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Nov 16, 2019

From ‘Jeopardy’ to poker to reading comprehension, robots have managed to beat humans in all of these contests in the past decade

Posted by in categories: entertainment, robotics/AI

Kind of a recap of the big highlights of AI in the 2010’s.


Thanks to leaps and bounds in the field of artificial intelligence in the past decade, robots are increasingly beating humans at our own games.

Nov 12, 2019

Artificial wombs may soon become the future — but what are the risks?

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, entertainment

The idea of growing babies outside the body has inspired novels and movies for decades.

Now, research groups around the world are exploring the possibility of artificial gestation. For instance, one group successfully grew a lamb in an artificial womb for four weeks. Australian researchers have also experimented with artificial gestation for lambs and sharks.

And in recent weeks, researchers in The Netherlands have received €2.9 million to develop a prototype for gestating premature babies.

Nov 12, 2019

Kevin Feige Discusses THE ETERNALS Saying It’s a Big, Expensive, and Necessary Risk for Marvel

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It’s been interesting to see the fans’ reactions regarding Marvel Studios’ next big cosmic adventure film, The Eternals. While some are excited, it seems like there are a good amount that don’t really care about it.

Personally, I’m stoked! I love the lore of The Eternals and The Celestials! Jack Kirby did some incredibly radical stuff with these characters and the story and I’m super pumped to see how Marvel and director Chloe Zhao bring his vision to life.

During a recent interview with THR, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige talked about the film and explained that it’s a big, expensive, and necessary risk for them:

Nov 10, 2019

The ‘Attoclock’ Shows How Fast Electrons Move in a Millionth of a Billionth of a Second

Posted by in categories: entertainment, physics

O.o.


An ultraprecise new “attoclock” helps physicists make molecular movies of ultrafast chemical reactions.

Nov 4, 2019

This ancient rock is changing our theory on the origin of life | Tara Djokic

Posted by in categories: business, entertainment

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Exactly when and where did life on Earth begin? Scientists have long thought that it emerged three billion years ago in the ocean — until astrobiologist Tara Djokic and her team made an unexpected discovery in the western Australian desert. Learn how an ancient rock found near a hot volcanic pool is shifting our understanding of the origin-of-life puzzle.

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Nov 4, 2019

This is the episode that talks about Emelia Earhart’s disappearance

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“The 37’s” is the first episode of the second season, and seventeenth episode overall, of the American science fiction television series Star Trek: Voyager. Due to differing release schedules, it was also released as the final episode of the first season in other countries. [5][6] The episode origina…

Oct 31, 2019

Video of Amazon Prime Air’s Delivery Drone In Action

Posted by in categories: drones, entertainment

While maybe not as riveting as your favorite movie, this video published by Amazon shows it’s current version delivery drone in action. It is worth noting that the takeoff and landings are on a identified platform landing areas. It also does not show the transfer of the items from pick-up to delivery but it does give you an idea of the flight pattern of the drone and the interesting way that it handles take off and landings.

Oct 31, 2019

Southeast Asia is seeing a new kind of logistics surge as start-ups apply new technology to old problems

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Over the past decade, industry stakeholders have been able to observe that 3PLs will soon have no choice but to build out their digital capabilities, not just to make themselves more agile, but to meet the demands of the region’s fast-growing retail sector. This in turn creates big opportunities for tech-powered start-ups to carve out their own piece of the pie.


New-found variety, speed, transparency, and on-demand efficiency in the logistics game have begun to take precedence in the region.

Oct 29, 2019

Avatars: Are we ready for our digital twins?

Posted by in category: entertainment

When we think of avatars, we imagine a blue film character. But now they’re being used very differently.

Oct 23, 2019

You don’t need to be a speed freak to appreciate Razer’s stellar Viper Ultimate wireless gaming mouse

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You don’t need to be a speed freak to appreciate this stellar gaming mouse, with its new 20,000 dpi sensor, class-leading 650 IPS speed rating and improved wireless.

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