The Airport of the Future Will Use Your Face as Your Passport

You wouldn’t guess it if you are suffering long security lines and indifferent service at America’s airports this holiday season, but all this could soon be a thing of the past.

Machine learning can fix Twitter, Facebook, and maybe even America

Quitting Twitter is easy — I’ve done it a hundred times.

Google artificial intelligence whiz describes our sci-fi future

The next time you enter a query into Google’s search engine or consult the company’s map service for directions to a movie theater, remember that a big brain is working behind the scenes to provide relevant search results and make sure you don’t get lost while driving.

This Scientist Creates Ears Out of Apples| Interesting Engineering

One hacker-turned-bioengineer decided to “hack” biological processes by using a simple apple to craft human ear.

Welcome to the Biohackers’ Paradise

There’s a place in the Netherlands where non-scientists can dabble in biotech.

Some examples in Europe show that cities running their own energy company can lower...

Those municipalities that have already experienced this say the model is one of the best ways of fighting pollution and reducing energy costs for citizens.

Summit 200-250 petaflop artificial intelligence supercomputer being built in 2017 and possibly one exaflop...

The future “Summit” pre-exascale supercomputer that is being built out in late 2017 and early 2018 for the US Department of Energy for its Oak Ridge National Laboratory looks like a giant cluster of systems that might be used for training neural networks.

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NEUROSCIENCE: Wireless Brain Implant Allows "Locked-In" Woman to Communicate

China is the obstacle to Google’s plan to end internet censorship | Hong Kong...

It’s been three years since Eric Schmidt proclaimed that Google would chart a course to ending online censorship within ten years.

MUST READ: Anti-Elon Musk Campaign Has Big Ties to Big Energy

Elon Musk is being targeted by the conservative political action committee, Citizens for the Republic.

Universal Basic Income: The Answer to Automation? (INFOGRAPHIC)

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3D printing and smart technology could save US manufacturers $100 billion

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has revealed that adopting 3D printing and other emerging technologies could save the US manufacturing industry more than $100 billion a year, as well as driving innovation and growth.

The New 3D Printed Batman suit with 23 functioning gadgets – HD Documentary

Batman Batman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.

Is Thorium A Future Option For Nuclear Energy?

Nuclear reactors running on thorium are widely held to be inherently safer than the awful pressurized-water reactors we have today.

The Dawn of Artificial Intelligence

In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with computer scientist Stuart Russell about the challenge of building artificial intelligence that is compatible with human well-being.

Patient tissue to be 3D-printed at Herston

A biofabrication institute will image, model and manufacture 3D patient-specific tissues under the one roof, it was announced at Herston on Monday.

LITERATURE – George Orwell

George Orwell is the most famous English language writer of the 20th century, the author of Animal Farm and 1984.

The 13 impossible crises that humanity now faces | George Monbiot

Please don’t read this unless you are feeling strong.