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Environment Innovation Technology

Are the innovations emerging from machine learning sufficient to offset the environmental costs of computing and beyond?

In time, I believe machine learning and artificial intelligence in general are going to make significant contributions to almost everything, but the big questions is whether we’re going to see anything significant in the short-term to make a difference.

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Environment Innovation Science & Physics Technology

Scientists create wood that could compete with concrete and steel

The super-strong wood that could…

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Science & Physics Society & Culture

The enduring myth of the alien invasion

What if we’re Guinea pigs in our own private zoological experiment?

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Technology

Google Glass and an always-on surveillance society

What do Google Glass and 3d printing have in common? No-one has seriously considered their implications for society in a broad context.

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Technology

Guns. Drugs. 3d printing. Enjoy.

While at college, I remember seeing a documentary on stereolithography, which we today know as 3d printing. My first thought? Guns.