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Wednesday August 15, 2018 @ 10:32:42 AM mt

China Is Building a Fleet of Autonomous AI-Powered Submarines. Here Are the Details




A fleet of autonomous, AI-powered submarines is headed into hotly-contested Asian waterways. The vehicles will belong to the Chinese armed forces, and their mission capabilities are likely to raise concerned eyebrows in surrounding countries. According to the South China Morning Post (SCMP), the submarines will be able to carry out [] a wide range of []
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Tuesday August 14, 2018 @ 12:09:26 PM mt

Amazing New Brain Map of Every Synapse Points to the Roots of Thinking




Imagine a map of every single star in an entire galaxy. A map so detailed that it lays out what each star looks like, what theyre made of, and how each star is connected to another through the grand physical laws of the cosmos. While we dont yet have such an astronomical map of the []
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Monday August 13, 2018 @ 09:22:40 AM mt

AI Can Help Create a Better WorldIf We Build it Right




Society is rife with fears about the future of AI. For some, like Richard Branson and Ray Dalio, its AIs exacerbation of the wealth gap and the looming social crisis it could bring about. For others, its privacy implications or sci-fi visions of robot overlords. My worry for AI, however, is that we are vilifying []
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Sunday August 12, 2018 @ 10:56:52 AM mt

A Student Took Down One of Quantum Computings Top ApplicationsNow What




The possibility that quantum computing could turbocharge machine learning is one of the most tantalizing applications for the emerging technology. But an 18-year-old student just put that vision in doubt after finding a classical solution to one of its most promising real-world applications. One of the poster boys for the incipient field of quantum machine []
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Saturday August 11, 2018 @ 10:21:37 AM mt

In the Future Well Know EverythingThanks to This Tech




Were rapidly approaching the era of abundant knowledgea time when you can know anything you want, anywhere you want, anytime you want. An era of radical transparency. By 2020, its estimated well have 50 billion connected devices, which will generate over 600 zettabytes of information. The global network of connectivity, drones, and satellites are not []
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Saturday August 11, 2018 @ 10:21:30 AM mt

Designing a Solar Tarp a Foldable Packable Way to Generate Power From the Sun




The energy-generating potential of solar panelsand a key limitation on their useis a result of what theyre made of. Panels made of silicon are declining in price such that in some locations they can provide electricity that costs about the same as power from fossil fuels like coal and natural gas. But silicon solar panels []
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Saturday August 11, 2018 @ 10:21:23 AM mt

This Weeks Awesome Stories From Around the Web Through August 4




TECHNOLOGY Apple Is Worth One Trillion Dollars Ian Bogost | The Atlantic Tech magnates crow too often about changing the world, but this is what it really looks like, for good and for ill. Its what railroads did once, and steel too, and oil, and automobiles as well. There is always brutality in the biggest []
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Saturday August 11, 2018 @ 10:21:17 AM mt

Graphene and Beyond: The Astonishing Properties and Promise of 2D Materials




Since graphene was first isolated in 2004, a Nobel Prize-winning feat that sparked a whole new exciting field of materials science research, 2D materials have had all kinds of suggested applications. Now, at the cutting edge of research, materials scientists are discovering that stacked layers of these atomically thin materials can open up a whole []
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Saturday August 11, 2018 @ 10:21:11 AM mt

Successfully Transplanted Lab-Grown Pig Lungs Take Us Closer to Custom Organs




Being able to grow new organs from a patients own cells could revolutionize both the safety and availability of transplants. Scientists have now overcome major hurdles in the realization of the technologybut in pigs. Someone is added to the US national transplant waiting listing every 10 minutes, and an average of 20 people a day []
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Saturday August 11, 2018 @ 10:21:04 AM mt

CAR-T May Be a Silver Bullet Against Cancerand Heres What Else It Can Do




CAR-T is the super-soldier serum of cell therapy: you pluck out an immune cell soldier, inject it with a dose of new genes, and send the enhanced cell back into the host bodybam! Suddenly the host has a slew of Captain America-esque superpowered cells ready to tackle cancer and all sorts of cellular enemies. Without []
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