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Tuesday April 24, 2018 @ 12:15:50 PM mt

China Plans to Bring Artificial Rain to Area Three Times the Size of Spain




Artificial rain is set to fall on mountainous plains three times the size of Spain. At least, thats the plan for Chinas latest weather manipulation project. As reported by the South China Morning Post (SCMP), the system includes solid fuel burners, drones, planes, artillery, and a network of weather satellites covering vast swathes of the []
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Monday April 23, 2018 @ 10:54:49 AM mt

Robots Can Swim Fetch Lift and Dance. But Can They Assemble an Ikea Chair




Robotics has come a long way in the past few years. Robots can now fetch items from specific spots in massive warehouses, swim through the ocean to study marine life, and lift 200 times their own weight. They can even perform synchronized dance routines. But the really big question iscan robots put together an Ikea []
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Sunday April 22, 2018 @ 01:26:27 PM mt

Tech Optimists See a Golden FutureLets Talk About How Well Get There




Technology evangelists dream about a future where were all liberated from the more mundane aspects of our jobs by artificial intelligence. Other futurists go further, imagining AI will enable us to become superhuman, enhancing our intelligence, abandoning our mortal bodies, and uploading ourselves to the cloud. Paradise is all very well, although your mileage may []
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Saturday April 21, 2018 @ 11:25:11 AM mt

This Weeks Awesome Stories From Around the Web Through April 21




ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Pedro Domingos on the Arms Race in Artificial Intelligence Christoph Scheuermann and Bernhard Zand | Spiegel Online AI lowers the cost of knowledge by orders of magnitude. One good, effective machine learning system can do the work of a million people, whether its for commercial purposes or for cyberespionage. Imagine a country that []
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Friday April 20, 2018 @ 10:47:53 AM mt

Your Next Pilot Could Be Drone Software




Would you get on a plane that didnt have a human pilot in the cockpit? Half of air travelers surveyed in 2017 said they would not, even if the ticket was cheaper. Modern pilots do such a good job that almost any air accident is big news, such as the Southwest engine disintegration on April []
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Thursday April 19, 2018 @ 10:24:04 AM mt

How Thought Leadership Inspires Action With Ideas




Denise Brosseau believes that leading in todays complicated world requires clarity of intention, voice, and focus. In essence, it requires thought leadership. In Denises view, thought leadership isnt just about being famous or being known, its about getting your ideas out to the world in a way that promotes engagement, connection, and action. And Denise []
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Wednesday April 18, 2018 @ 10:57:26 AM mt

Mini-Brains Just Grew Their Own Blood VesselsHeres Why Thats Great News




If you ever put a brain through a Picasso filter, youd probably get something close to a brain ball. When brain balls first hit the neuroscience scene in 2013, they were just a curious oddity. Each smaller than a grain of sand, brain balls are conglomerates of neurons seemingly haphazardly mushed into misshapen blobs. But []
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Wednesday April 18, 2018 @ 08:39:11 AM mt

An Innovators City Guide to So Paulo Brazil




The tenth-largest city in the world and the largest in the Americas, So Paulo is a unique place. Its size, diversity, and energy outweigh its traffic and concrete jungle. Here you can spend months visiting museums, theaters, concerts, restaurants, and parks without running out of things to do. Go to Vila Madalena and immerse yourself []
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Tuesday April 17, 2018 @ 02:47:27 PM mt

10 Amazing Things You Can Learn From Your Poop




Hardly a day goes by without a research study or article published talking sh*tor more precisely, talking about the gut microbiome. When it comes to cutting-edge innovations in medicine, all signs point to the microbiome. Maybe we should have listened to Hippocrates: All disease begins in the gut. Your microbiome is mostly located in your []
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Monday April 16, 2018 @ 09:49:03 AM mt

This Startup Is Training AI to Gobble Up the News and Rewrite It Free of Bias




Bias in journalism is nothing new, but there are growing concerns technology is pushing us into echo chambers where we only hear one side of the story. Now a startup says its using AI to bring us a truly impartial source of news. Knowhere launched earlier this month, alongside an announcement that it had raised []
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