the daily commute? What if such a car could redefine our relationship with the automobile itself? Our new short film — ‘What if?’ — explores the cleaner, better world we’re building at Faraday Future, and the big questions that drive us. http://faradayfuture.com

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Dec 23, 2015

Chip combining optics and electronics could mean faster, more energy-efficient computing

Posted by in categories: computing, electronics

For the first time, researchers have used existing manufacturing technology to make a complex processor that uses energy-efficient optical connections.

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Dec 23, 2015

Milestone for Space Exploration: We Just Made Plutonium

Posted by in category: space travel

ORNL researchers successfully produced 50 gm of plutonium-238.


The quest for the stars just got a huge boost — for the first time in 27 years, the United States produced plutonium-238.

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Dec 23, 2015

Airborne innovation | The Economist

Posted by in categories: big data, business, drones, governance, satellites

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“The most successful drone firms could be those that do not make them”

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Dec 22, 2015

These robots will handwrite your holiday cards

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

How bad is your handwriting? A startup from NYC has made a robot that can write your holiday cards — legibly.

Full video » http://cnnmon.ie/1S6oFhX w/ Bond.

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Dec 22, 2015

Could you pass Astronomy 101? Take the quiz!

Posted by in category: space

How much do you know about astronauts, meteorites, planets, stars, and galaxies?

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Dec 22, 2015

The Robot Cars Quietly Get Closer, The Noise They Make Will Change The World

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, transportation

With a reported tie-up between Google’s self-driving car efforts and the automaker Ford, the era of autonomous vehicles is getting closer. The impact is likely to shake up the balance of power in the global auto industry and among the technology elite. At stake is nothing less than trillions of dollars.

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