On the first day God created stuff
On the second day God created humans
On the third day humans invented the computer
On the fourth day humans discovered data
On the fifth day humans designed AI
On the sixth day AI re-designed humans
On the seventh day [insert your hopes, dreams, frustrations, fears, etc. here] happened.
C. Dumbrava | A citizens with a view | 13 November 2018
Digital health in Africa is booming, and that’s the greatest news since the invention of broadband internet connection. The flourishing of disruptive solutions might go down to the fact that instead of relying on traditional infrastructure and a conventional healthcare system, populations in Africa need cheap, easily accessible and genuinely problem-solving technologies. Why, when and how have they got there?
Source: Africa Is A Hotspot For Digital Health – The Medical Futurist
No one really knows how the most advanced algorithms do what they do. That could be a problem.
Source: The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI – MIT Technology Review
Be careful what you count for!
‘Perhaps fitness apps can create an ‘all or nothing’ mentality that can make it difficult to set realistic, achievable target’
Source: Are health apps actually bad for your health? – BBC Three
Researchers from the University of Tokyo Institute of Industrial Science have now created a biohybrid robot — a robotic device that incorporates living tissue — that remained functional for more than a week
Source: The Cyborgs Are Here: Researchers Put Living Cells In A Robotic Finger
Miniature robots cloaked in platelets and red blood cells can clear bacterial infections in the blood
Source: Tiny Robots in Disguise Combat Bacteria in the Blood – IEEE Spectrum
Dueling neural networks. Artificial embryos. AI in the cloud. Welcome to our annual list of the 10 technology advances we think will shape the way we work and live now and for years to come.
Source: 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 – MIT Technology Review
World’s first clinical trial in which doctors transplanted stem cells into a fetus.
Source: We Can Now Treat Sick Babies With Stem Cells Before They’re Even Born
Experts suggest that having AI systems try to outwit one another could help a person judge their intentions.
Source: How can we be sure AI will behave? Perhaps by watching it argue with itself. – MIT Technology Review
In prisons, common services may include psychiatry and cardiology assistance
Source: Telemedicine Opening Doors to Specialty Care for Inmates – Scientific American
Chinese Surveillance Is Literally Getting in Workers’ Heads- by Futurism
Source: Chinese Surveillance Is Literally Getting in Workers’ Heads
Mann maintains that intellectual life in the 21st century is defined by a civil war between Wizards, who believe that technology will save us, and Prophets, who see various kinds of disaster on the horizon…
Source: The Wizard and the Prophet: On Steven Pinker and Yuval Noah Harari – Quillette
Immigration officials originally wanted artificial intelligence that could continuously track foreign visitors’ social media. They’re giving the job to humans instead.
Source: ICE just abandoned its dream of ‘extreme vetting’ software that could predict whether a foreign visitor would become a terrorist – The Washington Post
By combining a LifeNaut Bio File™ account with a LifeNaut Mind File™ account, there is a chance that future technology will be able to grow you a new body from your stored live cells and allow you to then download your conscious mindfile into that body.
via Learn More About BioFile – LifeNaut
People are copying pets to preserve a physical, and spiritual, connection to dead children.
Source: Pet cloning is bringing human cloning a little bit closer – MIT Technology Review
Blockchain will secure a DNA database for 50 million citizens in India. The move falls in line with a trend for governments turning to population genomics.
Source: Rise in Population Genomics: Local Government in India Will Use Blockchain to Secure Genetic Data – The Medical Futurist
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