Interview

Cryptocurrency

The Philosophy of Bitcoin and How it Could Change the World As We Know It

Robert Breedlove explains the true power and value of cryptocurrencies. If you’ve been following the cryptocurrency and NFT conversation with us recently, you’ll appreciate this incredible conversation with Robert Breedlove, a freedom maximalist and bitcoin-focused entrepreneur. If you haven’t been following along, jump in now. This episode is less NFT and crypto wallet focused and […]

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Blockchain Cryptocurrency

Crypto Masterclass: Everything You Need to Know About from the Worlds Leading Experts

If crypto, bitcoin, blockchain and NFTs are not part of your conversation yet, you owe it to yourself and to the people around you to find out why these terms are being talked about everywhere, and you have an obligation to at least talk about it with the people you care about. Blockchain is the […]

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Robotics

Singapore’s Remote-Controlled Cyborg Insects

This video from Vice Asia, highlights a very sci-fi idea that is about to become reality. In the future, we may have remote-controlled insects to reach places humans cannot. At least that’s what Dr. Hirotaka Sato, an aerospace engineer from Singapore, is hoping. Motherboard went to Dr. Sato’s lab in Singapore to take one of […]

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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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Big Data Databricks

Data and AI Talk with Databricks Co-Founder, Matei Zaharia

Databricks live streamed this interview with Matei Zaharia, an assistant professor at Stanford CS and co-founder and Chief Technologist of Databricks, the data and AI platform startup. During his Ph.D., Matei started the Apache Spark project, which is now one of the most widely used frameworks for distributed data processing. He also co-started other widely […]

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Interesting IoT

Farmers Are Hacking Their Tractors Because of a Repair Ban

VICE explores the sad state of affairs when it comes to repairing modern technology-driven farm equipment. When it comes to repair, farmers have always been self reliant. But the modernization of tractors and other farm equipment over the past few decades has left most farmers in the dust thanks to diagnostic software that large manufacturers […]

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Linux

Linus Torvalds’s TED Talk

Linus Torvalds transformed technology twice — first with the Linux kernel and again with Git. In a rare interview with TED Curator Chris Anderson, Torvalds discusses with remarkable openness the personality traits that prompted his unique philosophy of work, engineering and life. He also has the same kind of treadmill desk that I have. “I […]

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