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.
Subliminal cues shown on smart glasses can give a significant boost to human performance during endurance exercises
Robots are able to learn the intricate grasping and manipulation movements required for cooking by watching online cooking videos.
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.
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?
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.
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.
An incredible, in-depth overview of the thinking around the development and rise of ASI (Artificial Superintelligece).
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.