Here is a new old argument. Central planning! Except done by AI. I disagree. Markets will not be replaced, but made more efficient by AI closer to the need/supply decision makers.
Mass unemployment caused by AI will usher in communism.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/news/theworldpost/wp/2018/05/03/end-of-capitalism/
Materials science is just cool…
Method assembles cellulose nanofibres into a material stronger than spider silk
— Read on phys.org/news/2018-05-method-cellulose-nanofibres-material-stronger.html
The real story is that serious people are chasing this…
Biologist George Church says the idea is to live to 130 in the body of a 22-year-old.
— Read on www.technologyreview.com/s/611018/a-stealthy-harvard-startup-wants-to-reverse-aging-in-dogs-and-humans-could-be-next/
Still a long way to a cure… but take what we can get…
Tissue-engineered human pancreatic cells successfully treat diabetic mice
— Read on medicalxpress.com/news/2018-05-tissue-engineered-human-pancreatic-cells-successfully.html
Great work here… make your kids read it.
Three wild speculations from amateur quantitative macrohistory
— Read on lukemuehlhauser.com/three-wild-speculations-from-amateur-quantitative-macrohistory/
More CRISPR magic…
A Salk Institute team found transplanting liver cells into hemophilic mice restored their ability to form blood clots. The hope is that this one-and-done treatment could replace the frequent injections of clotting factors currently used to treat the inherited blood disorder.
— Read on www.fiercebiotech.com/research/a-liver-cell-transplant-could-replace-lifelong-injections-for-hemophilia-b-patients
This silicon acceleration is fuel to the AI race. It is happening at all levels.. physics is giving quantum paths and optics, material science is giving us substrates, CompSci is giving us structural reorganization of logic, even biology is opening logic worlds to us… it’s gonna be a crazy ride.
The rise of machine learning is giving renewed life to compute-in-memory processors now in the works at startups, IBM, and universities.
— Read on www.eetimes.com/document.asp