23andMe is part of a fledgling industry that allows consumers to peek into their genetic code for details about their ancestry and future health… Click here to see The Associated Press report. Click here to view the 23andMe press release. Click here for an earlier press release titled “Khan Academy and 23andMe Partner to Promote [...]
Technology and innovation expert Ayesha Khanna thinks computers inplanted in humans may be the next big thing… . . The above video is an excellent introduction to what some are calling the Hybrid Age. Also, I can now report that I have read “Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Emerging Human-Technology Civilization”. If you found the [...]
The Olympics organisers’ decision to honour Berners-Lee placed the digital revolution he helped spark on a level with the Industrial Revolution in changing ordinary lives. The event showed how digital communications have become part of everyday life via the story of Frankie and June, a pair of kids who hook up via social networking on [...]
The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine was created in 2004, when state voters approved legislation to provide funding for stem cell research. The legislation was in response to Bush administration restrictions on funding studies involving human embryonic stem cells… Click here to read the entire article found on the San Francisco Chronicle website. It details [...]
@tweeter-in-chief? Obama’s Outsourced Tweets Top Twitocracy… Click here to read the entire Reuters report. Click here to read a second article titled “Two-thirds of UN nation governments use Twitter”. Click here to access Twitter.com. Click here to learn more about Twitter.
Click here to view the Fox News report. Click here for a Los Angeles Times report titiled “Mars One: A human colony on Mars and a reality show to boot”. To help finance the project there will be what is being called a media spectacle, a reality show in which the astronauts for the mission [...]
A high school junior has created a computer brain that can diagnose breast cancer with 99 percent sensitivity… Click here to view the complete report. Click here to access the Google Science Fair website and to learn about all the winners. Also, breastcancer.org is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and [...]
Is the Singularity near? “Well, some amazing changes that are fantastically big and fantastically fast are coming our way,” says noted futurist Alvin Toffler in the much-anticipated movie… Click here to access the movie website. Click here to access information about the bestselling book “The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology”. Click here to [...]
Not far from where I live – A Name change for the drone-operating Syracuse-based Air National Guard wing… Click here to read the article located on The Post Standard newspaper’s website. Next check out DARPA’s interest in ultra lightweight air vehicle systems… Click here to do so. Congress is learning about drones… Click here for [...]
Click here for the complete report located on the Singularity Hub website. Click here for more information about Vernor Vinge and his many books.