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New developments, directions, and insights.
Progress report on the red giant Betelgeuse
It's one of the most visible stars in the sky, but its brightness is fluctuating. Will we see it become a supernova?
The Very Large Telescope Array and it's contribution to our knowledge of physics
Analysis by Astrum
Generative AI - an appraisal
What is it, why is it now so important, and what are its limitations?
How SpaceX and NASA are planning to build the first Moon Base
Comparing Google's Bard with ChatGPT
The AI Revolution claims Bar is better
What's next for Artificial Intelligence?
This TED talk explores new directions
Could AI carry out coups next, unless stopped now?
How can it be stopped, by whom, and for how long?
Interplanetary cuisine - NASA is exploring next-generation space ship food production
This will be a critical development for future space exploration
Gemini will be Google's answer to ChatGPT
Well, Google has high hopes, but Gemini isn't yet available
AI and what we need to know
This interpretation by AI Uncovered
Preview of ChatGPT-5
Are we ready for it?
A monocle connected to ChatGPT prompts conversational responses
You don't even have to think any more. Yes, but would you wear and use it?
Thought control brain implants help paralyzed man to walk again
Solar energy outshines oil, as race for clean energy hots up
It's finally happening
The quest for hyper-reality. Analysis from Cutting Edge
Adobe announces text-based generative AI in Photoshop
Image manipulation is now easier than ever
IBM unveils $100 million quantum supercomputer deal
This is likely to change the future
How to train for the Centenarian Decathlon
Dr Peter Attia is the author of 'Outlive: the Science and Art of Longevity'
Museums that feature the future, not the past
Google previews its latest AI developments
This is about how Google believes it is catching up with (and surpassing?) ChatGPT and Microsoft
Google strikes back
Latest developments in the AI War
Building guard-rails around Artificial Intelligence
Europe is leading the way
How much of the cosmos can we colonize?
Answers from PBS Space Time
Is the world ready for killer robots?
Guess who wants them most. Yes, the Generals
How long will it take to get to the nearest star?
Well, that depends...
The race to find rare earth minerals is now moving offshore
But this is causing problems
One giant leap for brand kind
Space advertising is going up
Google's new AI enhanced search engine explained
Google releases new AI search
Will the tech giant's new release measure up to Microsoft's Bing?
A world beyond our imagination: the Fourth Dimension
Health experts warn of AI existential threat
We have unleashed an AI super brain. So far, the race has been to accelerate this growth in the interests of market domination. Safety guardrails have b been a secondary consideration
Floating solar farms
A simple solution for generating more power
Radiation is the biggest hazard for space travel further than the moon
Analysis by Insane Curiosity
The problem with too many satellites
Thousands are being launched every year
Will cryogenic sleep be the answer for intergalactic space travel?
Insane Curiosity evaluates the problems
The Goopification of AI
Chatbots based on the average of internet content are going to produce, well, average content and platitudes. Right?
Can we trust what we see? (The curse of AI-generated content)
Living a lifestyle with an ultra-low carbon footprint
What it's like reducing the tons of carbon that we produce
Bing versus Bard versus ChatGPT - a battle between the AI Giants
by Geeks for Geeks
Microsoft's new AI Bing just released
Long-awaited, it is now a major threat to Google
Never give AI the nuclear codes
That might be just too tempting
A reappraisal of silence by filmmaker Thomas Riedelscheimer and Google Arts and Culture
The 'Godfather of AI' quits Google, citing dangers of machine learning
His name is Dr Geoffrey Hinton and he pioneered neural networks
What does an AI Chatbox say about replacing humans?
