r/Futurology Jun 14 '18 Silver Helpful Wholesome Hugz Take My Energy Stonks Rising Alien Monolith

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Robotics Elon Musk says Tesla's humanoid robot is the most important product it's working on — and could eventually outgrow its car business

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r/Futurology 15h ago Silver Helpful Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote

Computing I’ve seen the metaverse – and I don’t want it | Games

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r/Futurology 9h ago

Computing U.S Govt Flags Urges Congress To Approve $52 Billion Plan To Enhance Domestic Chip Production

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r/Futurology 7h ago Silver

Economics The Brain Drain That Is Killing America's Economy

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r/Futurology 56m ago

AI Scientists Express Horror at Elon Musk’s Neuralink Brain Chip

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r/Futurology 6h ago

Society Climate change: Key crops face major shifts as world warms. The parts of the world suitable for growing coffee, cashews and avocados will change dramatically as the world heats up, according to a new study.

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r/Futurology 8h ago

Energy Burning plasma achieved in inertial fusion

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r/Futurology 1d ago Helpful

Biotech Scientists have created edible, ultrastrong, biodegradable, and microplastic‐free straws from bacterial cellulose.

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AI Researchers Build AI That Builds AI - Given a new, untrained deep neural network designed for some task, the hypernetwork predicts the parameters for the new network in fractions of a second, and in theory could make training unnecessary.

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r/Futurology 10h ago

Biotech Scaling Up Cellular Therapies through Machine Learning, High-Speed Laser Editing, and Stem Cell Biology

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r/Futurology 1d ago

Computing Intel Stacked Forksheet Transistor Patent Could Keep Moore's Law Going In The Angstrom Era

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r/Futurology 1d ago Helpful

Biotech A $3bn bet on finding the fountain of youth

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r/Futurology 14h ago

Energy EV New car sales may hit 25% in China in 2022, and start the permanent shrinking of its oil demand.

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Here's some data on projected EV car sales in China.

Here's some (rough) calculations on how this may effect oil demand.

China is ahead of the global curve on EV adoption, I wonder how soon we will see oil demand drop globally from EV's.


r/Futurology 12h ago

Biotech Mendelian randomization analyses implicate biogenesis of translation machinery in human aging

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r/Futurology 4h ago

Nanotech An ‘everlasting’ bubble endured more than a year without popping

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r/Futurology 11h ago

Society Airships could help close the digital divide in Africa. Could solar-powered blimps (low-altitude airships) lead to a new era of enhanced internet connectivity for sub-Saharan Africa?

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r/Futurology 1d ago

Energy Lithium-air battery achieves world-leading energy density - more than 500Wh/kg. Current batteries from Tesla, etc, are in the 200-250 Wh/kg range.

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r/Futurology 1d ago

AI Artificial Intelligence can analyze eye scans to identify patients at high risk of heart attack

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r/Futurology 7h ago

Computing Opinion | ‘Web3’ is on the way. Authoritarians should be worried.

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r/Futurology 1d ago

Space It's time to take reproduction in space seriously

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r/Futurology 18h ago

Computing Decentralizing Value Creation. Combining artificial intelligence and decentralization to democratize economic opportunity and make new collaborative ways to create value.

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r/Futurology 2d ago Silver Gold Helpful Wholesome Take My Energy Defeated

Society Jon Stewart once told Jeff Bezos at a private dinner with the Obamas that workers want more fulfillment than running errands for rich people: 'It's a recipe for revolution'

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r/Futurology 1d ago

Biotech Inner Workings: Making headway with the mysteries of life’s origins

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r/Futurology 22h ago

Computing Meta creates AI supercomputer that could be 'fastest ... in the world' by 2022

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r/Futurology 1d ago

Energy Holding in the deep: what Canada wants to do with its decades-old pileup of nuclear waste.

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