#Elon Musk discussed his concerns about #artificial intelligence and his hope for forming a symbiosis with AI through his #Neuralink company at SXSW on March 11th, 2018. Musk also spoke about the prospects for complete #renewable energy production, #space-based internet and the new types of government that could appear on #Mars.
DeepMind’s latest AI transfers its learning to new tasks By using insights from one job to help it do another, a successful new artificial intelligence hints at a more versatile future for machine learning. Backstory: Most algorithms can be trained in only one domain, and can’t use what’s been learned for one task to perform another, new one. A big hope […]
I would like to share a story. A story about sadness, depression, anger, and frustration. But most of all this is my personal story about triumphing over the death sentence of #cancer. I hope this story will give others who went through and are going through hope for the future. My story started about 4 […]
#Artificial intelligence could be “billions of times smarter” than humans and people may need to merge with computers to survive, a futurist told CNBC on Tuesday. Ian Pearson, a futurist at Futurizon, said there will need to be a link between AI and a human brain. #Elon Musk said last year that humans must merge […]
They successfully test a system in mice that fights #cancer by letting the tumor starve without attacking healthy cells. New ways to fight cancer The films Fantastic Voyage (1966) and The Imaginary Chip (1987) imagined what it would be like to put a miniature manned submarine inside a person capable of traveling through the bloodstream to repair the damaged tissues of […]
Alibaba has developed an artificial intelligence model that scored better than humans in a Stanford University reading and comprehension test.
The Arc gene, which is critical for animals’ ability to learn from experiences, has an incredible origin story.
Methods used by computers programmed to run a 350-year-old equation may also offer answers to bitcoin’s out-sized demand for electricity.
New low-cost, non-flammable, high-capacity, rapid-charging, solid state battery could pose threat to the internal combustion engine
Combining payments and mapping technologies to benefit enterprises, cities and people on the move
Matrix multiplication and AI: A short primer
Intel Announces ‘Loihi’ A Revolutionary Neuromorphic ‘Self-Learning’ Chip Which Can Simulate 130 Million Synapses
Intel recently held their CES Keynote and while most of the coverage was pretty much the usual symphony of marketing material and future projects, one particular segment is quite easily the most exciting part of the note: Neuromorphic & Quantum processing. It is no secret that we are nearing the edge of physics with our …
What scientific discoveries will 2018 bring? We asked leaders in science, technology, and innovation what they think we can expect to see in the new year.
Where will the trajectory of the tech world, from cryptocurrencies to Silicon Valley culture, take us in 2018?
A new metamaterial has a seemingly impossible property: It swells when squeezed.
Among Filipino hunter-gatherers, storytelling is valued more than any other skill, and the best storytellers have the most children.
Nano Global has announced it will develop a system-on-chip using blockchain technology to analyze molecular data and help identify treatments for superbugs, among other things.
The three-dimensional materials contain live bacteria and could generate wound dressings or clean up pollutants.
Moderna this week started testing a personalized treatment that teaches the body how
to fight cancer.
Let me start with two brief stories about social change. The first concerns changing laws and values about relationships. Only in 1967-in the aptly named case of Loving v. Virginia-did the United States Supreme Court recognize that laws prohibiting interracial marriage violated the United States Constitution. Nineteen years before, in 1948, the Supreme Court of…
Heâs the Silicon Valley visionary who gave us virtual reality. Now, in a new memoir-cum-manifesto, Jaron Lanier recounts his sad, unusual childhood and calls for a re-evaluation of our ties with the digital environment
And she isn’t the only one.
Floating food could be the next culinary craze thanks to a new invention that levitates, transports and delivers food and drink directly onto your tongue.
Online shopping giant eBay has teamed up with specialist retailer Saatchi Art to create an experimental shopping experience.
“We’re still trying to figure out what’s going on.”
At Stanford and Google, Fei-Fei Li is leading the development of artificial intelligence-and working to diversify the field.
One researcher called it “the ultimate in the miniaturization of machinery.”
“An education devoid of arts is an empty, half-brain kind of education.”
The secret to switching the global energy system entirely to renewables may lay in the universe’s most abundant substance.
Neuralink Corp., the startup co-founded by billionaire Elon Musk, has taken steps to sell as much as $100 million in stock to fund the development of technology that connects human brains with computers.