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Oct 21, 2018

23 Charts And Maps That Show The World is Getting Much, Much Better

Posted by in category: futurism

These are bleak times — but a lot of things are improving.

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Oct 21, 2018

Decentralized Last Mile Communication Using Mobile Mesh Networks

Posted by in category: bitcoin

Globally decentralized protocols like Bittorrent, Bitcoin and Tor provide users a remarkable level of censorship resistance, privacy and communication freedom. But highly centralized local communication networks can block, throttle and log users of these protocols and work with governments and private firms to surveil and harass users. Centralized communication networks historically tend toward rent-seeking behavior, do a poor job at serving last-mile communities, and are fragile during natural and manmade disasters. This talk will review decentralized alternatives for local communication and demonstrate a new open source solution called TxTenna for sending offline Bitcoin transactions over a mobile mesh network.

Institute of Cryptoanarchy.

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Oct 21, 2018

Prostate cancer: radiotherapy could extend thousands of lives, study finds

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Use alongside traditional treatment in advanced cases ‘could benefit 3,000 men in UK’.

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Oct 21, 2018

Scientists Create Artificial Wood That Is Water- and Fire-Resistant

Posted by in category: materials

The synthetic material is faster to make than natural wood.

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Oct 21, 2018

Forest Organics — Regenerative And Rejuvenative Health And Wellness

Posted by in categories: aging, biotech/medical, disruptive technology, finance, genetics, health, life extension, posthumanism, science

Congratulations to the Forest Organics team and their awesome new site — https://www.myforestorganics.com/

Oct 21, 2018

Reshapes Itself to Shape The Future

Posted by in categories: futurism, robotics/AI

MIT will reshape itself to shape the future, investing $1 billion to address the rapid evolution of computing and AI — and its global effects. At the heart of this effort: a $350 million gift to found the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing.

Photo: Christopher Harting

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Oct 21, 2018

China to launch lunar lighting in outer space

Posted by in categories: innovation, space

China is planning to launch its own “artificial moon” by 2020 to replace streetlamps and lower electricity costs in urban areas, state media reported Friday. Current latest trending Philippine headlines on science, technology breakthroughs, hardware devices, geeks, gaming, web/desktop applications, mobile apps, social media buzz and gadget reviews.

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Oct 21, 2018

Silicon Valley’s Newest Venture Is The Search For Immortality

Posted by in categories: biological, engineering, life extension

The Silicon Valley mindset combines biology and engineering: The body is a machine to be hacked and improved.


Futurists at some of the biggest tech firms want to reshape the way we think about death.

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Oct 21, 2018

Puranik CEO of Atlantic.Net validates space based cloud operations

Posted by in categories: business, computing, space

Space could represent a new frontier for cloud infrastructure. Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM and Oracle battle for business from companies that are offloading their data center computing and storage needs.

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Oct 20, 2018

Lexus Is Ditching Sideview Mirrors

Posted by in category: transportation

This luxury car maker is ditching sideview mirrors.

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