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Brain-Computer Interfaces Could Allow Soldiers To Control Weapons With Their Thoughts And Turn Off Their Fear – But The Ethics Of Neurotechnology Lags Behind The Science

Imagine that a soldier has a tiny computer device injected into their bloodstream that can be guided with a magnet to specific regions of their…

A Killer App For The Metaverse? Fill It With AI Avatars Of Ourselves – So We Don’t Need To Go There

Big numbers coming. Microsoft’s US$75 billion (£55 billion) acquisition of Activision Blizzard has landed – true to Call of Duty vernacular – “like a bomb”…

With The Demise Of Twitter The World Would Lose: Valuable Eyewitness Accounts And Raw Data On Human Behavior, As Well As A Habitat For Trolls

What do a cybersecurity researcher building a system to generate alerts for detecting security threats and vulnerabilities, a wildfire watcher who tracks the spread of…

A Mechanical Neural Network – A New Type Of Material That Can Learn And Change Its Physical Properties To Create Adaptable, Strong Structures

A new type of material can learn and improve its ability to deal with unexpected forces thanks to a unique lattice structure with connections of…

Household Robot Servants Are A Lot Harder To Build Than Robotic Vacuums And Automated Warehouse Workers, Here’s Why

With recent advances in artificial intelligence and robotics technology, there is growing interest in developing and marketing household robots capable of handling a variety of…