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Topics to consider is de-aging, industrial metaverse, AI wars, neuromorphic robots based on ants, 25 trillion, chameleon-inspired coatings, AI as a surveillance technology, technology revolution, the evolution of the smart phone and “Back to the future”.
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Inside the very strange, very expensive race to “de-age”
“Young blood,” starvation, fruit-only diets: How the rich are striving to “age in reverse”
Exploring the industrial metaverse
Manufacturers have an opportunity to build on their smart factory momentum to springboard into the industrial metaverse.
The A.I. Wars Have Three Factions, and They All Crave Power
Doomsayers, reformers and the warriors.
Farm robots inspired by ant brains
Insect brains in particular provide a powerful combination of efficiency and effectiveness. Neuromorphic hardware that drew directly on recent insights from insect neuroscience.
Researchers developed 3D-printed sensors that can record brain activity on earbuds
Researchers have figured out a way to turn everyday earbuds into high-tech gadgets that can record electrical activity inside the brain. It also harvest sweat.
How to identify the winners in the $25 trillion circular economy transition
The world needs to shift towards a circular economic model, and it’s a major opportunity for investors. Here’s how we assess the companies best placed to benefit.
Nature’s Blueprint for Energy Efficiency: The Rise of Chameleon-Inspired Coatings
Researchers have designed a special coating for buildings. This coating contains small capsules and particles that react to temperature, making it change color like the chameleon’s skin
Signal’s Meredith Whittaker: AI is fundamentally ‘a surveillance technology’
AI is largely inseparable from the big data and targeting industry perpetuated by the likes of Google and Meta, as well as less consumer-focused but equally prominent enterprise and defense companies.
The Mobile Revolution vs. The AI Revolution
We are moving from the calculator era to the brain era.
What Will Replace Smartphones? Experts Reveal the Unsettling Reality
More screens, wearable, glasses, ambient, expecting the unexpected.
Back to the Future’s most crucial prediction
Hopping into his time-travelling car, eccentric scientist Dr. Emmet Brown tricks out the energy-intensive vehicle with a new power source: a handy device from the future called a Mr. Fusion, which converts garbage to energy.