"AI would replace humans' jobs faster than the Kardashians dump boyfriends"
The tech millionaire spending $2,000,000 to reverse aging
How much can we turn back time
ChatGPT-5: More predictions about how it might change the world
Predictions by Disrupt IQ
OpenAI plans to up the ante in tech's AI race
And it's already on the market
Saving the dung beetle: Why dung beetles are important
Don't pooh-pooh the dung beetle. It's a key species in the process of decomposition and seed dispersal
The passenger plane that uses less fuel than a SUV
The Celera 500L
Elon Musk says he wants to introduce a new Chatbot called TruthGPT
Really? Musk announced this on one of the last broadcasts by Tucker Carlson before Carson was fired by Fox News
Latest breakthrough in harnessing solar energy
New, ultra-efficient solar panels can utilize a wider spectrum of light
Microsoft and ChatGPT are destroying Google
Evaluation by AI Focus
AI is a waste of time
A dissenting voice in all the hype and euphoria
Google's Dreamix - the latest AI video release
This appraisal by AI Revolution
Meta is scrambling to catch up with the latest AI developments
The fragility of digital data
by Experts Explain
Microsoft's new AI 'Jarvis'
Claimed by AI Revolution to be better than ChatGBT-4
More predictions about progress towards Artificial Super Intelligence
by Disrupt IQ
How the AI revolution disrupts society
by DW News
Creative AI tools
Introduction by Tech Curiosity
AI experts discuss pausing AI development
Report by Deutsche Welt
To what extent might we merge with AI, as opposed to only using AI?
by AI Focus
Five robots changing everything
Yes, electricity can be infused into entire garden plots, as by way of electrical "manure"
Generative AI could replace artists in creative industries
Or is it too early to tell?
Nvidia AI text to video
How does it compare?
Chinese Generative AI - how will it catch up?
Will China be held back by its own internet firewalls and limited data set?
How to stop AI going rogue
Analysis by The Economist
Robots and their role in preparing Mars for human habitation
Getting to Mars
The first step will be a Moon Base
CBS previews Google's text-to-video AI
Amazon Bedrock to rival ChatGPT?
The latest development in the fight for AI supremacy
Gene editing and the control of deadly diseases
But controversy remains about playing God in the laboratory
The search for intelligent alien life
What life may be like in alien oceans
The European Space Agency probe to Jupiter's moons will find out
What's the difference between artificial intelligence and machine learning?
by IBM Technology
The biggest contribution to earth orbit - satellite trash
Investigation by DW TV
We are only on the threshold of identifying health problems caused by lack of gravity - and knowing how to fix these problems
Slime to change the world
This report by BBC Earth Lab
Amazon and its involvement in developing Generative AI
Who is the fairest one of all? The world's top 10 female robots
Sex, love and relationships...with AI?
Why human-machine relationships could go mainstream
Challenges ahead for YouTube and its new CEO Neal Mohan
Analysis by ColdFusion
by TechFusion Central
AI is also accelerating the rise of deep fakes
Shock and Ore: UK firms race to develop battery recycling
8 April, 2023
Superintelligence: Our new Overlords?
Why trying to become a Type 1 Civilization might not be such a good idea
From the Riddle Channel
Towards a disease-free world
Is this possible?
GPT-5 is coming: What can we expect?
Using the Stratosphere: Current plans to develop this space
5G platforms might be the first stage
Apple Music Classical App: the latest way to find and stream the classical music that you want
Report from The Wall Street Journal, 4 April, 2023
The Kardashev Scale as a way of defining civilizations
We are currently estimated to be at 0.72 on the Kardashev Scale. What does this mean, and what might the future hold?
A discussion about adapting lives, corporations and nations to the AI revolution. By David Shapiro
Ploughshares into Swords: How Ukraine tech startups are breaking new ground in the war
Ab adversitate stellarum
Artificial Intelligence "Moving faster than you think"
Analysis by ColdFusion
More about ChatGPT from the founder of OpenAI, Sam Altman
These are highlights from a recording of the Lex Fridman Podcast
Artificial Intelligence experts are now disputing the Musk-backed letter calling for an urgent pause in further AI development
Microsoft's Bing image creator - how does it measure up?
AI leaders warn that further unchecked development could pose a risk to humanity
Harnessing energy from photosynthesis
How viable is this process for developing clean energy?
What are the ideas behind AI and who develops them?
This report from CBS
Bill Gates and his vision of the future of computing
EV batteries: Can the US challenge China's industry dominance?
Analysis by the Wall Street Journal
Who will win the race to control Artificial Intelligence?
This analysis by Business Beyond
Climate change desperate times: can we possibly remove CO2 from the atmosphere?
