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The Choice is Ours: Climate Disaster or a Sustainable #Future
27 Nov. 2023 - 16:37 UTC
A common argument from climate change minimalists is that its impact on the economy by 2100 will be negligible. They suggest that even if climate change reduces the global GDP by a few percent, the [...]
14 Nov. 2023 - 16:00 UTC
do not let small children read this
2 Nov. 2023 - 17:36 UTC
more and more scientists say yes
31 Oct. 2023 - 16:05 UTC
Here we update the comparison of climate models and observations through October 2023
23 Oct. 2023 - 15:56 UTC
Temperatures so far have remained gobsmacking, if not quite as bananas as September
Creative Control is taking a deep dive into the forces that are shaping the creator #economy and what it means for its #future.
#creativity #podcast
22 Nov. 2023 - 23:00 UTC
Ideo is one of the most famous global design agencies in the world. Founded in 1991, it is celebrated for popularizing the modern corporate mantra of design thinking. It’s also known for a [...]
15 Nov. 2023 - 23:00 UTC
After 118 days, the SAG-AFTRA strike finally came to a close. Fast Company deputy digital editor Morgan Clendaniel breaks down what happened this past summer with the strike, as well as the overall [...]
8 Nov. 2023 - 23:00 UTC
WeWork’s tumultuous ride has come to an end. We chatted with journalist Reeves Wiedeman, author of Billion Dollar Loser: The Epic Rise and Spectacular Fall of Adam Neumann and WeWork, about one of [...]
30 Oct. 2023 - 22:02 UTC
Companies now have mountains of data to help drive decisions and develop products, but a holistic approach to product development must also prioritize customers’ needs and preferences. In this [...]
25 Oct. 2023 - 22:00 UTC
Halloween season is here! And actor-director-producer Emma Tammi joined us to chat about her upcoming film, Five Nights at Freddy’s, based on the popular video game franchise. She told us all [...]
Building the #future together
#news #science #tech
27 Nov. 2023 - 22:01 UTC
While going through a rough patch, Spanish model agency The Clueless decided it had enough of nagging and demanding human clients — and came up with an AI model instead. As Euronews reports, the [...]
27 Nov. 2023 - 20:31 UTC
In May 2021, a team of astronomers made an exceedingly rare discovery: an extremely high-energy cosmic ray beaming from outer space — which confusingly came from nowhere in particular. "When I [...]
27 Nov. 2023 - 19:38 UTC
RC Cola Cybertrucks are finally being shipped out this week — and coincidentally, one's been spotted getting towed in San Francisco. As images shared to Reddit and the site formerly known as [...]
27 Nov. 2023 - 18:45 UTC
Cybersmudge We're only three days away from Tesla's long-awaited delivery event of its Cybertruck, and there's a ton we still don't know, including price and range. And while Tesla's marketing [...]
27 Nov. 2023 - 18:01 UTC
Reports of a surge in respiratory diseases in China are an uncanny reminder of the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic — but according to officials in that country, it's not caused by anything new. [...]
A #podcast about how we imagine, and how what we imagine shapes what we do. Each conversation brings together visionaries from the worlds of #art, #science, humanities, and #tech discussing the nature of imagination and how we collaborate to create the #future.
26 Nov. 2023 - 13:00 UTC
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23 Nov. 2023 - 13:00 UTC
Is the Matrix really real? And if so, which pill would David Chalmers take?  Join us for a mind-bending journey through virtual worlds, human consciousness, technology, philosophy, and religion, [...]
20 Nov. 2023 - 13:00 UTC
Is it still possible to make a case for string theory? And should we treat the multiverse as a serious idea and explore it mathematically? Here to discuss these fundamental questions with me today is [...]
17 Nov. 2023 - 13:00 UTC
Many argue that string theory cannot be proven and should therefore be abandoned. For them, string theory is not science at all. But are they right? Here to discuss these claims with me is none [...]
14 Nov. 2023 - 13:00 UTC
Welcome to a very important, meaningful, and delightful episode of Into the Impossible, with an impossibly brilliant guest who has inspired me since my young days as a graduate – Michael [...]
