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Sunday April 11, 2021 @ 04:04:45 PM mt

This Robot Taught Itself to Walk in a SimulationThen Went for a Stroll in Berkeley




Recently, in a Berkeley lab, a robot called Cassie taught itself to walk, a little like a toddler might. Through trial and error, it learned to move in a simulated world. Then its handlers sent it strolling through a minefield of real-world tests to see how itd fare. And, as it turns out, it fared []
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Saturday April 10, 2021 @ 08:57:48 AM mt

This Weeks Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web Through April 10




INTERNET SpaceX a Handful of Starlink Launches Away From Blanketing Earth in Broadband Eric Mack | CNET In the next few months, SpaceX could have more than 1,600 of itsStarlink satellitesin low-Earth orbit, and that may be enough for thenascent broadband service to reach just about anywhere in the world. After about 28 launches, well []
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Friday April 09, 2021 @ 05:03:02 PM mt

Deep Nostalgia Uses AI to Make Old Photos of Your Relatives Wink Nod Dance and More




Genealogy services have grown in popularity in recent years. Ancestry.com and 23andMe let users analyze their DNA to show their ethnic makeup, connect with relatives they didnt know they had, create online family trees, and search databases for information about ancestors. Now a third service, called MyHeritage, has added a particularly unique feature to this []
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Friday April 09, 2021 @ 05:02:59 PM mt

Scientists Found Hints of New Particles or Forces of Nature and It Could Change Physics




Seven years ago, a huge magnet was transported over 3,200 miles (5,150km) across land and sea, in the hope of studying a subatomic particle called a muon. Muons are closely related to electrons, which orbit every atom and form the building blocks of matter. The electron and muon both have properties precisely predicted by our []
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Thursday April 08, 2021 @ 12:13:27 AM mt

How Scientists Grew Human Muscles in Pig Embryos and Why It Matters for Organ Transplants




The little pigs bouncing around the lab looked exceedingly normal. Yet their adorable exterior hid a remarkable secret: each piglet carried two different sets of genes. For now, both sets came from their own species. But one day, one of those sets may be human. The piglets are chimerascreatures with intermingled sets of genes, as []
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Thursday April 08, 2021 @ 12:13:19 AM mt

Theres a New Nirvana Song Out and It Was Written by Googles AI




One of the primary capabilities separating human intelligence from artificial intelligence is our ability to be creativeto use nothing but the world around us, our experiences, and our brains to create art. At present, AI needs to be extensively trained on human-made works of art in order to produce new work, so weve still got []
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Monday April 05, 2021 @ 12:11:19 PM mt

OpenAIs GPT-3 Algorithm Is Now Producing Billions of Words a Day




When OpenAI released its huge natural-language algorithm GPT-3 last summer, jaws dropped. Coders and developers with special access to an early API rapidly discovered new (and unexpected) things GPT-3 could do with naught but a prompt. It wrote passable poetry, produced decent code, calculated simple sums, and with some edits, penned news articles. All this, []
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Monday April 05, 2021 @ 12:11:16 PM mt

This Huge Hologram-Like 3D Display Is Made of Thousands of Tiny LED Lights




Though we dont quite have the technology to make three-dimensional holograms a reality yet, companies like PORTL and Microsoft are working on it. But a third company decided to forego the traditional approach and came up with a whole new way to create 3D shapes made of light. LED Pulse uses thousands of strings of []
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Sunday April 04, 2021 @ 03:13:15 AM mt

This Weeks Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web Through April 3




ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Heres How Well Know an AI Is Conscious Joel Frohlich | Nautilus Just as ethical tragedies arise when we pull the plug on patients who areaware yet unresponsive, similar tragedies will arise if we pull the plug on artificial consciousness. And just as my lab at UCLA relates theoretical measures of consciousness to []
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Saturday April 03, 2021 @ 06:30:46 AM mt

Xenobots 2.0: These Living Robots Self-Assemble From Frog Skin Cells




The line between animals and machines was already getting blurry after a team of scientists and roboticists unveiled the first living robots last year. Now the same team has released version 2.0 of their so-called xenobots, and theyre faster, stronger, and more capable than ever. In January 2020, researchers from Tufts University and the University []
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