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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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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.

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Apple Google Internet Microsoft Software & Hardware Technology

Google trading quality and security for market share?

Google are experiencing something of a downer this past several days, much of which leaves a huge question mark hanging over their qualitative approach to Android.