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Scientists say our brains will connect to computers within decades to form an ‘internet of thoughts’ that will provide instant access to information

Posted by   /  April 13, 2019  /  Science  /  No Comments

By James Pero | Daily Mail.com Forward-leaning scientists and researchers say advancements in society’s computers and biotechnology will go straight to our heads — literally. In a new paper published in the Frontiers in Neuroscience, researchers embarked on an international collaboration that predicts groundbreaking developments in the world of ‘Human Brain/Cloud Interface’s’ within the next […]

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Are we living in a simulation? This MIT scientist says it’s more likely than not

Posted by   /  April 12, 2019  /  Science  /  No Comments

Rizwan Virk/PlayLabs MIT We spoke to an MIT computer scientists about the simulation hypothesis  By Dyllan Furness | Digital Trends What if I told you that physical reality is an illusion and we all live in a computer simulation? That hypothesis, famously probed in the 1999 film The Matrix, is the subject of a new […]

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Artificial intelligence and the energy sector: Huge potential, tough questions

Posted by   /  March 6, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Science  /  No Comments

  By Patrick Pouyanné | Linked in A new industrial revolution When did you start thinking about artificial intelligence (AI) in your daily life? The arrival of Apple’s virtual assistant Siri, back in 2011, may come straight to mind, followed a couple of years later by its counterparts, Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home. Those working […]

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Airobotics cracks 2018’s top tech funding deals

Posted by   /  January 3, 2019  /  Science  /  No Comments

Companies using fresh capital to expand offices, bump up hiring plans Phoenix Business Journal (Subscription content) (DisclosureRose Law Group represents Airobotics)

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[SUNDAY FEATURE] Dire warnings for Arizona, the Southwest included in new federal climate report

Posted by   /  December 2, 2018  /  Energy and Environment, Featured News, Science, Water  /  No Comments

By Tony Davis | Arizona Daily Star ore heat and drought. Less water. More heat-related deaths and hospital visits. Bigger wildfires. Fewer native trees. Maybe more valley fever cases. Someday, possibly less food and less energy, not counting solar energy.  These and other impacts of warmer weather in Arizona and the Southwest are laid out in […]

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[OPINION] No, AI won’t solve the fake news problem

Posted by   /  October 21, 2018  /  Media and Entertainment, Science  /  No Comments

  At least not for decades to come. Sorry, Mark Zuckerberg. By Gary Marcus and Ernest Davis | Axios (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.) In his testimony before Congress this year, Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, addressed concerns about the strategically disseminated misinformation known as fake news that […]

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Revealed: U.S. moves to keep endangered species discussions secret

Posted by   /  October 18, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Science  /  No Comments

  In a confidential document obtained by ‘The Guardian,’ officials say releasing records could have a ‘chilling effect’ on their deliberations By Jimmy Tobias | The Guardian The Trump administration is moving to restrict the release of information about its decisions on endangered species, according to a confidential internal document obtained by The Guardian. It […]

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How the enlightenment ends; anxieties about artificial intelligence are misplaced, Logan Elia, Rose Law Group attorney practicing privacy law

Posted by   /  October 11, 2018  /  Science  /  No Comments

Philosophically, intellectually — in every way — human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence By Henry A. Kissenger Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it lay outside my usual concerns—but the beginning […]

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Tucson tech: Effort to expand space-industry here needed, UA-backed report says

Posted by   /  October 5, 2018  /  Science  /  No Comments

  Arizona Daily Star Should Southern Arizona jump into the new space race? A new feasibility study commissioned by the University of Arizona and industry supporters says the region should consider creating a new space-industry organization to nurture the region’s nascent commercial-space sector. The report by Deloitte Consulting, unveiled Tuesday at a meeting of the […]

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5G brings promise of innovation tinged with conflicts

Posted by   /  September 24, 2018  /  Media and Entertainment, Science  /  No Comments

By Harper Neidig and Olivia Beavers | The Hill Both the federal government and private sector are laying the groundwork for 5G wireless networks, a highly-touted upgrade to mobile internet service that industry leaders say will bring about promising new technologies. The goal of 5G, shorthand for fifth-generation, is to bring about networks that deliver wireless […]

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