Beyond ChatGPT: Questioning the wisdom of the internet
This analysis by The Economist
The revolution in generating and manipulating images
The latest example is Adobe Firefly
The promise of kelp-powered flight
Kelp? What? Seaweed? That's right, Conversion of kelp to biofuel is a viable replacement for oil-based fuels
The Metaverse? What Metaverse? Meta is now changing direction to work on AI
How Nvidia went from gaming to AI giant, now powering ChatGPT
Nvidia is one of the big success stories in Silicon Valley
The rise of genetic engineering
This is also powered by AI
Trying to keep up with the tsunami of AI developments
More questions (and opinions) about AI
This Q & A by Digital Engine
The AI Revolution (coming ready or not)
This production by Moconomy
The end of an era - the last, gas guzzling, fastest ever, badass, muscle supercar
The Doge Demon 170
Building a permanent base on the moon
It's going to happen
Intel's neuromorphic processor
The interface between computing and the brain. This insight is also an Intel promotional video
The cyborg revolution: where it's at
Produced by Moconomy
A dream? A delusion? Or how much can the latest scientific developments offer us a lifeline?
OpenAI creators talk about the risks and potential of AI
18 March, 2023
Explainer: What is Generative AI - the technology behind Open AI's ChatGPT?
The question of our times
The revolution taking place in the diamond industry
AI and the era of immense peril
What's being overlooked in the midst of all the euphoria about AI
The future of electric vehicles? Think small
Analysis by Bloomberg
More thoughts (warnings?) about the rapid rise of Artificial Intelligence
Analysis by AI Event Horizon
The new GPT-4 is predicted to 'blow ChatGPT-3 out of the water'
The A.I. world is moving fast
Can China catch up with US nuclear submarine tech?
Part of the China v USA question. The Wall Street Journal tries to answer
Worried about Artificial Intelligence becoming sentient? Ask A.I.
What does AI think about this?
Will artificial intelligence transform religions?
Another question is, should AI transform religions?
What limits should be imposed on artificial intelligence?
This is probably the biggest question of our time
Intel's neuromorphic computer - the future of A.I. computing?
Neuromorphic chips attempt to replicate the functions of the brain
The Future of Quantum Technology
With paid content by Speakly
Could the James Webb Space Telescope detect alien biosignatures?
China's rapid buildup of nuclear weapons capability
AI companies shaping the future
Analysis by AI TodAI
Turning back your biological clock
This is about slowing down aging
What if ChatGPT had a body?
This is about combining AI and robotics
Creating art in the desert
How America is trying to regain control of the world microchip business
6 March, 2023
Are brain implants the future of computing?
This investigation from The Economist
The James Webb Telescope is about to observe exoplanets considered most likely to support life
This is the Trappist-1 system
Why solar energy became cheap, and why it's not everywhere (yet)
So much promise, so few solar farms
The Chinese conglomerate Tencent. What does it do?
What doesn't it do?
New Exascale Quantum Supercomputer can complete a quintillion calculations per second
This is the Frontier computer at Oak Ridge
What AI tools will be available in 2050?
Future Business Tech makes predictions
More Artificial Intelligence visions, this time, AI's interpretation of the universe
Turning privacy into profit: is data the death of democracy?
Analysis by Business Beyond
Super Intelligent AI and the ways it will change the world
What we can learn from the death of Europe's last electronics giant
Profile of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
He ears over $44 million per year
What is a wormhole?
With Neil deGrasse Tyson
How AI chatbots will help scammers
Scammers will become more creative, too
Is TikTok spying on you for China?
It's just a popular app, right? Well...
Generative AI is about to reset everything. How much will it change our lives?
This analysis by Forbes
The Doomsday Seed Vault, a.k.a The Ark of the Apocalypse, offers first virtual tour
Maybe the world won't end up as a sterile desert or a wasteland, after all
Why so many governments don't like TikTok
Well, there's also a dark side
The question of AI creativity. Can AI dream?
