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Mission to demonstrate space junk tech

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Apr, 2018 02:41 AM
by Alex Muller
A UK-led experiment to tackle space junk is set to head into orbit. It takes the form of a small satellite that will practise techniques for tracking debris and capturing it.
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Bees on Mars: Nasa funds swarm of robotic insects for exploring Red Planet

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Apr, 2018 02:36 AM
by Alex Muller
A swarm of robotic bees, nimble enough to fly across the surface of Mars and explore the Red Planet’s nooks and crannies, is being funded.
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Taxing AI job displacement will not be easy

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Apr, 2018 02:33 AM
by Alex Muller
It seems that in order to be clear what is being taxed, then a government would need to have a tax or penalty for mass layoffs that were not the result of financial distress.
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SpaceX’s “Starlink” proposal will launch 12 thousand satellites for total worldwide coverage

Posted in Hardware on 1st Apr, 2018 01:56 AM
by Alex Muller
Total worldwide broadband coverage with minimal latency.
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Better Living Through VR

Posted in Hardware on 1st Apr, 2018 01:52 AM
by Alex Muller
Seniors in Minneapolis pilot a virtual reality program for wellness.
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Used SpaceX Rocket Launches 10 Iridium Satellites into Orbit

Posted in Hardware on 31st Mar, 2018 03:59 AM
by Alex Muller
A morning liftoff that also marked an anniversary for reusable rockets.
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NASA wants to spend tens of billions on SLS despite proven SpaceX Falcon Heavy

Posted in Hardware on 30th Mar, 2018 02:44 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX will fly for $90 million per launch versus the planned $1 billion for Space Launch System.
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NASA stalls $8bn James Webb Space Telescope again

Posted in Hardware on 29th Mar, 2018 03:03 AM
by Alex Muller
The launch date for the James Webb Space Telescope has been kicked back a year to 2020.
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The UK might be kicked out of EU plans to build an alternative to GPS

Posted in Hardware on 28th Mar, 2018 05:06 AM
by Alex Muller
The ongoing Galileo project will launch 30 satellites to provide encrypted mapping and navigation data.
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+8

The 5 biggest announcements from the Apple education event

Posted in Hardware on 28th Mar, 2018 05:04 AM
by Alex Muller
The keynote was condensed into just one hour, most of which revolved around a newly announced iPad. Here’s a look at all the biggest news today.
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Study: wind and solar can power most of the United States

Posted in Hardware on 27th Mar, 2018 05:01 AM
by Alex Muller
In order to combat climate change, we need to rapidly move from fossil fuel energy to clean, renewable energy.
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The First SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 should launch in April and each could be reused 10 to 100 times

Posted in Hardware on 27th Mar, 2018 04:51 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX is counting on Block 5 to succeed with increased reusability and for faster relaunching.
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Algorithm will allow for simulating an entire brain on future exascale computers

Posted in Hardware on 24th Mar, 2018 12:24 AM
by Alex Muller
A team of scientists has developed an algorithm that represents a major step toward simulating neural connections in the entire human brain.
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Study: Apple Watch Cardiogram app bested EKG band in spotting errant heartbeat

Posted in Hardware on 21st Mar, 2018 08:44 PM
by Alex Muller
The study raises the prospect that advanced AI will enable wearable devices to detect dangerous medical conditions using only basic sensors.
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The wearable brain scanner you can move around in

Posted in Hardware on 21st Mar, 2018 08:42 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists in Nottingham have invented a new type of brain scanner which can be worn on the head, allowing patients to move while being scanned.
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China versus USA in AI potential

Posted in Hardware on 21st Mar, 2018 12:36 AM
by Alex Muller
China has set a 2020 target for the core AI industry’s gross output (RMB 150 billion) would represent a tenfold increase of the AI industry in the next three years.
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