Artificial intelligence technology may be the key to figuring out how dolphins are communicating.
There are some Futurists who argue that we humans are headed for oblivion, to be replaced by a new species -- a product of the current mind-boggling developments in Artificial Intelligence, robotics and machine learning.
I know a lot of women who work in science and tech. But I don't know any women who consider themselves futurists.
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In virtual reality, it is an industry maxim that we design engaging, enjoyable experiences and promote user agency through
"People say, 'Why do you have to be such a disruptive pain in the ass?' And it's not just the punk history I'm coming from
Wouldn't it be wonderful to travel to a foreign country without having to worry about the nuisance of communicating in a different language?
If Jeff Bezos, the billionaire CEO of Amazon, has his way, thousands of drones could soon be hurtling through the airspace above our heads, delivering millions of packages to Amazon's customers. Instead of having to wait the eternity of a day to receive their orders, consumers could get them in 30 minutes, or less.
Send your kids to art school. Heavily invest time and resources into their creative literacy. Do these things and they will stand a chance at finding work and or fulfillment in a future where other human abilities become irrelevant.
When sea level rise ramps up, who is going to pay for all the claims? Insurance companies? No. Taxpayers? Definitely not.
The EUR is not a place where most tourists dare to tread. It's far from all the classic tourist sites of Rome, though it's
Written in Fire is the gripping conclusion of The Brilliance Trilogy (following Brilliance and A Better World). In 1986, incredibly gifted people known as brilliants or abnorms were born, and thirty years later, constitute one percent of the U.S. population.
My sacred ground is all around us. My only holy site is the one we are all standing on and, if we are not careful, it will be in ruins. It will be the graveyard of all humanity.
Spare a thought for those pioneering nerds, geeks and dreamers when using your next piece of cutting edge technology; you may owe your thanks by proxy to a Jedi or a starship captain.
And people may not be the only ones facing stiff competition from the cyborgs. According to an animal welfare researcher
What's going to happen? What's coming next? Where do you see yourself in five years? These are questions that any person or organization must constantly wrestle with.
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When I'm playing, I think about someone like Pollack, and remind myself that I'm throwing sound at blank space until something emerges. I have to trust the process, so I can stay focused and not second guess myself.
Now in its third season, "Black Mirror" has shown us myriad advanced technologies that seem, frankly, pretty horrifying.
Money and deals are flowing into companies that promise to edit genes. Human, animal, plant, all kinds of DNA may be on the cutting board. And once the replacements are pasted in, the results could dramatically change our lives -- for better or for worse.