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24539 Asteroid Worth $10 Quintilian May Stay Out of Reach of Space Miners Due to the Cancellation of NASAs ARM Mission (60secondstatistics.com)
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15212 Bill Gates wants to tax robots, but one robot maker says that's 'as intelligent' as taxing software - "They are both productivity tools. You should not tax the tools, you should tax the outcome that's coming." (cnbc.com)
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37063 Bill Nye's Open Letter to President Donald Trump (youtube.com)
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28679 Stephen Hawking: “The best we can envisage is robotic nanocraft pushed by giant lasers to 20% of the speed of light. These nanocraft weigh a few grams and would take about 240 years to reach their destination and send pictures back. It is feasible and is something that I am very excited about.” (theguardian.com)
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15722 A new kind of doctor's office charges a monthly fee and doesn't take insurance — and it could be the future of medicine (businessinsider.com)
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20514 Plans for coal-fired power plants drop by almost half in 2016 - "the shift from fossil fuels to clean sources in the power sector is a positive one for health, climate security, and jobs. And by all indications, the shift is unstoppable." (bbc.com)
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731 Oxford University has launched a £10m research programme looking into medicinal marijuana. It's believed weed can have a positive effect on people suffering from conditions like Parkinson's disease and chronic pain. (bbc.co.uk)
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10669 Trump’s Defense Secretary Cites Climate Change as National Security Challenge (propublica.org)
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1919 Tesla's massive batteries are powering everything from exotic islands to breweries (businessinsider.com)
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3378 Tesla Energy is Getting Serious – A Battery Powered World? (youtube.com)
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4340 Within 20 Years Automation May Take the Place of About $5.1 Trillion/year in Labor With More Than 98% of Savings Going to Those Who Are Already Multi-Millionaires (60secondstatistics.com)
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668 World abandoning coal in dramatic style raises hope of avoiding dangerous global warming, says report (independent.co.uk)
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205 Ford's new room-sized 3D printer upends additive manufacturing as we know it (cnet.com)
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526 Newly Developed Nanowire Retinal Prosthesis Could Restore Sight to the Blind (sciencenewsjournal.com)
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419 3D Printed Houses Built in Less Than a Day Will Change Construction Forever (youtu.be)
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483 A New Treatment Destroyed Breast Cancer Tumors in 11 Days Without Chemo (futurism.com)
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796 Deadly spider venom could ward off stroke brain damage, say doctors - Ingredient in funnel web spider venom can protect cells from being destroyed by a stroke, even when given hours after the event, study shows (theguardian.com)
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479 Company's productivity soars after replacing 90% of its employees with robots (cdn.relaymedia.com)
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172 E-tattoos turn knuckles and freckles into smartphone controls (newscientist.com)
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195 Tesla’s $169 Million Battery Play Is Just the Beginning - An audacious deal hatched on Twitter may start a new wave of electricity storage for cities, regions, and nations. (bloomberg.com)
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118 Yuval Noah Harari: ‘Homo sapiens as we know them will disappear in a century or so’ (theguardian.com)
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339 Catching a real ball in virtual reality. (youtu.be)
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775 Masayoshi Son is spending $100 Billion to bring about the Singularity (youtube.com)
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227 Elon Musk on new NASA legislation: “This bill changes almost nothing”: "Existing programs stay in place and there is no added funding for Mars." (arstechnica.com)
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166 Autistic adults could take pure MDMA to 'reduce social anxiety' - The drug, when used clinically and safely, is thought to help people talk more openly and increase levels of insight (independent.co.uk)
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168 We can officially collect solar energy without solar panels - "The molecular leaf is the most efficient method of carbon reduction to date. The carbon monoxide generated by this molecule could be reused as fuel." (businessinsider.com)
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99 Researchers make major brain repair discovery in fight against Multiple Sclerosis (sciencedaily.com)
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284 [Discussion] With Millennials making %20 LESS income than the Baby Boomers did at the same stage of life, how will it affect the housing market? (self.Futurology)
