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Mostly Human: Electric Sheep

Who's in control... man or machine? A look at why the most powerful people in tech are stepping away from the products they've built......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnMar 20th, 2017

"Inconvenient" Fact: Morgan Stanley Says Electric Cars Create More CO2 Than They Save

For all the funds out there looking to fill their portfolio with "environmentally conscious" companies working diligently to avert an inevitable global warming catastrophe that will result in the extinction of the human race, we guess in l.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 18th, 2017

From Tesla to Mars, is Elon Musk spread too thin?

Musk makes electric cars and rockets and wants to link human brains with computers. Critics wonder: How can he do it all?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 16th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Elon Musk’s latest project: Linking brains to computers

Building a mass-market electric vehicle and colonizing Mars aren’t ambitious enough for Elon Musk. The billionaire entrepreneur now wants to merge computers with human brains to help people keep up with machines......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2017

Ancient plaque on 50,000-year-old Neanderthal teeth reveal the real "paleo diet"

Nature Letters / Paleoanthropology Group MNCN-CSIC While some of our ancient human relatives feasted on wild sheep and woolly rhinoceroses, ot.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 12th, 2017

Ancient tooth plaque reveals what our extinct human relatives really ate

Nature Letters / Paleoanthropology Group MNCN-CSIC While some of our ancient human relatives feasted on wild sheep and woolly rhinoceroses, others were satiat.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 8th, 2017

Roborace’s Electric Race Car Doesn’t Need a Human Driver

The Robocars can reach a top speed of 199 miles per hour. Robor.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 27th, 2017

Six Oregon companies earn perfect scores on Corporate Equality Index

Adidas North America, Cambia, Nike, Portland General Electric, Standard Insurance and Stoel Rives have earned perfect marks on an annual survey by the Human Rights Foundation that measures LGBT workplace equality. "The thing that makes our company great .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2016

Google DeepMind gives computer ‘dreams’ to improve learning

Androids may not, as science fiction writer Philip Dick once posited, dream of electric sheep. But the newest artificial intelligence system from Google’s DeepMind division does indeed dream, metaphorically at least, about finding apples in a maze......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 18th, 2016

The rise of electric cars could kill thousands of auto manufacturing jobs

Thomson ReutersVolkswagen’s big kahuna of HR, Karlheinz Blessing – Member of the Board of Management with responsibility for Human Resources and Organization – dropped another brake shoe on global employment in auto manufacturing, which .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 31st, 2016

VW HR chief says expects five-digit number of job cuts: FAZ

BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen expects the shift to electric cars to cost a five-digit number of jobs in coming years, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper reported, citing the carmaker's human resources chief......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 29th, 2016

Volkswagen HR chief says expects five-digit number of job cuts: FAZ

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen expects the shift to electric cars to cost a five-digit number of jobs in coming years, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported, citing the carmaker's human resources chief......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 28th, 2016

Tesla will make its cars fully self-driving, but not turn the system on yet

In a blog post, the maker of electric cars said the new hardware will allow the vehicles to operate without a human driver.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 20th, 2016

Caffeine? That’s So Analog. Introducing Electric Neural Stimulation.

Computer-brain interface technology is progressing faster than medical research can reliably understand how it affects human health over the longterm. Still, the technology is really cool. Caffeine? That’s So Analog. Introducing Electric Neural Stim.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 9th, 2016

Preparing For The Lithium Gold Rush

My view is that catalysts for self-driving cars will also drive a transition to battery-powered electric vehicles. A shift from human driver to machine driver will initially add significant new computational costs to the vehicle bill of materials (BOM). O.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 1st, 2016

The exceptional human toll behind the battery in your smartphone

Workers, including children, labor in harsh and dangerous conditions to meet the world’s soaring demand for cobalt, a mineral essential to powering electric vehicles, laptops, and smartphones, according to an investigation by The Washington Post......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 30th, 2016

IEEFA Questions PREPA’s ‘Misguided’ Electric Plan For Puerto Rico; Notes High Risks And Costs; Sees Perpetuation Of Import Addiction

Call for Energy Independence in U.S. Commonwealth ‘Extraordinarily Short Shrift to the Potential for Renewable-Energy Development and for Energy-Efficiency Improve.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalk3 hr. 43 min. ago

BMW to build new 8 series at German Dingolfing plant from 2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Carmaker BMW plans to build its new 8 series model at its plant in the southern German town of Dingolfing from 2018, strengthening the site's role in the production of premium models in addition to electric vehicle components......»»

Category: topSource: reuters3 hr. 58 min. ago

This Virtual AI-Powered Baby Can Learn and Acquire Skills Like a Human

The computer scientist who helped with movies like Avatar, has built a lifelike computer baby, and a range of virtual assistants, that has the ability to learn and interact with humans.....»»

Category: topSource: inc4 hr. 28 min. ago

Electric conversion of GE diesel locomotive project looks difficult

The Marhowra project alone was set to bring in an investment of Rs 2,052 crore.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard5 hr. 28 min. ago

Duke Energy reverses, will disclose coal ash disaster maps

The country's largest electric company is publishing federally mandated maps that it previously refused to publish, showing what could happen to neighboring properties if a coal-ash pit burst......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews6 hr. 28 min. ago