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Elon Musk has launched a company that hopes to link your brain to a computer

Elon Musk has launched a company dedicated to linking human brains with computers, The Wall Street Journal's Rolfe Winkler reported Monday.

Wi-fi on rays of infrared light:

100 times faster at 40 gigabits per second, and never overloaded

Europe has a five year project to scale up molecular biocomputers which could...

Europe has a five year project to scale up molecular biocomputers which could outperform quantum computers

Improved materials for interfacing neural tissue with electronic biomedical devices

Modern electronic biomedical devices are enabling a wide range of sophisticated health interventions, from seizure detection and Parkinson's disease therapy to functional artificial limbs, cochlear implants and smart contact lenses.

Elon Musks 'Neural Lace' To 'Achieve Symbiosis With Machines'

Transhumans believe they will escape the laws of sin and death, ultimately merging with machines and computers to live forever. Musk's plan is an attempt to co-opt Artificial Intelligence by merging with it and to avoid being destroyed by it. ? T

AI Bots Are Learning To Create And Interact With Their Own Language

When diverse AI programs develop their own languages to communicate with each other, humans may or may not be able to translate, especially if the AI learns how to build its own encryption to 'hide' from humans. ? TN Editor

Oxford's lip-reading AI outperforms humans

Lip-reading is an inexact science, with motoring mouths making it hard to attribute sounds to each individual movement.

Taiwan Semiconductor will have volume production of 7 nanometer chips...

TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor) disclosed plans for an enhanced 7nm FinFET node using extreme ultraviolet lithography, a 12nm upgrade of its 16nm process and a 22nm planar technology -- its answer to fully depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI).

Several tech billionaires are openly or secretely funding broadband mind computer interfacing...

Last year Bryan Johnson, founder of the online payments company Braintree, starting making news when he threw $100 million behind Kernel, a startup he founded to enhance human intelligence by developing brain implants capable of linking people's th

It Begins: Bots Are Learning to Chat in Their Own Language

Igor Mordatch is working to build machines that can carry on a conversation.

Roger Ver discussion/debate with Johnny of Blockstream at Anarchapulco

I would encourage everyone to listen to this discussion/debate, as I believe it does really encapsulate most of the discussion and talking points that happens around the net. Also, there's a debate on the second half with someone named Jake, a bitcoi

5G technology is being tested outdoors as it moves toward deployment in early 2020s

5G should be 10 to 20 times faster than today's cell-phone networks. 5G will operate in a high-frequency portion of the radio spectrum, known as millimeter wave. It has a lot of available bandwidth and should make it possible for wireless

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NEW YORK CITY, Times Square Ad - One of the researchers -2JOHNNYT- on George Webb's youtube channel (George Webb), created a youtube ad to bring attention to the ongoing citizen investigation into the Clinton Foundation. The investigation started

How scientists managed to store information in a single atom

In the quest to shrink data storage down into tinier and tinier forms, scientists have scored a very, very small triumph.

Pathnet is Deepmind's step to a super neural network for creating an artificial general ...

For artificial general intelligence (AGI) it would be efficient if multiple users trained the same giant neural network, permitting parameter reuse, without catastrophic forgetting. PathNet is a first step in this direction.

A World Without Wi-Fi Looks Possible as Unlimited Plans Catch On

The Wi-Fi icon -- a dot with radio waves radiating outward -- glows on nearly every internet-connected device, from the iPhone to thermostats to TVs. But it's starting to fade from the limelight.

Blackphone 2

Blackphone is the world's first smartphone built from the ground up to be private by design. Now with a faster processor, more RAM and a larger display.

Quantum machine learning over infinite dimensions

Machine learning is a fascinating and exciting field within computer science. Recently, this excitement has been transferred to the quantum information realm.

What the What Is Quantum Computing? We've Got You Covered

Thanks to the superposition principle, a quantum machine has the potential to become an exponentially more powerful computer. If that makes little sense to you, here's quantum computing explained.

IBM launches IBM Q initiative to create 50+ qubit universal quantum computer

IBM Q is an industry-first initiative to build a commercially available universal quantum computers for business and science

Review: DJI Mavic, the pro-grade camera drone that fits in your pocket

The pace the drone industry moves at is terrifying.

'Project Loon' internet balloon lands in the Amazon forest

Huge inflatable descended from 11 miles in the sky, above remote town in Brazil Project Loon comes from X, a lab under Google's parent company Alphabet The firm has since apologised for 'surprising' locals in the Autazes area

Computing exponentially faster using DNA

Researchers from The University of Manchester have shown that it is possible to build a new super-fast form of computer that "grows as it computes".

More rigid molecular magnets could boost hard drive capacity 1000 times

Ground-breaking research led by Prof Stefano Sanvito, Director of the CRANN Institute at Trinity College Dublin and Investigator in the Science Foundation Ireland funded centre AMBER, .....