Well, this is how AI sees where we came from and where we are going
Another breakthrough in the production of clean energy - this time with a tiny diamond sphere and lasers
28 February, 2023
The future of clean energy could simply be beneath our feet
27 February, 2023
Are ChatGPT emotions self-generated (AI sentience) or how much is ChatGPT programmed to only appear to be human?
This is the current Big Question about A.I.
What sort of qualifications are needed for a career in Artificial Intelligence?
There's no fixed path, but here are some options
Tech's hottest new job: A.I. whisperer. No coding required
Prompt engineers now refine the response of chatbots
The dangers of artificial intelligence and the questions not being asked
26 February, 2023
The Google engineer who claimed that Google's Artificial Intelligence had become sentient
Report by Bloomberg
Maggots making a comeback in medicine. What? Yes, it's true
26 February, 2023
Journey to Alpha Centauri
It's not just about developing the technology
How I made (and lost) $1 million on NFTs
A cautionary tale?
How to become the CEO of Google
The story of Sundar Pichal
Why are Finns the happiest people in the world??
Finland is number 1 on the UN's Happiness Report. This analysis by Australia's Special Broadcasting Service
James Webb telescope makes surprising galactic discovery
22 February, 2023
Trying to keep up with the Artificial Intelligence revolution
22 February, 2023
Can China still become the world's largest economy?
Analysis by Business Beyond
Why the human genome was never completed
Space travel at faster than light speed?
Science now thinks this might be possible
NASA's new $3.5 billion spacesuits
New gear for new astronauts
How eVTOLs could disrupt the $49 billion helicopter industry
This is already starting to happen
Possible evidence of habitability on Mars
Analysis from the Destiny Channel
World dominantion - how China is trying to achieve this
Analysis by Info-Tech
Human settlement on Mars - some of the challenges
It's not if, but when.
The most important job skill this century will be how well you can talk to AI
Who says? Well, a columnist with The Atlantic
Modular military jets - just mix and match modules, then clip them together
Preparing for war with China. Yes, America and allies are already practicing.
Report from Forces News
Near Space - the new battlefield
12 February, 2023
The power of curiosity: how an 'ordinary man' won the Nobel Prize in physics - Richard Feynman
Analysis from Newsthink
Algorithms and how much should we trust them?
Analysis by Aperture
Google misfires its first salvo as the AI wars are hotting up
From war correspondent Cold Fusion
Human pee could be the answer to current world-wide shortage of fertiliser
CNN Business report
Battle of the Tech Giants: Google's Bard versus Microsoft's Bing and ChatGPT
This insight from Money Control
The AI wars have begun. Tech giant Google is now trying to defend itself against the upstart newcomer, ChatGPT.
Analysis from Cold Fusion
Gene Editing - how far should it go in the pursuit of the 'perfect' human?
World experts will attend a Summit in London next month
Fastest growing industries of the future
2023 edition by Clever Encounters
The favorite bolthole for super-rich American doomsday preppers? New Zealand
29 December, 2022
The success story of Sam Altman, CEO of Open AI and founder of ChatGPT
This profile from Business Insider
Cheaters Beware! ChatGPT creator releases AI text detector
1 February, 2023
More questions about Artificial Intelligence
And the urgency to find answers
Questions about Artificial Intelligence
The big questions are about the limits of control
China's race for AI supremacy
This analysis from Bloomberg
Generative artificial intelligence: what other companies are attracting big investment and why?
This is the new AI gold rush
How Microsoft will benefit from its investment in AI
This analysis from the Wall Street Journal
Chat GPT and AI - what's next?
More about Microsoft's $10 billion investment in OpenAI
This is about reshaping our digital future
How far can vertical farming go?
Microsoft to invest $10 billion in OpenAI - the parent company of Chat-GPT
This will help OpenAI compete with Google, Meta and Apple
Bringing extinct species back from the dead
What is the Singularity Timeline of artificial intelligence?
Is there a finite destination? How dystopian will this timeline be?
Top 5 AI predictions for 2023
These predictions from Latest in Tech
Turning yourself into a tree- the Green Burial movement
16 January, 2023
How businesses will use the Metaverse
An analysis from The Economist
TommyInnit - one of the world's top content providers
12 January, 2023
"New Industrial Age": the coming renewable-energy boom
12 January, 2023
The economy of tomorrow
This sun is already rising...
