#429211 Video Friday: Expressive Robot, Luke ...

Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos[Read more…]

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#429207 10 Tech Trends That Made the World ...

2016 was an incredible year for technology, and for humanity.

Despite all the negative political-related news, there were 10 tech trends this year that positively transformed humanity.
For this “2017 Kick-Off” post, I reviewed 52 weeks of science and technology breakthroughs, and categorized them into the top 10 tech trends changing our world.
I’m blown away by how palpable the feeling of exponential change has become.
I’m also certain that 99.99% of humanity doesn’t understand or appreciate the ramifications of what is coming.
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#429197 Mayfield Robotics Announces Kuri, a $700 ...

A Bosch-backed startup introduces a cute little mobile robot[Read more…]

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#429178 7 of Our Most Viral Hits on Tech and the ...

Everyone wants to know what’s coming.
At Singularity University, faculty are constantly bombarded with questions about what’s next. At Singularity Hub, we’re trying to keep our wits about us as our staff, editors, contributors, faculty, and Peter Diamandis himself show us what might be over the horizon. We’re ever-optimistic about the impact of exponential technologies, of course, but the times they are a-changing in very big ways.
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#429174 The Ethical Conundrums Technology ...

New advances in technology constantly push humanity into uncharted territory.
Sometimes this territory brings us questions we might not have imagined needing answers so soon, like, "Is editing the DNA of human embryos moral?"
Other questions are more familiar, only with an updated context. For example, the question of choosing which life to save in a life-or-death scenario is nothing new in philosophy, but now we're trying to find a more concrete answer so we can ethically program self-driving cars.
These ethical […] Continue Reading…

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