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Don’t Worry! The Future Is Going to Be Fine

Wired - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 18:02
Kitty Hawk CEO Sebastian Thrun and Y Combinator president Sam Altman are bullish on nuclear fusion, flying cars, and AI.
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Researchers Call for More Humanity in Artificial Intelligence

Wired - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 17:53
Stanford's Fei-Fei Li and Sinovation Ventures' Kai-Fu Lee say removing bias and aligning AI with humanity makes sense for companies, as well as nonprofits.
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Female Founders Still Face Sexual Harassment From Investors

Wired - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 17:36
In a new survey, over 20 percent of respondents said they experienced one or more “inappropriate incidents” at the hands of investors.
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'There have been surprising consequences': Apple's Jony Ive speaks out about iPhone addiction

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 17:19
Sir Jonathan Ive, the British designer behind the iPhone, told the Wired25 conference in San Francisco 'the nature of innovation is that you cannot predict all the consequences.
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Chilling study warns of 'profound implications' as it finds massive insect loss

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 17:15
Huge numbers of bugs have been lost in a pristine national forest in Puerto Rico, along with the forest's insect-eating animals, a shocking new study found.
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Chilling study warns of 'profound implications' as it finds massive insect loss

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 17:15
Huge numbers of bugs have been lost in a pristine national forest in Puerto Rico, along with the forest's insect-eating animals, a shocking new study found.
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Anand Giridharadas Delivers a Harsh Message to Rich Techie Philanthropists

Wired - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 17:12
Journalist Anand Giridharadas had a message for the rich techies in the audience at WIRED25: they’re “causing, by daylight, problems that they simply will never be able to undo by philanthropic moonlight.”
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Jeff Bezos predicts there will soon be a TRILLION humans living on other planets

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:49
'We are starting to bump up against the absolute true fact that Earth is finite' Blue Origin founder and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said at the Wired 25th anniversary summit in San Francisco.
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Jeff Bezos predicts there will soon be a TRILLION humans living on other planets

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:49
'We are starting to bump up against the absolute true fact that Earth is finite' Blue Origin founder and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said at the Wired 25th anniversary summit in San Francisco.
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MIT's Neha Narula and Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Say It's Early Days Yet For Cryptocurrencies

Wired - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:36
But, they say, blockchain is still developing fast.
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Jeff Bezos confirms Blue Origin trips in six person capsule will be completely automated

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:33
Speaking at the Wired25 Conference in San Francisco, the secretive Amazon founder revealed what travelling onboard the trips will really be like.
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Jeff Bezos confirms Blue Origin trips in six person capsule will be completely automated

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:33
Speaking at the Wired25 Conference in San Francisco, the secretive Amazon founder revealed what travelling onboard the trips will really be like.
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Big Data and the End of Painful, Invasive Medical Procedures

Wired - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:23
Onstage at WIRED25, 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki and bioengineer Stephen Quake focused on unlocking the secrets hidden in blood and spit.
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Microsoft's Nadella Says AI Can Make the World More Inclusive

Wired - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:20
Artificial intelligence can help deaf people communicate, but the algorithms need to be fair, the Microsoft CEO says.
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Four armed robot carries out major surgery in Britain for the first time

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:20
Dean Walter, 41, a rectal cancer sufferer, had a full pelvic extraction in which his bladder, prostate, rectum and lower colon were removed through a cut in his abdomen only 2in wide.
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Four armed robot carries out major surgery in Britain for the first time

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:20
Dean Walter, 41, a rectal cancer sufferer, had a full pelvic extraction in which his bladder, prostate, rectum and lower colon were removed through a cut in his abdomen only 2in wide.
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NASA's 'brilliant' plan for a cloud city of airships in the atmosphere of Venus

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:00
Two Professors at Nottingham trent University hailed the NASA plans as 'brilliant' - although describe Venus as a 'hellish' planet
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NASA's 'brilliant' plan for a cloud city of airships in the atmosphere of Venus

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:00
Two Professors at Nottingham trent University hailed the NASA plans as 'brilliant' - although describe Venus as a 'hellish' planet
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Jeff Bezos says tech firms SHOULD work on military contracts

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 15:52
'If big tech companies are going to turn their back on US Department of Defense, this country is going to be in trouble,' Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos told the Wired25 summit in San Francisco.
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AI can analyze changes in Earth's magnetic field to predict quakes 'unprecedentedly early'

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 15:22
The Tokyo team say their system can predict natural disaster far earlier than current methods.
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