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Category Archives: Emerging technologies

Introducing Cryonics: Putting Death On Ice

There is a potent thread winding its way through generations of human culture. From Ancient Egyptian rituals to Kurzweil’s Singularity, many paths have sprung up leading to the same elusive destination: immortality. Today, as Visual Capitalist's Nick Routely notes, the concept is as popular as it’s ever been, and technological advances are giving people hope that […]

Iranian Drone Flies Within 100 Feet Of U.S. F-18 In Persian Gulf

While the US government is busy deciding how to tag and track the millions of drones flying over populated areas, potentially jeopardizing aircraft as they take off and land, the US military just had a close encounter in the Persian Gulf, where Reuters reports that an Iranian drone came within 100 feet of a U.S. […]

Secret Service Tests Security Drone For Use At Trump Properties

President Donald Trump’s frequent trips to his resort properties like Mar-a-Lago and the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey are forcing the Secret Service to find creative new ways to safeguard a president who is spending more time away from the White House than most of his predecessors. In a document released Wednesday, […]

6th-Gen MiG Will Feature Advanced Laser Beam “Protection Systems”

The Russian government announced that it’s sixth-generation fighter jet will be equipped with a range of powerful new features, including laser and microwave weaponry, and advanced radar that will “significantly expand” their ability to detect enemy fighters. The jet, which is Russia’s answer to the US F-35, was first announced in 2016, according to the […]

Connecticut Set To Become First State To Allow Deadly Police Drones

Connecticut could become the first US state to allow police to use drones equipped with deadly weapons if a bill opposed by civil libertarians becomes law. The bill, which was approved overwhelmingly by the state legislature’s judiciary committee on Wednesday, would ban so-called weaponized drones in the state but exempts police and other agencies involved […]

If You Think Your Job Is One That Cannot Be Automated, You’re In For A Rude Awakening

Via Duane of FreeMarketShooter.com, It is pretty accepted knowledge that a number of lower-skilled jobs will disappear in the coming 5-10 years, due to the human element being replaced by autonomous machines.  One of the most at-risk professions is that of Truck Driver, which as 13D Research points out, is one of the no.1 reasons […]

EU Parliament Committee Votes To Give Robots Rights (And A Kill Switch)

Submitted by Jake Anderson via TheAntiMedia.org, Foreseeing a rapidly approaching age of autonomous artificial intelligence, a European Parliament committee has voted to legally bestow electronic personhood to robots. The status includes a detailed list of rights, responsibilities, regulations, and a “kill switch.” The committee voted by 17 votes to two, with two abstentions, to approve […]

Google’s Self-Driving Minivans Arrive This Month

Submitted by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, It’s been such a hoot reading comments from people telling me that self-driving vehicles are decades away if ever. The nay-sayers have been proven laughably wrong given Google’s New Self-Driving Minivans Will Hit the Road by the End of January 2017.  Waymo, the self-driving car startup spun-off from Google […]