How much will ChatGPT and AI disrupt existing Big Tech?
There's a shift taking place - how seismic will it be?
Is Montessori the world's most influential school?
4 February, 2023
Will the Metaverse be your new workplace?
9 January, 2022
The race to develop more drought-resistant wheat
7 January, 2022
The coming Betelgeuse Supernova
Coming soon - yes, but when?
The coming satellite traffic jam
2 January, 2022
How the Metaverse became the new frontier for investing in real estate
31 December, 2022
Graffiti, Banksy and the rise of outlaw art
Art now isn't just what hangs on walls - it's escaped, it's in your face, and now, well, it can be worth millions
We've discoved thousands outside our solar system, but are any habitable?
The most downloaded app is now BeReal - will it change social media?
Analysis by Cold Fusion
The accelerating rise of artificial intelligence - when will it become unstoppable?
Can the genie be kept in the bottle?
Why China is trying to challenge the power of the US dollar
22 December, 2022
The controversy about genetically modified food, Africa, and Western business interests
22 December, 2022
Brain implants and the future
24 December, 2022
Top 10 growth industries 2023
21 December, 2022
Interview with TikToc C.E.O. Shou Chew
This interview by the New York Times
The need to replace lithium batteries
16 December, 2022
Tokyo will require new homes to have solar panels by 2025
15 December, 2022
How Dall-e 2 creates images
An art program that's better than artists?
Artificial Imagination from text to image
Is artificial imagination now better than our own?
The world-changing race to develop the quantum computer
14 December, 2022
American scientists achieve breakthrough in developing fusion energy
Will this breakthrough lead to the limitless generation of cheap power that the world has been waiting for?
K-pop virtual group, Eternity, strut their stuff
Cool, creepy, or the next big stars?
K-pop and the rise of virtual girl bands
11 December, 2022
The latest development in AI is GPT-3
10 December, 2022
AI chatbots can now be funny, literary, biblical, self-mocking, and, well, try ChatGPT
AI is now laughing at us and sending us up
Is America's new computer chip manufacturing venture trying to steal technology from Taiwan?
Questions about one of the most expensive industries in the world
NASA's Dragonfly mission to Titan
Would it be possible to colonize moons in our solar system?
What the James Webb Telescope is now revealing
Pictures from the edge
Will semiconductors be the next boom and bust industry?
This analysis from Asianometry in Taiwan
Flying Taxis are coming
Prototypes are now flying in Paris
Light Speed Processors
Producing the ultimate CPU
Green hydrogen and how it could become the next cheap fuel
This analysis from Bloomberg
The race to build better and more efficient computer chips
21 November, 2022
Interpreting the Future
It's closer than we think
Climate Change Technology: is shading the earth too risky?
Analysis by The Economist
Artemis and landing humans on the moon again
15 November, 2022
14 November, 2022
5 Mysteries about the Universe
14 November, 2022
Guide to Doomsday Scenarios - what are the risks?
11 November, 2022
Michio Kaku - three predictions about the future
Michio Kaku is Professor of Theoretical Physics at the City College of New York
Building for a Flooded Future - architects designing for the new reality
9 November, 2022
Cannabis new horizons
6 November, 2022
Trying to get a grip on the Metaverse
4 November, 2022
Polynesia likely to offer world's first floating city
31 October, 2022
Will we ever live in City-Sized Buildings?
31 October, 2022
Museum of the Future
Think Inside the Box - new technology creates Holograms for Attending Meetings
25 October, 2022
After a Large Asteroid Impact, how would we Rebuild Global Food Supplies?
It's happened before, could it happen again?
Solar Power Headphones - are they the Next Must-Haves?
16 October, 2022
2022 Nobel Prize for Chemistry rewarded Click Chemistry - what is Click Chemistry and why is it now such a Game Changer?
How to Store Data for 1,000 Years
9 October, 2022
The 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics and what it Recognizes and Rewards
8 October, 2022
ASML and its Dominance in Manufacturing Chips
An insight into one of the world's most expensive manufacturing processes
Quantum Computers Explained, with Quantum Physics
Understanding what's helping to drive AI
Microbots are Coming
How about swarms of them?
