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China and AI: What the World Can Learn and What It Should Be Wary of

China and AI: What the World Can Learn and What It Should Be Wary of

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.China announced in 2017 its ambition to become the (AI) by 2030. While the US still leads in absolute terms, China appears to be making than either the US or the EU, and central and local government spending on AI in China is to be in the tens of billions of dollars.The move has ledat least in the Westto warnings of a and concerns about the growing reach of China’s . But treating China as a “” in this way is both overly simplistic and potentially...

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A Highway to Smell: How Scientists Used Light to Incept Smell in Mice

A Highway to Smell: How Scientists Used Light to Incept Smell in Mice

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.I was on a panel a few weeks ago and realized I forgot to turn off the oven. Utterly mortified, I told my Zoom attendees that I had to save my lasagna that was likely burning into a smoky crisp. One chuckled and replied “Well I’m sure it smells great—about time we get tech so we can smell it too, no?”While we can’t yet send the smell of a fresh-cooked cheesy lasagna as data through the interwebs, in Science with mice suggests that it’s not a...

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This Tiny House Is 3D Printed, Floats, and Will Last Over 100 Years

This Tiny House Is 3D Printed, Floats, and Will Last Over 100 Years

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.One of the world’s first 3D printed houses went up in . At 400 square meters in size and 2 stories tall, the house took 45 days to print—and at the time, this seemed amazingly fast.Since then, similar houses have popped up in other parts of the world, including , , , and even an entire community of 3D printed homes .This month, another country joined the list: the Czech Republic. Not to be outshined by its predecessors, , as the house has been...

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New Report Predicts Tech Could Fuel an Age of Freedom—or Make Civilization Collapse

New Report Predicts Tech Could Fuel an Age of Freedom—or Make Civilization Collapse

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.Image Credit:Get the latest news from Singularity Hub!Singularity University, Singularity Hub, Singularity Summit, SU Labs, Singularity Labs, Exponential Medicine, Exponential Finance and all associated logos and design elements are trademarks and/or service marks of Singularity Education Group.© 2020 Singularity Education Group. All Rights Reserved.Singularity University is not a degree granting institution.

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Why Bitcoin Will Be Crucial in Our Cashless Future

Why Bitcoin Will Be Crucial in Our Cashless Future

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.Cold, hard cash is king. But maybe not much longer. In many countries, cash transactions are all but disappearing.People just 20 percent of the time in Sweden and only 14 percent of the time in South Korea. While these two countries are extreme examples, cash is on the decline elsewhere too. With widespread electronic payment methods—like credit cards, apps, and smartphones—fewer and fewer people are carrying wallets stuffed with paper.What would...

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This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through June 27)

This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through June 27)

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.Aarian Marshal | Wired“Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says his company wants to be the ‘Amazon for transportation.’ Friday, Amazon made clear that it intends to be the Amazon for transportation. The ecommerce giant said it had agreed to acquire Bay Area-based autonomous vehicle company Zoox, a deal reportedly worth more than $1 billion.”Kashmir Hill | The New York Times“Mr. Williams knew that he had not committed the crime in question. What he could...

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Your Personal Data Is Worth Money. Andrew Yang Wants to Get You Paid

Your Personal Data Is Worth Money. Andrew Yang Wants to Get You Paid

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.Contact tracing has been a somewhat controversial tool for fighting coronavirus in the US. American consumers wanted privacy to be preserved, so Apple and Google set about devising an API that could help while keeping users’ identities anonymous. But what many of us seemed to forget during conversations about contact tracing is that we’re already living under a digital microscope, with multiple companies following and recording our every...

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A Renaissance of Genomics and Drugs Is Extending Human Longevity

A Renaissance of Genomics and Drugs Is Extending Human Longevity

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.The causes of aging are extremely complex and unclear. But with longevity clinical trials increasing, more answers—and questions—are emerging than ever before.With the dramatic demonetization of genome reading and editing over the past decade, and Big Pharma, startups, and the FDA starting to face aging as a disease, we are starting to turn those answers into practical ways to extend our healthspan.In this article, I’ll explore how genome...

