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As Moore's law ends, brain-like computers begin

Posted in Hardware on 14th Mar, 2017 03:44 PM
by Alex Muller
For five decades, Moore's law held up pretty well: Roughly every two years, the number of transistors one could fit on a chip doubled, all while costs steadily declined.
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Elon Musk Says The Future Of Humanity Depends On Us Merging With Machines

Posted in Hardware on 13th Mar, 2017 11:59 AM
by Alex Muller
'To some degree we are already a cyborg, you think of all the digital tools that you have, your phone, your computer'
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+34

China aims to Send People to the Moon by 2020

Posted in Hardware on 12th Mar, 2017 11:14 PM
by Alex Muller
China is working to develop a new spaceship that can both fly in low-Earth orbit and land on the moon.
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+19

NASA's new ozone layer watchdog takes orbit

Posted in Hardware on 11th Mar, 2017 03:05 PM
by Alex Muller
The ozone layer is no longer thinning, but we need to keep an eye on it.
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+23

China developing rocket for manned missions to the moon

Posted in Hardware on 10th Mar, 2017 07:31 PM
by Alex Muller
China is developing an advanced new rocket, expected to be able to be operable both in the lower orbit of Earth, as well as capable of landing humans on the moon.
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+31

A Retinal implant could add years to your eyesight

Posted in Hardware on 10th Mar, 2017 07:25 PM
by Alex Muller
It may be possible to fight retinal degeneration in an unintrusive way.
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+35

Human brain scanning used to correct robot mistakes

Posted in Hardware on 9th Mar, 2017 07:50 PM
by Alex Muller
A new system from CSAIL uses EEG brain signals to detect if a person notices robots making a mistake.
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+33

Solar industry facing devastating 800% tax increase

Posted in Hardware on 9th Mar, 2017 07:44 PM
by Alex Muller
Some businesses and schools that generate electricity from rooftop solar panels will have to pay rates for the first time, while others will face a massive tax rise.
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+24

Solar power growth leaps by 50% worldwide thanks to US and China

Posted in Hardware on 8th Mar, 2017 11:52 PM
by Alex Muller
The amount of solar power added worldwide soared by some 50% last year because of a sun rush in the US and China, new figures show.
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+25

UK-led team to develop low flying satellites

Posted in Hardware on 6th Mar, 2017 08:40 PM
by Alex Muller
A European effort to develop remote-sensing satellites that could fly in far lower orbits than any existing technology.
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+44

How robotic delivery will disrupt the grocery industry

Posted in Hardware on 6th Mar, 2017 07:47 PM
by Alex Muller
What may change is how you get your groceries and prepared foods.
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+47

VR undersea adventure The Blu becomes a museum exhibit

Posted in Hardware on 6th Mar, 2017 07:39 PM
by Alex Muller
The immersive adventure makes you feel like you are underwater, exploring the ocean and its different habitats.
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+8

People are Heated Over Whether or Not to Tax Robots over Automated Jobs

Posted in Hardware on 5th Mar, 2017 07:43 PM
by Alex Muller
Manufacturing, transportation, and even customer service industries stand to lose jobs to automation in the near future.
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+34

Bigelow Aerospace offers plan for an expandable space station orbiting the moon by 2020

Posted in Hardware on 4th Mar, 2017 08:48 AM
by Alex Muller
By 2020, NASA and commercial astronauts could be living and working in lunar orbit inside a functional space station.
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+26

Virgin Galactic spins off dedicated satellite launch company

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Mar, 2017 08:05 PM
by Alex Muller
Virgin Orbit will launch satellites into orbit using the LauncherOne vehicle, which is released from a 747-400 aircraft.
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+21

Unique Mobile users will pass 5.7 bn by 2020 which will be 75% of world population

Posted in Hardware on 28th Feb, 2017 05:53 PM
by Alex Muller
Subscriber growth over this period will be driven primarily by large Asia markets such as India.
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