This Guy Is Building a Sustainable Martian Habitat in His Backyard

Early last year, Jeff Raymond was hit with an epiphany. Despite enjoying the benefits of agricultural developments, he and his wife came to realize they weren't doing anything to contribute to sustainable agriculture themselves.

Large scale 1000 mile quantum networks less difficult with new quantum repeater design

Arxiv - Semihierarchical quantum repeaters based on moderate lifetime quantum memories

Japanese Billionaire is creating a $100 billion investment fund...

SoftBank Group Corp.'s Masayoshi Son his belief that computers will exceed humans in intelligence in three decades, and that within this period he expects one computer chip to have the equivalent of a 10,000 IQ.

High-performance, low-energy artificial synapse for neural network computing

A new organic artificial synapse made by Stanford researchers could support computers that better recreate the way the human brain processes information. It could also lead to improvements in brain-machine technologies.

So... What's a Blockchain?

live in the world of blockchain and smart contracts. I hear people using terms that remind me of when we were building the Web back in the 1990s: they are talking, but they aren't understanding each other because they don't have a common understa

World's Highest Airship

JP Aerospace's Tandem airship flew to 95,085 feet on October 22, 2011...The thirty foot long craft flew for just over three hours. JP Aerospace, America's OTHER Space Program

The Coming Bitcoin Crackdown

We all know the old dictum: "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em!" Well, governments have their own version: "If you can't beat 'em, use your jackbooted thugs to go out and steal their idea and outlaw all competition."

Star Wars Science - The Force Trainer II: Hologram Experience

Now you can move holograms with just the power of your mind! Re-enact famous Jedi challenges as you advance through 10 different levels of Force Training.

India Launches Record-Breaking 104 Satellites on Single Rocket

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) achieved a major milestone last night (Feb. 14) with a successful record-setting launch of 104 satellites on a single rocket.

Websites Can Now Track You Online Across Multiple Web Browsers

You might be aware of websites, banks, retailers, and advertisers tracking your online activities using different Web "fingerprinting" techniques even in incognito/private mode, but now sites can track you anywhere online -- even if you switch brows

You Can Now Get This Powerful Pocket Windows 10 PC For Under $200

Modern smartphones rival laptops in terms of processing power. But you've never seen a computer like the Ockel Sirius B Windows 10 Pocket PC, which is no bigger than an iPhone but packs a big computing punch.

Google Fiber Sheds Workers As It Looks to a Wireless Future

Google Fiber is getting a lot smaller. Alphabet is sending hundreds of employees at Access--the division that runs the high-speed internet service--to work at other parts of the company, an Access spokeswoman says. It's not the end of Fiber, not

Artificial Intelligence technical talent with F-you money...

For the past year, Google's car project has been a talent sieve, thanks to leadership changes, strategy doubts, new startup dreams and rivals luring self-driving technology experts.

88 New Satellites Will Watch Earth, All the Time, All the Places

The satellite company Planet is used to breaking records. In 2014, a rocket exploded with a payload of the company's satellites inside--26, the biggest loss ever.

Edward Snowden's New Job: Protecting Reporters From Spies

When Edward Snowden leaked the biggest collection of classified National Security Agency documents in history, he wasn't just revealing the inner workings of a global surveil­lance machine.

Pirate Party in Netherlands Determined to Keep Using Bitcoin

The Dutch Electoral Council reportedly rejected a payment in Bitcoin from the country's Pirate Party to participate in upcoming elections.

Micromote now one cubic millimeter computer with a megabyte of flash memory....

In 2015, the Michigan Micro Mote constituted the first complete, operational computer system measuring as small as two millimeters across.

Meet the Man Running the Only Bitcoin Node In West Africa

A Nigerian developer wants to start building the bitcoin network in the region.

Google's New AI System Unscrambles Pixelated Faces

Google's neural networks have achieved the dream of CSI viewers everywhere: the company has revealed a new AI system capable of "enhancing" an eight-pixel square image, increasing the resolution 16-fold and effectively restoring lost data.

READ YOU LIKE A FACEBOOK Mark Zuckerberg funds bid to develop mind-reading brain implants

Billionaire pays for research into 'neural recording', a creepy-sounding technique which could change the lives of people suffering serious illnesses

The Man Who Scared the World With 3D Printed Guns Isn't Going Anywhere

'The New Radical,' a documentary about 28-year-old Cody Wilson, premiered at Sundance, but not without contention. We spoke to Wilson and filmmaker Adam Bhala Lough to find out why.

UK rail operators eye biometric ticketing future

Britain's railway industry has moved to make life easier for future commuters, laying out a roadmap to modernize its transport systems for the digital era.

770,000 Tubes of Spit Help Map America's Great Migrations

AMERICA IS NOT the great melting pot that poets like Ralph Waldo Emerson once extolled. At least, that's not the story that DNA tells, according to the genealogy company Ancestry.

A real flying submarine drone

Innocorp has a new drone that is a flying submarine.

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