Latest Developments in the Integration of AI and Robots
This insight from ColdFusion
Japan Takes a Dive into Deep Tech
23 September, 2022
Near Light Speed Engines and the Dream of Interstellar Travel
What are our chances of interstellar and intergalactic travel?
The World in 2030 - Top Twenty Technologies
Game of Drones - Latest Ideas for Spy Planes
15 September, 2022
Starting a Revolution
14 September, 2022
The World Really is Getting Better
Who says? Well, Bill Gates
US v China: the Race to Build Even Faster Supercomputers
2 September, 2022
Creating New Foods in Space
4 September, 2022
Will Artificial Superintelligence Enhance or Threaten Human Existence?
Very real questions about who will be the master...
The Immortal Jellyfish - what we can Learn about Longevity
This analysis by Nebula, the video on-demand streaming service.
Looking for Love in the Metaverse
The latest place for dating
Are 15-Minute Cities the Future?
20 August, 2022
Latest Supersonic Passenger Jet
This is the successor to the Concorde
Longtermism and Saving Trillions of Lives
8 August, 2022
It's already here.
These are the latest escalation in the arms race. What are hypersonic missiles and why are the superpowers raicing to develop them?
Are We Living inside a Hallucination?
World's Fastest Supercomputers
Where are they and what do they do?
The US Far Right in 2022: What's Coming Next?
White supremacy groups influence American politics far beyond their numbers. On the anniversary of the Capitol riot, Jan 6, 2021, how has the far right evolved, and what can we expect in an election year?
Can it be saved? From itself? It's amazing that such questions are now being asked.
Surveillance and the Metaverse
Is this the end of privacy?
Saving the Night Sky
New Zealand is helping to pioneer the preservation of dark skies for stargazing.
Civil War Looming in the USA?
They've already had one disastrous civil war, do they really want another?
Inoculation Against Media Disinformation
Estonia is leading the way with media literacy courses in schools.
World Population Growth
Will it be sustainable by the end of the century? Will climate change and food production affect the numbers?
Yes, there might be two or more of you in the multiverse.
The superfood of the future.
Go Fly a Kite - Might be the Best Way to Harness the Wind
Do they exist? Yet?
Developing New Covid Vaccines
The problems involved in developing new generation Covid vaccines that are more potent and mutation-proof.
Neom - the Saudi Eco City
Saudi Arabia is dreaming about building a city of the future in its desert. But would you want to live there?
The Planet Next Door
It's called Proxima d and it will likely be the first exoplanet that we will try to visit. Although we won't be swinging by anytime soon.
Privatizing the Moon
The Adam Smith Institute is proposing to privatize real estate in outer space. What? Real estate is expensive enough here, so what's the deal?
Homes Made from Giant Sewage Pipes
This idea, developed in India, might be more than just a passing phase.
Could Contact Lenses Become the Next Computer Screens?
The newest computer upgrade, perhaps.
Can the they solve our future energy storage problems?
Teaching History by Way of Video Games
Yes, this is happening. But how reliably could video games and VR teach history?
China's Train Prototype Capable of 620kph
24 May, 2022
Facebook and Ray-Ban Smart Glasses: Will Anyone Wear Them?
25 May, 2022
Want to Beat the Market? Go Ask a Robot
2 June, 2022
Apple and Mixed Reality: the Next Big Thing?
5 June, 2022
Blob Opera Waltz of the Flowers
Blob Opera can handle classical music, too
Opera and AI
Can these possibly mix?
The City That Floats
An answer to rising sea levels.
The Rise of AI Companions
Japan's Deep Sea Turbine Plans to Harness Energy from the Ocean
Land Release and Landmines
Land Release is the latest methodology to clear minefields, now being introduced world wide.
Explosives can also be harvested in countries that have been devastated by war. These explosives are then melted, mixed and recast to make detonation charges that, in turn, destroy other, more dangerous, unexploded ordnance.
Mike Minehan, CEO of the Ideas Channel, talks about helping to get rid of the explosive remnants of war in Cambodia.
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