Google’s New Moonshot Project: the Human Body

July 25, 2014 Leave a comment

Google Inc. has embarked on what may be its most ambitious and difficult science project ever: a quest inside the human body.

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How Artificial Superintelligence Will Give Birth To Itself

July 24, 2014 Leave a comment

There’s a saying among futurists that a human-equivalent artificial intelligence will be our last invention. After that, AIs will be capable of designing virtually anything on their own — including themselves.

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Defender smart pepper spray sends attacker’s picture along to 911

July 24, 2014 Leave a comment

Smashing though a $100,000 funding goal on Indiegogo in less than two days, the Defender is a pepper spray device with a built-in digital camera that captures an image of the person being sprayed.

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Nanoparticles Improve Stroke Treatment

July 24, 2014 Leave a comment

Currently there is just one drug that has been approved for treatment of acute stroke—recombinant tissue plasminogen activator, or t-PA. Essentially it works by thinning blood clots.

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Researchers develop smart seatbelt that senses heart rate to combat driver fatigue

July 24, 2014 Leave a comment

A group of researchers from Spain have published a paper on a seatbelt and seat cover embedded with sensors that can detect the driver’s respiration and heart rate to combat the driver fatalities and car accidents caused by fatigue.

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How Artificial Superintelligence Will Give Birth To Itself

July 23, 2014 Leave a comment

There’s a saying among futurists that a human-equivalent artificial intelligence will be our last invention. After that, AIs will be capable of designing virtually anything on their own — including themselves.

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Singularity University Exponential Medicine

July 23, 2014 Leave a comment

The Talk I gave at Singularity University for the GSP14 group Read moreShow less

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