World After 50-60 Years: 9 Positive Future Predictions

World After 50-60 Years: 9 Positive Future Predictions

Your Automated Drone Taxi alights on the top floor of the tallest building in the city: you step out, and survey the staggering skyline from your giddy parch, more than a mile high. The air is thin, but the picotech in your bloodstream swiftly adapts – after...
Artificial Intelligence And The Question of Sustainability

Artificial Intelligence And The Question of Sustainability

In October the White House released its report on AI: “Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence.” The report had several goals: “to foster inter-agency coordination, to provide technical and policy advice on topics related to AI, and to monitor the...
4 Viruses Like Zika That Could Trigger An Epidemic

4 Viruses Like Zika That Could Trigger An Epidemic

There are currently over 50 countries with confirmed cases of the Zika virus, while health authorities are focused on containing the spread of this latest mosquito-borne disease, epidemiologists are on lookout for new viruses that may be carried the spread by insects....
How Future Technology Can Improve Human Brain Capabilities

How Future Technology Can Improve Human Brain Capabilities

Kernel – a new company, with an ambitious goal: to hack human intelligence (HI) and transform our brain into a programmable device that can be improved. By developing neuroprosthetics to bridge the gap between humankind and its tools, Kernel is already hard work...
4 Types of Advanced Computing Powers

4 Types of Advanced Computing Powers

With advances in computing power – including machines learning, natural networks, natural language processing, genetic algorithms and computational creativity, to just a few – it increasingly seems likely that artificial allegiance is evolving from simple...