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Feb 17, 2017

Inside the Tech Industry’s Obsession With Immortality

Posted by in categories: life extension, transhumanism

A new in-depth read on #transhumanism and life extension by one of the leading and oldest progressive magazines in America:


Only Human Meet the hackers trying to solve the problem of death.

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Feb 17, 2017

Astonishing geomagnetic spike hit the ancient kingdom of Judah

Posted by in category: energy

Planentary magnetic fields how do they work —

Astonishing geomagnetic spike hit the ancient kingdom of Judah.

If this were to happen again today, the electrical grid could be a smoking ruin.

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Feb 17, 2017

Save your phone screen with this incredible liquid

Posted by in category: mobile phones

This invisible liquid will make your phone screen as hard as sapphire.

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Feb 17, 2017

You Own Things With Gravity-Defying Gel in Them

Posted by in category: chemistry

A quirk of chemistry makes this liquid pour itself.

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Feb 17, 2017

Swiss trash

Posted by in category: futurism

This Swiss-made trash can teach the world how to get rid of garbage in style.

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Feb 17, 2017

Ford just invested $1 billion in a secretive AI startup founded by former Google and Uber execs

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

Ford is investing $1 billion in a secretive artificial intelligence startup headed by former Google and Uber execs to advance its self-driving car efforts.

The startup, Argo AI, was founded by Bryan Salesky, the former director of hardware for Google’s self-driving-car efforts, and Peter Rander, Uber’s engineering lead at its autonomous cars center.

The $1 billion investment will be spread out over five years as Ford looks to commercialize its self-driving technology by 2021.

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Feb 17, 2017

Google teams up with Kaggle to host $100,000 video classification challenge

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

Google and Kaggle today announced a new machine learning challenge that asks developers to find the best way to automatically tag videos.

The challenge, which comes with a $30,000 prize for the first-place finisher (and $25,000, $20,000, $15,000 and $10,000 for the next four teams), asks developers to classify and tag videos from Google’s updated YouTube-8M V2 data set. This data set features a total of 7 million YouTube videos that add up to 450,000 hours of video. YouTube-8M already includes labels, too, and developers can use this as their training data. The challenge then is to tag 700,000 previously unseen videos.

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Feb 17, 2017

Wide & Deep Learning: Memorization + Generalization with TensorFlow (TensorFlow Dev Summit 2017)

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

Wide models are great for memorization, deep models are great for generalization — why not combine them to create even better models? In this talk, Heng-Tze Cheng explains Wide and Deep networks and gives examples of how they can be used.

Check out our blog post, paper, YouTube video, TensorFlow tutorials: https://goo.gl/MwVlVa

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Feb 17, 2017

The Six Epochs from The Singularity is Near

Posted by in categories: Ray Kurzweil, singularity, transhumanism

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All words are used with permission of Raymond Kurzweil and the Singularity is Near.

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Feb 17, 2017

International Law and Cyber Operations

Posted by in categories: internet, law

The Tallinn Manual 2.0 is the most comprehensive analysis of how existing international law applies to cyberspace.

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