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Category: Technogeddon

Category: Technogeddon

The Birth Tissue Profiteers – A Lucrative and Shady Industry

May 13 2019

The Birth Tissue Profiteers – A Lucrative and Shady Industry

Their shoulders and backs and knees were giving out. Pills and steroid injections hadn’t eased their pain. They were scared…

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People ‘BIOHACKING’ Their Bodies with Blood Transfusions to Achieve ‘DIY IMMORTALITY’

May 13 2019

People ‘BIOHACKING’ Their Bodies with Blood Transfusions to Achieve ‘DIY IMMORTALITY’

Anti-ageing science has never been more hyped, with breakthroughs in genetic engineering and drug discovery pushing the boundaries of what…

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Humanoid Robot Crosses Narrow Balance Beam Like a Cakewalk

May 10 2019

Humanoid Robot Crosses Narrow Balance Beam Like a Cakewalk

At first glance, a humanoid robot walking between two platforms across several cinder blocks may look like a simple feat.…

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Scientists Want to Make a Movie Out of Your Dreams and Play Them Back

May 10 2019

Scientists Want to Make a Movie Out of Your Dreams and Play Them Back

In the 1991 apocalyptic sci-fi film Until the End of the World, director Wim Wenders creates a vision of the…

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We Are On the Verge of a No-Win AI Arms Race, Warns NGO

May 10 2019

We Are On the Verge of a No-Win AI Arms Race, Warns NGO

When it comes to deciding to kill a human in a time of war, should a machine make that decision…

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Facebook’s Contract Workers are Looking at Your Private Posts to Train AI

May 9 2019

Facebook’s Contract Workers are Looking at Your Private Posts to Train AI

A new report from Reuters reveals that contract workers are looking at private posts on Facebook and Instagram in order…

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More Than 7,000 Robots Will Work in Construction by 2025

May 8 2019

More Than 7,000 Robots Will Work in Construction by 2025

Research firm Tractica today projected a $226 million revenue market by 2025 for the construction robotics space, an area that…

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Alexa, Apple Siri and Google Assistant Have Been Eavesdropping On You This Whole Time

May 7 2019

Alexa, Apple Siri and Google Assistant Have Been Eavesdropping On You This Whole Time

Would you let a stranger eavesdrop in your home and keep the recordings? For most people, the answer is, “Are…

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Planned Google Sidewalk Labs Smart City in Toronto Elicits Backlash

May 7 2019

Planned Google Sidewalk Labs Smart City in Toronto Elicits Backlash

The Google sister company promised to transform a dilapidated stretch of the Toronto waterfront into the world’s most technologically advanced…

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San Francisco, Oakland Could Be First American Cities to Ban Facial Recognition

May 7 2019

San Francisco, Oakland Could Be First American Cities to Ban Facial Recognition

San Francisco could become the first city in the nation to ban any city department from using facial recognition under…

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US Infecting Monkeys and Other Animals with CHEMICAL Weapons in Brit Labs

May 7 2019

US Infecting Monkeys and Other Animals with CHEMICAL Weapons in Brit Labs

The Pentagon has funded hundreds of tests since 2012 involving monkeys, pigs, rabbits and mice being infected with viruses, and…

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Ancient Romans May Have Built ‘Invisibility Cloaks’ Into Structures

May 6 2019

Ancient Romans May Have Built ‘Invisibility Cloaks’ Into Structures

Scientists are hard at work developing real-world “invisibility cloaks” thanks to a special class of exotic manmade “metamaterials.” Now a…

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