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Budapest
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2018.06.19. kedd, Gyárfás
FUTURISM
As the classic saying goes, “if you want to make a chore-bot, you’ll need to crack some plates.” The old adage encapsulates a major problem facing those ...
It all started when a PhD student got a brain tumor. Brian Keating, who was earning his doctorate from MIT’s Media Lab’s Mediated Matter group, wanted a ...
A surprising number of people, from social media platforms to police surveillance systems, are very interested in what you look like. That means companies are ...
Smart Roads, Cooking Automation, Robot Nerves, and More The post This Week in Tech: May 26 – June 1, 2018 appeared first on Futurism .
It looks like the seemingly-never-ending fiasco over Google’s involvement with the Pentagon’s Project Maven isn’t going away any time soon. Internal ...
Screaming unpopular opinions into the void is one of the great joys of the internet. But in some parts of the globe, that is a privilege that can be ...
On Wednesday, President Trump signed the Right to Try Act, a law that allows people with terminal illnesses to try out experimental medications not yet ...
Ever talk to a cryptocurrency aficionado and wonder, perhaps, if they had joined a new cult? Well they really might have: there’s now a religion built on ...
It’s an oft-repeated phrase among journalists: never read the comments. Comment sections, from Twitter to Reddit and everything in between, are some of the ...
Here’s a short list of all the companies that might have gotten their hands on your very intimate Facebook data without your knowledge: Global Science ...
Have an excessive amount of expendable income? Not sure what space-related thing to spend it on? If you were planning on investing in an off-world trip with ...
A new class of patients could soon be treated for breast cancer, no chemotherapy required. That’s because they don’t really benefit from it, according to ...
Engineers have discovered how to make glass an information storage powerhouse. The post 5D Glass Discs Store 3000x More Info Than CDs – for 13.8 Billion ...
Real talk: are you really on track to retire by the time you turn 65? Don’t worry, pretty much no one is. Well, OK, if you’re the kind of sucker who’s ...
If the cryptocurrency world is the “Wild West,” Valerie A. Szczepanik is its first sheriff. On Monday, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) named ...
If you’re like me, you’ve fantasized about watching a robot, so perfectly engineered for its particular task, just freakin’ eat it. Well, you’re in ...
Mad at Google and Facebook? So is Washington. The state just filed lawsuits against the two technology giants because of how they have handled political ...
There are so many ways the future might play out. Maybe we’ll have flying cars, but maybe we won’t. Maybe we’ll live on Mars, but, heck, who knows. But ...
There might be a ninth planet lurking at the edges of our solar system. At least, that’s what a number of astronomers theorize. Some of the smaller junk, ...
Crossing into or out of the U.S. by land is already an Orwellian nightmare. Here’s some of the technology border agents already use: Towers equipped with ...
Nothing screams “the future” more than the promise of flying cars. Many a driver, stuck in horribly gridlocked traffic, has dreamed of the day when ...
Despite how much they know about the natural world, ecologists and wildlife experts sit atop a treasure trove of unexamined information. They’re collecting a ...
There are already fake videos on the internet, manipulated to make it look like people said things (or appeared in porn) that they never did. And now they’re ...
Here’s a quick biology lesson. Each drop of blood in your body starts in the same place: your bone marrow, the tissue at the center of your larger bones. If ...
Venus is not a hospitable place for humans. The planet is covered in thick, billowing sulfuric acid clouds, underneath which temperatures reach nearly a ...
NASA is hosting a live discussion about these studies. We’ll be updating this piece with more information from the conference. Feel free to tune in on the ...
Amazon has disrupted the market, and experts suggest 25% of malls will close in the next 5 years. Could technologies like these help save them? The post Five ...
Astronomers have a pretty solid hunch they’re missing something. Luminous matter — everything that we can see and feel — only makes up about 15 percent ...
Gather ‘round! Let me tell you the story of Droney Appleseed. You see, in the 21st century, bee populations were dying off because everyone was using too ...
Even if you’ve never heard of white hat hackers, you’ve probably benefitted from their work. White hat hackers are the ones that companies hire to ...
Google pulled a headfake. Let’s catch you up real quick: Google partnered with the Department of Defense for Project Maven, in which artificial intelligence ...
Self-serve kiosks: Great for McDonald’s bottom line, potentially terrible for your waistline. If you haven’t walked into a fast food restaurant lately, ...
SpaceX Delays, Artificial Bone Marrow, Solar System Mysteries, and More The post This Week in Science: June 2 – June 8, 2018 appeared first on Futurism .
With Li-Fi, the lights in your home could connect you to the internet faster than your router. The post Forget Wi-Fi, Li-Fi is the Next Phase of Wireless ...
Between making unreliable news sources highly visible and sharing users’ personal data far more broadly than previously thought, Facebook isn’t a ...
Don’t we all just have that friend that won’t shut up about that time he did shrooms in the woods (we get it, Sean. You can stop telling us the ...
Flying Car Firsts, Blockchain Religions, Digital License Plates, and More The post This Week in Tech: June 2 – June 8, 2018 appeared first on Futurism .
It’s a heartbreaking reality affecting more than 50 million American students: Senseless acts of violence are more than a weekly occurrence at American ...
How many social activists does it take to change the world? No, this isn’t the setup for some lame joke. It’s a question no one really knew the answer to. ...
So, let’s just say it: we are not on track to meet the ambitious goals of the Paris Accord, the ambitious international agreement intended to limit global ...
We get it, drunk people are no fun to deal with if you’re an Uber driver. Maybe they fall asleep, or throw up in your car. Hitching a ride in an Uber can ...
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