In 2014, a few days after Christmas, Dr. Valentino Gantz walked into his lab at the University of California, San Diego to check on some newly hatched fruit flies. With... read more The post Gene Drives Could Wipe Out Insect-Borne Disease — But What’s the Price? appeared first on Singularity HUB.
Can you believe it? The Earth has whirled around the sun yet again. Winter is coming, and sure as the seasons change and the geese go south, those glowing percentage signs... read more The post Let’s Be Thankful: Amazon’s Robot Hordes Have Doubled This Year appeared first on Singularity HUB.
Only 12 people—all Americans—have put their boots on the Moon. Today, however, NASA has no plans to send humans back to our pockmarked satellite. Instead, its space pioneers will shoot... read more The post Russia and Europe Want a Moon Colony—Why Is NASA So Focused on Mars? appeared first on Singularity HUB.
For a generation of CEOs, Clayton Christensen’s The Innovator’s Dilemma was a guiding light on how to survive industry disruptions. His book educated business executives on where competition would emerge from... read more The post How Recent Tech Success Stories Are Disrupting Disruption Theory appeared first on Singularity HUB.
Higher education, in general, fails students in three ways. It does not prepare students to succeed in life after college. The cost is significant and students often go into debt... read more The post Higher Ed Has Failed Students—Here’s How We Plan to Fix It appeared first on Singularity HUB.
Nanomachines — including nano-sized motors, rockets and even cars — are many orders of magnitude smaller than a human cell, but they have huge promise. In the future, they could deliver drugs anywhere in the body, clean up oil spills and might even be used as artificial muscle cells. Find out more about these molecular […]
KS12 | What are young adults thinking about money and value? How can we create new systems of wealth generation and abundance? What does the future hold for banks and other financial institutions in the wake of massive peer to peer exchange? The future of money begins a conversation on these topics and invites your […]
Keiichi Matsuda | Augmented City 3D — an artist’s concept of embedded, real time augmented reality. The architecture of the contemporary city is no longer simply about the physical space of buildings and landscape, more and more it is about the synthetic spaces created by the digital information that we collect, consume and organize. An […]
The Daily Conversation | The future of driverless cars. Autonomous vehicles have made significant progress in the last decade. This report looks at the history of self driving vehicles, and where the industry is heading. An autonomous car — also called a driverless car, self driving car, robotic car — is an automated vehicle capable […]
PBS Newshour | Teaching computers how to play Atari better than humans. This version of Atari’s “Space Invaders” isn’t being played by a person, but a system of computer algorithms that is learning how to play it just by looking at the pixels on the screen. related reading: PBS | Newshour PBS | YouTube channel: […]