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Fake News

The New York Times produced a three-part film series, “Operation InfeKtion” on Russian dis-information campaigns and the current world of 'fake-news'.

Listen very closely. Did you pick it? Google AI and engineering teams have announced Google Duplex, a new technology for conducting natural conversations to carry out “real world” tasks over the phone. Google says: The technology is directed towards completing specific tasks, such as scheduling certain types of appointments. For such tasks, the system makes the conversational experience as natural…

SpaceX Roadster - Perth

Quite simply, because he can. WATCH: Highlights from SpaceX's successful launch of the Falcon Heavy from Florida. See the full launch and rocket landing here: https://t.co/0OsiG8TFbB pic.twitter.com/RFiikvOR0L— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) February 7, 2018 In an age of "likes", "friends", virtual business, "disruption" and automation, it appears there is still room for the genuine steel-bending industrialist with a bold vision,…

iPhone Mosaic 10 Years

Innovation, creativity, productivity, ubiquity. Perhaps best defined by events that occurred ten years ago today. A single decade, a BILLION + units, 13 models, 395 sold every minute, 101 million users in the US alone, Still hard to fathom... Steve Jobs and Apple launched the iPhone on January 9th 2007. As Apple says: At Macworld 2007 in San Francisco, Steve…

Stentrode

  From the University of Melbourne [@UniMelb] A group of paralysed patients will soon undergo a revolutionary procedure that could allow them to walk with the power of thought. The key to returning mobility is a tiny, matchstick-sized device called a stentrode. It will be implanted into a blood vessel next to the motor cortex, the brain’s control centre –…

http://youtu.be/cRTNvWcx9Oo Project Wing is a Google[x] project that is developing a delivery system that uses self-flying vehicles. As part of their research, they built a vehicle and traveled to Queensland for some test flights. Interesting tech but..... Yes, the obligatory comments will come......

Boy watching TV for the first time in an appliance store window, 1948 pic.twitter.com/2FfMXwnM2T — Historical Pics (@HistoricalPics) June 21, 2014 and Today...  

Yes, a spectacularly interesting concept, I have become pre-order 2503.... http://youtu.be/jUO7Qnmc8vE Nymi uses your unique cardiac rhythm [ECG] to authenticate your identity, allowing  wireless control of computers, smartphones, car entry and a myriad of other applications. Nymi is from the Canadian-based [Toronto] Bionym. Those working with or interested in authentication, security, wearable identity technology or simply "Jetson's" technology, will be interested…

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