Artificial intelligence

agricultureRobotic Chicken Farming

Startup Faromatics makes ChickenBoy which is the first roof-suspended robot that observes chickens, litter and equipment autonomously 24×7. The robot monitors air quality, health and welfare through a multitude of sensors and cameras, inspects equipment operation and informs farmers, stock …

antiagingVenture Capital Accelerating and Shifting to AI and Other Breakthrough Technologies

Global Venture capital for 2018 and 2019 has been about $200-250 billion. US Venture capital reached $130 billion. This surpassed the level in 2000 when it was $100 billion. There is $9-10 billion per year funding Artificial Intelligence and $5.8 …

futureVerifying Each Computing Path of a Quantum Calculation for Correctness

researchers from MIT, Google, and elsewhere have designed a system that can verify when quantum chips have accurately performed complex computations that classical computers can’t. They trace each computing path for correct behavior. This modular verification reduces the complexity of …

futureVery Fast Quantum Calculations with Germanium Transistors

The researchers at QuTech, a collaboration of TU Delft and TNO, have built two germanium transistors that can be the building blocks for fast quantum computing. Before this work it was not possible to perform quantum calculations using only transistors. …

artificial intelligenceArk Invest’s Big Five Technologies in 2020 Will Be Worth Multiple Trillions Around 2030

Ark Invest has 11 Big Ideas for 2020. However, Five Ideas are clearly the biggest. AI and Sequencing will supercharge biotechnology for nearly $10 trillion in impact by 2024. $5 to 10 Trillion in Market Value by 2025 Biotech R&D …

batteriesArk Invest Updated Tesla 5 Year Price Target Will Be Over $6000 per Share

Ark Invest is increasing its 5-year Tesla price target to over $6000 per share. They are now assuming that 37 million electric cars, trucks and SUVs will be sold in 2024. They had assumed that Tesla’s 17% market share for …

artificial intelligenceElon Musk Tweets that Feature-Complete Full Self Driving Will Be Released Soon

Trent Eady writes on self-driving and artificial intelligence on Seeking Alpha. Trent asked Elon Musk when its feature-complete full self-driving would be released. Elon Musk replied that it would soon be released. Trent reported that Tesla is working on a …

aging reversalStatus and Trends in Super Technology at the Start of 2020

It is becoming more important to have a good understanding of the status of developments in ultra-high impact super-technology. The ultra-high potential technology is next level artificial intelligence, next level nanotechnology, breakthrough space and super-genetics and radical anti-aging. Those are …

artificial intelligenceFuturists Ray Kurzweil and Elon Musk Could Have Last Laugh Over Barrons

Jack Hough wrote an article mocking the Kurzweil prediction of the Technological Singularity and Elon Musk stating that there is a 70% chance he will move to Mars. Ray Kurzweil gives his predictions a 10-15 year grace period. This means …

computers7 Nanometer Chips and 64 Core AMD Threadripper

At CES AMD has announced the 64 core AMD Threadripper line, (3990X). It will have super-high GHz clocks, and only $4,000 a package pricing. Nextbigfuture reader and commenter Goatguy notes that combining the AMD super chip with 512 GB of …