Building the #future together
#news #science #tech
27 Nov. 2023 - 18:01 UTC
Reports of a surge in respiratory diseases in China are an uncanny reminder of the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic — but according to officials in that country, it's not caused by anything new. [...]
23 Nov. 2023 - 15:30 UTC
A mysterious respiratory illness is spreading among dogs in the US, and according to veterinarians, it doesn't respond to antibiotics. "We don't know what's causing it, and we can't say definitively [...]
23 Nov. 2023 - 12:30 UTC
Deflategate Talk about a problem of cosmic, uh, proportions. A recent rat study conducted by NASA-funded researchers found that deep space travel might inflict long-lasting erectile dysfunction [...]
22 Nov. 2023 - 21:14 UTC
The reports that have come out on Neuralink's treatment of monkeys have been grim. Accounts of ruptured brains and drawn out deaths have haunted all that have heard them, bringing immense scrutiny to [...]
18 Nov. 2023 - 12:15 UTC
UnitedHealthcare, the largest health insurance provider in the US, is using an AI algorithm called nH Predict to wrongfully deny health coverage to severely ill patients by limiting the time they can [...]
Building the #future together
#news #science #tech
27 Nov. 2023 - 19:38 UTC
RC Cola Cybertrucks are finally being shipped out this week — and coincidentally, one's been spotted getting towed in San Francisco. As images shared to Reddit and the site formerly known as [...]
26 Nov. 2023 - 20:00 UTC
Ersatz Eggs Your delectable, pricey caviar comes with a huge caveat, according to new research: half of it is illegal — and in fact may not even be caviar at all. As detailed in a new study [...]
24 Nov. 2023 - 21:00 UTC
Icy Hot The planet Mercury seems like a place inhospitable to life, with surface temperatures reaching as much as 800 degrees Fahrenheit due to its proximity to the Sun, but new research is [...]
24 Nov. 2023 - 19:00 UTC
Out With the Old The International Space Station has been continuously hosting astronauts for 23 long years now — and its age is really starting to show in the form of cracks and leaks. Now, NASA [...]
24 Nov. 2023 - 18:00 UTC
Picture Perfect NASA has unveiled a new spectacular image of the Milky Way taken by the James Webb Space Telescope, showing ever greater detail of a region close to the nucleus of our home galaxy [...]
Professor Jim Al-Khalili talks to leading scientists about their life and #work, finding out what inspires and motivates them and asking what their discoveries might do for us in the #future.
#podcast #science
28 Nov. 2023 - 9:00 UTC
“Big data” and “data science” are terms we hear more and more these days. The idea that we can use these vast amounts of information to understand and analyse phenomena, and find solutions to [...]
21 Nov. 2023 - 9:30 UTC
Professor Jim Al-Khalili meets one of Britain's greatest physicists, Sir Michael Berry. His work uncovers 'the arcane in the mundane', revealing the science that underpins phenomena in the world [...]
14 Nov. 2023 - 16:30 UTC
People around the world are living longer and, on the whole, having fewer children. What does this mean for future populations? Sarah Harper CBE, Professor in Gerontology at the University of Oxford, [...]
7 Nov. 2023 - 9:30 UTC
Our primate cousins fascinate us, with their uncanny similarities to us. And studying other apes and monkeys also helps us figure out the evolutionary puzzle of what makes us uniquely human. Sarah [...]
31 Oct. 2023 - 9:30 UTC
The Life Scientific returns with a special episode from the USA; Princeton, New Jersey, to be precise.Here, the Institute for Advanced Study has hosted some of the greatest scientific minds of our [...]
Get in-depth coverage of current and #future trends in #tech, and how they are shaping #business, #entertainment, communications, #science, #politics, and #society.
28 Nov. 2023 - 11:00 UTC
An accomplished cardiologist and the first Black woman president of Wellesley College, Dr. Johnson's life's work is improving quality of care for women and women of color around the world. Read this [...]
27 Nov. 2023 - 9:00 UTC
There’s a devastating amount of heavy news these days. Psychology experts say you need to know your limits—and when to put down the phone.
22 Nov. 2023 - 11:00 UTC
As project scientist on NASA’s Exoplanet Archive, Dr. Christiansen is a huge advocate for citizen science—and making sure anyone can be a planet hunter. Read this story here.
