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A Startup Pitched A ‘Mind Uploading’ Service, But It’s 100% FATAL

There’s never been anything quite like Nectome.  And the startup accelerator Y Combinator, known for supporting audacious companies, will soon be pitched the idea of a “mind uploading service” that is 100% fatal. Nectome is a preserve-your-brain-and-upload-it company. The process will kill the person who undergoes the mind uploading service and that’s the only way it […]

Father Of Artificial Intelligence: ‘Singularity Is Less Than 30 Years Away’

The father of artificial intelligence has sounded the alarm, and the clock is ticking down to the singularity.  For those who haven’t been following the advancements in AI, maybe now’s the time, because we are approaching the point of no return. Singularity is the point in time when humans can create an artificial intelligence machine […]

The Robot Dystopian Hellish Apocalypse: ‘It WILL Eventually Affect YOU!’

As human beings continue to make enormous strides in the artificial intelligence technology, many continue to sound the alarm that it’s already gone too far. Some are warning that this imminent robot dystopian apocalypse “will eventually affect you.” But by then, it might be too late. Pulling no punches, Joe Joseph of The Daily Sheeple says that this kind […]

Crazy Eyes is BACK!

From the Slope of Hope: I saw a headline on December 24 which put a damper on my Christmas Eve: Ummm – – so why on earth would this bug me? I don’t have a dog in this fight. If Theranos goes bankrupt, it doesn’t hurt or help me one bit. If they become the […]

This Cryptocurrency Mining Rig Can Also Heat Your Home

The intensifying energy consumption of the bitcoin network is becoming a concern for environmentalists who have begun to question whether digital currencies should be considered a socially responsible investment. As we pointed out last month, Digiconomist’s Bitcoin Energy Consumption Index stood at 29.05TWh. That’s the equivalent of 0.13% of total global electricity consumption. While that […]

Social Media Platforms Need To Be Regulated! NYU Prof Sees “Dangerous Issues For Society”

Authored by Vasant Dhar, NYU Sterm Professor, op-ed via CNBC, Unregulated social media platforms pose significant societal risks. That's what we found out after the 2016 election, when it became clear that social media had been used for political mass manipulation in the world's oldest democracy. We should not be surprised. Despite a large scale […]

The 10 Most Interesting Predictions From 2018 Forecasts

Via Nicholas Colas of DataTrekResearch, Tis the season for predictions… In fact, it seems to us that the requisite crystal ball gazing gets more popular every year. A nice compact list of bite-sized thoughts makes for easy social media sharing, after all. But the really interesting thing to us is not “What” a person or organization […]

Netflix Subs On Verge Of Surpassing All Cable Viewers

According to a new industry report from PricewaterhouseCoopers, cord-cutting momentum has never been greater in the US, as the number of Americans who are subscribed to cable TV is now tied with the number of Netflix subscribers, and the latter are set to surpass the former. The PwC survey included 1,986 Americans, ages 18-59, with […]

Today’s The Day: Twitter To Start Purging Users And Prevent “Certain Content From Trending”

Twitter will begin suspending accounts which engage in “hateful conduct” or affiliate with organizations which “use or promote violence against civilians to further their causes” both on and off the platform, following a November announcement. The new rules apply to whatever Twitter deems “hateful,” including “hateful images or symbols in your profile image or profile header.”  […]

Meet The Team Building North Korea’s Nuclear Missiles

In recent years, North Korea has frustrated the US intelligence community, which has struggled to determine exactly how Kim Jong Un and his regime have managed to make so much progress, so quickly in their quest to develop a nuclear weapon capable of striking the Continental US. The international community has authorized one round of […]