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biotechScientist Who Edited Humans Was Very Active in Many Biotech Startups

Dr He Jiankui created the world’s first gene-edited babies and has received at least 298 million yuan (US$43 million) in funding for two biotech start-ups from Chinese and international investors. Shenzhen Direct Genomics Biotechnology is a Shenzhen-based genome sequencing firm. …

entertainmentCopyrights Are Expiring Again in the USA After a 20 Year Freeze

Yesterday all copyrighted works published in 1923 fell into the public domain, with only a few exceptions. Internet grassroot organizations and companies like Google and Reddit now oppose copyright extension. In 2012, these groups stopped the Internet filtering bill called …

artificial intelligenceChinese Universities are patenting everyones research from AI journals- AI Forum C2 Montreal #C2M18

This morning there is an Intellectual property panel for the AI Forum at the C2 Montreal The Key highlight – Chinese Universities are patenting everyones research from AI journals. Not just their own research but everyone else’s research where the …

artificial intelligenceNeed for billions of ethical cases and examples for Safe Artificial Intelligence simulation and training

Ray Kurzweil has spoken about how current Deep Learning systems needs billions of examples to get trained to human level of capabilities or beyond. The Deep learning system AlphaGop Zero taught itself to play the game of Go better than …

carsUber and Waymo have settled lawsuit for $245 million in Uber stock

Waymo had originally sought a $1 billion settlement last year before the trial got underway, but Uber rejected that deal. Waymo has settled for 0.34 percent of Uber’s equity at the company’s $72 billion valuation, which is around $245 million. …