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Jun 26
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The World's New Fastest Supercomputer Is an Exascale Machine for AI

The World's New Fastest Supercomputer Is an Exascale Machine for AI

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.Twice a year, the world’s fastest supercomputers take a test to see which is top of class.These hundred-million-dollar machines usually run on hundreds of thousands of processors, occupy warehouse floors, gobble up copious amounts of energy, and crunch numbers at an ungodly pace. All that computing is directed at some of humanity’s toughest challenges with the likes of advanced climate modeling or protein simulations to help cure diseases.For the...

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Virtual Reality Has Been Boosted by Coronavirus—Here's How to Avoid It Leading Us to Dystopia

Virtual Reality Has Been Boosted by Coronavirus—Here's How to Avoid It Leading Us to Dystopia

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.American R&B star John Legend a major live show on Thursday June 25 to promote his new album, Bigger Love. But can he expect much of a crowd, given that many pandemic restrictions are still in place? More than likely, since the whole performance is taking place in .Legend will not be appearing in person but as an avatar via the social VR platform Wave. The show is part of an experimental series that has been taking place on the platform during the...

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A New Startup Intends to Build the World's First Large-Scale Quantum Computer

A New Startup Intends to Build the World's First Large-Scale Quantum Computer

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.Image Credit:Get the latest news from Singularity Hub!Singularity University, Singularity Hub, Singularity Summit, SU Labs, Singularity Labs, Exponential Medicine, Exponential Finance and all associated logos and design elements are trademarks and/or service marks of Singularity Education Group.© 2020 Singularity Education Group. All Rights Reserved.Singularity University is not a degree granting institution.

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In a Hybrid Neural Circuit, Artificial and Biological Neurons Used Dopamine to Communicate

In a Hybrid Neural Circuit, Artificial and Biological Neurons Used Dopamine to Communicate

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.In just half a decade, neuromorphic devices—or brain-inspired computing—already seem quaint. The current darling? Artificial-biological hybrid computing, uniting both man-made computer chips and biological neurons seamlessly into semi-living circuits.It sounds crazy, but in Nature Materials shows that it’s possible to get an artificial neuron to communicate directly with a biological one using not just electricity, but dopamine—a chemical the...

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GE Will 3D Print the Bases of Wind Turbines Taller Than Seattle's Space Needle

GE Will 3D Print the Bases of Wind Turbines Taller Than Seattle's Space Needle

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.If you’ve seen a wind farm in action, you know modern wind turbines are pretty awe-inspiring—hulking giants all in a row, massive blades turning in the barest breeze. In the last few decades, turbine heights have more than tripled to go after greater gusts at higher altitudes, and they’ve sprouted rotors long as football fields to more efficiently catch all that energy.The taller the turbine and the bigger its blades, the more electricity it can...

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Jun 21
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This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through June 20)

This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through June 20)

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.James Vincent | The Verge“It’s a hefty price tag, equal to the base price for a luxury Tesla Model S. But Boston Dynamics says, for that money, you’re getting the most advanced mobile robot in the world, able to go pretty much anywhere a human can (as long as there are no ladders involved).”Justin Rowlatt | BBC“Elon Musk has perhaps the most exciting portfolio of businesses on the planet. …So which one will end up changing the world most? It is my...

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SpaceX Wants to Build Floating Spaceports for Daily Starship Launches

SpaceX Wants to Build Floating Spaceports for Daily Starship Launches

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.The stopped a lot of things, but it hasn’t done much to slow down SpaceX and Elon Musk. The company sent two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station last month in the first-ever , and it’s its tenth group of Starlink satellites next week and a GPS satellite for the US military later this month.As if all that weren’t enough, SpaceX is also starting to take action on plans to build floating launchpads for travel to the moon, Mars, and...

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Jun 19
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OpenAI’s New Text Generator Writes Even More Like a Human

OpenAI’s New Text Generator Writes Even More Like a Human

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.In early 2019 , a startup co-founded by Elon Musk devoted to ensuring artificial general intelligence is safe for humanity, it had created a neural network for natural language processing called GPT-2. In what some saw as a publicity stunt and others as a sign of an imminent robot apocalypse, OpenAI initially chose not to publicly release the text generator. Because the tool could produce text realistic enough that it was, in some cases, hard to ,...

