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The power of thought – One of the greatest riddles of science | DW Documentary

Whether you like it or not, thoughts are constantly racing through your mind. Even when you’re trying not to think about anything. And although people have been researching thoughts for over 5,000 years, it’s still not clear how a thought arises — or what exactly a thought is. DW Documentary explores. How thoughts arise is […]

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Science

Are we getting dumber and dumber? | DW Documentary

DW Documentary. explores something that a lot us are pondering, especially anyone that has ever worked on a help desk. As our AIs get smarter, we seem to not follow suit. For a long time, mankind was getting smarter and smarter. In fact, our progress seemed unstoppable. Intelligence research actually confirmed this. But a few […]

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Future Space

Internet from Space?!

Deutsche Welle has a documentary on the rise of space-based internet service providers. Internet connectivity anywhere in the world would be sehr fantastisch! The digital revolution has radically changed the way we live and work. But more than three billion people are still offline. As with any infrastructure, fast data connections initially reach urban centers. […]

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AI Ethics Interesting

These Self-Aware Robots Are Redefining Consciousness

Artificial sentience straddles the fields of philosophy and engineering. Throw robots into the mix and it gets really interesting. Seeker examines what it mean for a robot to be self-aware. The Creative Machines Lab at Columbia University https://www.creativemachineslab.com/“At the Creative Machines Lab we build robots that do what you’d least expect robots to do: Self […]

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Quantum Computing Science

A Dark Matter Hunter Is Built With Quantum Computer Parts

Seeker examines how research into quantum computing may uncover more about the universe. Scientists have built an advanced instrument with parts from a quantum computer that’s sensitive enough to listen for the signal of a dark matter particle. The Axion Dark Matter Experiment (ADMX) at the University of Washington is the world’s first dark matter […]

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