Helpful, engineered ‘living’ machines in the future?

Engineered, autonomous machines combined with artificial intelligence have long been a staple of science fiction, and often in the role of villain...

Ar­ti­fi­cial in­tel­li­gence model pre­dicts which key of the im­mune sys­tem opens the locks of coronavirus

With an artificial intelligence (AI) method developed by researchers at Aalto University and University of Helsinki, researchers can now link immune...

Are We In For A Cold Snap? The Modern Grand Solar Minimum

According to a paper by Valentina Zharkova, an acurate method of tracking solar activity suggests we are entering a period of lowered activity as...

The Incredible Bacterial ‘Homing Missiles’ That Scientists Want to Harness

Berkeley Lab-led team is digging into the bizarre bacteria-produced nanomachines that could fast-track microbiome science Imagine there are arrows...

Helpful, engineered ‘living’ machines in the future?

Engineered, autonomous machines combined with artificial intelligence have long been a staple of science fiction, and often in the role of villain...

Ar­ti­fi­cial in­tel­li­gence model pre­dicts which key of the im­mune sys­tem opens the locks of coronavirus

With an artificial intelligence (AI) method developed by researchers at Aalto University and University of Helsinki, researchers can now link immune...

Are We In For A Cold Snap? The Modern Grand Solar Minimum

According to a paper by Valentina Zharkova, an acurate method of tracking solar activity suggests we are entering a period of lowered activity as...

The Incredible Bacterial ‘Homing Missiles’ That Scientists Want to Harness

Berkeley Lab-led team is digging into the bizarre bacteria-produced nanomachines that could fast-track microbiome science Imagine there are arrows...
Helpful, engineered ‘living’ machines in the future?

Helpful, engineered ‘living’ machines in the future?

Engineered, autonomous machines combined with artificial intelligence have long been a staple of science fiction, and often in the role of villain like the Cylons in the "Battlestar Galactica" reboot, creatures composed of biological and engineered materials. But what...

Are We In For A Cold Snap? The Modern Grand Solar Minimum

Are We In For A Cold Snap? The Modern Grand Solar Minimum

According to a paper by Valentina Zharkova, an acurate method of tracking solar activity suggests we are entering a period of lowered activity as the sun enters the "Grand Solar Minimum", which is expected to span from 2020 to 2053. The effects of this current Grand...

New early warning system for self-driving cars

New early warning system for self-driving cars

A team of researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has developed a new early warning system for vehicles that uses artificial intelligence to learn from thousands of real traffic situations. A study of the system was carried out in cooperation with the...

Predicting who may do best with psychedelic-assisted therapy

Predicting who may do best with psychedelic-assisted therapy

As psychedelics gain ground as a potential therapy for mental health disorders, there remains a pressing concern that patients in clinical trials may have adverse effects to the drugs. New research identifies personality traits that have been associated with positive...

Do Not Fear The Rise of the Machines

The University of Queensland Contact magazine has done a story on our documentary Toward Singularity. Big thanks to Harriet Dempsey-Jones for the write up and Editor Michael Jones. [button...

Toward Singularity now released on Vimeo

The new film about brain inspired artificial intelligence has been released on Vimeo: TOWARD SINGULARITY from Dahlitz Media on Vimeo.   The film about brain inspired AI Toward Singularity takes a look at how neuroscience is inspiring the development of artificial...

Toward Singularity Update

We are very excited to be near the end of post-production for our documentary Toward Singularity. It’s been a fun journey and have had the privilege of working with some extremely talented people in the worlds of brains and robots! Our interviewees were very generous...

Toward Singularity Documentary

We are off to a great start with the Toward Singularity documentary, now having interviewed a number of experts from the University of Queensland and Michael Milford from QUT. This is an important topic and we have been privileged to speak to these professionals in...

Replicating Machines

FROM THE ARCHIVES Science Fiction vs Science Fact - Replicating Machines by Mark Sackler   Self-replicating machines have been a staple in science fiction since the 1940’s. A. E. Van Vogt, Philip K. Dick and Arthur C. Clarke, along with many others, have used...

Automation vs. Jobs: The Long and Short of It.

This article includes content and quotes garnered by the author from interviews with James J. Hughes, Jerome Glenn, Ian Pearson, Richard Yonck, John C. Havens and Alexandra Whittington on the Seeking Delphi™ podcast between April of 2017 and November of 2018. **...