'“AI will not kill us. That’s science fiction,” Max Versace, CEO of Neurala, a Boston-based neural network software company, told CNBC last September.'

That sounds like something an AI would say though...

Many in Silicon Valley — including Elon Musk and Facebook — see brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) as the next technology gold rush.


The thrusters aboard the Voyager 1 spacecraft just did what we thought was impossible. After 37 years of inactivity, NASA just received response from spacecraft
Support more videos like this at! Transcript: Prestigious science journals don’t only publish great, peer-reviewed research. They also publish opinion pieces, and despite their quality standards, sometimes those opinions are what is known in sociology terms as “complete garba...

"The Moon is so familiar, even to people who don't go out of their way to see it, that it gets ignored. So when it is literally brought into focus, magnified to the point where it becomes a world laid out before you, the craters and plains and mountains etched onto your retina and your brain, it is as profound an experience as any life has to offer."

It's easy to become disconnected from the natural world. Roughly half the world lives in a city, with that number growing every week. We surround ourselves with artificial constructs, and the past becomes slippery; we forget where we came from.
For a brief moment, NASA found itself at the center of a digital misinformation campaign.
Every now and then, I see adverts on websites that beg for clicks with headlines that promise to reveal what happened to that one celebrity you vaguely remember from a few years ago. Often, the unflattering photograph being used for...

“You’re more interesting than this.”

I’m 9 and my mom is trying to wrangle me into standing still. She is trying to make my wrap skirt look graceful over a pair of shorts. The…
Twitter bots are not to blame — people seem to respond more strongly to false information, which tends to be more novel.
Air Inuit's first female Inuk captain is hoping to become an inspiration to others by travelling across the country to encourage more women to earn their wings.

"The idea of “too many too soon” makes “intuitive” sense in that to the layperson it would seem that throwing too many challenges to the immune system in too short a time in a developing baby might be harmful, but we have copious evidence that this is not so."

One of the most persuasive antivaccine talking points to parents tends to be the claim that babies are getting "too many too soon." Here's yet more evidence added to copious other evidence that this particular trope is just that, a trope.

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