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(MIT Technology Review)   10 breakthroughs that are changing our world for the better   ( divider line
    More: Cool, Messenger RNA, Battery, Artificial intelligence, RNA, new covid vaccines, use GPS, mRNA vaccines, enormous amount of computation power  
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2021-02-25 4:03:26 PM  
8 votes:
Large natural-language computer models that learn to write and speak are a big step toward AI that can better understand and interact with the world.

And render your employment unnecessary.
2021-02-25 4:16:55 PM  
6 votes:

Naido: And render your employment unnecessary.

The goal of speech recognition is to replace all customer services with AI.
2021-02-25 3:46:25 PM  
6 votes:
They mentioned Tik Tok next to messenger RNA vaccines.
2021-02-25 5:30:06 PM  
4 votes:
That looks like a really bad list to me.
2021-02-25 5:13:48 PM  
4 votes:
Half of that looks like it will quickly be used to make the techno-dystopia we live in now even more nightmarish in the near future.
2021-02-25 7:51:16 PM  
2 votes:
According to early test results, the battery could boost the range of an EV by 80% and can be rapidly recharged. The startup has a deal with VW, which says it will be selling EVs with the new type of battery by 2025.

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2021-02-25 10:36:03 PM  
1 vote:

Snotnose: Wow. Nobody has yet mentioned it's a slideshow?

I am dissapoint.  Else my ad blockers and tracers give me a different view on that page.

No slideshow for me. There was a popup that disappeared without interaction, but that was it.
2021-02-25 5:56:53 PM  
1 vote:

Gordon Bennett: Half of that looks like it will quickly be used to make the techno-dystopia we live in now even more nightmarish in the near future.

"Techno-Dystopia"? Really?

Jesus... have you come from 1998? Did you know we cured smallpox? And eradicated Polio? AND THE INTERNET IS IN YOUR POCKET? not ask about the flying cars, replicators or cybernetic body augmentation.
2021-02-25 5:01:02 PM  
1 vote:
So....resident evil virus, terminator AI, tictok algorithm (because thats farking important), data trusts, green hydrogen, digital contact tracing (aka stalking), hyper accurate gps (super stalking), remote everything (and they are dumb enough to think thats a good thing) and finally terminator multitasking
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