Universal Basic Income as Social Vaccine

We can keep spending trillions every year to treat poverty and its many symptoms, or we can choose to eradicate it as we did smallpox through a mass social vaccination program known as basic income.

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Subliminal Cues From Smart Glasses Boost Athletic Performance

Subliminal cues shown on smart glasses can give a significant boost to human performance during endurance exercises

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Robots Learn by Watching Videos

Robots are able to learn the intricate grasping and manipulation movements required for cooking by watching online cooking videos.

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Virtual reality took me inside the mind of a schizophrenic

Using VR experiences to simulation perception of the world with a mental illness.

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Our Big Bet For The Future

Bill & Melinda’s “notes” for their vision of 2030: improved health, farming, mobile banking, and improved software for learning will improve the lives of the poor faster than ever.

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The coming digital anarchy

Long article on discussing blockchain technology which threatens centralized currencies, social networks, stock markets, even national governments. Are we heading towards an anarchic future where centralized power of any kind will dissolve?

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Andrew McAfee: What will future jobs look like?

The best economic news: more tech and fewer jobs. But what do the lower middle class do?

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The Next Technology Revolution Will Drive Abundance And Income Disparity

Machine learning impact on the economy will be increased productivity and abundance, but far less human labour and judgement. We may need a system focused on more than just efficient production that places greater prioritization on the less desirable side effects of capitalism.

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Smart Neural Stimulators Listen to the Body

Implanted devices sense vital statistics to deliver precisely tailored therapy. Engineered systems composed of chips, wires, and batteries can replace or supplement biological systems that malfunction.

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The AI Revolution: The Road to Superintelligence

An incredible, in-depth overview of the thinking around the development and rise of ASI (Artificial Superintelligece).

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Cory Doctorow: The Coming Civil War of General-purpose Computing

Hour long talk by Cory outlining the struggle over trust of our computers - that we put our bodies into and increasingly will put into our bodies.

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Andrew Ng: Deep Learning, Self-Taught Learning and Unsupervised Feature Learning

45 min in-depth talk about “deep”, self-taught and unsupervised machine learning.

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