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706 Student with stutter develops virtual reality therapy sessions for fellow sufferers - The software puts users in a variety of scenarios and challenges them to confront social anxieties in VR (independent.co.uk)
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59 London-Paris electric flight 'in decade' - BBC News (bbc.co.uk)
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96 Asimov’s laws of robotics aren’t the moral guidelines they appear to be - "Asimov’s laws either fail to recognise that robots get caught between human acts and cannot always avoid human injury. And that sometimes allowing humans to injure themselves is a way of respecting human autonomy." (theconversation.com)
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97 Genetically modified viruses that selectively attack tumor cells without affecting healthy tissues, by exploiting the different expression profiles of certain proteins between tumor and healthy cells, demonstrated by researchers in a study published in Nature Communications. (nature.com)
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65 Will circular runways be the next big thing at airport design? (metro.co.uk)
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176 SpaceX studying landing sites for Mars missions (spacenews.com)
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395 No clerks required in world's first unmanned convenience store (newatlas.com)
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47 Controlling VR with Your Mind - The startup Neurable thinks its brain-computer interface will be fast and accurate enough for playing games in VR. (technologyreview.com)
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61 The Singularity: US Navy calls on gamers to help it plan for the rise of the machines - 'Technology has advanced to the point that we can see the Singularity on the horizon,' Dr. Eric Gulovsen said. (ibtimes.co.uk)
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93 What if we redid our entire budget to "futurize" the USA? (self.Futurology)
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60 In '2140,' New York may be underwater, but it's still home (npr.org)
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125 Tesla Energy is Getting Serious – A Battery Powered World? (youtu.be)
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170 Artificial lungs in a backpack may free people with lung failure (newscientist.com)
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45 Japanese company develops a solar cell with record-breaking 26%+ efficiency (arstechnica.com)
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61 Automation that could take away human jobs can also open the massive resources of the solar system (nextbigfuture.com)
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67 Wi-fi on rays of light: 100 times faster, and never overloaded - a wireless network based on harmless infrared rays. The capacity is not only huge (more than 40Gbit/s per ray) but also there is no need to share since every device gets its own ray of light. (tue.nl)
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57 In view of recent work demonstrating psilocybin’s potential to increase subjective sense of wellbeing and because of its novel mechanism of 5-HT2A serotonin receptor agonism, it is being explored for possible therapeutic utility in mood and anxiety disorders. (ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)
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85 Researchers are using Darwin’s theories to evolve AI, so only the strongest algorithms survive - "Computer scientists are now revisiting an older field of study called neuroevolution that suggests putting AI through evolutionary processes" (qz.com)
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158 Bill Gates starts new project using satellites to help people after natural disasters - Multi-million dollar mission aims to tackle illegal logging and other global problems (independent.co.uk)
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44 The bold plan to build the world's first ship tunnel (newatlas.com)
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56 Researchers at MIT have developed an efficient power converter design reduces resting power consumption by 50% (news.mit.edu)
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58 'Huge advance' in fighting world's biggest killer - An innovative new drug can prevent heart attacks and strokes by cutting bad cholesterol to unprecedented levels (bbc.com)
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53 The Artificial Intelligence Revolution: Part 1 - Wait But Why (waitbutwhy.com)
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80 Are bladeless wind turbines the future? (wired.com)
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109 Trump signs NASA funding bill, sets goal of humans on Mars (thehill.com)
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41 Scientists Are Getting Close To Controlling Fusion Power With Particle Beams (dailycaller.com)
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53 Europe’s first sex robot brothel forced out of business as prostitutes complain of competition (express.co.uk)
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52 China must woo top tech talent turned off by Trump, says Baidu chief (cnbc.com)
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41 This robot farmer can grow your food for you (weforum.org)
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75 Google Brain’s new super fast and highly accurate AI: the Mixture of Experts Layer. (medium.com)
