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Sep 8, 2017

There’s a new kind of chocolate for the first time in 80 years — and it’s pink

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Sep 7, 2017

Coke broke records with their 3D billboard?

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Sep 7, 2017

This Tiny Country Feeds the World

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The tiny Netherlands has become an agricultural powerhouse—the second largest global exporter of food by dollar value after the U.S.—with only a fraction of the land available to other countries. How has it achieved this? By using the world’s most efficient agricultural technologies.

Harvesting.

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Sep 5, 2017

The 7 Steps of Machine Learning

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How can we tell if a drink is beer or wine? Machine learning, of course! In this episode of Cloud AI Adventures, Yufeng walks through the 7 steps involved in applied machine learning…

The world is filled with data. Lots and lots of data. Everything from pictures, music, words, spreadsheets, videos and more. It doesn’t look like it’s going to to slow down anytime soon. Machine learning brings the promise of deriving meaning from all of that data.

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Sep 2, 2017

Could These Robotic Kelp Farms Give Us An Abundant Source Of Carbon-Neutral Fuel?

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By using elevators to grow kelp farther out in ocean waters, Marine BioEnergy thinks it can grow enough seaweed to make a dent in the fuel market.

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Aug 30, 2017

Clean-meat or plant-meat

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Aug 27, 2017

Ice Cream That Doesn’t Melt is Being Sold in Japan

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Now a long lasting ice cream which does not melt soon is available and being sold in Japan, which is scientifically proven.

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Aug 27, 2017

Chip implants make humans more efficient

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My new Op-Ed for The San Francisco Chronicle: http://www.sfchronicle.com/opinion/openforum/article/Chip-im…003194.php #transhumanism


Wisconsin company Three Square Market recently announced it will become the first U.S. company to offer its employees chip implants that can be scanned at security entrances, carry medical information and even purchase candy in some vending machines. A company in Europe already did this last year.

For many people, it sounds crazy to electively have a piece of technology embedded in their body simply for convenience’s sake. But a growing number of Americans are doing it, including me.

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Aug 24, 2017

Why Richard Branson, Bill Gates and Jack Welch all invested in this start-up that grows meat in a lab

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San Francisco Bay area headquartered Memphis Meats announced a $17 million funding raise.

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Aug 23, 2017

What a Driverless World Could Look Like

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What if traffic flowed through our streets as smoothly and efficiently as blood flows through our veins? Transportation geek Wanis Kabbaj thinks we can find inspiration in the genius of our biology to design the transit systems of the future. In this forward-thinking talk, preview exciting concepts like modular, detachable buses, flying taxis and networks of suspended magnetic pods that could help make the dream of a dynamic, driverless world into a reality.

“Some people are obsessed by French wines. Others love playing golf or devouring literature. One of my greatest pleasures in life is, I have to admit, a bit special. I cannot tell you how much I enjoy watching cities from the sky, from an airplane window.”

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