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China wants to shape the global future of artificial intelligence

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:34
Drawing up technical standards is an early attempt to control how AI evolves worldwide.

At this rate, it’s going to take nearly 400 years to transform the energy system

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 00:00
Here are the real reasons we’re not building clean energy anywhere near fast enough.

A startup is pitching a mind-uploading service that is “100 percent fatal”

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 12:02
Nectome will preserve your brain, but you have to be euthanized first.

Farmland gene editors want cows without horns, pigs without tails, and business without regulations

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 11:16
The lobbying effort to get the FDA out of the way of biotech animals is under way.

What regular Joes think about the one-armed robot baristas invading San Francisco

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 12:28
Speedy caffeine delivery is Café X’s X factor, and the coffee’s decent, too.

Berkeley, California, is considering an ICO unlike any other

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 14:55
A city council member calls his plan to mint a new crypto-token an “initial community offering.” If it works, it could be revolutionary.

Fast genome tests are diagnosing some of the sickest babies in time to save them

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 10:24
Rapid DNA sequencing is helping doctors treat critically ill infants in days rather than weeks.

Inside the Chinese lab that plans to rewire the world with AI

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 17:19
Alibaba is investing huge sums in AI research and resources—and it is building tools to challenge Google and Amazon.