Inside this advanced foundry, biologists, software engineers, and a fleet of automated robots are working side by side to crank up the speed of nature. They’re taking synthetic DNA, remixing it and programming microorganisms, turning these living samples into mini-factories that could one day pump out new foods, fuels, and… Continue Reading This Synthetic DNA Factory Is Building New Forms of Life

On Earth Day 2019, Google posted this video about the “urgency of radically addressing climate change in the next decade.” This is Kate Brandt, she used to be Obama’s chief sustainability officer. Now she works to make Google a global leader in “reducing or even eliminating our dependence on raw… Continue Reading Google and Amazon are now in the oil business

If you look in the dictionary, you probably won’t find a definition of geospatial intelligence thats because there isn’t one. When we say geospatial intelligence, we’re talking about the analysis of the earth using imagery and geospatial information that describes, assesses and visually depicts physical features and geographically referenced activities… Continue Reading NGA Explains: What is Geospatial Intelligence? (Episode 1)

(evil laughing) (gasps) (screams) (knocking) (knocking) (door opens) – I promise, this is homework. (stammers) (soft music) I really hope this video doesn’t do well only on the premise that I don’t have to send it to my mother. (background laughter) Look, we’ve all been there, okay. We’re watching anime,… Continue Reading Trying to Explain Food Wars! to My Mom | Get In The Robot

We are Slimmer AI. We believe AI to be the single most transformative technology of our time. It’s our aim to power your work… …by building cutting-edge AI software products. Easy to use, understandable and trustworthy. We are a team of innovators, working at the forefront of technical knowledge. Committed… Continue Reading Introducing Slimmer AI

If you upload a photo into Google’s reverse image search, it’ll find websites where that picture has appeared, or provide “visually similar images” that have the same coloring and composition. The leading search engine in Russia, called Yandex, has reverse image search too but it doesn’t work the same way.… Continue Reading What facial recognition steals from us

IMAGINE A WORLD WHERE YOU WAKE UP, GRAB YOUR CUP OF COFFEE, AND HOP IN YOUR CAR TO DRIVE TO WORK… EXCEPT YOU’RE NOT DOING THE DRIVING. YOU HAVE MORE TIME TO SLEEP, READ A BOOK, OR EVEN GET A PHYSICAL. THIS IS A WORLD WE ALL WANT TO LIVE… Continue Reading How Close Are We to a Self-Driving World?

I think there’s a valid concern that maybe we’re giving machines too much power. Maybe we don’t want machines to be self-aware. In my opinion, everybody should understand that this technology is around the corner. Your children, your grandchildren are going to be living in a world where there are machines  that… Continue Reading These Self-Aware Robots Are Redefining Consciousness

In the United States, around 3 million people work with classified information as part of their job. That includes people who work in the military, for government agencies like the CIA, or for private companies hired by those agencies. Let’s say you are one of those people. And you learn… Continue Reading How America fails its whistleblowers

Religion is sometimes thought of as the sworn enemy of science, but can we actually use science to better understand religion? Now I’m not trying to get into a religious debate here, so put your Twitter fingers away, alright? Using neuroscience, we can dive into how religion is recognized by… Continue Reading How Does Religion Manifest in Your Brain?