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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

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

The Intelligence Revolution: Coupling AI and the Human Brain | Ed Boyden

Published on Mar 27, 2017 Edward Boyden is a Hertz Foundation Fellow and recipient of the prest.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalk37 min. ago

The Robots Win: Blackrock Bets On Computers Over Human Stock Pickers, Fires Dozens

The writing had been on t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge3 hr. 51 min. ago

Westinghouse Electric could have a messy bankruptcy

Thomson ReutersInternational news services now report that Japan’s Toshiba Corporation is preparing to make a chapter 11 bankruptcy filing for its Westinghouse Electric subsidiary as soon as this Monday, March 27. For most of our reade.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider4 hr. 6 min. ago

U.S. Commander Says "Fair Chance" U.S. Had a Role in Iraq Deaths

American airstrikes in Mosul likely played some part in the deaths of dozens of civilians earlier this month, the top U.S. military commander in Iraq said Tuesday, adding that militants also likely were using them as hostages and human shields......»»

Category: topSource: wsj5 hr. 36 min. ago

Novo Nordisk: Positive CHMP Nod for Tresiba Label Expansion

Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), has issued a positive opinion suggesting an update to the label for Tresiba (.....»»

Category: topSource: zacks6 hr. 36 min. ago

Elon Musk launches Neuralink to connect brains with computers

Startup from CEO of Tesla and SpaceX aims to implant tiny electrodes in human brains.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard6 hr. 36 min. ago

Tesla gets backing of Chinese internet giant Tencent

Tencent has taken a 5% stake in Tesla, making the biggest company in China one of the largest owners of Elon Musk’s cash-hungry electric car maker......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral7 hr. 36 min. ago