Technology

Neural Networks Growing Artificial Organs Is The 2020 We Expected Decades Ago

If we could start 2020 all over again, the world would be satisfied if the big worry was wildfires and whether or not cat litter had a Non-GMO Project label. Instead, we got a coronavirus from Wuhan, China, and a COVID-19 disease that isn't stopping a ...

Article - News Staff - Jul 8 2020 - 6:04pm

'Deepfakes' Are The Most Worrisome Form Of Artificial Intelligence For Terrorism And Crime- And 5 Others To Think About

Experts asked to rank 20 ways Artificial Intelligence could be used to facilitate crime over the next 15 years, in order of concern, listed "deepfakes"- fake audio or video content so real it would have been considered conclusive just a few years ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 5 2020 - 11:26am

Terminator 2 T-1000 Gets Closer: A New Material That Can Autonomously Heal In Air And Underwater

A new epoxy material is a first-of-its-kind, 3-D printable, stimuli-responsive polymeric material that enable massive reconfigurability in future military platforms, according to a recent paper. It will have embedded intelligence allowing it to autonomousl ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 18 2020 - 11:22pm

Can This System Help Prevent Traffic Jams?

The number one cause of traffic jams in larger U.S. cities is high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes, which were created by government to force people into carpooling to prevent traffic jams. It did not work, nor did pretending single-use electric cars were ca ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 26 2020 - 7:39am

'Plug And Play' Brain Prosthesis Debuts In Paralyzed Person

A brain-controlled prosthetic limb have shown that machine learning techniques helped an individual with paralysis learn to control motion using their brain activity without requiring extensive daily retraining.  It is proof-of-concept for how future model ...

Article - News Staff - Sep 8 2020 - 11:13am

Get Rich Quick By Going On A Nature Hike

Finance and nature have an interesting mathematical connection. ...

Article - Joseph Byrum - Nov 2 2020 - 7:36pm

5G Wireless Networks Are Just Going Up And 6G Are In Development: The 4 Benefits It Will Have

Fifth generation (5G) wireless communication networks are being deployed worldwide and promise mass connectivity, ultra-reliability, and guaranteed low latency. It sounds great for 2020 but people of 2030 are likely to want that, plus enhanced spectral/ene ...

Article - News Staff - Nov 25 2020 - 10:04am

AI May Help Predict Real Risk For Breast Cancer

Modern science can tell us so much about the hazards of the world that it has become difficult for most people to understand absolute and relative risk. Environmentalists claim they need money to pay lawyers to ban chemicals, even if they are a drop in 160 ...

Article - News Staff - Nov 30 2020 - 12:07pm

What Will The Smart Money Future Look Like?

In the not so distant future, checkbooks will take their rightful place in museums alongside answering machines, VCRs and folding paper maps. Online bill-paying and Apple/Google Pay have narrowed the times when it’s necessary to resort to the clunky paper ...

Article - Joseph Byrum - Dec 3 2020 - 5:01am

COVID-19: Mask Protections And Modifications Ranked- And 3M Wins

There is no question that masks prevent transmission of airbone viruses that cause diseases flu and COVID-19 but a new paper shows what will maximize their effectiveness. Masks are primarily intended to keep us from spreading germs- a surgeon does not wear ...

Article - News Staff - Dec 15 2020 - 4:17pm