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Animals That Can Do Math Understand More Language Than We Think

Animals That Can Do Math Understand More Language Than We Think

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.It is often thought that humans are different from other animals in some fundamental way . These claims of human superiority are sometimes used to , in the home, the lab, or the factory farm.So, what is it that makes us so different from other animals? Many philosophers, both and , have pointed to our linguistic abilities. These philosophers argue that language not only allows us to communicate with each other, but also makes our mental lives more...

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Amazingly Detailed Map Reveals How the Brain Changes With Aging

Amazingly Detailed Map Reveals How the Brain Changes With Aging

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.If a brain is our Earth, then we, as inhabitants, are individual brain cells.Just as our human relationships and connections can nudge, push, or dramatically shift societal values and consequences, the connections between neurons form intricate networks that dictate the outcome of your mind. Your thoughts, memories, behaviors; your values, world view, mental health—everything that makes you you is calculated and stored in these connections, called...

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China Takes Another Step Towards Uncrackable Quantum Communication

China Takes Another Step Towards Uncrackable Quantum Communication

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.Image Credit: fromGet the latest news from Singularity Hub!Singularity University, Singularity Hub, Singularity Summit, SU Labs, Singularity Labs, Exponential Medicine, Exponential Finance and all associated logos and design elements are trademarks and/or service marks of Singularity Education Group.© 2020 Singularity Education Group. All Rights Reserved.Singularity University is not a degree granting institution.

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MIT Wants to Put AI in Your Pocket With Confetti-Sized Brain Chip

MIT Wants to Put AI in Your Pocket With Confetti-Sized Brain Chip

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.The human brain operates on roughly 20 watts of power (a third of a 60-watt light bulb) in a space the size of, well, a human head. The biggest machine learning algorithms use closer to worth of electricity and racks of chips to learn.That’s not to slander machine learning, but nature may have a tip or two to improve the situation. Luckily, there’s a branch of computer chip design heeding that call. By mimicking the brain, super-efficient aim to...

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This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through June 13)

This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through June 13)

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.Tom Simonite | Wired“Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM say they want federal rules around the technology. …A police reform bill introduced in the House of Representatives Monday by prominent Democrats in response to weeks of protest over racist policing practices would do just that. But some privacy advocates say its restrictions aren’t tight enough and could legitimize the way police use facial recognition today.”Adele Peters | Fast Company“…the cost of...

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Evolution: Why It Seems to Have a Direction and What to Expect Next

Evolution: Why It Seems to Have a Direction and What to Expect Next

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.The diversity and complexity of life on Earth is astonishing: 8 million or more living species—from algae to elephants—all evolved from a simple, single-celled around 3.5 billion years ago. But does that mean that evolution always and inevitably generates greater diversity and complexity, having a predictable direction?Charles Darwin identified three ingredients to occur. Individuals must be different, so there is variation in the population. They...

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New Record-Crushing Battery Lasts 1.2 Million Miles in Electric Cars

New Record-Crushing Battery Lasts 1.2 Million Miles in Electric Cars

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.Electric cars had their biggest year ever in 2019. As of the end of the year, of the world’s total cars were electric. It’s a small percentage, but represents for the electric vehicle industry.Before electric cars become more widespread, they have some technological hurdles left to clear, including the distance drivers can go before having to re-charge the car’s battery (also known as !), and the life of the battery itself. Range currently runs...

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Will Facial Recognition and Digital Surveillance End Anonymous Protest?

Will Facial Recognition and Digital Surveillance End Anonymous Protest?

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.It’s been almost two weeks since people first took to the streets in Minneapolis to protest police brutality following the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor at the hands of the police. Since then, demonstrations have gained momentum and spread to cities across the US and world.Protest is a critical component of healthy democracy, a megaphone to grab the attention of those in power and compel change. In the US, it’s a . But increasingly,...

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Scientists 3D Printed Ears Inside Living Mice Using Light

Scientists 3D Printed Ears Inside Living Mice Using Light

Sign inWelcome! Log into your accountyour usernameyour passwordPassword recoveryRecover your passwordyour emailA password will be e-mailed to you.Tissue engineering just got wilder and weirder.Using nothing but light and bioink, scientists a human ear-like structure under the skin of mice. The team used a healthy ear as a template and 3D printed a mirror image of that ear—tissue layer by tissue layer—directly onto the back of a mouse.All without a single surgical cut.If you’re thinking that’s super creepy, yeah…I’m with you. As a proof-of-concept, however, the team shows that it’s possible...

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