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Monday March 27, 2017 @ 02:23:29 PM mt

Why the Rise of AI Makes Human Intelligence More Valuable Than Ever



In the popular TV show Sherlock, visual depictions of our heros deductive reasoning often look like machine algorithms. And probably not by accident, given that this version of Conan Doyles detective processes tremendous amounts of observed datathe sort of minutiae that the average person tends to pass over or forgetmore like a computer than a []

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Sunday March 26, 2017 @ 10:54:04 AM mt

The Rise of a New Species of Human Being



Today, what survives on Earth can be determined entirely by human beings. We can alter the genetics of almost any life form and potentially design entirely new ones. According to renowned physicist Freeman Dyson, In the future, a new generation of artists will be writing genomes as fluently as Blake and Byron wrote verses. In []

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Sunday March 26, 2017 @ 09:08:15 AM mt

Automation Could End Meaningless JobsAnd None Too Soon



What makes your work valuable? Does it fulfill you? Allow you to connect with or help people? Contribute to a greater good? Or does its value come from your income, which allows you to do other meaningful things? You probably know someone who has a bullsh#!2$ job. Maybe you have one yourself. Anthropologist David Graeber []

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Saturday March 25, 2017 @ 09:24:30 AM mt

This Weeks Awesome Stories From Around the Web Through March 25



ROBOTICS NASA's Origami Robots Can Squeeze Into Places Rovers Can't Mariella Moon | Engadget Imagine a Martian rover that can send small robotic minions to crawl into crevices or climb steep slopeseverywhere a full-sized vehicle can't go to. That's the scenario a team from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory hopes to achieve by developing small origami-inspired []

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Friday March 24, 2017 @ 09:59:34 AM mt

The Weird World of Cyborg Animals Is Here



Roboticists frequently turn to nature for inspiration for their inventions, reverse engineering the traits that evolution has developed over millennia. Others are taking a shortcut by simply integrating modern technology with living animals. The idea may seem crazy, but animals and machines are not so different. Just as a network of wires carry electrical signals []

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Thursday March 23, 2017 @ 11:19:49 AM mt

Arianna Huffingtons 10 Ways to Make a Big Impact and Stay Sane While You Do



How do top CEOs lead during this exponential age? How do you manage the explosion of information and onslaught of increasing competition? How do you prevent yourself from getting burned out? How do you maintain agility during todays tsunami of change? Todays post is the third of three parts deriving insights and advice from three []

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Wednesday March 22, 2017 @ 03:46:17 PM mt

Is the Brain More Powerful Than We Thought Here Comes the Science



If youve ever played around with an old music amplifier, you probably know what a firing neuron sounds like. A sudden burst of static? Check. A rapid string of pops, like hundreds of bursting balloons? Check. A rough, scratchy bzzzz that unexpectedly assaults your ears? Check again. Neuroscientists have long used an impressive library of []

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Tuesday March 21, 2017 @ 12:19:43 PM mt

If We Can See the Future We Want We Can Shape It Too



Alida Draudt and Julia Rose West are not only co-authors, business partners, and best of friends, but most importantly, they have differing points of viewwhich is ideal for two budding Silicon Valley futurists. Alida currently works as a futurist and design strategist at Capital One, and Julia is a design strategist and user experience manager []

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Tuesday March 21, 2017 @ 12:19:41 PM mt

New Artificial Synapse Bridges the Gap to Brain-Like Computers



From AlphaGos historic victory against world champion Lee Sedol to DeepStacks sweeping win against professional poker players, artificial intelligence is clearly on a roll. Part of the momentum comes from breakthroughs in artificial neural networks, which loosely mimic the multi-layer structure of the human brain. But thats where the similarity ends. While the brain can []

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Tuesday March 21, 2017 @ 12:19:39 PM mt

Matchmaker Make Us the Perfect Love Algorithm



We live in a hyper-connected world where communication is almost effortless. And yet, despite abundant connection, we still lack interpersonal fulfillment. The next challenge, then, is not increasing the number of relationships possible, but developing the caliber and depth of those relationships. In other words, its now a matter of quality over quantity. Can we []

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