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artificial intelligenceDeep Mind Artificial Intelligence Wins 10 Out 11 Games Versus Pro Human Players

Deep Mind has a StarCraft II program AlphaStar. It is the first Artificial Intelligence to defeat a top professional human player. In a series of test matches held on 19 December, AlphaStar decisively beat Team Liquid’s Grzegorz “MaNa” Komincz, one …

artificial intelligenceChina’s possible economic futures – New economy drives growth, stagnation or crisis

Three financial scenarios were published in a Financial Times article and reviewed by economist and analyst Michael Pettis. SCENARIO 1: THE “NEW ECONOMY” WILL DRIVE GROWTH In the first scenario proposed by the Financial Times—clearly the best-case scenario—the focus is …

artificial intelligenceHRL confirmed lightest material as world record and it is 100 times lighter than Styrofoam

HRL researchers originally made headlines with a famous image of a metal microlattice structure resting atop an unaffected dandelion. Now the material has been vetted and confirmed by the Guinness book as having no peer among metals when it comes …

artificial intelligenceGeorge Church gives an update on the field of genetics

Award-winning geneticist, molecular engineer, chemist and Harvard Medical School professor Dr. George M. Church discusses human genomics and compute technologies at the 2016 Bio-IT conference. Church predicts that de Novo sequencing and inSitu sequencing will be in use within 1-2 …

artificial intelligenceReaction Engines secures €10 million funding to enable development of SABRE demonstrator engine

Reaction Engines Ltd. announces today the signing of a €10m Development Contract with the European Space Agency, finalizing the UK Government’s £60m commitment. Reaction Engines Ltd., today announces the signing of a €10m European Space Agency (ESA) contract which will …

artificial intelligenceRussia offers India a new nuclear aircraft carrier design

Russia has offered its nuclear aircraft carrier, dubbed “Storm,” to India for purchase, a senior Indian Navy official said. The offer comes as India and the US discuss the transfer of technology for India’s future nuclear aircraft carrier, the INS …

artificial intelligenceProgress to restoring vision for sufferers of retinal disorders

Engineers and neuroscientists at the University of Sheffield have demonstrated for the first time that the cells in the retina carry out key processing tasks. This could pave the way for improving retinal implants and therefore the sight of thousands …

artificial intelligenceLiquid armor and tiny high power engines will be in 2018 special forces exoskeleton prototypes

US Special Ops Command plans to have some initial TALOS exoskeleton suit prototypes by 2018. Progress is being made on exoskeletons for US special forces. The exoskeletons are designed to increase strength and protection and help keep valuable operators alive …

artificial intelligenceHoverboard flies over a mile and another inventor makes a homemade Hoverbike

Franky Zapata crushed the old world record of 905ft for the farthest hoverboard flight. The Flyboard Air inventor set the record Saturday in France, riding his hoverboard over 7,388 feet The flyboard air has four turbo engines on the board, …

artificial intelligenceSpacex Falcon 9 launch payload increased by 73% to 22,800 kilograms

Spacex updated its website information on the payload that can be launched by the Falcon 9 and the Falcon Heavy. The Falcon 9 rocket is now rated for 22,800 kg (50,265 lb) into low earth orbit versus old data at …