Tooby, Goertzel, Yudkowsky & Legg panel: Narrow and General Intelligence

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Tooby, Goertzel, Yudkowsky & Legg panel: Narrow and General Intelligence Yudkowsky starts if off by defending the concept of general intelligence. That evolutionary biology should recognize it. That there is human intelligence icing on the cake beyond primate intelligence. Legg – Monte Carlo AIXI can learn …

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Techonomy – Stewart Brand – Why We Should All Think Like Engineers

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Q – What does a Biologist know about being an engineer ? A – I [Stewart Brand] have the genes of an engineer. My father and brother were engineers and I was bit by the hacker bug early. Q- Reinventing Infrastructure Bridge is infrastructure, river is …

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Kitegen had to Abandon Another Site But Its 3 Megawatt Prototype at Sommariva Perno Should be Flying in August 2010

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Kitegen is a system for generating wind power from kites. It has faced a lot of bureaucratic and fund raising intrigue in Italy. It is featured at the Italian pavillion at the World Expo in Shanghai. At Sommariva Perno – at the landfill at Cascina the …

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Advancing Towards a Universal Flu Vaccine

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software A universal influenza vaccine — so-called because it could potentially provide protection from all flu strains for decades — may become a reality because of research led by scientists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health. …

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New Model Predicts the Organization of Nanoparticles

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Journal Science – Step-Growth Polymerization of Inorganic Nanoparticles Currently, no model exists describing the organization of nanoparticles. This work paves the way for the prediction of the properties of nanoparticle ensembles and for the development of new design rules for such structures. It will enable the …

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Electrochemical Solar Cells Solves to Hurdles to Large Scale Commercialization of Dye-sensitized solar Cells

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News &nbsp  Computer Software Professor Marsan and his team have been working for several years on the design of an electrochemical solar cell. His work has involved novel technologies, for which he has received numerous patents. In considering the problems of the cell developed by his Swiss colleague, Professor Marsan …

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Directed Self Assembly is the Technology Darling of the Advanced Lithography Conference

More from the SPIE Advanced Lithography conference EEtimes reports that more than 10 papers on the conference schedule are focused on directed self-assembly, a technology that combines lithographically defined substrates and self-assembled polymers. Research has focused on using lithography to alter the surface of a silicon wafer, then adding block co-polymers that assemble themselves into …

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3-dimensional batteries and fuel cells powered by sugar.

Bruce Dunn is a Professor of Materials Science at UCLA’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science. Follow him (video below) around UCLA’s campus as he discusses 3-dimensional batteries and demonstrates fuel cells powered by sugar. Today’s batteries are two-dimensional, with a layer of anode, a layer of cathode and a layer of electrolyte. …

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Ferropaper Could Make Printable Micromotors one hundred times Cheaper than Silicon Versions

Babak Ziaie, a professor of electrical and computer engineering and biomedical engineering, holds a miniature birdlike shape made from the material. The wings move slowly, but the structure is not capable of flight. (Purdue University photo/Andrew Hancock) Researchers at Purdue University have created a magnetic “ferropaper” that might be used to make low-cost “micromotors” for …

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Rumors that Iranian Leader May be Readying to Flee Iran

Gateway pundit shows a letter published on the Iranian websites claims that Ayatollah Khamenei is planning a possible escape to Russia. Radio Netherlands reports indicate that the Supreme National Security Council has ordered a complete check-up of the jet which is on standby to fly Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei and his family to Russia should …

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