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66 This is Why Experts Think All People Should Have a Universal Basic Income (futurism.com)
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31 DARPA is working on a new machine learning technology that could let a future artificial intelligence grow up, learning from its experiences over the entirety of its unnatural life. (inverse.com)
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43 Scientists at Oxford say they've invented an artificial intelligence system that can lip-read better than humans. The system, which has been trained on thousands of hours of BBC News programmes, has been developed in collaboration with Google's DeepMind AI division. (bbc.com)
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32 Dubai's Sustainable City (youtube.com)
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41 The Future of Governance is not Governments – The World of Deep Wealth (medium.com)
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72 Libertarian City Liberstad in Norway is Moving Forward Using Bitcoin as Primary Currency (news.bitcoin.com)
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59 DARPA aims to accelerate super-sensitive MRI technology to read nerves and for the detection of thought. (darpa.mil)
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30 How Pharma Uses AI Deep Learning to Cure the Effects of Aging (equities.com)
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42 World's first hydrogen-powered passenger train takes to the tracks in Germany (wired.co.uk)
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29 Who wants to live forever? Transhumanism's promise of eternal life (irishtimes.com)
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41 An automated world is coming and managing the unemployment fallout won't be easy - If automation pushes joblessness to 20%, what happens to those who are left behind? Reducing working hours might be part of the solution (theguardian.com)
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45 Cars could soon be running on biofuels derived from wastewater - "biofuel from treated organic waste, which can then be used to power compressed natural gas (CNG) cars, whose CO2 emissions would be cut by up to 80%." (newatlas.com)
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51 DoorDash Will Start Delivering Food Via Robots In California This Thursday (buzzfeed.com)
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26 New research has created A.I. agents that can form their own new language, without instruction, whenever they need to. The languages are systematic and roughly grammatical, and even include aspects of non-verbal communication like body language. (inverse.com)
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39 Artificial intelligence given priority development status [China] (scmp.com)
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25 Robots learn to work together by chatting in new language they created - Their communications evolved as the researchers challenged the machines with tougher tasks (independent.co.uk)
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38 If food is a right, should we start treating it like a public utility? (self.Futurology)
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44 European rocket scientists pledge to make first private Moon landing in 2018 (telegraph.co.uk)
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40 China using up to million dollar funding packages to recruit top international science talent (nextbigfuture.com)
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24 Baidu's AI Chief, Andrew Ng, Resigns; He's Coy About What's Next (forbes.com)
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39 Europe's renewable energy revolution - "An international power grid is gradually developing, using power interconnectors to trade surplus energy... allowing big wind power producers in northern Europe, for example, to trade electricity with large solar energy generators in southern Europe." (theguardian.com)
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25 The robot lawyers are coming (to help, not to take your jobs) (abajournal.com)
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37 This Is What Happens When We Debate Ethics in Front of Superintelligent AI (singularityhub.com)
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40 The food delivery robots are coming! The food delivery robots are coming! "bumped into what appeared to be a Yelp/Eat24 “delivery robot” cruising around San Francisco’s Mission District on a Friday afternoon." (techcrunch.com)
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31 Trapping a Self-Driving Car is Surprisingly Easy | Nerdist (nerdist.com)
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23 Here is one powerful way the U.S. could boost solar adoption (technologyreview.com)
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32 The Ultimate Space Telescope Would Use the Sun as a Gravitational Lens (airspacemag.com)
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23 The North Sea's Plans for Wind Power Generating Islands (citylab.com)
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31 Tesla Powerpack: First Look (youtube.com)
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37 Step aside cloud computing, 'fog computing' is here - "computer scientists at the University of Camerino have developed a new concept that spreads data across many servers, with no single location. It uses virtual buffers to endlessly relocate data packets" (techradar.com)
