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    High-tech New cool techs coming soon

    Lots of interesting new devices in this video. Which ones do you find the most interesting? I think that the Triggo microcar has good potential. I would also like to see more drone deliveries. On the other hand I can't really see the point of a humanoid robot making your coffee in the...
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    eBussy: a new revolutionary modulable electric vehicle

    It's hard to describe what eBussy is in one word. It's a minibus, but also mini motorhome, a pickup truck and a van, all rolled into one. The eBussy is an astonishing electric vehicle based on a modular concept that the manufacturer promises to be as easy to handle as Lego bricks. Its launch is...
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    [VIDEO:INTERVIEW] Heroes of Deep Learning: Andrew Ng interviews Geoffrey Hinton

    A bit long. 40 Minutes. Worth every second. Andrew NG https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Ng Geoffrey Hinton https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoffrey_Hinton
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    Rewriting Life / The CRISPR twins had their brains altered

    (https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612997/the-crispr-twins-had-their-brains-altered) The future is now. We are living in a New Zeitgeist. "Rewriting Life The CRISPR twins had their brains altered New research suggests that a controversial gene-editing experiment to make children resistant...
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    World's first floating dairy farm to open in the Netherlands

    With the global population set to reach 10 billion around 2050, new ways are needed to produce food in a sustainable manner. As 55% of the world population currently lives in cities and this will rise to 70% in 2050, producing foods inside cities will reduce transportation costs and the...
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    New AI System Identifies Personality Traits from Eye Movements

    Artificial intelligence keeps improving. Robots, computers and smartphones could now discern our personality with more accuracy than a human in a few minutes. This is great to personalise our interactions with machines, but when should we draw the line? Are we going to reach a point when AI will...
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    Future Energy Systems and Transportation

    Key incursions that will change the scope of man
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    Flying cars one step closer to going mainstream

    An electric flying car that could be driven by anyone without a pilot licence. At the moment it can only travel by daylight and maximum 25 miles (40 km) but that could change with proper lights and better batteries.
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    Exoskelton for everyday life

    The firm Roam Robotics is making light-weight, inflatable exoskeltons to help people carry heavier loads, improve their mobility or increase their athletic performance (for running or skiing). It sounds like a good idea, but it is still expensive (around $2000). Once the price goes down in a few...
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    Restaurant using burger-making robot to open soon in San Francisco

    Check the article and video here: The Mission to Build the Ultimate Burger Bot The process doesn't seem to be much faster than human workers in a fast food chain, but they say that the quality is higher, more like that of a gourmet restaurant.
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    Google's new tool that answers your questions by reading thousands of books

    Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books "Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo...
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    New Byton car: the most futuristic so far (ahead of Tesla)

    BBC News: CES 2018: Byton unveils futuristic ‘truly smart’ car "A new car designed by former BMW and Apple employees has been unveiled. The Byton - which sports a huge touchscreen dashboard - reimagines what it feels like to be inside a car. While on paper the electric vehicle doesn't quite...
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    Is the modern education system completely at odds with the future of society?

    You have all read it in the news. Most jobs will progressively disappear over the next 20 years. Actually most reports are greatly underestimating the exponential power of artificial intelligence and robotics and how fast they will suddenly replace practically any job if people will let them...
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    Future of Earth's Fresh Water

    What is your opinion of this ad? The potential future of earth's natural resources (more specifically, water). Is this our future? What can we do now or is there anything we can do now to stop this?
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    Shall we really wish for the technological singularity to happen ?

    The speed of computer chips has been undergoing an exponential growth for several decades, commonly known as Moore's Law. In fact, all digital technologies are exponential, be it microprocessors, RAM memory, DNA sequencing, magnetic storage, the number of Internet hosts, Internet traffic, the...
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    Could a machine or an AI ever feel human-like emotions ?

    Computers will soon be able to simulate the functioning of a human brain. In a near future, artificial superintelligence could become vastly more intellectually capable and versatile than humans. But could machines ever truly experience the whole range of human feelings and emotions, or are...
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    Is it possible to build a super AI without fully replicating the human brain ?

    Here is another of my articles on Life 2.0. Is it possible to build an artificial superintelligence without fully replicating the human brain ?
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    Mind uploading won't lead to immortality

    Here is an article I wrote recently about uploading one's mind into a computer to achieve immortality, like Johhny Depp in the new film Transcendence. Mind uploading won't lead to immortality Feel free to comment.
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    Your life is going to change faster than ever before

    I haven't been very active on Eupedia in the last few weeks. The reason is that I have been reading a lot about future technologies and started a new website called Life 2.0. Feel free to join the Facebook page. Here is my first article: Your life is going to change faster than ever before...
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    90% of jobs will be taken away by robots and computers by 2035 - what jobs are safe ?

    An amazing array of new technologies are set to change human civilisation as we know it. The continuous progress in artificial intelligence will enable computers to do the jobs of telemarketers, clerks, accountants, corporate lawyers, analysts, airline pilots, and countless other jobs. In fact...