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Are 3D Printers The New VR?

 Are 3D Printers The New VR?

Has the 3D printer craze fizzled out? What are the trends in consumer 3D printers? Is this technology doomed to obscolescence? See more »

Monkeys, Hamlet and Brain-Computer Interfaces

 Monkeys, Hamlet and Brain-Computer Interfaces

How did Stanford teach monkeys to transcribe Hamlet using only their monkey brains? And how could this technology benefit us in the future? We revisit computer-brain interfaces. See more »

The AI Arms Race Part Two

 The AI Arms Race Part Two

Are we destined for an AI arms race? Why would nations race to develop AI? And will we ever create superintelligent AI? See more »

The AI Arms Race Part One

 The AI Arms Race Part One

What is artificial intelligence? What's the difference between weak, strong, narrow and general AI? And what's state of the art today? See more »

Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Stone

 Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Stone

Carbon capture sequestration is all about removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Can we convert the greenhouse gas into solid rock? See more »

Moral Bioenhancements Part Two

 Moral Bioenhancements Part Two

If you could make the world a better place by removing the ability for people to make selfish choices, would you do it? We continue the conversation. See more »

Moral Bioenhancements Part One

 Moral Bioenhancements Part One

If you could make the world a better place by removing the ability for people to make selfish choices, would you do it? See more »

The Future of Voting

 The Future of Voting

Voting technology is tricky. It's outdated in many jurisdictions but the next step might have big security problems. What is the future of voting? See more »

Groovy Moon Boots

 Groovy Moon Boots

How could haptic feedback motors improve the boots astronauts wear? And what are some other applications? See more »

The End Of Moore's Law? (Not Really)

 The End Of Moore's Law? (Not Really)

By 2021, we won't be able to shrink transistors down any further. What does this mean for Moore's Law? See more »