21 Nov. 2023 - 11:00 UTC
Ahead of COP28, a scathing new UN report warns that the world is barreling toward an avoidable catastrophe. It’s a plea for world leaders to step up their ambition. Read this story here.
20 Nov. 2023 - 11:00 UTC
The gene-editing therapy, called Casgevy, uses Crispr to prevent debilitating pain in patients with sickle cell disease. It also eliminates the need for regular blood transfusions in people with beta [...]
What will the #future look like? The Future of Everything offers a kaleidoscope view of the nascent trends that will shape our world.
#culture #podcast #tech
22 Nov. 2023 - 11:00 UTC
The next generation of nuclear power plants could be tiny, and that could mean big things for carbon-free electricity. Several companies including NuScale Power and Bill Gates’ TerraPower are [...]
10 Nov. 2023 - 11:00 UTC
There may come a day when everyone will be wearing hearing aids. That’s because today’s hearing aids can do much more than clarify and amplify sound. Companies like Starkey are adding features [...]
27 Oct. 2023 - 10:00 UTC
What if there were a way to generate clean solar electricity from space and send it directly to Earth? It sounds like science-fiction, but Caltech engineers are working on ways to collect solar [...]
13 Oct. 2023 - 10:00 UTC
Want to go electric? We might need to dig a little deeper… into the Earth’s crust. Researchers and startups are testing new technology and drilling techniques to harness geothermal energy – [...]
29 Sep. 2023 - 10:00 UTC
Is there life on planets other than Earth? For generations, scientists have puzzled over the question, searching for planets that might have the right conditions both inside and outside the Milky [...]
In our #podcast, Your Undivided Attention, co-hosts Tristan Harris and Aza Raskin explore the incredible power that #tech has over our lives — and how we can use it to catalyze a humane #future.
21 Nov. 2023 - 20:00 UTC
As AI development races forward, a fierce debate has emerged over open source AI models. So what does it mean to open-source AI? Are we opening Pandora’s box of catastrophic risks? Or is [...]
2 Nov. 2023 - 4:30 UTC
On Monday, Oct. 30, President Biden released a sweeping executive order that addresses many risks of artificial intelligence. Tom Wheeler, former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, [...]
26 Oct. 2023 - 9:00 UTC
In this interview, Dr. Joy Buolamwini argues that algorithmic bias in AI systems poses risks to marginalized people. She challenges the assumptions of tech leaders who advocate for AI “alignment” [...]
28 Sep. 2023 - 9:00 UTC
This is going to be the most productive decade in the history of our species, says Mustafa Suleyman, author of “The Coming Wave,” CEO of Inflection AI, and founder of Google’s DeepMind. But in [...]
19 Sep. 2023 - 0:00 UTC
Last week, Senator Chuck Schumer brought together Congress and many of the biggest names in AI for the first closed-door AI Insight Forum in Washington, D.C. Tristan and Aza were invited speakers at [...]
From #mathematics to #physics to earth #science and #biology, computer science and the #tech of today and the #future —but in general, centered around the theme of what scientists, engineers and programmers can do to help save a planet in crisis.
25 Nov. 2023 - 18:43 UTC
For my Fields Institute project on Mathematics of Climate Change, I’m trying to compile a list of ways that mathematicians can help the human response to climate change. Here’s a short [...]
23 Nov. 2023 - 22:57 UTC
I learned a lot from the comments on Part 3 and also this related thread on the Category Theory Community Server: • Coalgebras, operational semantics and the Giry monad. I’d like to thank [...]
17 Nov. 2023 - 15:10 UTC
In Part 3 we saw that in just intonation there are four candidates for the tritone. They are simple fractions close to the square root of 2. We saw that they lie at the corners of a parallelogram in [...]
15 Nov. 2023 - 10:00 UTC
In Part 2 we saw there are some choices required when trying to pick a 12-note scale in just intonation: tonic        1 minor 2nd 16/15 major 2nd 10/9 or 9/8 minor 3rd [...]
14 Nov. 2023 - 11:25 UTC
By next summer I need to understand agent-based models well enough to help people design better software for such models using category theory. And recently this project has been folded into an even [...]