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29 Scientists Have Unraveled the Mystery of How Brain Damage is Repaired (sciencenewsjournal.com)
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22 Trump Says Regulations Impede. Perhaps Not in the Electric Car Business (nytimes.com)
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30 First UK licence to create three-person baby granted by fertility regulator - IVF technique uses DNA from three people to prevent genetic diseases being passed on, and could be offered by Newcastle clinic from this summer (theguardian.com)
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18 Lockheed Martin completes new battle laser for U.S. military (finance.yahoo.com)
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25 Win $1 Million For Your Bright Idea To Fix The World (npr.org)
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37 A San Francisco startup just created the world's first lab-grown chicken (businessinsider.com)
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22 The Wonder Material That May Make Spray-On Solar PV Reality - "Imagine a future when solar cells can be sprayed or printed onto the windows of skyscrapers or atop sports utility vehicles -- and at prices potentially far cheaper than today’s silicon-based panels." (bloomberg.com)
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19 The thinnest, smoothest layer of silver that can survive air exposure has been laid down, and it could change the way touchscreens and flexible displays are made (eecs.umich.edu)
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29 Scientists discovered that humans may successfully hibernate and use suspended animation (youtu.be)
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18 iPads In Every Hospital: Apple’s Plan To Crack The $3 Trillion Health Care Sector (fastcompany.com)
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24 Artificial Intelligence is disrupting the law business (theweeklyobserver.com)
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28 Oleo sponge invented at Argonne National Laboratory can sop up oil in a spill: Oil can even be wrung out of the sponge and reclaimed - can adsorb up to 90 times its weight in oil. (arstechnica.com)
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21 Better Video Games Could Be Driving Young Men Out Of The Workforce (bigthink.com)
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18 Lab-Grown Meat: Better for Animals, Better for the Environment (youtube.com)
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28 Canada preparing to launch basic income pilot this spring (ontario.ca)
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16 Laying a trap for self-driving cars - The limits of knowledge without context — an issue we’ll be coming back to a lot in this age of artificial “intelligence.” (techcrunch.com)
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22 Autonomous Cars Will Be "Private, Intimate Spaces" - "we will have things like sleeper cars, or meeting cars, or kid-friendly cars." (inverse.com)
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22 Robots are going to take our jobs and make us look like fools while doing it (medium.com)
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19 I saw an average Joe fly a jetpack and nobody died - "JetPack Aviation might sell an electric version of the JB-10 this year to "well qualified buyers" for around $250,000 (approximately £198,380 or AU$331,200)" (cnet.com)
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16 Xcel Energy announces $1.6 billion investment in wind energy from Texas' South Plains, New Mexico (lubbockonline.com)
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26 Future of completely robotic tanks is near (nextbigfuture.com)
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16 Is Evolution Yielding to Newer "Algorithmic Forces"? (bigthink.com)
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18 Lawmakers not ready for talks on job losses from automation (phillytrib.com)
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20 Elon Musk, meet Port Augusta: four renewable energy projects ready to go - Pumped hydro, big battery, solar thermal and solar PV and storage projects are already planned for South Australia’s power network (theguardian.com)
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18 Self-healing graphene could lead to development of artificial skin for robots (newswise.com)
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15 When copy-paste attacks: A possible answer to the mystery of Alzheimer's disease (geroscience.com)
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25 Ever consider the first Alien contact or encounter we would have would not a physical person or thing but a Wirelessly transmitted DATA floating through the darkness of space that happens to be a AI.exe? (self.Futurology)
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15 Ottawa warned about job losses that could stem from automation (cbc.ca)
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18 Is a Universal Basic Income a Good Idea? (fairobserver.com)
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17 Apple’s Next Big Thing: Augmented Reality (bloomberg.com)
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17 How Pedestrians Will Defeat Autonomous Vehicles - The ‘game of chicken’ which could be a serious problem for driverless cars (scientificamerican.com)
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15 Is the Brain More Powerful Than We Thought? Here Comes the Science (singularityhub.com)
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