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Busting the Hype Behind Deep Neural Networks
Busting the Hype Behind Deep Neural Networks | Many technologists who are not also neuroscientists would like us to believe that human-like artificial intelligence—or something close to it—is right around the corner. Just a discovery or two away. Less attention is given to the actual gulf between our current knowledge and capabilities and that actual future. [AI News: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/artificial-intelligence/]
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How regenerative medicine and the use of stem cells is becoming big business
How regenerative medicine and the use of stem cells is becoming big business | The use of stem cells for what looks like magical fixes of damaged or diseased human tissue is becoming big business. There are more than 700 companies globally with a regenerative medicine focus... The global market is valued at $16.4 billion and is expected to grow at 23% a year to... [Regenerative Medicine: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/regenerative-medicine/ Stem Cells: http://futruisticnews.com/tag/stem-cells/]
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The Drug Lords of Tomorrow Will Be Biohackers
The Drug Lords of Tomorrow Will Be Biohackers | Through various sources—mainly transhumanist biohacker friends—I've been hearing about how some drug traffickers might be taking an interest in cranial implant technology. If scientists can get a brain implant to give neural stimuli that affects our perspectives, moods, and... [Cyborgization: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/cyborg/ Implants: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/implant/ Transhumanism: http://futuristicshop.com/category/singularity-books/]
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23 Incredible New Technologies You’ll See by 2021
23 incredible new technologies you’ll see by 2021 | WHILE WE can’t really predict what the future holds, we can look at how far we’ve come with technology in merely the last decade and realize the present we know now will, very soon, find itself memorialized in nostalgia. Here are some technologies on the horizon that are poised to change your life. [Future Trends: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-trends/]
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By 2050, There'll Be More Plastic Than Fish in Our Oceans
By 2050, There'll Be More Plastic Than Fish In Our Oceans |The number of fish in our oceans will be outweighed by plastic waste over the next 35 years,according to a new report from the World Economic Forum. The announcement comes after a pretty bleak week for news,during which scientists told us all the aliens are probably dead,and South Africa moved closer to lifting its ban on domestic rhino horn trade. [Trash: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/trash/ Waste: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/waste/]
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The mobile phone of the future will be implanted in your head
The mobile phone of the future will be implanted in your head | Implantable technology and driverless cars headline a number of bold predictions from the Davos World Economic Forum survey of 800 industry leaders on the effects of software on our society.[Implants: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/implant/]
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Why top scientists are so worried about intelligent machines
Why top scientists are so worried about intelligent machines | The world's spookiest philosopher is Nick Bostrom, a thin, soft-spoken Swede. Of all the people worried about runaway artificial intelligence, killer robots, and the possibility of a technological doomsday, Bostrom conjures the most extreme scenarios. In his mind, human extinction could be just the beginning. [AI News: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/artificial-intelligense/]
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Brave new era in technology needs new ethics
Brave new era in technology needs new ethics| The Spanish artist’s joke may have been true of the 20th century,when computers were for the most part souped-up calculating machines performing clearly prescribed functions.But the expansion of computing power in the early 21st century means that computers are now posing some of the most testing questions of our times [The Future of Robots: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-robots/ AI: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/artificial-intelligence/]
The 7 most insane ways that tech enhanced the human body in 2015 | This was a year in which science and technology made serious headway in fusing our brains and bodies with machines, making the human form—like our phones, our cars, and just about everything else — just a little more high-tech. Here are some of the craziest ways that technology changed the human body... [The Future of Medicine: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/future-medicine/ Cyborgizations: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/cyborg/] Sherlock, Atlanta, Eyes, Harry, Visions, Out Of Your Mind, Vision Eye, Griffin, Eye Doctor
The 7 most insane ways that tech enhanced the human body in 2015
The 7 most insane ways that tech enhanced the human body in 2015 | This was a year in which science and technology made serious headway in fusing our brains and bodies with machines, making the human form—like our phones, our cars, and just about everything else — just a little more high-tech. Here are some of the craziest ways that technology changed the human body... [The Future of Medicine: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/future-medicine/ Cyborgizations: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/cyborg/]
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The DeanBeat: 10 predictions for the game industry in 2016
10 Predictions For The Game Industry In 2016 | The video game business is unpredictable. But if you can predict the trends with a reasonable degree of accuracy, your company can gain a big advantage. And sometimes, the process of making predictions can sharpen your thinking. [Virtual Reality: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/virtual-reality/ VR Headsets: http://futuristicshop.com/category/video-glasses/]
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7 Futurists On What To Expect In The Next Decade
7 Futurists On What To Expect In The Next Decade | From smartphone apps that can do seemingly everything to driverless cars and eerily humanlike robots, the past decade has seen dramatic advances in science and technology. What amazing advances are we likely to see in the next 10 years? [Future Trends: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-trends/ Predictions: http://futuristicshop.com/category/the-philosophy-of-the-future-predictions-futurism-future-trends/]
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A Massive Solar Power Plant Is Taking Shape in the Sahara Desert
A Massive Solar Power Plant Is Taking Shape in the Sahara Desert | Construction for the first phase of Morocco’s Noor 1 power plant is nearing completion. Once complete in 2020, the solar farm will be the largest of its kind in the world. But even now, the plant’s half-million solar mirrors are already visible from space. [The Future of Energy: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-energy/ Solar Power: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/solar-power/]
Digital Diagnosis: Intelligent Machines Do a Better Job Than Humans | Until now, medicine has been a prestigious and often extremely lucrative career choice. But in the near future, will we need as many doctors as we have now? Are we going to see significant medical unemployment in the coming decade? [The Future of Medicine: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/future-medicine/] Lunges, Olinda, Types Of Food, Best, Saxon, Career, Job, Modern, The Unit
Digital Diagnosis: Intelligent Machines Do a Better Job Than Humans
Digital Diagnosis: Intelligent Machines Do a Better Job Than Humans | Until now, medicine has been a prestigious and often extremely lucrative career choice. But in the near future, will we need as many doctors as we have now? Are we going to see significant medical unemployment in the coming decade? [The Future of Medicine: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/future-medicine/]
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Robots, new working ways to cost 5 mln jobs by 2020, Davos study says
Robots and artificial intelligence will kill off five MILLION jobs by 2020 - and women will be worst hit | Report claims women will lose out as jobs concentrated in low-growth or declining areas such as sales, office and administrative roles | Two-thirds of losses will fall in the office and administrative sectors... [The Future of Robots: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-robots/ Artificial Intelligence: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/artificial-intelligence/]
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EarthSky | New solar sail may travel to Alpha Centauri
How Long Would It Take To Get To Alpha Centauri? | Outer space is big. Really, really, really big. And that’s why NASA has no plans at present to send a spacecraft to any of the 2,047 known planets beyond our solar system. Alpha Centauri is the nearest star system to our sun at 4.3 light-years away. Can’t we even go that far? The answer is … not easily or quickly. A distance of 4.3 light-years away... [Space Future: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-space/]